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Debate students prepare for tournaments

Debate students prepare for tournaments

Paige Ruder, Reporter

September 14, 2018


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While the weather outside may be cooling down, the debate room is only heating up as competitors ready their arguments for upcoming tournaments with their next tournament set to happen this Saturday on Sep. 14 in Tyler, Texas.   Though their competitive season has only just begun, these stude...

High school students face traffic jams as community grows

High school students face traffic jams as community grows

Katie Johnson, Reporter

September 10, 2018


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As the district's enrollment continues to soar, including 2,301 new students, traffic congestion continues to do the same.   Traffic congestion on Coleman, the main road used to get to the high school, has students and parents waiting up to 25 minutes at peak traffic times to enter or leave the c...

Students compete in Congressional app challenge

Students compete in Congressional app challenge

Nicole Miguez, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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All high school and middle school students have been invited by Congress to participate in the 2018 Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide competition that allows students to compete within their district to create their own app. These apps can be made for anything, including phones, computers and...

Students begin sharpening competitive UIL academic skills

Students begin sharpening competitive UIL academic skills

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

September 7, 2018


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With the new school year comes renewed University Interscholastic League competitions. While practices have already begun, students can join by contacting the individual sponsors for their event. A student activities conference, which will explain each of the four competition areas and provide helpful tips,...

Students turn to digital options
with cancellation of printing

Students turn to digital options</br>with cancellation of printing

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

September 6, 2018


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The high school library no longer prints student work. With Google Classroom and other online programs installed at the school, this adjustment will stay in place for the incoming students as well. “The library is no longer printing student work, because Google Drive makes it possible for school wo...

New coaches plan to strengthen Prosper’s athletic program

New coaches plan to strengthen Prosper’s athletic program

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

September 5, 2018


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The school's population grew by more than 2,000 new students, and as the 2018-2019 school year marks the school’s jump from the University Interscholastic League's Division 5A to 6A, the coaching staff had to grow, as well.  While competing in a higher division may pose challenges for all athletic t...

Adjusted ‘Eagle Time’ period
provides athletes with chance
to improve in classroom

Adjusted ‘Eagle Time’ period </br>provides athletes with chance</br> to improve in classroom

Zach Markey, Sports Editor and Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

With the school's new schedule layout, students around campus have adjusted to the new 'Eagle Time' format this school year. Instead of this study session taking place in the afternoon, it takes place in the morning after first period on A days and fifth period on B days. Students also are limited...

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention organizes ‘Talk Saves Lives’ presentation

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention organizes ‘Talk Saves Lives’ presentation

Neha Madhira, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


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The ‘Talk Saves Lives’ presentation on warning signs and risk factors for suicide will be today, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention North Texas Board Member Wendy Tyler will talk about suicide prevention and awareness as well as answer questions pa...

Government students, teachers plan debate
for US House District 3 race

Government students, teachers plan debate</br>for US House District 3 race

Haley Medeiros

August 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Republican and Democratic candidates in the U.S. House District 3 representative race may come to the high school in early October for a debate. Government students and teacher Rod McCall planned the proposed debate, similar to an event that took place in Feb. 2018, to help more high schoolers gai...

Students encounter
new faces, tight spaces

Students encounter </br>new faces, tight spaces

Kennedy Wyles

August 23, 2018


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District continues to respond to record growth Prosper’s immense growth has resulted in changes throughout the community. With more than 2,289 new students this year and a rate of 19.3-percent growth, administration representatives said they continue to take the steps needed to create a safe learni...

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