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Collin College, LeTourneau University to present dual credit information

Collin College, LeTourneau University to present dual credit information

Kennedy Wyles

January 30, 2019


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Students and families interested in the dual credit program for the 2019-2020 school year can attend an informational presentation Jan. 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m in the high school cafeteria.   Representatives from Collin College and LeTourneau University will present on the enrollment and registrat...

Counselors, parents meet to discuss teenage communication book

Counselors, parents meet to discuss teenage communication book

Isabella Abraham, Copy Editor

January 23, 2019


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Parents gathered to discuss the ins and outs of raising teenagers at the counselors’ first book study session Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 9-10 a.m. in the library. As the meetings continue, the counselors require all participants to bring the book “The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers” to each study. The...

Counselors release scholarship list

Counselors release scholarship list

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

January 16, 2019


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The attached list of local, school-specific, and national scholarships was created by the PHS Counselors. The scholarships are in order of closest deadline. Check for an updated list of scholarships at this link. Collin College Foundation Type: Local, School Specific Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,250 Dead...

Students, teachers clean up school with new recycling program

Students, teachers clean up school with new recycling program

Haley Medeiros

January 9, 2019


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Engineering teacher Donald Berliner and special education teacher Logan Bass created the recycling program last year to clean the school, the environment and get students involved. Now, Berliner said it is, "rising like a phoenix.” The program consists of 18-plus high school students as well as...

News Brief – Chick-Fil-A to donate money to Rogers foundation

News Brief – Chick-Fil-A to donate money to Rogers foundation

Haley Stack, Assistant editor

January 8, 2019


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Come to Chick-Fil-A tonight, Jan. 8, at the Gates of Prosper from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to help raise money for the Rogers family. Community member and mother Jana Rogers has been battling ovarian cancer for years. Rogers has been through numerous surgeries, which left her tests showing her cancer-free at one point. But, the cancer recently resurfaced. Chick-Fil-A will donate a po...

Law requires students view police interaction video prior to graduation

Law requires students view police interaction video prior to graduation

Grace Williamson, Reporter

December 20, 2018


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Students will view a police interaction video issued by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Dec. 21. The video is mandatory for Texas high schoolers to graduate, as enforced by the Community Safety Education Act. Senator Royce West said the goal of the act is to define the behavioral expectations of citizens during traffic interactions. “It addresses appropriate actions that driv...

Scholars present original work pieces at PCIS showcase

Scholars present original work pieces at PCIS showcase

Kennedy Wyles, Reporter

December 14, 2018


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All semester, students in the Prosper Career Independent Study (PCIS) program have worked on an individual original work piece to present to the community at the showcase that took place in the cafeteria Wednesday, Dec. 12. Studying a wide variety of career paths from exotic vet med to military inte...

Girls lacrosse to set up “LovePacs” for families in need

Girls lacrosse to set up “LovePacs” for families in need

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

December 12, 2018


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The girls´ lacrosse team will put together “LovePacs”  Sat. Dec. 15 at First Baptist Church for families in need this holiday season. According to the website, LovePacs is an organization that started in 2011 with a mission ¨to feed children in need as an expression of love.¨ “LovePacs i...

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...

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

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

Maddie Moats, Reporter

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...

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