The Prowler

Students investigate inaugural science fair

Thomas Tracey, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019


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Plainfield’s first ever science fair was held on Jan. 26 in North’s cafeteria.  Senior Nick Lowe turned a simple idea into a district-wide event. “I felt the need to start one because I thought that would be a super cool way for other people to share the things they’ve made and encourage...

Volunteers screen 1,401 young hearts

Volunteers screen 1,401 young hearts

Katelyn Leano, News Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 17, Young Hearts For Life Cardiac Screening Program offered free electrocardiogram screenings at North for all students. 1,401 students registered for the screenings that took place during the school day in the fieldhouse. “They set up on Wednesday after school, and I did a training at...

Madrigals showcase holiday spirit

Madrigals showcase holiday spirit

Lilianna Kallas, Feature Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hear Ye! Hear ye! North hosted its annual Madrigal Dinner Dec. 8 and 9. 125 cast members brought a wide variety of entertainment including senior Jean Garciera as the king and senior Tricia Tabladillo as the queen, a jester played by freshmen Jude Rotkis and head wenches senior Lily Wan and...

Annual Collage Concert celebrates holiday season

Annual Collage Concert celebrates holiday season

Caroline Baumker, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Music wove its way throughout the auditorium when the 2018 Collage Concert rocked the night away on Dec. 12 and 13. Choir director Monica Bertrand and band director Tim Hatcher oversaw the annual event which brings members of the school and community together during the holiday season. “The Collage...

District money enhances North

Katelyn Leano, News Editor

October 3, 2018


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During summer vacation, North made $230,000 in renovations to the building and grounds. On the first day of school, students were able to see all the changes that were added. During the summer, many improvements were made to the school. District 202 facilitated the improvements to the hallways,...

Road to Reality makes deadly comeback

Caroline Baumker, News Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under New, News, School, Showcase, Tiger Talk

On April 25 Road to Reality made its annual return to North. Road to Reality is an acted out event meant to educate as well as help students visualize the consequences of driving and underage drinking. “You get a free ticket upon arrival…and meet in the cafeteria until your time is called,” event organizer an...

Caroline Baumker, News Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under New, News, School

On April 25 Road to Reality made its annual return to North. Road to Reality is an acted out event meant to educate as well as help students visualize the consequences of driving and underage drinking. “You get a free ticket upon arrival…and meet in the cafeteria until your time is called,” event organizer an...

Young Writers Converge for Literary Festival

Caroline Baumker, News Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under New, News, Showcase

On April 18 this year’s Literary Festival kicked off at North in the auditorium with keynote speaker, Barbara Mahany, a published author and a previous reporter for “The Chicago Tribune.”  “Lit Fest is a conference for young writers, who not only have the opportunity to have their w...

National foreign language week

Katelyn Leano, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Bienvenido, herzlich willkomenn and bienvenue to National Foreign Language week. National Foreign Language Week was held March 5-March 9. North’s American Sign Language, French, German and Spanish clubs and classes participated. A new theme is developed each year. The theme for this year is,...

Illinois Music Education Association Participants

Joseph Granat, Feature Editor

February 26, 2018


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Four North students participated in a state-selected music group as part of the Illinois Music Education Association [ILMEA] on Jan. 25-27. The chosen students will be rehearsing with their ensemble to perform at the Peoria Civic Center arena on Jan. 27.   "It is a big deal because 25,000...

Art Exhibit Winners  

Caroline Baumker, News Editor

February 26, 2018


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On Jan. 10, 38 District 202 students earned honors at the second annual Lewis University art show. Nine of these students were from Plainfield North. According to Natalie Swain, one of the employees at Lewis, “[t]his show was the 2nd Annual High School Invitational”. These students’ artwork...

North hosts Madrigal Dinner

Lauren Hansen, Editor-In-Chief

December 13, 2017


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North’s Madrigal Dinner completed its 13th annual performance on Dec. 2 and 3. The cast consisted of 70 students with Kalvin Solberg as King, Katherine Buchanan as Queen, Josh Whitefield as Jester and Head Wenches Gabi Trani and Lily Wan. “[Favorite part of the madrigal dinner] I think the ...

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