Eagle Brief April 20 – 27

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Brooke Murphree

Monday, April 17, a sendoff was held for the robotics team in honor of their advancing to the first Robotics World Championship, which will be held April 19-22 in Houston. 5411 RoboTalons and 9105 TechnoTalons will be competing with the top robotics teams from over 20 countries. This is the first time in PHS history that two teams have qualified for worlds.

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Eagle Update & Resources

Upcoming

We are excited to host a dodgeball tournament after school at 4:30 p.m. on May 3 in Gym #1! Please see the attached flyer for more details. Quick Info: Teams of six with one team captain. No alternates, but you can play short. $15/team (CASH ONLY) to play. The team captain is responsible for turning in the team’s money to the Upper House. There will be both student and staff teams. Bonus: matching colors or costumes are encouraged!
  • The Junior/Senior Prom will be on Saturday, May 6 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at The Marriott at Legacy Town Center.
  • May 3 is the deadline for the “Reversing the slide” program, which allows graduating seniors up to six credit hours (about two classes) for free this summer. Apply to Collin if you haven’t already (not necessary for current dual credit students) clear all holds and complete pre-registration steps.
  • Prosper Guard auditions will take place on April 24-27 at 4:30 p.m. in Gym 1
  • A Powerlifting banquet will take place Monday, April 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the Children’s Health Community Room.
  • Click here to view the fine arts newsletter for April.
  • Relay for Life will be held April 21 from 6-10 p.m.
  • The PHS fashion show will be held in the PHS Auditorium on Tuesday, April 25 from 6-8 p.m.
  • We are excited to host a dodgeball tournament after school at 4:30 p.m. on May 3 in Gym #1! Please see the attached flyer for more details. Quick Info: Teams of six with one team captain. No alternates, but you can play short. $15/team (CASH ONLY) to play. The team captain is responsible for turning in the team’s money to the Upper House. There is a 24-team cap – the first 24 teams to sign up and bring their money to the Upper House will be accepted into the tournament.
  • All Prosper ISD high school students have free access to national test preparation through Edgenuity. The following courses can be accessed once logged into the student’s PISD account: PSAT, SAT, ACT, and TSIA2.

  • The Prosper ISD School Board election is on May 6 this year. A “Meet the Candidates” event will take place today, April 20, at 6 p.m. in the Children’s Health Stadium.
  • PCIS presentation night will be held on April 25 at 6 p.m. at Rock Hill HS.
  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

Sports schedules

Thursday, April 20
8 a.m. Varsity I Boys Golf vs. UIL Region 1 Golf Tournament

Friday, April 21
9 a.m. Varsity Boys Track vs. Area Meet
9 a.m. Varsity Girls Track vs. Area Meet
4:30 p.m. JV Green Baseball vs. Allen
5 p.m. JV Green Softball vs. McKinney
6 p.m. JV White Baseball vs. Allen
7 p.m. Varsity Softball vs. McKinney
7:30 p.m. Varsity Baseball vs. Allen

Saturday, April 22 – No events.

Sunday, April 23 – No events.

Monday, April 24
5:30 p.m. JV Silver Baseball vs. Southlake
6 p.m. JV White Baseball vs. McKinney

Tuesday, April 25
8 a.m. Varsity Boys Tennis vs. State Tournament
8 a.m. Varsity Girls Tennis vs. State Tournament
4:30 p.m. JV Green Baseball vs. McKinney
7:30 p.m. Varsity Baseball vs. McKinney

Wednesday, April 26
8 a.m. Varsity Boys Tennis vs State Tournament
8 a.m. Varsity Girls Tennis vs State Tournament

Thursday, April 27 – No events.

Uplifting

The following art students will compete at the state level on Saturday, April 29 in San Marcos, TX: Avery Canuteson, Gray Haviland, Miriam Kassem, Cal Kindiger, Kiera Payne, Linda Thai, Anna Wren, Kamila Cudzich, Carolina Miao, Leah Muhia, Evelyn Paolo, Elisa Arbaiza and Marina Wassef.

Prosper Engineering Team is sending two robotics teams to the FIRST Robotics World Championship April 19-22 in Houston. 5411 RoboTalons and 9105 TechnoTalons will be competing with the top robotics teams from over 20 countries. This is the first time in school history that two teams have qualified for worlds. At state, 9105 won the award for the highest-ranked rookie team and 5411 won the sustainability award. Check social media for the live broadcast link each day to watch!

In 2016, the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth created “20 Under 20” as part of the Global Young Leaders Program. This initiative honors 20 exceptional high school students under the age of 20 who are active in their local Junior World Affairs Council club (JWAC). The following five PHS students received this honor for 2022-2023. They will receive their awards in a ceremony this spring and will participate in a week-long leadership conference this summer: Chiemeka Nzewunwah, Diego Donald, Sarayu Chitturi, Rachel Price and Zoe Phillips.