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Yearbook senior ads – Here’s how to submit them

Senior Lily Watson smiles as she looks through last year's senior ads. Senior ads are due Nov. 1 and are available in various sizes. This year, they can be created and purchased online.

Kennedy Wyles, Chief Operating Officer

October 25, 2019

The deadline for yearbook senior ads is quickly approaching, and students and parents may be wondering where and how to submit their ad. The deadline to submit ads cuts off Friday, Nov. 1. Senior ads are located in the back of the yearbook and are a way for parents to congratulate their young adults...

Tornadoes cause $2 billion in damage

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Ryan Stanley, Assistant Editor

October 25, 2019

1. Nine tornadoes struck the Dallas area Sunday night and caused an estimated $2 billion in damage. The twisters, which reached wind speeds of 140 mph, created the costliest severe weather event in North Texas' history. No deaths occurred, but homes and infrastructure received significant damage. Why t...

Advanced fashion class casts models for spring show

Fashion II class hosted model castings today and Wednesday at 4 p.m. in room 1018. This is the first year the Fashion II class held auditions for models.

Isabella Abraham, Feature/Copy Editor

October 24, 2019

In preparation for their spring show, the Fashion II class hosted model castings today and Wednesday at 4 p.m. in room 1018. The model casting committee, a random selection of seven students from the advanced fashion class, organized the project. "It's going to be student-led," committee member Reagan...

Safety practices require Eagle Time changes

Due to not having a specific location to go, a sea of students fill the cafeteria during Eagle Time prior to the new policies governing this period. Photojournalist Emily Reish snapped this shot on Sept. 26. “We started figuring out and thinking ‘what can we do better?’” principal John Burdett said.

Gianna Ortner-FIndlay, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Students are now acclimating to new rules implemented at the high school regulating Eagle Time, which started Oct. 7. Students no longer self-govern where they go during their 38-minute-activity/study hall period. “We started figuring out and thinking ‘what can we do better?’” Principal John Burdett said. "Every second is precious, and...

Fort Worth police charges officer in alleged murder, University of Texas professor receives Nobel Prize

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Ryan Stanley, Assistant Editor

October 19, 2019

1. Former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean, who shot and killed 28-year old Atatiana Jefferson in her home, was charged with murder Monday. Jefferson and her nephew were playing video games during the early morning hours of Saturday when her neighbor called a non-emergency police number after noticin...

Statistics, warning signs reveal harsh reality of parental alienation syndrome

This infographic presents statistics and symptoms of parental alienation. Parental alienation is the manipulation of a child to make them fear or be hostile toward the other parent.

Haley Medeiros, Social Media Director

October 17, 2019

  Parental alienation kills - it kills families. It kills relationships. It kills people. Government teacher Rod McCall wrote about his experience with this topic in his book For the Love of Eryk after his son, Eryk McCall, was killed by his mother before she took her own life eight years ago. Now, McCall travels to conventions around the U.S. to tell his story about overcoming parental ...

Community prepares to float through streets in homecoming parade

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Isabella Abraham, Feature/Copy Editor

October 15, 2019

Prosper residents will line the streets to watch the homecoming parade starting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. The procession will kick off at Reynolds Middle School and end in the high school parking lot, at the intersection of Coleman and Talon Way. Immediately following the parade, the community...

ACT to allow section retakes, U.S. troops withdraw from Syria

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Ryan Stanley, Assistant Editor

October 11, 2019

1. ACT change will allow students to retake sections of the test starting September 2020. Prior to the change, test scores from the five sections (English, reading, math, science, and writing if chosen) were immovable after completion on test day. ACT will also implement superscoring, which combine a...

National Art Honor Society members to fundraise for SPCA

A pet portrait of a cat painted by former PHS students and National Art Honor Society member Kelsi Ferguson sits on display. Students and staff can submit photos of their pets to the NAHA sponsor Gina Mock to get a portrait of their pet for $25.

Haley Medeiros, Social Media Director

October 9, 2019

Students in the National Art Honor Society will paint portraits of PHS faculty's pets to raise money for the Society of Prevention to Cruelty of Animals throughout the school year. NAHS has offered the fundraiser since the honor society was started five years ago. Each painting costs $25. "The...

Homecoming 2019 Information

A poster marking the words

Lexi Goodrum, Writer

October 8, 2019

Homecoming Week Dress up Themes Monday - No School Tuesday - Tacky Tourist Day Wednesday - Twin Day Thursday - PJ Day Friday - Green Out Homecoming Parade and Community Pep Rally Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The parade starts at Reynolds Middle School 700 N Co...

Judge upholds race-conscious admissions process, ex-Dallas police officer guilty of murder

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Ryan Stanley, Assistant Editor

October 4, 2019

1. Harvard's race-aware admissions process was upheld by a federal judge on Tuesday. Students for Fair Admissions, who brought forth the lawsuit, claimed the school discriminated against Asian-Americans. Even though Judge Allison D. Burroughs cleared Harvard of the claims, she said the system was "not per...

Student passwords change for security purposes

Administration changed passwords on Oct. 2. Devices read 'Network not available' and caused students to scramble to reconnect. A security breach is the reason for the change.

Ryan Stanley, Assistant Editor

October 2, 2019

All student passwords were changed because of a security breach in the system. Here's how to reconnect: Ask your teacher, counselor or a librarian for your new password Click "Forget Network" on your device Wait at least a few minutes before reconnecting (suggested time: 10-15 minutes) C...

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