Prosper High School 5/15

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Eagle Nation,

We had another great week at PHS! We are quickly approaching the final chapter of our year and it is exciting to get to the ending. Before we close the pages on 2021-2022, we have a few more things to share about our amazing kids!


State and National Awards


  • Congratulations to our ENN (Eagle Nation News) Broadcast team for winning the Broadcast Silver Star Award at the UIL Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC)!

  • Congratulations are in order for our UIL Journalism Team (Gabriella Winans and Amanda Hare) for placing 2nd at the State competition. ENO (Eagle Nation Online) also won an Online News Silver Star Award!

  • Congratulations to Grace Esquibel for being selected as the 2022 Texas Video Producer of the Year—the very first time a PHS student has won this outstanding accolade!

  • Our ENO kids also received two TOPS in Texas gold medals! To earn a Tops in Texas, first you have to earn first place in your division. Then, the judges look at the first-place winners in all divisions 1A-6A to choose the best academic/journalistic work.

    • “Dr. Kari Roan” Multimedia Package by Amanda Hare and Gabriella Winans.

    • “Makayla Noble Day” Photo SlideShow by Christi Norris, Amanda Hare and Alyssa Clark

  • Congratulations to Michael Factor on winning the National Championship in Entomology!

  • Congratulations to our Girls Track at the State Meet. Three athletes went to the State Championships and all three won medals!
    • Lauren Lewis is the State Champion in the 400m with a time of 52:54.
    • Aubrey O’Connell won 2nd place in the 800m with a time of 2:09.06.
    • Kayla Watson won 3rd in the long jump with a distance of 19’10”.

Please see the photos below of these incredibly talented Eagles!

Our PCIS students had their final presentations last Monday night at Rock Hill High School. PHS had over 60 students present their area of study and they were all very impressive. When talking with our students, each one of them said that their research and work with their mentor prepared them for their future plans. We are very proud of our students and want to give a special "Thank you" to Mrs. Ballard, our PCIS teacher. Please read more information below about what PCIS is and also enjoy some of the photos from the final presentations.


The mission of the Prosper Career Independent Study (PCIS) program is to provide advanced academic students an opportunity to conduct a self-directed, in-depth study of a topic of their choice while gaining real-world experience under the tutelage of a mentor in the community. The program provides an environment that allows PCIS students to explore future career interests, to develop a professional product, and to serve their community.

National Honor Society Induction

Congratulations to our 192 National Honor Society (NHS) Inductees! Our kids continue to achieve at high levels and these students represent not only academic achievement, but also their abilities to be leaders, their willingness to serve others, and outstanding character.


A special thank you to Ms. Rutledge and Ms. Gile, our NHS sponors, for all of their work with NHS and also to our NHS Officers for their leadership!

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Officers from left to right-

Sneha Algole, Anika Rahman, Ashley Bledsoe, Hannah Gorgueiro, Baylie Bishop, Ethan Binoy

For Kids, John


I am currently reading The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni.

Eagle Nation News (ENN)

Check out the latest episode of ENN!

Student Highlights Covered by ENO

Our Eagle Nation Online Journalists will be covering the Student Highlight section each week.

Check out our social media accounts!

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Have Questions About College? Ask ADVi!

ADVi is a chatbot who can answer your questions about attending public colleges and universities in Texas. ADVi, short for “adviser”, is free for Prosper HS students and can answer your questions 24/7/365. To start a chat with ADVi, just text "college" to 512-829-3687.


You can ask ADVi anything – no question is too silly or too hard! You can ask questions like: What is ApplyTexas? How long does the FAFSA take? What is the TASFA? Where can I look for scholarships?


ADVi was created by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is made possible through a partnership with AdmitHub. Learn more at www.askADVi.org.

FAFSA INFORMATION

Just now starting to work on the FAFSA, or is your deadline looming, are you still on the fence if you should apply? Check out this fantastic resource that has many answers to many common and less-than-common questions.
Congratulations to Abigail Griffith and Caleb Audia on winning the Sam Johnson Elementary Scholarships!

Utilize the UNT GO CENTER

They will assist you with all of your college questions, applications, ACT/SAT registration, and FAFSA. The GO Centers will be open Monday - Friday: 8am – 8pm


How to access the Chat: Please click here. Then click on the chat feature.

