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Choir holds clinic to prepare for UIL competition

Choir holds clinic to prepare for UIL competition

Delaney Butler

April 10, 2018


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The choir program competed at UIL Concert and Sight Reading last week with four different groups. Junior Varsity Treble Chorale and Varsity Treble performed Wednesday, April 4, Varsity Tenor/Bass Chorale performed Thursday, April 5, and Varsity Mixed performed Friday, April 6 at Frisco Heritage High...

Staff members win international awards

Staff members win international awards

Patrick Mann, Reporter

April 10, 2018


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Quill and Scroll International Journalism Honor Society recognized three EagleNationOnline.com staff members with Gold Keys. A total of 2,065 entries were submitted in all divisions, with a total of 321 individual student winners. These students are now eligible for scholarships their senior years. ...

Health Science, CNA to combine next year

Health Science, CNA to combine next year

Mariana Pena, Reporter

April 2, 2018


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Health Science and CNA (a course to become a Certified Nurse’s Assistant), two courses that have been separate in the past, will combine and be taken in two semesters, beginning next year. “CNA was a full year, and we did the book and went to the nursing home, and Health Science did a lot of...

Marino provides free Prom clothes to students

Marino provides free Prom clothes to students

Morgan Harris, Reporter

April 1, 2018


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Nurse Susan Marino hosts the Prom Shop for students to find free clothes, shoes and accessories to wear to prom. “Prom shop is the opportunity for young men and women to come in and browse through gently used suits, gowns, accessories that they may need for prom,” Marino said. “We all know prom...

UIL academic sets record with 784 points

Haley Stack, Reporter

March 28, 2018


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Last week students competed in UIL academics and placed 1st in the meet. Together the teams scored 784 points, setting a new record for Prosper ISD. Placing as district champions were the journalism team, speech/debate/oral interpretation, and one act advanced to bi-districts. The results fo...

Speech team racks up major points at UIL District

Speech team racks up major points at UIL District

Mariana Pena, Reporter

March 28, 2018


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Prosper won Top Speech Team at UIL Districts on Friday, March 23. The team had a total of 211 points with a 135-point lead. The top three participants in each event will go on to UIL Regionals. Informative Speaking 1st place - Bryan Derebery 5th place - Grace Yochem Persuasive Speaking 1st place - Hunter Jorda...

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...

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