Eagle Express

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2016-2017 Archives

Eagle Express ~ October 13, 2017

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    Homecoming Parade 2017
    BacktoSchool
    2 Minute Drill

    Highlights:
    Shout Outs - Cross Country & Mighty Eagle Band

    Click here to watch the 2 Minute Drill
    Celebrate Calm is coming to Prosper ISD!

    October 17th

    10 Ways to Stop Defiance, Disrespect & Yelling Workshop
    2 FREE Workshops. No Need to Register.

    Tuesday, October 17 | 9:00am – 11:00am
    Prosper ISD Administration Board Room
    605 E. 7th St. / Prosper, TX 75078

    Tuesday, October 17 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    Prosper High School Auditorium
    301 Eagle Dr. / Prosper, TX 75078

    Click here for more information.
    Dyslexia Awareness Night

    October 19th

    Please join us for a student panel, Q&A, and a look at the different parts of a Take Flight lesson. We look forward to seeing you and providing you with a behind the scenes look at dyslexia and the remediation process. Light snacks will be provided. We hope to see you October 19th from 5:30-7:00pm ! This meeting will take place at the Admin Building in the Board Room.
    Cory Ausenbaugh Memorial Fun Run

    October 28th

    The 8th Annual 5K / 1 Mile Fun Run is right around the corner.

    Where:
    Windsong Ranch
    1001 Windsong Parkway South, Prosper, TX 75078

    Time:
    8:00 am - Registration
    9:00 am - Fun Run
    9:30 am - 5K

    Online Registration:
    Click here to register online
    Register on/before Oct. 25th - $20 (includes t-shirt)
    Race Day - $30

    Questions:
    Click here if you have any questions or need more information.
    The Prosper Mighty Eagle Band Brings Home the GOLD

    The Prosper Eagle Mighty Band recently competed in the prestigious HEB Marching Contest taking first place overall and earning outstanding caption awards for Percussion, Music Performance, and General Effect. Winning the overall championship spanning over all classifications is a first for the PHS band program – we could not be more proud of all involved – they certainly represent this week’s League of Awesomeness!
    Do you have a Vintage Sewing Machine?

    Rogers Middle School Theatre is searching for vintage sewing machines like the one pictured here for their One Act Play competition. They will not be sewn on and do not need to run. If you would be willing to let them borrow yours or would like to donate one, they would greatly appreciate it! If you would like to know how you can help or have any questions please email Sariea Haney.
    Middle School / High School Escape Room

    Register Today

    Does your child like to problem solve and be challenged mentally? Prosper ISD GT Department is sponsoring an Escape Room for Prosper ISD Middle School and High School students on Saturday, November 11th from 9:00am until noon at Reynolds Middle School. Students can sign up as an individual and will be assigned a team, or teams can submit the Google Team Form to compete as a group. Registration and payment are online only. Please click here for more information and registration links. Space is limited so register today.
    Young Creators Conference

    October 21st

    Is your child creative and innovative? Are you seeking opportunities to spark your child’s passions? Prosper ISD’s parent advocacy group for our gifted and talented, Gifted Minds Prosper, is sponsoring a Young Creators’ Conference on Saturday, October 21 from 9am to 12pm. The conference is open to all Prosper ISD 1st – 5th graders and will be presented by NuMinds Enrichment. Please click here for more details.
    Robotics & Automation Challenge

    Register by October 23rd

    Prosper Robotics presents "Engineering a Better World", a robotics competition that builds coding, design, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

    Students in 2nd- 8th grade who are interested in robotics have an opportunity to be part of the Prosper Robotics Competition. For more information about the competition click here and contact your campus robotics liaison.

    Baker- Stephanie Romero- skromero@prosper-isd.net
    Cockrell- Stacey Focht- srfocht@prosper-isd.net
    Folsom- Bob Barker- rjbarker@prosper-isd.net
    Hughes- Johnathan Ramos- jrramos@prosper-isd.net
    Light Farms- Brent Bellman- jbbellman@prosper-isd.net
    Rucker- Paul Beaty- pgbeaty@prosper-isd.net
    Windsong- Jessica Scurlock- jkscurlock@prosper-isd.net
    Rogers- Kim Draeger- kmdraeger@prosper-isd.net
    Reynolds- Bart Jacobsen- bbjacobsen@prosper-isd.net
    GT Info Meeting for Parents of Students in Kinder

    October 24th

    The Prosper ISD GT program is designed to provide motivating, challenging experiences that will nurture the unique academic and social-emotional needs of gifted and talented students. Students whose data indicate the advanced program services are the most appropriate educational setting will be recommended for placement in the gifted and talented program.

    We will hold an information meeting regarding our GT program and the identification process for Kindergarten on Tuesday, October 24 in the Rogers Middle School (1001 Coit Rd) cafeteria at 6:30 pm.

    If you have questions, please contact your campus GT Specialist.
    Community News Page

    This page is a listing of many upcoming activities hosted by local groups and organizations. It is updated on a regular basis. Click here to view upcoming events.
    Walk to Fight Suicide

    November 4th

    Prosper Out of the Darkness Walk
    1001 Windsong Ranch Pkwy, Prosper, TX 75078
    Walk Begins: 9:00 am
    Walk Ends: 12:00 pm

    Register today at afsp.org/Prosper
    Eagle Spotlight


    National Broadcast Adviser of the Year

    We are proud to announce that PHS Broadcast Adviser, Brian Kennedy, has been chosen as the National Broadcast Adviser of the Year. Congratulations on this amazing honor.
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    Upcoming Events


    October 13th
    End of 1st 9 Weeks
    PHS Homecoming Game


    October 16th
    PISD School Board Meeting
    Admin Board Room - 7:00 pm

    October 20th
    Professional Learning / Student Holiday

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    Prosper Independent School District
    605 East Seventh Street, Prosper, TX 75078
    Phone: 469-219-2000
    Email: communications@prosper-isd.net