Author Archives: Cathie Watson-Short

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!


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!


PTSA Meeting & Parent Education: Teen Alcohol and Substance use and services at Prospect

Prospect PTSA Agenda for November 14th, General Meeting 
6:30-7:15pm in the PHS staff room

  1. Welcome!
  2. Approval of minutes
  3. Financial reports
  4. Report of the executive board – 3 minutes
    1. PTSA President will also give Parent Rep Report from District
  5. Principal report – 5 minutes
  6. Brett Johanson, Future Path SAT Prep will present his company’s SAT prep class we are planning for spring 2018. – 10 Minutes
  7. Reports of the committees
    1. Open House Recap– Joell & Cathie – 7 minutes
    2. Teacher Mini Grants (Thomas) – 3 minutes
    3. Parenting Your Teen (Anita&Cathie) – 3 minutes
    4. Homecoming Decorating Recap – Cristene – 3 minutes
    5. Career Center (C&CS Rep) – 3 minutes
    6. Grad Night Update – Janet Chance – 3 minutes
  8. Unfinished Business
  9. New Business
  10. Adjournment

Parent Education Topic
7:30-8:30pm Teen Alcohol and Substance use and services at Prospect – Prospect Uplift Counseling Staff and Joell Hanson.

November PTSA Meeting – Alcohol/Substance Use on Campus -Tues. 11/14

6:30-7:15pm PTSA Meeting, 7:30-8:30pm – Alcohol/Substance Use on Campus in our Staff Lounge (in the hallway to the left of the Main Office)

Come learn about what kind of alcohol/substance use our Administration and Counselors are seeing on campus, what Prospect’s levels of service are to help teens make better choices and get the help they need, and how you as a parent can spot signs of drinking and alcohol in your own child.  Prospect Administration and Counselors will be providing this parent lecture and discussion.