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Academic UIL competes in regional competition

Academic UIL competes in regional competition

Kennedy Wyles, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

After winning their first district meet in 6A, Prosper academic competitors attended the regional University Interscholastic League meet in Waco, Texas, Saturday, April 13. As a result of their work, six students are headed for state meet appointments in Austin in May. According to the UIL Academ...

Collin County releases details on student arrest

Collin County releases details on student arrest

Neha Madhira, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019


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Developing story As listed on their website, Collin County officials showed Chase Richard Tyson, 17, was booked into custody Wednesday, April 11, and students have started a petition on his behalf. The offense the county website listed in association with Tyson's information was "assault causes bodily inju...

HOSA, Carter Blood Care organize blood drive for students

HOSA, Carter Blood Care organize blood drive for students

Haley Medeiros and Isabella Abraham

March 28, 2019


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Carter Blood Care and HOSA students will host a blood drive for students in the gym today, March 28. Students must be 16-years-old and older to participate in the blood drive and will receive a hall pass from their teacher for their specific time slot. "Carter Blood Care is the company that’s co...

Hope Squad program to come to Prosper after teen suicide

Hope Squad program to come to Prosper after teen suicide

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Showcase

This article was originally published on Feb. 1, 2019. After a long time of struggling, 18-year-old Braden Speed took his own life Oct. 30, 2018. Students Hope Rasberry, Greg Valek, Kailee Walters, Laurissa Miller, Ashlyn Stokes, and Courtney Yates - along with members of the Speed family - now w...

Recycling program organizers ask students to avoid putting trash in recycling bins

Recycling program organizers ask students to avoid putting trash in recycling bins

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

March 27, 2019


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The recycling program continues to reduce, reuse and recycle in its second year at the high school. However, teachers and students involved in the program said they find more trash in the recycling bins than paper or plastic. “The No. 1 thing is no food waste,” engineering teacher Donald Berliner said in...

Principal reinforces dress code rules over intercom

Principal reinforces dress code rules over intercom

Neha Madhira, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2019


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After administrators said they noticed students continuing to break dress code rules, Principal Dr. John M. Burdett reinforced those rules this morning with an announcement over the intercom. "Any student out of dress code will have to either change into Prosper Greens, go to ISS or will receive ou...

Measles case reported in Prosper

Measles case reported in Prosper

Paige Ruder, Reporter

March 18, 2019


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Developing story As flu season is coming to an end, Prosper residents may be facing a different threat: measles. A health alert has been issued by the Collin County Health Care Services after a contagious person was reported shopping at the Kroger on Preston Road, making this the 12th confirmed ca...

Prom location, cost and more to know before the dance

Prom location, cost and more to know before the dance

Haley Stack, Assistant editor

March 7, 2019


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Junior and senior “Starry night” prom will be held at Southfork Ranch in Parker Saturday, April 6 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. “We will have an array of desserts, including the chocolate fountain, delicious frozen drinks and a GIF photo booth,” head of the prom committee Jennifer Delano said. ...

Juniors can apply to leadership camp by Friday

Juniors can apply to leadership camp by Friday

Isabella Abraham, Copy Editor

March 6, 2019


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Juniors interested in attending Camp RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award), a student leadership training camp, should fill out an application and return it to the counselors' offices by Friday, Mar. 8. The Prosper Rotary club plans to sponsor two girls and two boys to spend July 28 through Aug. 2 at...

The show must go on: Talonettes reflect on a successful competition, prepare for the next

The show must go on: Talonettes reflect on a successful competition, prepare for the next

Maddie Moats, Reporter

February 22, 2019


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The Talonette dance team had their first competition last weekend, and they will compete again Saturday, Feb. 23. This competition will be held all day at Liberty High School in Frisco. "I like supporting my teammates and seeing everyone do the best that they can do,"sophomore Talonette Reagan Newton...

Interact club makes blankets for local animal shelter

Interact club makes blankets for local animal shelter

Isabella Abraham, Copy Editor

February 19, 2019


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The Interact Club made homemade blankets for animals at the local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Friday, Feb. 15. Members brought blanket materials and other supplies to President Chloe Connelly's house from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  "Interact Club is a group dedicated and willing to ser...

Art students, teachers prepare for, compete at VASE Art Show

Art students, teachers prepare for, compete at VASE Art Show

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Art teacher and Region 10N director Gina Mock and student artists will host a Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) at the high school Saturday, Feb. 16. The VASE event also will include an art show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in both gyms and the arena. “We have 2,224 student entries for this even...

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