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The Student Voice of Prosper High School

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The Student Voice of Prosper High School

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Eagle Brief: Nov. 13 – 19

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Riley McConnell
In the PHS arena, senior Ayden Ames commits to UT Austin for D1 Volleyball on ‘Signing Day.’ Ames switched her commitment from University of Nebraska to UT. The PHS Volleyball team qualified for the UIL State tournament.

Eagle Update & Resources

Upcoming

  • Next week is Thanksgiving break: Nov. 20 – 24.
  • Students! Let’s pack the arena for the boy’s basketball home opener against Coppell on Tuesday 11/14 at 7:30 p.m. First 150 students get free pizza.
  • Students who are 16 years old (with a permission slip) or 17 and up can donate at the Blood Drive on Nov. 27.

Sports schedules

Monday, Nov. 13 – No events. 

Tuesday, Nov. 14

5 p.m. JV Girls and 9th A Basketball @ The Colony

5 p.m. 9th Green Boys Basketball vs. Coppell (PHS Auxillary Gym #1)

5 p.m. 9th White Boys Basketball vs. Coppell (PHS Auxillary Gym #2)

6:15 p.m. JV Boys Basketball vs. Coppell (PHS Arena)

6:30 p.m. Varsity Girls Basketball @ The Colony

7:30 p.m. Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Coppell (PHS Arena)

Each pint collected saves three lives. Seniors will receive a donation cord for graduation if they are able to donate two times this year. See Mrs. Factor for details.

Wednesday, Nov. 15 – No events. 

Thursday, Nov. 16

8 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Swim and Dive @ North Zone TISCA Diving

9:30 a.m. JV Boys Wrestling @ JV Warrior Invitational

10:30 a.m. Varsity Girls Basketball @ Coppell Tournament

12 p.m. Varsity Boys Basketball Mavs Classic Shootout @ Frisco Centennial High School

Friday, Nov. 17

8 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Swim and Dive @ North Zone TISCA Prelims

9 a.m. Varsity Girls Basketball @ Coppell Tournament

9:30 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Wrestling @ Warrior Invitational

TBA Varsity Boys Basketball Mavs Classic Shootout @ Frisco Reedy HS

7 p.m. Varsity Football @ Lake Highlands (playoff game)

Saturday, Nov. 18

8 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Swim and Dive @ North Zone TISCA Finals

9:30 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Wrestling @ Warrior Invitational

TBA Varsity Boys Basketball Mavs Classic Shootout

TBA Varsity Girls Basketball @ Coppell Tournament

Sunday, Nov. 19 – No events.

Uplifting

  • Volleyball qualified for State for the first time since PHS became 6A.
  • Eagle Production Group went to New York City to compete in the All-American High School Film Festival- which is the largest high school film festival in the world. Over 40 countries compete. EPG came away with a major nomination- with their short film “Lift” being nominated for best animation. There were nominees from three different countries in this category. Prosper also received a nomination for a podcast- Two Girls, Double ADHD, One Braincell” by Ashlyn Strutz. so huge congrats to our students from Prosper for making a splash on the world stage.
  • The Speech and Debate team traveled to Athens High School this past Friday and had a HUGE success. This is the first time in the last 4 years PHS has come home with a Sweepstakes trophy, recognizing the team’s accomplishments! If you see any of these students today, please congratulate them on their successes as we head into District season! Junior Avery Parker got 1st in Congressional Debate, sophomore Tanish Chauhan got 3rd in Congressional Debate, junior Jacob Piehl was 5th in Congressional Debate, sophomore Om Gaddad was 6th in Congressional Debate, junior Kavin Selva received 3rd in International Extemp, senior Elizabeth Gijsbertsen received 5th in International Extemp and 1st in Prose, junior Keira Yang received 1st in Original Oratory, junior Sriram Srinivas received 4th in Original Oratory, junior Katya Sri Kondragunta received 6th in Original Oratory, freshman Navya Jha received 2nd in Novice Extemp, junior Justin Wang received 3rd in Novice Extemp, freshman Gavin Hernandez received 4th in Novice Extemp, and sophomore Nainika Ronanki received 5th in Novice Extemp.

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Kaya Miller
Kaya Miller, Co-Editor-in-Chief
Kaya Miller, originally from Los Angeles, California, moved to Prosper, Texas in 2017. She attends Prosper High School as a senior. This is her third year on staff, and she is co-editor-in-chief of Eagle Nation Online and editor-in-chief of the print newspaper Eagle Nation Times. Miller is on the Prosper debate team as historian. She is also president of the Spanish Honor Society. Miller is also on the Dallas Rowing Club Juniors team. In her free time, she enjoys baking and playing guitar.
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Riley McConnell is a senior at Prosper High School and is the Chief Operating Officer for Eagle Nation Online. This is her third year on staff and is involved in the Football Operations Department, an organization she is a founding member of. She is also the head photographer for the school's baseball team, alongside pursuing her personal photography career.
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