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Dr. Jeff Prickett meets with a teacher during a free moment on March 7 in the communications conference room at the Upper Campus. Prickett has been offering to meet with teachers to chat about how improve the schools culture.

Making an impact

Evanel Gonzalez, Contributing Writer March 10, 2023

Jeff Prickett stands in the South entrance awaiting the stampede of teenagers to roll his way. He eagerly looks at the clock, it’s 2:50. He enthusiastically greets the students goodbye as they walk out,...

Dr. Jeff Prickett has been the principal of East Campus since 2017, and changed the culture of the building in many ways. Pricket will continue to put relationships at the forefront as he becomes the principal of both the upper and lower campuses starting during the 2021-22 school year.

Defining greatness

Kaitlyn Wenzel and Ciara Duncan April 26, 2021

What makes a principal great? Is it their school spirit, their commitment to educating the future generations, or the way they demonstrate leadership to their colleagues? Only Dr. Jeff Prickett, principal...

A table full of treats and gym full of family and friends surprised Illinois Principal of the Year Dr. Jeff Prickett during a special award ceremony in the Easy Main Gym on March 18.

Dr. Prickett named Principal of the Year

Emma Snyder, News Editor March 19, 2021

On March 18, Dr. Jeff Prickett, current principal of East Campus, was announced as the 2021 Illinois High School Principal of the Year.  “How does it feel? In a word — amazing!” said Prickett,...

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