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Robotics team places 7th at World Competition

Robotics team places 7th at World Competition

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

May 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The high school robotics team placed seventh in the world at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The "FIRST" stands for 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology'.  The school's team competed against 3,790 FRC high schools around the globe. "Seventh in the world is an amazing...

United Cultural Society begins next year

United Cultural Society begins next year

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

May 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The United Cultural Society — a group created to unite and educate the different cultures amongst the student body — will start next year. Junior Tori Evans approached culinary and fashion teacher Audra Claypoole in October with a student group's original idea, but the group had to revise thei...

Eagle Brief – May 15-24

Eagle Brief – May 15-24

Ana Arredondo, Reporter and Photographer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Eagle Brief, Showcase

Upcoming Thursday – May 16 AP Testing – 8 a.m. PCIS Final Presentation Night – 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. at Library/Auditorium/Cafeteria JV Spring Football Scrimmage - 5 p.m. Varsity Spring Football Scrimmage - 6 p.m. Baseball Regional Quarterfinal vs. Rockwall  - 7:30 p.m. - Wylie HS ...

Freshman ‘goes global’ with volunteer project in Ukraine

Freshman ‘goes global’ with volunteer project in Ukraine

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

While the majority of students start their summer on vacation or relaxing with friends, Freshman Yana Lund will start hers volunteering in Ukraine. At the end of May, Lund will travel to Ukraine to inspire and educate kids, along with helping distribute PHS shirts her family collected earlier in the...

AP Physics classes construct Rube Goldberg machines

AP Physics classes construct Rube Goldberg machines

Isabella Abraham, Copy Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The car hits a plank that raises a "Physics is Phun" flag, the finale for one of the Rube Goldberg machines created by students. Students in AP Physics took on the challenge of designing and developing Rube Goldberg machines, which they presented to their classes last week. These special contraption...

‘One more’ motto marks steps
to lacrosse championship

‘One more’ motto marks steps<br> to lacrosse championship

Kennedy Wyles

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

"One more." This is the slogan the boys lacrosse team drilled into their heads as motivation to continue through their season. Practicing five or six days a week for two hours, the boys took one game at a time, and, and after one last game, the team claimed the 2019 district and super regional c...

Eagle Brief – May 14

Eagle Brief – May 14

Neha Madhira, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2019


Filed under Eagle Brief, Showcase

Upcoming Today – May 14 Golf Girls Golf State Tournament – Georgetown AP Testing – 8 a.m. Band Band performance – 6:30 p.m. Please help Prosper’s Project Graduation by liking the “Pgal” on Instagram. PHS is in a contest to win $3000 for Project Graduation. I...

Eagle Brief – May 13

Eagle Brief – May 13

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

May 13, 2019


Filed under Eagle Brief, Showcase

Upcoming Today – May 13 Girls Golf State Tournament- Georgetown PHS Concerto Finals- 8 a.m. AP Testing- 8 a.m. Highlights on the Horizon Tuesday – May 14 Golf Girls Golf State Tournament – Georgetown AP Testing – 8 a.m. Band Band performance – 6:30 p.m. ...

Teacher races toward ‘trifecta’ in Spartan Races

Teacher races toward ‘trifecta’ in Spartan Races

Ryan Stanley, Reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

Hanging upside down from the horizontally extended rope, English teacher Stephanie Smith felt her strength fading. The Tyrolean traverse – one of the 30 obstacles she faced throughout the race – seemed certain to claim another victim. Smith competes in Spartan Races, which are a series of obstacle ...

Eagle Brief – May 8

Eagle Brief – May 8

May 8, 2019


Filed under Eagle Brief, Showcase

Upcoming Today, May 8 U.S. History, Biology STAAR testing Senior late arrival - arrive at 11:50 a.m. Highlight on the Horizon Thursday, May 9 Choir Concert- 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 10 AP testing- 8 a.m. NHS Spring Induction Ceremony- 5:30 p.m. Varsity Baseball vs Tyler Lee-...

School eliminates Eagle Time, causing stress for students, teachers

School eliminates Eagle Time, causing stress for students, teachers

Haley Medeiros, Columnist

May 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

My eight-hour job consists of tests, notes, GPAs, constant stress and now, no breaks in between. Eagle Time is a 30-minute, daily study hall after first period where students can get help from teachers, finish homework or study. For the rest of the year, starting today, May 6, Eagle Time will no lon...

‘Muse’ theme of fashion show inspires designers and community

‘Muse’ theme of fashion show inspires designers and community

Kennedy Wyles

May 6, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Strutting down the handcrafted runway, models showcased the looks of more than 40 student designers in Fashion II. The annual fashion show, named "Muse," took place Friday, April 26. Students began preparing for the show in early September. "The process before the fashion show was absolutely so stre...

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