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Athletes take their careers one step forward, commit to colleges

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A group of 14 athletes are set to sign Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 a.m. in the arena to play their designated sports at the collegiate level. All family and friends are welcome to attend and stay for a small reception following the ceremony. “Anytime you have kids get a chance to further their career an...

Eagles defeat Wildcats
Prosper faces Naaman Forest next in playoffs

Eagles defeat Wildcats </br>Prosper faces Naaman Forest next in playoffs

Justin Hudson, Zach Markey, and Kester Muthalaly

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Slideshows

After this win over the Plano Wildcats, Prosper will host its first playoff game in Eagle Stadium against Naaman Forest on Friday, Nov. 16. That also marks the last game in Eagle Stadium. Check out next week's game: ...

Club spotlight –
Catholic Student Association
continues 2nd year at high school

Club spotlight – </br>Catholic Student Association </br>continues 2nd year at high school

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Catholic Student Association continues to pray, eat and laugh in its second year at the high school. The club’s next meeting is Thursday, Nov. 29 after school.  Junior and club president Carmen Mijares started the club last year to bring students together. The CSA is open to students of all re...

Volleyball goes to regional semifinal against Klein

Volleyball goes to regional semifinal against Klein

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eagles (35-9) will play Klein (39-8) 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, on the road for the regional semifinal title. “We are looking to play solid, low error volleyball,” assistant coach, Leslie Jackson said.“At this point in playoffs, the team that makes the fewest mistakes is going to win.” ...

Football looks forward
to final matchup against Plano
after tough loss to Allen

Football looks forward </br>to final matchup against Plano </br>after tough loss to Allen

Zach Markey, Sports Editor and Columnist

November 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Prosper's 26-0 hole to start the game against Allen proved costly in their 54-21 loss against the Allen Eagles (9-0) Friday night. The slow start from the Eagles allowed Allen to gain all the momentum they needed to clinch the District 9-6A title. The Eagles, though, will be looking to add to the...

Girls receive pajama privilege
while teams continue in playoffs

Girls receive pajama privilege </br>while teams continue in playoffs

Haley Stack, Assistant Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Girls can wear pajama pants to school starting Friday, Nov. 9, as their privilege for playoffs. Normally, guys have "No-shave November" when a team goes into playoffs, which is a tradition some girls have said leave them out.  “There has never been (a privlege),” principal John Burdett said. “I was the ...

Girls cross country team
wins 3rd at state,
continues to compete

Girls cross country team</br> wins 3rd at state,</br> continues to compete

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity cross country girls placed third at the University Interscholastic League state meet Nov. 3, and but they still have at least one more race ahead of them. The girls will run next Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Nike National Qualifiers. If they place second or third, they then will advance to t...

Students, teachers celebrate
their heritage
through ‘Day of the Dead’

Students, teachers celebrate </br>their heritage </br>through ‘Day of the Dead’

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Mexico - along with Prosper's Hispanic community - celebrated 'El Día de Los Muertos' Oct. 31 - Nov. 2.  “I think it’s a very unique thing,” Spanish teacher Francisco Salas said. “We grow up knowing and treating death as something that’s not a bad thing, and we talk about it openly. Just rem...

Students come together
to stuff the bus

Students come together </br>to stuff the bus

Maddie Moats

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The annual "Stuff the Bus" food drive is accepting donations Nov. 5 through Nov. 8. Students are asked to bring non-perishable goods to their seventh-period class to donate to Bethlehem Place and Grace Bridge Food Pantry. To help those in need and bring the community together, students can donate...

Volleyball faces Plano in regional quarterfinal

Volleyball faces Plano in regional quarterfinal

Ana Arredondo, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girl’s volleyball will play Plano 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at McKinney High for the Regional Quarterfinals title. “We were really excited to go undefeated in district the second year in a row,” senior Madi Whitmire said. “We’re just really excited to hopefully beat them for the third ti...

Preparing for the future

Preparing for the future

Kennedy Wyles, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The "Prosper Career Independent Study" course offers upperclassmen an elective that allows them to experience and learn about a professional career field - before those students have to commit to a college major.  Students enrolled in the class work on individual projects and then showcase their achie...

Theatre directors, students
to present 8 ‘Seussical’ performances

Theatre directors, students </br>to present 8 ‘Seussical’ performances

Haley Medeiros, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cast and crew for the high school’s production of Seussical will perform the first musical of the year on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. All eight performances will take place in the auditorium. “Students can expect a very non-traditional musical theatre show, because it’s Dr. Seuss’s work i...

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