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Eagle Brief: Feb. 5 – 11

Preparing+for+a+debate+tournament%2C+junior+Katya+Kondragunta+reads+over+speeches.+The+PHS+Debate+Team+competed+at+the+Jasper+tournament+on+Friday%2C+Feb.+2+and+Saturday%2C+Feb.+3.+There+will+be+a+Speech+and+Debate+interest+and+informational+meeting+on+Monday%2C+Feb.+5+in+the+RHHS+cafeteria+at+6%3A30+p.m.
Anisha Mandem
Preparing for a debate tournament, junior Katya Kondragunta reads over speeches. The PHS Debate Team competed at the Jasper tournament on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3. There will be a Speech and Debate interest and informational meeting on Monday, Feb. 5 in the RHHS cafeteria at 6:30 p.m.

Eagle Update & Resources

Upcoming

  • Keep Jaxson and the Little family in your prayers! Donate here.
  • Please join us on Monday, Feb. 5 at the RHHS cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. for a Speech and Debate interest and informational meeting.
  • The counselors are getting lots of requests for meetings about course selection. Remember – they will be meeting with each of you individually soon through English and Social Studies. Counselors request students to please be patient. If you have a question about your courses for next year, please ask the counselors who are on duty during lunch – or on duty before school. They will answer all of your other questions once they meet with you during your course selection meeting.
  • NHS Applications are now open to any student who has a 3.5 overall GPA or higher. Reach out to Ms. Pirovano or Mrs. Ballard with any questions.
  • If you will be a junior or senior next year – and would like to have an off period – please ask your parents about an email they received addressing this. In this email will be a link to a form for you to fill out. This form will be required to receive an off period. You may not select off periods in the course selection. Please select electives and if you qualify, the counselors will replace the electives with the off periods.
  • Mu Alpha Theta – the math honor society is now accepting membership applications. To qualify, you need an overall unweighted GPA of 3.5, a math course average of 90 or higher, and have completed Algebra 1 and Geometry. Use the QR code to apply. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. Don’t miss your opportunity to join! See Mrs. Richey or Mr. Adkins with questions.

Sports schedules

Monday, Feb. 5

4:30 p.m. Varsity Baseball vs. Coppell (PHS Baseball Field)

Tuesday, Feb. 6

8 a.m. JV Boys and Girls Tennis vs. Prosper High School

4:15 p.m. JV2 Boys Soccer @ Denton Braswell

4:30 p.m. JV Green Baseball @ Coppell

5 p.m. JV Boys Basketball vs. McKinney High (PHS Auxillary Gym #1)

5 p.m. JV Green Softball @ Wakeland (Scrimmage)

5 p.m. JV Girls Basketball vs. McKinney(PHS Auxillary Gym #2)

5:45 p.m. JV Boys Soccer @ Denton Braswell

5:45 p.m. JV Girls Soccer vs. Braswell (PHS Turf and Track)

6 p.m. Varsity Girls Basketball vs. McKinney (PHS Arena)

6:15 p.m. 9th Green Boys Basketball vs. McKinney High (PHS Auxillary Gym #1)

6:30 p.m. JV White Baseball @ Coppell

6:15 p.m. 9th A Girls Basketball vs. McKinney (PHS Auxillary Gym #2)

7 p.m. Varsity Softball @ Wakeland (Scrimmage)

7:15 p.m. Varsity Boys Basketball vs. McKinney High (PHS Arena)

7:30 p.m. 9th White Boys Basketball vs. McKinney High (PHS Auxillary Gym #1)

7:30 p.m. Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Braswell (PHS Turf and Track)

7:30 p.m. Varsity Boys Soccer @ Denton Braswell

Wednesday, Feb. 7 – No events.

In this new club, students will learn how to identify a problem in society and be able to present a product they make to the judges (a sponsor and one other person). The format will be similar to Shark Tank. Students will also learn the fundamentals and basics of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Its first meeting will be in 1227 on Monday, Feb. 5 at 4:15 p.m. Please email Raanan Srivastava for more information if you are interested in joining.

Thursday, Feb. 8

9 a.m. Varsity and JV Boys and Girls Track and Field vs. Tri-Meet (Practice Meet – PHS Turf and Track)

5 p.m. Varsity Boys Dive @ Regional Diving Meet

Friday, Feb. 9

8 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Tennis @ McKinney Boyd

9 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Wrestling @ Region 2 Championships

3:30 p.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Swim @ Region 2-6A Swim Prelims

3:30 p.m. Varsity Baseball @ Marcus

4:15 p.m. JV2 Boys Soccer vs. Allen HS (PHS Turf and Track)

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

5 p.m. JV Green Softball @ Rockwall (Scrimmage)

5:30 p.m. JV Boys Basketball vs. Denton Guyer (PHS Arena)

5:45 p.m. JV Boys Soccer vs. Allen HS (PHS Turf and Track)

5:45 p.m. JV Girls Soccer @ Allen

The deadline to apply to Mu Alpha Theta – the math honor society- is this Friday, February 23 at 5 p.m. Scan the QR code to apply before it’s too late. See Mrs. Richey or Mr. Adkins with questions.

6:15 p.m. 9th White Boys Basketball vs. Denton Guyer  (PHS Auxillary Gym #1)

7 p.m. Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Denton Guyer (PHS Arena)

7 p.m. Varsity Softball @ Rockwall (Scrimmage)

7:30 p.m. Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Allen HS (PHS Turf and Track)

7:30 p.m. Varsity Girls Soccer @ Allen

The PHS Model UN team is having a fundraiser with Chipotle on Sunday, March 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Be sure to tell them you’re from the Prosper MUN team to show your support!

Saturday, Feb. 10

8 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Tennis @ McKinney Boyd

8:45 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Powerlifting @ Howe Invitational

9 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Wrestling @ Region 2 Championships

10 a.m. JV White Baseball vs. Marcus (PHS Baseball Field)

12 p.m. JV Green Baseball vs. Marcus (PHS Baseball Field)

4 p.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Swim @ Region 2-6A Swim Finals

Sunday, Feb. 11– No events.

Uplifting

  • Mr. Jeff Smith was named new PISD Director of Athletics.
  • Girls’ basketball beat Allen 69-50.

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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.
Anisha Mandem, Assistant Editor
Anisha is a junior, and this is her third year on ENO. She is currently an Assistant Editor and the Editorial Section Editor. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, she moved to Texas at the end of 2021 and works for the newspaper as a writer and a videographer. She is also the founder and president of the non-profit NeuroNext Foundation, the PHS Model UN team, and is a part of SNHS. Outside of school, she enjoys playing the piano, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
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