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Running For The Class

Running For The Class

Kenzie Ward, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

The election for junior class board is usually a single race, but two students decided that their forces were better combined.   Junior Abigail Saylor and junior Nate Brown had worked together on their campaign. At first, Brown heard of the position and decided to run. Saylor then decided to jo...

A Personal Account of Six Days in Washington D.C.

A Personal Account of Six Days in Washington D.C.

Delani Watkins, Scepter Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Last April, I sat in my fifth hour Intro to Business Management and Leadership class. There was a substitute teacher that day, and the class was watching an episode of “Shark Tank” that I had already seen. Both of my table mates were absent, so looking for something to do, I checked my email. At...

Let it Grow

Let it Grow

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

November 11, 2018


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

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?   ...

Unheralded Kings

Unheralded Kings

Kenzie Ward, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Most teams have a sense of tradition that grows throughout each season. The Papillion-La Vista football team is no different when it comes to cherishing theirs.  A tradition carried over to Papio three years ago, the King of the Trenches, is rewarded to the player that proves they have what it ta...

The Great Email Fiasco

The Great Email Fiasco

Caitlyn Thomas, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

It all started with one well meaning email…  Most students have probably noticed their school inboxes getting bombarded with hundreds of emails all connected to one singular thread sent to the collective student body.  What started as an email sent to inform students of the after school c...

Leaving It All on the Ice

Leaving It All on the Ice

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

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

The Role They Play

Hannah Shin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Lucas Neill, Video Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life, Video

This is a little inside look at the new journalism staff and the interesting things about them!

“DECAcation” at its Finest

“DECAcation” at its Finest

Josh Hennings, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

DECA is one of PLHS’ largest clubs, containing over 115 students, yet only 25 members are attending one of their busiest events of the year. The 2018 annual Central Region Leadership Conference is held in Detroit, Michigan this, where over 1,800 DECA members from across the midwestern region attend...

Fall for All

Fall for All

Catherine Boatwright, Staff writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Fall is a second spring where every leaf is a flower. Fall is suffused with vivacious energies, heart-warming colors and many festivities to partake in, and the clubs at PLHS are participating in the jollification.   Vala’s Pumpkin Patch seems to be a popular location for many people to join in on fall activities.   On Tuesday, Oct. 16, Student Co...

Age Old Grudges

Age Old Grudges

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

You grab your popcorn and your drink, mentally preparing yourself for the man of the hour (or two), Michael Myers. You’ve brushed up on your Halloween knowledge, and you’re finally ready to see the newest movie in action, or rather see Michael in action. His sister, Laurie, has been preparing for t...

Life Isn’t Disposable

Life Isn’t Disposable

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

  Plastic is in most things that we use in our daily lives, such as phones and cars. No matter where we go there seems to always be some sort of plastic. Even though it’s convenient to use, it has the potential to do a lot of damage to the environment.   Plastic is in most thi...

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