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Eagle Brief: Feb. 26 – Mar. 3

Courtesy of Hanna Rodriguez
Holding up their national qualifier plaques, sophomore Tanish Chauhan, junior Avery Parker and Junior Mahnoor Waqas. They competed in congressional debate. In total there were nine national qualifiers.

Eagle Update & Resources

  • To view PHS newsletter click here.

    During the Allen meet on Feb. 23, senior Vanessa Rolan celebrates breaking the school record beside football coach Ricky Trujillo. She set the new School Record in the high jump with the win at 5’8.” Rolan has been on the PHS track team for all four years of high school. (Courtesy of Vanessa Rolan)
  • To view the calendar of scheduled sporting events, click the high school athletics
     calendar here.
  • To view PISD events, the district-wide calendar is linked here.
  • To view the 2023-2024 academic calendar, click here.
  • To view this week’s PISD express information, click here.


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!
  • Keep Jaxson and the Little family in your prayers! Donate here.
  • New club: Medical Outreach Initiative. There will be a meeting at 4:15 p.m. on Feb. 26 and 8:15 a.m. on Feb. 28.
    • Every month we focus on a different body system
    • Dedicate each medical topic to an activity (ex. Podcast = Procedures, Diseases = Video Animations, etc.)
    • Posts on social media begin with general information and end with how they apply to developing countries
    • Topics that we cover include: Diseases in developing countries + why they aren’t able to solve it/what they lack. Treatments used in developing countries + how they affect the population compared to developed countries. How we can use our resources to help/give developing better access. Our unique approaches and solutions to addressing the issues.
  • The Counselors are finishing up the one on one meetings with the Juniors about their course selections for next year. Sophomores – we will begin your meetings after Spring Break and Freshmen meetings will follow up in April. As a reminder to all 9th, 10th and 11th graders – please check your course selections in Skyward. If you would like to make a change, please use the QR code that is posted on the doors of the Upper and Lower house.

Sports schedules

Monday, Feb. 26 – No events. 

Tuesday, Feb. 27

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

5 p.m. JV Green Softball vs. Reedy

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

5:45 p.m. JV Girls Soccer @ Little Elm

7 p.m. Varsity Softball vs. Reedy

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

7:30 p.m. Varsity Girls Soccer @ Little Elm

Wednesday, Feb. 28 

8 a.m. Varsity II Girls Golf @ Plano ISD Tournament

1 p.m. Varsity Girls Powerlifting vs. Region 6 Championship (PHS Arena)

Thursday, Feb. 29

8 a.m. Varsity Boys Golf @ Allen

NeuroNext Foundation will be running a stationary and school supply drive. Please bring any extra school supplies like pencils, notebooks, backpacks, etc. in good condition to the following rooms: 2210, 3103, 2245, or 1148. The donation period is from Feb. 20 – April 18. All donations go to special education schools and facilities in the US and India for children in need.

Friday, March 1

8 a.m. Varsity Boys Golf @ Region 1 Golf 6A Preview

8 a.m. Varsity Boys and Girls Tennis vs. Prosper

9 a.m. Varsity and JV Boys and Girls Track vs. Dan Christie (PHS Turf and Track)

4:15 p.m. JV2 Boys Soccer @McKinney Boyd HS

5:45 p.m. JV Boys Soccer @McKinney Boyd HS

5:45 p.m. JV Girls Soccer vs. Boyd (Children’s Health Stadium at PISD)

7:30 p.m. Varsity Boys Soccer @McKinney Boyd HS

7:30 p.m. Varsity Girls Soccer vs. Boyd (Children’s Health Stadium at PISD)

Saturday, March 2

TBA Varsity Softball @ Turf Wars

8 a.m. Varsity Boys Golf @Region 1 Golf 6A Preview

8 a.m. Varsity Boys Powerlifting @Region 6 Championship

Sunday, March 3– No events.

Each year, Prosper ISD gives back to the community for those families in need through Stuff the Bus. This service opportunity provides resources for Grace Bridge and Neighbors Nourishing Neighbors to replenish their food banks. We are asking that you help support this cause by donating items such as Cereal, Sugar 4# Bags, Canned Chicken, Toilet Paper and Toothpaste. Items can be dropped off in The Nest during the week of Feb. 26 – March 1. Let’s all show our support and Stuff the Bus.


  • Senior Vanessa Rolan set a new School Record in the high jump with the win at 5’8”
  • Last week, the Varsity Speech and Debate Team traveled to Melissa, TX, for the National Qualifying Tournament.  Nine students advanced to the National Tournament in June and brought home two sweepstakes trophies in Congressional Debate and Speech Events.
    • Sophomore Keria Yang in Original Oratory
    • Junior Sriram Srinivas in Original Oratory
    • Sophomore Tanish Chauhan in Congressional Debate
    • Junior Avery Parker in Congressional Debate
    • Junior Mahnoor Waqas in Congressional Debate
    • Junior Sphoorthi Gurram in Big Questions Debate
    • Junior Katya Kondragunta in Informative Speaking
    • Senior Rachel Jackson in Program Oral Interpretation
    • Sophomore Hassan Sarfaraz in US Extemporaneous Speaking
  • PHS Swim and Dive competed at the UIL State Meet. Overall the women placed 48th and the men finished 6th overall at State.
    • Senior Jacob Wimberly broke the UIL 100 Yard Butterfly State record with a time of 46.63.
    • Junior Addison Johnson – 50 Free – 15th, 100 Free – 19th
    • Junior Addison Johnson, freshman Kendall Backus, junior Ava Goodwill, sophomore Sienna Acuff- 200 Free Relay – 16th, 400 Free Relay – 22nd
    • Junior Michael Morrow – 100 backstroke – 12th
    • Sophomore Brayden Jones – 100 backstroke – 4th, 100 free – 8th
    • Senior Jacob Wimberly – 100 Fly – 1st
    • Sophomore Brayden Jones, senior Jacob Wimberly, junior Meng Yeo, junior Michael Morrow – 200 Medley Relay – 4th
    • Senior Jacob Wimberly, junior Michael Morrow, junior Meng Yeo, senior Josh Stewart – 200 Free Relay 9th
    • School Records:
      • Sophomore Brayden Jones – 100 backstroke
      • Senior Jacob Wimberly – 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly,
      • Sophomore Brayden Jones, senior John Stewart, senior Jacob Wimberly, and junior Michael Morrow – 200 Medley Relay
      • Senior Jacob Wimberly, sophomore Brayden Jones, junior Meng Yeo, and junior Michael Morrow – 400 free relay

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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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