Eagle Brief: Feb. 28 – March 4

Audio, video classes win national awards, swim, wrestling place at state

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Photo courtesy of Michael Logan

Standing next to Yalda Shams, senior Nolan Walley speaks at the STN closing ceremony. Shams attends Carlsbad High School in Carlsbad, California. Walley was one of 16 students from around the nation selected to speak at the ceremony.

Amanda Hare and Alyssa Clark

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Eagle Update

  • To view the calendar of scheduled sporting events, click the high school athletics calendar here.
  • To view the district events, the district-wide calendar is linked here.
  • To see the updated 2021-2022 academic calendar, click here.
  • The third nine weeks will end Friday, March 4.
  • Spring break will occur from March 5 to March 14. Monday, March 14 is a student holiday.

    The above graphic shows dress-up days from Monday, Feb. 28 to Friday, March 4. The dress-up days are to celebrate HOSA Week. This is Prosper’s first-ever HOSA Week, honoring the members of HOSA, a club founded to encourage students who want to enter into the medical field.

Upcoming

  • The school board meeting will occur Monday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
  • Varsity girls golf will compete in the District Preview away Monday, Feb. 28.
  • Varsity softball will play Timber Creek away Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m.
  • Varsity tennis will compete in the North Pool away Thursday, March 3.
  • Varsity softball will play Lewisville away Thursday, March 3, at 11 a.m.
  • Varsity baseball will play Houston Strafford away Thursday, March 3, at 1 p.m.
  • Varsity boys golf will compete in the Region Preview away Friday, March 4.
  • Varsity track will compete against Dan Christie home Friday, March 4.
  • Varsity baseball will play MacArthur away Friday, March 4, at 1 p.m.
  • Varsity softball will play Timber Creek away Friday, March 4, at 3 p.m.
  • Varsity boys soccer will play Denton Braswell away Friday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Varsity girls soccer will play Denton Braswell home Friday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Uplifting

Orchestra competed in the regional contest Wednesday, Feb. 23. The students received a superior ranking from all six judges.

The swim team competed at their state UIL meet in Austin from Feb. 17 to 20.

  • The team placed seventh overall.
  • Jacob Wimberly was the state champion of the 100 Butterfly event.

Wrestling competed at their state UIL meet from Feb. 17 to 20.

  • Mason Gordon went 1-2
  • Alyssa Galindo went 2-2 and was one match from the medal rounds
  • Taylor Martinez placed third
  • Joseph Richardson placed second after losing 5-3 in the State Championship Match
  • Maegan Flaherty placed second after a “back and forth” match in the State Championship Match
  • The boys team placed in the top 25, and the girls team palced sixth

The audio and video classes traveled to Long Beach, California from Feb. 17 to 21, to participate in the Student Television Network contest and conference. The Talon Radio earned a first place win, and the Eagle Production Group earned four national awards.

  • First Place – Podcast – Ashlyn Strutz, Nick Palmay, Emily Diaz
  • Third Place – PSA – Nolan Walley, Cydney Jenks, Alex Frederick, Max Hinkle
  • Honorable Mention – Short Film – Cydney Jenks, Max Hinkle, Nolan Walley, Alex Frederick
  • Honorable Mention- Documentary – Gianna Galante, Sullivan Clements, Bryce McWilliams, Karina Morris, Aidan Kirby
  • Honorable Mention – Convention Recap – Conor Pry

Click on the photo below to view photos from the trip.