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Jazz ensemble earns silver medal at festival

Jazz ensemble earns silver medal at festival

Morgan Harris, Reporter

March 28, 2018


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The Jazz Ensemble performed at the TCU Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 24, and placed second in the 5A division. The following soloists were awarded: Molly Leonard – Alto Sax Lucas McCleary – Tenor Sax Karis Cooks – Tenor Sax Noah Hawkins – Bari Sax Caleb Belonga – Trumpet Tyler...

Prosper’s graduation venue moves from Prestonwood to The Star

Prosper’s graduation venue moves from Prestonwood to The Star

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

February 24, 2018


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After speculation on whether or not the district should move the location of graduation, Principal John Burdett sent an email out to parents Thursday night stating that the ceremony is now at The Star in Frisco. Since The Star only allows clear bags of belongings into their venue, the district said ...

2018-2019 calendar changes

2018-2019 calendar changes

Morgan Harris, Reporter

February 21, 2018


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There were two calendar options for next school year, and a new improved calendar is in the works. “It actually started out with three options, and I think the reason why is you’ll have three different options that give options for a later start of the school year that goes into June,” Julie Coo...

Choral singers create a flash mob at Walmart

Choral singers create a flash mob at Walmart

Delaney Butler

February 20, 2018


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  The new Walmart in Prosper has left plenty of families thankful for the close drive. The grand opening of the Prosper Walmart included an invitation to the community to come enjoy food samples and have their children participate in activities, such as the Oreo stacking contest. On t...

“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


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Update: Not enough tickets were purchased, so the dance has been cancelled. Students who purchased tickets can get refunds in the library next week. 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 ...

McKinney moves graduation to Allen Event Centre

McKinney moves graduation to Allen Event Centre

Neha Madhira, Assistant Editor

February 18, 2018


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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


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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

Girls lacrosse season starts

Haley Stack, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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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


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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 ...

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