Month: August 2017

Prosper Track Club Continues to Impress

Previously in The Prosper Times, we told you about the Prosper North Texas Jackrabbits Track Club boys relay team's impressive results at the Junior Olympics, but the successes don't end there for this club of local standout athletes.

Prosper promotes Assistant Fire Chief to top position

PROSPER (August 28, 2017) Prosper Assistant Fire Chief Stuart Blasingame has been selected to lead the department as Fire Chief effective Sept. 1, according to Town Manager Harlan Jefferson. “The continuity of leadership that Chief Blasingame brings to the department is invaluable,” said Jefferson. “I expect the department to continue to operate at the same ...

PISD, Parents Team Up for Educational Athletics Program

Data shows involvement in extracurricular activities helps increase overall GPA, decreases discipline issues, decreases attendance issues, improves standardized test scores, as well as providing many more intangible benefits.

Town Council receives new budget and five-year plan

The Prosper Town Council meeting kicked off with the presentation of a Storm Ready certification presented by Senior Meteorologist Eric Martello on hand from the National Weather Service.

School Board Approves New Budget

The 2017-2018 budget was approved as well as the projected tax rate to fund the budget in Monday’s meeting of the PISD School Board.

Inside The Locker Room

Last week, I was scheduled to cover the Varsity Prosper Volleyball season openers.

Maher Maso Guest Speaker for Rotary

Prosper’s new Economic Development Corporation Director, Maher Maso, stopped in at the Prosper Rotary last week and gave those in attendance an overview of what he sees for Prosper.

PISD Athletic Director Holds Convocation to Kick-Off School Year

All 75 members of the Prosper ISD coaching staff congregated at the arena for the PISD Coaches Convocation held by Athletic Director, Valerie Little.

Reticent Author Finishes Lengthy Journey

Anyone who pays attention to the business of the Prosper Independent School District should be familiar with Jim Bridges because he’s held a seat on the Board of Trustees for eight years.

Shining Gems Shines Light on Special Athletes

Being a part of a team is something all children desire, whether it's baseball, football, dance, or cheer.