Monthly Career Spotlight

May Newsletter


For more information contact: Alicia M. Schulze (aschulze@prosper-isd.net)- College and Career Counselor - Collin College for Prosper and Rock Hill High Schools

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Graduation Celebration


We have an opportunity for you to support a very special PISD event coming up this May: Prosper ISD’s Graduation Celebration! Some of you may be familiar with this event and many of you will remember Project Graduation! This is an end-of-school event that focuses on a safe and SUPER fun overnight party for all PISD 2022 graduates while educating them on the dangers of drugs and alcohol. It’s also a unique opportunity for all seniors from BOTH campuses to celebrate together before they head off to the next phase of life.


If you work for or own a business that would like to support this event as a sponsor please see this information. This event is completely self-supporting as no funds come from the school district budget. It is only through the generosity of parents, townspeople, and sponsorship from local businesses and organizations that we are able to host this Celebration. All monetary donations will be used to provide entertainment, food, and door prizes (computers, dorm fridges, tablets, etc.) for our seniors to help them enter the next phase of their lives.

Attached you will find additional sponsorship and information. Individual donations are appreciated as well! Thank you in advance for making this year’s celebration the best yet!

WE ARE PROSPER!

Fundraising.pisdgc@gmail.com

Your PISD Graduation Celebration Team

Jennifer 214.282.9716 Cindy 214.797.9743

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Thank you to our Valedictorian Sponsors for your generous donations:


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  • Pogue
  • Shottenkirk
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Class of 2022

Reference the Prosper High School's website throughout the year for senior updates.

PHS Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)

Prosper High School PTO is a volunteer organization made up of parents, teachers, administrators, and support staff who are all dedicated to the successful education of our children. Click below to go to our information page and become a member. We hope if you have some time that you will volunteer with us. Please let us know your interests and availability and we will find a spot for you.


More PTO information can be found here

The word for May is Courage

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Hope Squad/Be Kind Shirts for Sale

Our Hope Squads will sell "Be Kind" yellow T-Shirts as a symbol to simply be kind to one another, which is why you often see "yellow" shirts scattered throughout our district on Wednesdays each week. This stems from supporting our cause of suicide awareness and prevention.


To purchase a shirt, log in to My School Bucks, Go To School Store, Look for Hope Squad T-shirt, Select T-Shirt option (See options below) Student Name. Homeroom = 1st Period Classroom


Orders will be placed at the end of each month with delivery to campuses the following month. 1st Period teachers will hand them to students when they arrive.


PISD will continue to light up the new Children's Health Stadium every Wednesday evening as a simple reminder for our community to show kindness and compassion to one another. If you find yourself driving around Prosper on Wednesday evenings, drive by the stadium to enjoy PISD's symbol for kindness.

Campus Calendar

Please see the campus calendar for a complete list of student activities.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

May 16th - Prosper ISD Board Meeting

May 25th - Last Day of School - Early Release

Submit anonymous tip to Prosper ISD


Tip411 is a new tool to enhance student safety. It is an internet-based communication system that gives students or any concerned citizen a means to quickly and anonymously report threats, potential self-harm, concerns, suspicious or criminal behavior at school or beyond school hours regarding PISD schools, students and/or staff.


When you submit a tip, it is sent to a 3rd party tip service acting as a privacy buffer between you and the Prosper ISD Police Department to preserve your identity and contact information. If you have a tip for the Prosper ISD Police Department please use any of the options on this page to provide important information on crimes or criminals that will help us to keep Prosper ISD safe for everyone.


Tip submissions may not be received until the following day. In case of emergency dial 911.

After Hours Reporting for Potential Threat to Self


What happens if a staff member or student learns that a student might be suicidal after school hours, on the weekend, or during a holiday?

If immediate help is needed, call 911.


Students should make a report to tip411. After the report has been made, they should follow up with the Hope Squad Advisor (if the student is in Hope Squad).


Staff should also make a report to tip411. Once a report has been made, staff should notify the campus principal letting them know that a report has been made.


Option 1

Download the Prosper ISD App. Click on Tip411. Enter tip. You will receive a message back through the app once the message is received.


Option 2

https://www.prosper-isd.net/tip411


Option 3

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