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“Wheel” in a date for Sadie Hawkins next Saturday

“Wheel” in a date for Sadie Hawkins next Saturday

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The “Stranger Things” Sadie Hawkins Dance is at the high school Saturday, March 3 from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. Seniors Riley and Reese Ranzer decided to bring the dance back after finding out it wasn’t happening this year.  “The dance was, and still is, heavily debated,” Riley said. “In the pre...

McKinney moves graduation to Allen Event Centre

McKinney moves graduation to Allen Event Centre

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

McKinney announced last week that they moved graduation from the Prestonwood Baptist Church (PBC) to the Allen Event Centre. They have had this ceremony at the PBC for over a decade. According to the Dallas Morning News, the decision came after community members expressed concern towards the "presence o...

Administration releases tentative 2018-2019 schedule

Administration releases tentative 2018-2019 schedule

Mariana Pena, Reporter

February 7, 2018


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Administration has released that in the 2018-2019 school year the high school will follow a straight A/B block schedule with eight periods of equal length. “I think the new schedule benefits everyone,” Assistant Principal Gerald Parr said. “Some kids do learn more effectively by going to certain classes ...

Prosper athletes sign to play in college

Prosper athletes sign to play in college

Delaney Butler

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

National Signing day for 2018 in the U.S. is February 7. This year, Prosper had 24 athletes sign to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. These athletes varied in sports, such as football, basketball, baseball, softball, and soccer. Here is the list of who signed to play at the...

Girls lacrosse season starts

Haley Stack, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

Prosper's first girls lacrosse team started this January. “It’s super empowering,” player Hope Rasberry said. “It's a tough sport, it’s a contact sport and it’s taught me that I have so much more strength in myself than I ever knew I did.” This is the first year that lacrosse is ...

Counselors pilot Inspire program

Counselors pilot Inspire program

Mariana Pena, Reporter

February 1, 2018


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Beginning this semester, the counselors will pilot a program called Inspire. The program is a set curriculum written by motivational speaker Tara Bollinger and is meant for students to have a space to talk about things going on in their personal lives. Starting on January 19, the sessions open to...

Foreign language honor societies to induct students

Haley Stack, Reporter

January 30, 2018


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This month students were inducted into the Spanish, ASL, or French honor societies. “The Spanish organization is a national organization,” spanish teacher, Francisco Salas said. “Students that are making high grades are inducted and they can continue to learn Spanish beyond their classrooms.” There...

What to expect at Relay for Life

What to expect at Relay for Life

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Relay for Life is on Friday, April 27 from 6 p.m. to midnight. It is a six-hour event to celebrate those who have fought or are still fighting cancer and honor those who have lost the battle. “We have events throughout the whole night raising money for the American Cancer Society so all of this is ...

FFA Show Team returns with 18 champions

FFA Show Team returns with 18 champions

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Prosper FFA competed at the Collin County Junior Livestock Show and returned with 18 champions. Students have trained for this competition by caring for animals, growing plants, or creating designs for a consumer for months. “FFA is the largest, student-led organization that is hosted by different s...

Course selection moves to Skyward

Course selection moves to Skyward

Isabella Abraham, Copy Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students can select courses and view their graduation plan on Skyward starting Jan 24. Career Cruising is still available for more information on various occupations. Counselors decided to make the switch after technical difficulties with the Career Cruising website. "With Career Cruising, we ...

Head women’s basketball coach Trey Rachal reaches 100th win

Head women’s basketball coach Trey Rachal reaches 100th win

Delaney Butler

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

After coaching at the high school for five years, Coach Trey Rachal has earned his 100th win. The Lady Eagles played The Colony at home and won 48-45. In 2006, Trey Rachal began his career as an assistant coach for boys basketball in Edmond, Oklahoma and later worked in the same position here in 2012. Rachal earned his first...

Red Cross Club shut down

Red Cross Club shut down

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After a lack of communication with the Red Cross parent organization and school sponsor Jeffrey Kear, the campus Red Cross club has been shut down. Officers and previous Red Cross club members plan to start fresh next year with an organized plan. The Red Cross is an auxiliary student form of the parent Red Cro...

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