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A Long Overdue Star Wars Preview

A Long Overdue Star Wars Preview

Billy Broderick, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Showcase

Wow. After watching the multiple teasers and trailers for this movie I've come to one main conclusion - there are so many questions Star Wars: The Last Jedi must answer. Who are Rey's parents? Who is Snoke? And is Finn force-sensitive? Man, oh man, this movie has such great potential. The official...

Gamers Divided

Gamers Divided

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

Who are you, really? There are two things that can, and will, eternally categorize you: Xbox or PlayStation. Each of these gaming systems have their own perks, but which one is truly the superior system?   Let's get down to the basics of the PlayStation. Created by Sony, PlayStation was first released in 1994. Sony was originally partnered with Nintendo, but when they backed out of the partnership, PlayStation lived on as Sony's brainchild. Sony...

Monarchs in the Morning ep.28| Snapchat and the Dad-of-War

Monarchs in the Morning ep.28| Snapchat and the Dad-of-War

Kennedy Sautter and Trevor Lewis, Editor-in-chief of PlPulse

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Media, News Briefs, Podcasts

Kennedy and Trevor return for one of the last episodes of the semester and this one'll keep you wanting more! this time they discuss Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and we see a return of the infamous Florida Man News!

Things Students are Tired of Hearing

Things Students are Tired of Hearing

Opinion By Elizabeth Eidem, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

High school is a melting pot for ideas and phrases. An original thought does not seem to exist, students adopt others' phrases and they not only stick, but spread like wildfire.   Inspired by social media, a few things stood out to me that students are definitely tired of hearing.   "No offense" or "Not to be rude" is always followed by a rude or offensive commen...

Strange Plurals

Strange Plurals

Opinion by Trevor Lewis, Video Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever seen a group of fish? Have you ever seen a group of fishes? Have you ever seen a gaggle of geese? What about a flock of Geese? These are all technically correct plurals; most just have more common household uses. There are many different plurals that confuse most people as they try to...

Learn to Curl

Learn to Curl

Trevor Lewis, Lucas Neill, Video Editor, Staff Video

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Video

Watch as Trevor and Lucas go on an adventure to better understand the intense and "hacky" sport of curling.

MitM Ep.28| Don’t Leave your Son Behind

MitM Ep.28| Don’t Leave your Son Behind

Kennedy Sautter and Trevor Lewis, Editor-in-chief of PlPulse

November 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Podcasts, Showcase

Welcome back Monarchs! This time Kennedy and Trevor discuss a rather hidden detail in the Home Alone series, that blows the lid off the story, you don't wanna miss this one!

State Volleyball Semi-Final Information

State Volleyball Semi-Final Information

November 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase, Sports

2017 NSAA State Volleyball Semi-Final Championship Papillion La Vista Monarchs vs Millard North Mustangs Friday, November 10 @ 7:00pm Pinnacle Bank Arena North Court Pre-Buy Tickets($5.00 Students, $7.00 Adults): https://nsaahome.ticketleap.com/2017-nsaa-volleyball-championships/ Bag Policy: Guest may only have ONE clear bag that is 12x12x6 or smaller https://www.pinnaclebankarena.com/assets/img/Clear-Bag-Policy-Graphic-FIN...

Outsiders Slideshow

Outsiders Slideshow

Trevor Lewis, Video Editor, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Photography, Slideshows

Enjoy some behind the scenes and onstage photos of the Outsiders.

Well That’s an Odd Car…

Well That’s an Odd Car…

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-In-Chief of PlPulse

November 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Well, that’s an odd car. Of all the things to bring to school, an odd vehicle was in the south parking lot of PLHS, one that is usually meant for travelling long distances or camping out with families. That’s right, an RV was parked at PLHS. Question is who was it, and how did security react? To ans...

The History of Jack-o-Lanterns and Exploding Pumpkins

The History of Jack-o-Lanterns and Exploding Pumpkins

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-in-Chief of PlPulse

November 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Showcase, Video

Ever wondered why carved pumpkins are called Jack-o-Lanterns? Well Mr. Gray of PLHS explains the legend, and explodes a pumpkin as a bonus! Credit to Bensound for the music. Check out http://Bensound.com for royalty free sounds.

2017 Pumpkin Carve-off

2017 Pumpkin Carve-off

Trevor Lewis, Video Editor, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Showcase, Slideshows, Uncategorized, Video

Watch as Kennedy Sautter, Caitlyn Thomas, and Kaylen Maltais try to best each other in the wild, wacky, and spooky world of pumpkin carving.   Credit to Bensound for music, For more great sounds like these check out Bensound.com.

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