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Prosper stadium opens Aug. 1

Prosper stadium opens Aug. 1

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

October 30, 2018

Friday night lights will take on a new dynamic with the new Prosper Independent School District stadium, which opens Aug. 1, 2019. The stadium can pack in 12,000 students at a cost of $51 million, and it will accommodate both high school and middle school games. “Right now, football and ...

Red Ribbon Week calls students to take stand

Red Ribbon Week calls students to take stand

Grace Williamson, Reporter

October 28, 2018

Enrique Camarena was a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent who was kidnapped on his way to lunch with his wife, and he was later tortured to death. More than 33 years later, Camarena - and his battle against illegal drug use - still claim the focus each year during "Red Ribbon Week," which begins...

Orchestra to perform
fall concert Oct. 18

Orchestra to perform </br>fall concert Oct. 18

Haley Medeiros

October 17, 2018

The orchestra program's first concert of the year will be in the high school auditorium Thursday, Oct. 18, starting at 6:30 p.m. In addition to the full orchestra, the stage's musicians at this fall concert will include senior Alejandra Maldonado and sophomore Warren Tseng, who advanced at the Regi...

Contest seeks to bring
former ‘One Direction’ member, Liam Payne,
to winning school for private concert, Q&A

Contest seeks to bring </br>former ‘One Direction’ member, Liam Payne,</br> to winning school </>for private concert, Q&A

Katie Johnson, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Former "One Direction" member Liam Payne is partnering with "The Truth" and Chegg in a contest taking place Oct. 16 to Nov. 13. The purpose of the contest is to promote the leading anti-tobacco ad for teens. "The Truth," the Federal Drug Administration's anti-tobacco campaign, spreads awareness about...

Voting re-begins, continues
for student council candidates Oct. 18-19

Voting re-begins, continues </br>for student council candidates Oct. 18-19

Sydney Washburn, Reporter

October 15, 2018

UPDATE - The following information came through the high school email system on Oct. 16: ”Due to technical difficulties beyond our control, PHS will shut down the Student Elections today and re-open them on Thursday Oct. 18 and Friday Oct. 19.” Original article follows: Posters hang in the...

Double pep rallies
meet Prosper in pink

Double pep rallies </br>meet Prosper in pink

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

October 11, 2018

The "Pink Out" pep rally will be tomorrow, Oct. 12, at 2:53 p.m. to honor breast-cancer survivors. It will follow the 9 a.m. elementary pep rally. Both events will be in the arena. “All of them (the pep rallies) always have a theme,” cheer coach Lindsey Hamlin said. For this Friday's, the "student...

Democratic candidate answers
student questions
at ‘Town Hall Forum’

Democratic candidate answers </br>student questions </br>at ‘Town Hall Forum’

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

October 4, 2018

U.S. House 3rd District Democratic Candidate Lorie Burch answered students’ questions and told the Oct. 3 "Town Hall Forum" audience one of her goals included earning their trust. Government students researched both Burch and Republican Candidate Van Taylor, who could not attend, prior to the fo...

Kwame Alexander presents
reading program to K-12 students

Kwame Alexander presents</br> reading program to K-12 students

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

October 2, 2018

Author Kwame Alexander visited students from grades Kindergarten to 12th for the ‘One District, One Read’ event. The aim of the event, according to organizers, was to get students of all grade levels engaged in reading, and the author they invited provided the multi-level offerings needed to d...

Author Kwame Alexander
to present at schools

Author Kwame Alexander </br>to present at schools

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

October 1, 2018

Today, Oct. 1, Kwame Alexander will present in the high school arena. He will present to K-5 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 6-12 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Alexander writes books and poetry aimed at children and teens. He is the award-winning author of The Crossover and has written other stories such as Booked and Surf's Up for...

Republican candidate will not attend Town Hall Forum

Republican candidate will not attend Town Hall Forum

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

September 28, 2018

Republican candidate Van Taylor will not be present at the Town Hall Forum Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m.  Taylor’s camp said their schedule was busy, and the candidate had other events scheduled that will keep him from being able to meet democratic competitor Lorie Burch for a debate at Prosper...

How to prepare for SAT, ACT exams

How to prepare for SAT, ACT exams

Kennedy Wyles, Reporter

September 19, 2018

Both underclassmen and upperclassmen looking to build testing stamina or prepare for standardized tests needed for college applications can enroll in the PSAT-prep course at the high school. Taught by math teacher Thomas Gomez and english teacher Tiffany Henschel, the class gives students an idea of...

Students, parents head to career fair

Students, parents head to career fair

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

September 17, 2018

Today, Monday, Sep. 17, more than 100 colleges and universities will be in the school cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to answer questions for students and their parents. According to guidance counselors, students and their parents are encouraged to come in the students junior and senior year, so they...

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