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PTSA Book Club:  Mindset by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Who:  All Parents of Prospect High School
When:  First Monday of the Month
Starting:  Oct.1st 7:00 PM
What Chapters:  Chapters 1-3
Where:  Prospect Library
All the teachers at Prospect High School have been trained in this unique and positive way of thinking that Carol Dweck explains in her book Mindset.  One of the most beneficial books to read as your student learns to learn.
Join us by RSVPing ASAP!

Tuesday, 9/11 @ 6:30pm – PHS PTSA Supporting Student Success & Meeting

Join us!!!  Find out what is happening at our General Meeting at 6:30pm and meet Principal, Paul Pinza as he hosts our Parent Topic with a panel of 2 teachers and a guidance counselor to help give you the tools to support your student to be successful at Prospect at 7:30pm. You will have an opportunity to ask your burning questions. See full Agenda here!

PTSA Membership Drive on Now!

Join the PTSA & Support the Students and Staff for an Amazing School Year and Celebrate Prospect’s 50th Golden Anniversary!

Membership Supports:
Parent-School Connection * ACT/SAT Prep * Homecoming Dance * Staff Appreciation * Teacher Grants * Student Scholarships * State Advocacy *   Parent Ed Nights * College & Career Center * Open House * Senior Breakfast * And Much More!!

Joint PTSA & Panther Paws Meeting – Aug 14th, 6:30-8pm, Room 30

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Join us for our our first ever joint Booster club meeting and learn about what both Boosters have planned for this year.  Our new Principal will be there to introduce himself and show support for our joint efforts to “Build the Pride!” at Prospect and both boosters.  We will provide some refreshments, an overview of the plans for both booster, what we do for our students, an opportunity to ask questions, share your priorities and talk in person with the members of the booster clubs.  Let’s make 2018-19 the best year yet at Prospect!

Prospect PTSA Hosts 8th Grade Parent Night

Big turn out for our first incoming freshman parent night at Prospect!  If you missed it we have you covered, here is our presentation and hand outs:

8th Grade Parent Night Presentation

Prospect Athletics Information Hand Out

Prospect PTSA Information Hand Out

Questions?  Email: President@ProspectPTSA.org

PTSA Presents: Beyond Measure Film – sequel to Race to Nowhere

Date:          Monday, May 14

Time:          7:00 – 9:15 PM – Doors open at  6:45

Place:        Prospect High School – Performing Arts Center

   18900 Prospect Rd., Saratoga, CA 95070

RSVP:         HERE

In Beyond Measure, we find a revolution brewing in public schools across the country. From rural Kentucky to New York City, schools are shaping a new vision for our classrooms. These are schools that see critical thinking, communication, exploration, experimentation, collaboration, and creativity as the key to good education and they are dramatically improving outcomes for children of all backgrounds. They are schools where practically every student graduates and goes on to finish college

Please RSVP to secure your spot!  Click HERE!    free with advance registration, donations to PTSA accepted at the door.

Last year our viewing of Screenagers sold out! 

Last PTSA Meeting of Year – Tues, 5/7, 6:30-8pm – Staff Lounge

Join us!   We will be voting on Senior Scholarships, Evaluation of this year’s PTSA activities, Update on Student Math Survey, Student School Climate Survey and Next year’s planning – this will be an interactive session and we need your feedback to make our school even better for all of our deserving students!  See full Agenda here!

Prospect High School Wins Project Cornerstone Caring School Climate Award!

Prospect PTSA Meeting 2/12 6:30pm, Parent Topic 7:30pm

Join us 2/12 in the staff lounge for our February PTSA Meeting.  Check out our Agenda and join us for our Parent Topic – Prospect 50th Anniversary Overview 2018-19.

Also if you are able to help sell dinner or bake Brownies or Cookies for the College Fair dinner that PTSA is hosting as a fundraiser please sign up here!

Parent Education Night

Demystifying the Road to College

by Sue Larminie, Independent College Advisor

Monday, January 29, 2018, 7pm-8:30pm, Prospect High School, Room 30A

If you missed this insightful talk here are Sue’s handouts:

Demystifying the Road to College by Sue Larminie – Slides

2017 Launchpad College Planning Reference for Prospect Jan 29, 2018

UC Freshman Application Data

College CSU UC map & WUE list