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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

Welcome 8th Grade Parents!

It was great to meet our incoming 8th grade parents last night!  You are welcome to come to our PTSA Meetings this year to learn what we are about.  PTSA is a great place to learn about what is going on and to ask your questions.  To get our communications, sign up for our newsletter in the upper left side of our home page.  If you missed the 8th grade parent night download the 8th grade parent night brochure 2017-18. Our next meeting will be Monday, February 13th at 6:30pm.

January 16th Meeting – Tuesday 1-16, Staff Lounge

Join us for our Parent & Student Update and Feedback Meeting.  Prospect PTSA agenda for Jan_16_2018v2

Together we Gave 120 Gifts to our Teachers & Staff!

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Prospect Panther Families, Cutesy Cupcakes & Yogurtland.  You Made our Teachers and Staff’s Day!

 

Nov. 14th Meeting Notes

Nathan Thame: Project manager for our district, discussed master plans for construction at Prospect, check out the new improvements underway for Prospect: Prospect Improvement Summary and Map

Brett Johanson from Future Path Prep presented to our PTSA. He is a teacher from Branham and has started his own SAT prep company.  He offers a course  for $135  which includes his manual plus the official SAT prep book. Classes are capped at 36. Class time is 8 hours for reading/writing, 5 hours for math.  Each section is taught by qualified teachers. PTSA plans to contract with Future Path in the spring to prepare for the May SAT date.  Stay tuned for signups in January.

Couldn’t make the Nov. 14th meeting, but curious as to what else was discussed?  Read our Prospect PTSA, November 14 – Meeting Notes!