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Season Endings

Brady Dumont on the sideline with his team after the injury.

Ellie Beiser

September 21, 2020

The last season of a high school sport is one that leaves a lasting impression. After enduring challenges and building a strong team, this impression is not only remembered by teammates and coaches, but by one’s self. With a senior varsity football season cut short, Brady Dumont is staying as p...

New Team, Same Beast

Andy Janovich rumbles his way to a 55 yard touchdown in a game back in 2015. Janovich finished his Husker career with 265 yards and three touchdowns.

Anthony Rubek, Sports Editor

September 21, 2020

After months of uncertainty, the NFL is finally back. Many players head into the year with unique stories about how they got to this point. One of the most special stories revolves around the new fullback in Cleveland. Cleveland Browns fullback Andy Janovich looks to have a successful season after ...

Surfacing Petitions

The online view of the petition created by Roshu Senthil and her friends.

Ellie Beiser

September 21, 2020

After months of quarantine, school is in session. This year, with cautionary procedures against COVID-19. The voluntary decisions of students and staff vary among their own personal stances and situations. Personal stances and situations in these times have an impact on the proper use of masks, c...

Freshman-’24 v. Covid-19

Freshman are working on writing assignment in Ms. Albertsons class.

Emma Leslie, Staff writer

September 9, 2020

Freedom. That is what most people first tell you about as you are going into high school. What they forget to mention is the stress, thousands of new responsibilities, the maze that is your school, and the towering 18-year-old boys that could be 36.   Now throw in a pandemic. Masks, social dista...

What’s Next?

Large group eagerly waits to be released from lunch. Big gatherings like this make the future of PLHS uncertain.

September 9, 2020

2020 has been a year full of uncertainty, with the school year being even more uncertain. Leading to a question many of us are asking, just what is going to happen this year? The 2020-2021 school year has had an uneasy start. Everything can change at a drop of a hat, causing students and staff at PLHS to m...

Quarantine Hobbies

A student baking in Culinary Club. Many students have picked up cooking over quarantine.

Ginnie Walton, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

After an extended amount of time spent in isolation the brain can start to change and adapt to being alone. This can lead to memory loss, mental health issues, and other serious problems. Where people’s brains might not be changing while in quarantine per se, they are definitely more than a little b...

Teacher Preperation

Students take notes during class while taking precautions against Covid-19

Ellie Beiser, Editor

September 8, 2020

Months turn into weeks that turn into days, marking the countdown to the first day of school. This school year however the countdown was not only longer, but increasingly questionable.  As the news of school beginning during Covid-19 grew more concrete, teachers continued to work to maintain as “norma...

Zooming Through the Year

Zoom is the main way teacher teacher their classes and answer any questions students may have. It was a new experience to most students when they first used it.

Hannah Shin, PLPulse Writer

May 1, 2020

March 12, 2020, the PLHS school year suddenly comes to an end. The community closes, and everyone frantically stocks up on toilet paper.   Now, PLCS is in “Phase 2” of online learning. “Phase 2” refers to classes are resuming, and students are learning in their homes with the information and...

A Polished View On COVID-19

A Polished View On COVID-19

Jack Nieto, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

While many Americans are sitting at home in effort to slow down the pandemic that’s unfolding in front of us, healthcare workers are standing in the frontlines risking their lives for a greater good.   The year of 2020 has been an emotional roller coaster for many Americans and the rest of the ...

Academy Shutdown

Some seniors from PLHS and PLSHS that are in the Health Academy pose in front of Hillcrest, an assisted living home, after the academy's weekly service learning.

Tatum Jorgensen, Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2020

As everyone is aware, COVID-19 has taken over almost everyone’s lives. Students have been hit hard after schools have closed and classes are now moved to online. Students in academy have had a difficult time transitioning to their classes being online.  Senior Mitch Germany is in the EMT Academy...

The Chill Zone Ep. 17 Marching Band

The Chill Zone Ep. 17 Marching Band

Owen Sumter and Vincent Lin

March 6, 2020

This week’s episode features the new 2020 drum majors and discusses marching band, music leadership, and profound kids television.   Keira Miller (Insta: keiradawn_) Clayton Lytle (Insta: clayton.lytle) Cali Engel (Insta: cali.loves.icecream)   Contact us with suggestions: Owen...

Omaha Hot Spot

Enjoy a treat at Ted and Wally's with homemade ice-cream daily.

Samantha Riggs, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Hangout spots in the Omaha area can be very limiting but Downtown Omaha never seems to disappoint. Whether it be a lunch date, some thrift shopping, or grabbing some ice cream, the variety of spots downtown allows for a great night out.  Throughout the years, many changes and improvements hav...

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