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Show Choir presents “Carols and Cocoa”

Show Choir presents “Carols and Cocoa”

Kennedy Wyles

December 11, 2018


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Show Choir performed a variety of holiday songs at their shows in the Black Box Theatre Dec. 6 and 7. The audience received hot chocolate before the show to drink as they watched. Show choir will perform their group numbers once more at the concert this Friday, Dec. 14. Four other choirs, Varsity T...

Club spotlight– make an artful impact

Club spotlight– make an artful impact

Kennedy Wyles

December 11, 2018


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While it's a 'small group,' the art club's members say they welcome all students who are interested in creating and learning about art to come join the group and work on its varied projects. Members meet after school once or twice a month in Room 1035. It is not required for club members to be en...

StuCo kicks off December with movies, popcorn, angels, memories

StuCo kicks off December with movies, popcorn, angels, memories

November 27, 2018


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The student council will be host to a movie night in the MPF Dec. 1, exclusively for Prosper students. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free, and snacks will be available for purchase. Proceeds from those sales will help fund Cornerstone Christmas activities this season in the community. This screening of the movi...

Video contest encourages students to ‘Take Care of Texas’

Video contest encourages students to ‘Take Care of Texas’

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

November 21, 2018


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Sixth-grade students through high school seniors can enter the “Take Care of Texas” video contest until Friday, Dec. 14. Before judges choose first-, second- and third-place winners, the public can vote on the top 12 videos, beginning Jan. 10 at 8 a.m. Public voting will end on Jan. 24 at 4 p.m...

Local students receive award
at Women’s Media Center gala

Local students receive award </br>at Women’s Media Center gala

Kennedy Wyles

November 16, 2018


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Senior Neha Madhira and junior Haley Stack jointly received the first "Young Journalist Award" at this year’s Women's Media Center's ceremony, held before a sold-out crowd at the Capital Nov. 1 in New York City. According to its website, the WMC, founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria S...

Community, organizations unite
for suicide prevention

Community, organizations unite </br>for suicide prevention

Grace Williamson, Reporter

November 15, 2018


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The “Prosper Parents Panel for Suicide Prevention: Hurting, Helping, Healing” event will take place in the Prosper Town Hall Council Chamber, today, Nov. 15.   The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, which raises funds for scientific research, public education and support for survivors...

“Shattered Dreams” deadline gets extension

“Shattered Dreams” deadline gets extension

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

November 15, 2018


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UPDATE - The "Shattered Dreams program committee has extended its deadline for applications. See the original article below for details on the program. The Google form application will be closing soon. In addition, Associate Superintendent Holly Ferguson said freshmen and sophomores are welcome to apply...

Girls receive pajama privilege
while teams continue in playoffs

Girls receive pajama privilege </br>while teams continue in playoffs

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

November 8, 2018


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Girls can wear pajama pants to school starting Friday, Nov. 9, as their privilege for playoffs. Normally, guys have "No-shave November" when a team goes into playoffs, which is a tradition some girls have said leave them out.  “There has never been (a privlege),” principal John Burdett said. “I was the ...

Students come together
to stuff the bus

Students come together </br>to stuff the bus

Maddie Moats, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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The annual "Stuff the Bus" food drive is accepting donations Nov. 5 through Nov. 8. Students are asked to bring non-perishable goods to their seventh-period class to donate to Bethlehem Place and Grace Bridge Food Pantry. To help those in need and bring the community together, students can donate...

Preparing for the future

Preparing for the future

Kennedy Wyles, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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The "Prosper Career Independent Study" course offers upperclassmen an elective that allows them to experience and learn about a professional career field - before those students have to commit to a college major.  Students enrolled in the class work on individual projects and then showcase their achie...

Theatre directors, students
to present 8 ‘Seussical’ performances

Theatre directors, students </br>to present 8 ‘Seussical’ performances

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

October 31, 2018


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Cast and crew for the high school’s production of Seussical will perform the first musical of the year on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. All eight performances will take place in the auditorium. “Students can expect a very non-traditional musical theatre show, because it’s Dr. Seuss’s work i...

Prosper stadium opens Aug. 1

Prosper stadium opens Aug. 1

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

October 30, 2018


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Friday night lights will take on a new dynamic with the new Prosper Independent School District stadium, which opens Aug. 1, 2019. The stadium can pack in 12,000 students at a cost of $51 million, and it will accommodate both high school and middle school games. “Right now, football and ...

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