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PISD Express ~ January 17, 2020

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    The PISD Express
    January 17, 2020 • Vol. 21 Facebook Like Twitter

    Choose Kindness...

    Hall of Honor Inaugural Class

    Hope Squad organized "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 the first Wednesday of each month. This stems from supporting the cause of suicide awareness and prevention.

    We are going to take this a step further. Children's Health Stadium will be lit up yellow every Wednesday evening as a simple reminder for our community to exercise kindness. So, if you find yourself driving around Prosper any Wednesday evening, run by the stadium to enjoy PISD's symbol for kindness.

    We are Prosper!
    Drew Watkin's Signature

    News
    Your input is valued for the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

    The recommendation of the PISD District Site-Based Team is to seek approval for the calendar recommendation for the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar. Please click here to provide feedback on the calendar.

    2020-2021 PISD Academic Calendar


    No School January 20tthMartin Luther King, Jr. Day / School Holiday

    RHHS Logo
    Interested in Advertising at Rock Hill HS?

    We are currently securing scoreboard sponsors for the Rock Hill scoreboards!

    1 year agreement = $2500
    3 year agreement = $6000
    5 year agreement = $7500

    8 Arena scoreboard sponsors
    4 Auxiliary gym scoreboard sponsors
    1 baseball scoreboard sponsor
    1 softball scoreboard sponsor

    Please contact the Director of Athletics, Coach Valerie Little if interested. Email valittle@prosper-isd.net or
    call 469-219-2215

    Fiddle
    Fiddle Workshop
    January 21st

    Prosper ISD will host Sherry McKenzie for a fiddle workshop on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at Prosper High School. This event is open to all violin players in Prosper ISD. For registration information, please contact Rachel Holt at MRHolt@prosper-isd.net. For more information on Sherry McKenzie, please visit www.fiddlesaregood.com.

    Relationship Survival Skills
    Relationship Survival Skills
    January 22nd

    Come and learn from therapists from Therapy on the Square.
    Help your child develop and maintain healthy friendships.

    Building and Keeping Healthy Friendships
    Wednesday, Jan. 22nd 2020 at 9-10AM
    605 East 7th Street, Prosper, TX

    Relationship Survival Skills
    Wednesday, Jan. 22nd 2020 at 6-7PM
    605 East 7th Street, Prosper, TX

    Color Guard
    PISD Middle School Color Guard Begins Rehearsals
    January 29th

    Who can participate? All Hays, Reynolds, and Rogers Students.

    What is Color Guard? We’re the section in the marching band who dance and spins flags, rifles and sabres.

    Where will rehearsals be held? We will have a sectional at each middle school, and then several rehearsals at PHS.

    When will these sectionals & rehearsals occur?
    Wed, January 29th: Hays MS Practice Gym, 3:25 - 4:30
    Wed, February 5th: Reynolds MS Small Gym, 3:25 - 4:30
    Wed, February 12th: Rogers MS Cafeteria, 3:25 - 4:30
    Wed, February, 19th: PHS, 4:30 - 6:00
    Wed, February 26th: PHS, 4:30 - 6:00
    Wed, March 4th: PHS, 4:30 - 6:00
    Wed, March 18th: PHS, 4:30 - 6:00
    Wed, March 25th: PHS, 4:30 - 6:00
    Fri, March 27th: PHS Arena, Parent Performance, 7:00

    Why should you do middle school color guard? If you’re interested in trying out for the Prosper Guard or the Rock Hill Color Guard, then these rehearsal clinics will teach you some of the fundamentals of color guard.

    How do I do color guard? Do I need to have prior experience? Most color guard members learn how to spin a flag and dance by coming to rehearsal and learning with our awesome teachers and staff members. It takes a little bit of patience and a lot of practice, but you can learn how to toss a flag in no-time, all you have to do is try!

    Basektball and hoop
    Basketball - Elementary School Night
    January 31st

    Please come out as we recognize all of our future Eagles and Hawks.
    All elementary students get in free!
    Game time will be at 7:30 PM and we will recognize the elementary students during halftime.
    Smiles of the Week Choose Kindness
    group of students smiling
    Hate has no home here
    Did You Know?
    Did you know?
    Prosper ISD enrolled about 234 new students over break.
    Health & Safety
    family eating together
    Healthy resolutions for the family

    The beginning of a new year is a natural time to think about and set goals. One of the most popular goals is to become healthier in the upcoming year. See easy ways to motivate your family if you set out to achieve this goal together.

    Easy tips for a healthier lifestyle.
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    PISD Highlights
    We are excited to give our friends and families a glimpse into the great things happening at PISD. On the PISD website, prosper-isd.net, you will find a PISD Highlights link under the Discover PISD tab. This site houses stories about great things happening in classrooms and highlights of excellence around the district.

    Story 1: Special Olympics Fall Season Recap
    Story 2: PISD Announces Rock Hill High School Head Volleyball Coach and Assistant Coordinator
    Story 3: PISD Students Run Show for Grammy Award Winner

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    Important Dates
    January 20th
    School Holiday

    PISD School Board Meeting
    School Board Appreciation
    6:30 PM at PISD Admin Bldg

    District Calendar
    February 14th
    Professional Learning / Student Holiday

    February 17th
    Presidents’ Day / Bad Weather Make-Up Day

    Ussie of the Week Don't be afflicted...
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    Cherophobia is the word for the irrational fear of being happy
    Prosper Independent School District

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