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Relay Team breaks 200-yard freestyle record at swim meet

Coming up from his dive into his lane, Hayden Jestes breaks out with the first 50-yard butterfly leg.  Jestes, a senior, competes on the varsity team. He competed in the 200 individual medley event.

Christi Norris and Caleb Audia

September 17, 2020

Click the photo above to start an entire slideshow with captions full of information about moments from the first competition for the swim team on Wednesday, Sept. 16, against Prosper's Rock Hill High and Frisco's Independence High School. Here are few more details for the fans: Who: Swim Team - L...

Teacher speaks out on complications with career, personal life during COVID-19

With physics as his topic, teacher Nathan Floyd leads class from home on a Google Meet.  Floyd is in-person on A-days and goes virtual on B-days.

Emma Hutchinson, Chief Operating Officer

September 15, 2020

In a classroom tucked away inside a tiny hallway on the second floor, students gaze in awe as they watch potential energy turn into kinetic energy right in front of their eyes. Despite having a clear shield over his face or being behind a computer screen, physics teacher Nathan Floyd speaks to his students not only through eng...

Eagle Brief: Sept. 8-11

The staff of the Prosper Fire Department stand heads bowed in remembrance of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. This fire station is located on East First Street. Community members in attendance were asked to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Grace Williamson and Gianna Galante

September 11, 2020

The last eagle update was Sept. 10, 2020 at 8:29 a.m., check back daily for more updates. Eagle Update September is National Preparedness Month, and PISD has made a week-by-week agenda which starts with week one's commitment to make a plan to communicate To stay up to date, students can check ...

‘Black Panther’ star’s passing affects fans, leaves parents with dilemma

Following the passing of Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther, 4-year-old Drake Freeney plays with a Black Panther action figure. Ashlee Freeney, Drake Freeney's mother, said that having her son identify with a superhero that he sees as similar to him has been huge.

Gabriella Winans, Reporter

September 10, 2020

Parents of young fans worldwide find themselves left with a decision, following the events of Aug. 28, the date on which well-known actor Chadwick Boseman passed away, after a private four-year-long battle with colon cancer. Boseman played King T'Challa in Marvel's "Black Panther," and with his death, moms and dads continue to consider whet...

Small business owners grow community through local plant shop

The Famous In Oregon plant and hat shop brightens up the corner of West Broadway where Maggie's boutique used to be. Tanner and Erika Mitchell stand beneath the Famous In Oregon sign with their partner Bekah Hardick. Famous In Oregon opened for the first time on May 9, 2020.

Christi Norris and Maddie Moats

September 3, 2020

Although COVID-19 brought about the end of many businesses on a local and national scale, the new plant shop “Famous in Oregon” in downtown Prosper grew within the community in an unexpected way. Beginnings     View this post on Instagram ...

Column: Labor Day – What is it besides a long weekend?

Labor Day is on Monday, Sept. 7 and is a chance to celebrate working Americans.  Many are still unfamiliar about what this holiday means, even though it has a big impact on day-to-day lives. Students will receive a four day weekend Sept. 4 through Sept. 7

Neena Sidhu, Writer, Photographer

September 3, 2020

In the past few months, it's no secret that the coronavirus is taking its toll on American lives, schools, and jobs. In April, the highest number of jobs lost hit 18.1 million. In August, the unemployment rate fell from 8.4% to 1.8%. However, with the upcoming long weekend, including Monday,  Sept. 7, workers can still see hope in celebratin...

Eagle Brief: Aug. 31-Sept. 4

To show support to local and national police officers, Children's Health Stadium is lit blue. The stadium will be lit blue for the majority of September as a reminder of all the good that police officers do for the community.  Not only is the PISD stadium being lit blue but several businesses and families are lighting their houses and buildings blue to show their support of men and women in uniform.

Grace Williamson and Gianna Galante

August 31, 2020

The last eagle update was Sept. 2, 2020 at 8:43 a.m., check back daily for more updates. Eagle Update Prosper ISD event calendar The numbers and percentages of COVID-19 cases are updated and recorded on the PISD instruction plan Students who eat in classrooms should remain six feet away ...

Hurricane Laura impacts families, makes landfall as Category 4

As Hurricane Laura strikes southern Louisiana and Texas, a student watches the hurricane's path. Teachers, students and community members here took action to help loved ones and to protect property. Hurricane Laura was updated Wednesday afternoon to a Category 4 storm. Once making landfall, the storm brought winds of up to 150 mph.

Gabriella Winans, Reporter

August 28, 2020

When Hurricane Laura reached southern Louisiana, residents in Louisiana and Texas cities had to evacuate their homes, and those evacuations affected more than just locals - even people in Prosper had to take action. After previously named as a Category 2 storm, officials updated Hurricane Laura's thre...

On The Mic Ep. 002 features former student: Noah Huddleston

Senior Emily Reish speaks into the microphone of the podcast equipment. This year, Eagle Nation Online will feature her podcast,

Emily Reish and Gianna Galante

August 27, 2020

In this new podcast series "On The Mic," your host Emily Reish calls in old friend Noah Huddleston and talks college, sociology and old memories.   Topics include these: Collin College Oklahoma University Sociology Prosper High School

Hybrid online classes cause learning adjustments

Admisdt the coronavirus pandemic, junior Morgan Reese's school supplies sit ready for her next virtual class to begin at the high school. Morgan counts as one of the more than  6,800 students across the district to choose e-learning. The district also offered an in-person option to its more than 18,000 total students.

Gabriella Winans, Reporter

August 25, 2020

The infamous COVID-19 has brought new norms to society, such as wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and performing regular handwashing. Yet, another challenge emerged with the end of summer, starting back-to-school. To offer students both safety and choice, the district gave the option to do...

Eagle Brief: Aug. 24-28

Motivational phrases mark the sidewalk in front of the school auditorium entrance. Last week, Hope Squad decorated the concrete in colorful chalk for students entering the building to see. This is the organization's second year at Prosper High School.

Grace Williamson and Gianna Galante

August 24, 2020

  The last eagle update was Aug. 28, 2020, at 9:08 a.m., check back daily for more updates. Eagle Update PISD Express: A Few Minutes with superintendent Dr. Holly Ferguson PISD event calendar 2020-2021 academic calendar The PISD school board meeting took place Aug. 24. Three c...

Editorial: District keeps students safe despite virus outbreak

To follow school guidelines, ENO staff members wear their masks during class. Students had the option to attend on-campus instruction or virtual learning, beginning August 12. All students and staff are required to wear a face mask inside the building.

ENO Staff and Emma Hutchinson

August 21, 2020

  There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has escalated dramatically since its first major appearance in March; schools shut down across the country, and students were forced to finish off their 2019-2020 school year virtually. With this, in-person learning on campus again seemed like a chance nobody w...

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