Hawk Talk

Seniors Closing Their Final Curtain

Curtain Call

Alyssa Valde, Journalist
April 5, 2019
Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle

The Show Choir season has come to an end and seniors are getting ready to go on to the next chapter of their lives. Before they went, they had one last show, Curtain Call.   Ambassadors and Focal Point performed their last show on March 29th along with a few soloists that wanted to perform fo...

Semester Of Senioritis

Graduating class celebrates.

Alyssa Mulherin, Opinion Writer
February 4, 2019
Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Opinion, Student Life

As the second semester kicks in, we seniors are preparing for our last moments at Prairie.   Throughout the years, we have used resources like Iowa I Have a Plan and Naviance Student to find the possible path we might want to take after high school.   Now as the last co...

Prairie Hawks Senior Night

Prairie Hawks Senior Night

Korey Frederick, Coe Editor
October 19, 2018
Filed under Features, News, Sports

Prairie Hawks football is hosting Cedar Falls for the regular season finale. This game determines who will be the District champions in District 3, with both teams at 4-0 in district play. Whoever becomes the District champion will have the luxury of hosting their first playoff game.   Ton...

Prairie Hawks Off to State Wrestling

Prairie Hawks Off to State Wrestling

Ty LaGrange, Sports Editor
February 20, 2020
Filed under News, Sports

Wrestling is a mindset type of sport, the long rounds of brutality and physical force against your opponent can be tiring and it comes down to who can finish. I asked different people what finishing means to them. Finishing was described as, keep fighting when you're in a tough sport. For wrestlers it...


The homecoming tradition of lighting a Prairie

Jaymeson Westphal
September 16, 2019
Filed under News

Here’s everything you need to know for this week :) Hey Prairie Hawks! This week is homecoming week, as I’m sure you are all aware of Here is a brief rundown on this week.    Homecoming buttons will be sold the 17th through the 20th in the mornings before school, so get them while they ...

Literally Just a Recap :)

Literally Just a Recap :)

Kaylee Coquyt, Journalist
May 26, 2019
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

This year. To describe this year in three words would be something nearly impossible. For me, this year has been the worst and best year all rolled into a ball.   So here we go, this is a recap, a short and sweet recap of the year.   Coming in as a sophomore I definitely expect...

Prairie Varsity Boys Mid-Season Recap

Prairie Varsity Boys Mid-Season Recap

Russius Tucker, Journalist
May 22, 2019
Filed under Sports

As of May 20th, 2019, the Prairie Hawks Boys’ Varsity soccer is 10-6 and in substate.   “I think we have a good team and lots of learners, yet as of right now we are struggling a little bit. But coming to state time we should be ready,” said senior captain Jayce Berger.  ...

(Show) Choir Stress? You Bet!

(Show) Choir Stress? You Bet!

Kaylee Coquyt, Journalist
May 22, 2019
Filed under News, Student Life

As the year winds down and the seniors are no longer seen in the halls, the rest of us are preparing for the next school year. Or to be even more accurate… this year's summer.   Either way, that won’t stop us students from the end of the year stress! Whether it be finals, getting project...

Prairie Girls Soccer Recap


May 22, 2019
Filed under Sports

The Prairie Girls' Soccer season is coming to an end, being ranked 12th as of May 9th.   Their record is currently 12-2 and they are hoping to continue their success as they won the conference game last night at Prairie High School. The girls won their 14th game against Cedar Rapids Washin...

Girls Golf Recap 5/9


Julianne Hodges, Journalist
May 17, 2019
Filed under Sports

The Prairie Girls Golf team had their first 18-hole meet at home on May 8th. Despite the windchill in the 30s, some of the girls scored PRs.   Senior Morgan Flynn shot the lowest for Prairie with an 84.   “It was really cold and windy out on the course but our team managed to work with...

Mid-Season Soccer Recap


Morgan Nott, Journalist
May 6, 2019
Filed under Sports

The Prairie Girls’ Soccer team has started off with a 7-2 record.   The girls are ranked 10th in the state, as of May 1st, and are hoping to continue their success through the rest of the season.   “We want to keep consistency and not play down to other teams’ levels. We want...

JV2 Soccer game Recap

Boys soccer

Russius J Tucker, Journalist
May 2, 2019
Filed under Sports

“When we go out there be game ready and get angry, play with some intensity and let's get this win,” Replied Coach Minick.   The Prairie Hawks kick off their seventh game of the season against the Cedar Rapids Kennedy Cougars. The Hawks lead with the first goal of the game by senior forw...

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