Energetic in its Own Way

Caleb Digiacomo plays the mellophone along with the other show band members for the varsity show choir, Free Spirit.

Hannah Shin, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

Concert band, jazz band, game band, and show band. Band fanatics are eager to participate in every group possible. One musician is particularly unique; sophomore Caleb Digiacomo, who goes by a nick name given to him because of his instrument, the French horn: Frenchie. Digiacomo currently plays...

Questions We Need Answers to

Chloé Grimm

December 21, 2018

1) Why is every movie in America somehow #1 Movie in America?  2) Who closes the bus door after the bus driver gets off?  3) Is the S or C silent in scent?  4) If life is unfair to everyone, does that make it fair?   5) Who named them jet skis and not boater-cycles?  6) Why do they call them apartments if they’re built toge...

Cities of the Dead

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

December 20, 2018

Usually picturing a cemetery consists of rows upon rows of headstones, but in New Orleans, Louisiana, it is common to see above ground “tombs.” These tombs are bought by families to store their loved ones, they will be used time and time again, if a year has passed since it has been last opened.   ...

the Booth

the Booth

Lucas, Kyler, and Josh, Staff writter

December 18, 2018

This is a podcast with staff writers Kyler, Josh and video editor Lucas give stats about a winter variety of sports at PLHS

Nurturing Nature

History teacher Mrs. Wilton poses with her two favorite plants.

Ashley Mason, News editor

December 10, 2018

Walking through each classroom door the walls are covered by a teachers’ personality from sports teams to vacation pics. But for one history teacher, she brings her room to life with her to devotion as a plant mom.   A “plant mom” is one who embraces the current trend of collecting houseplants, ranging from potted succulents to hanging plants. The o...

Abandoning Professionalism

Junior Braxton Fjeldsted and senior Jace Armstrong play a set of Christmas tunes at a local dinner party. The Combo only had a couple weeks to prepare around ten songs, but even still, they played some very catchy dining music.

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Music ensembles depend on deadlines and schedules that consist of specified concert dates, consistent performance times, an idea of a rehearsal countdown. They are luxuries that help strengthen efficiency and time management. They are luxuries that musicians use to gradually work toward greatness....

The Thanksgiving Disappearing Act

The Thanksgiving Disappearing Act

Annie Waldman, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2018

It is the day after Halloween, and Christmas music is playing on the radio while pine trees erupt in every corner of Target and Hobby Lobby.   The earlier that Christmas decorations come out, the more Thanksgiving is erased. Not to mention, the lack of patience for the holidays has caused th...

Let it Grow

Mr. Jay Ball, participant of

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

November 11, 2018

It’s that time of year again, the time where people are encouraged to grow out their body hair for “No Shave November” and “Movember”. In case you didn’t know, both organizations encourage people to grow out their hair for the month of November. Who started this, and where did it come from?   ...

Let it Grow: Participants

Mr. Phil Hansen flexin', ready for the challenge.

Chloe Grimm, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018

Leaving It All on the Ice

Leaving It All on the Ice

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

With the elegance of each turn, the grace of each stroke and each move vividly different from the next, figure skating creates breathing art with the movement of a leg or the flick of an arm.  Figure skating is an intense sport, from the many vigorous practices to the stressful competitions.  Junior...

The Role They Play

Junior Kenzie Fairman works the

Hannah Shin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

The curtain opens, Act One has started, and the lights on stage change color. As the stories are being told, a gunshot is heard. All these things are caused by the people right behind the curtain.  Juniors Kenzie Fairman and Olivia Love talk about what their job is like as run crew members and the role they play.  Now you might be w...

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