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A Change in Systems

A Change in Systems

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase

We’re all used to voting for Prom King/Queen in our advisement classes before Prom, but this year the method has changed and become more efficient and accurate. This year, ZipGrade sheets will be used as people enter Prom to make the voting system faster, more efficient, and less manually intensiv...

A Look into Lina’s

A Look into Lina’s

Kyler Choquette, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life

With a humble (according to the United States Census) 19,539 citizens Papillion is not the biggest of towns. Less big-name companies but more local businesses have instilled themselves into Papio after many years. Papio Fun Park, Papillion Flower Patch, Papio Bowl, Kajamas, Mings, and Papio Bay could...

Standing Out Among the Crowd

Standing Out Among the Crowd

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

March 26, 2019


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

Ah...Prom. Every high schooler’s dream, a fancy dinner, friends (or a date), and the perfect attire. But wait...what if you hate dresses?? What do you do? Fear not, unique individual, for I will provide alternative options for you.   Jumpsuits are a bold choice that can make one stand out in the crowd and they can be found at most department stores along with more upscale online stores. They come in a va...

Last Minute Scholarships!

Last Minute Scholarships!

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

March 1, 2019


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

Seniors! Still looking for some last-minute scholarships to apply for? Here’s a list of a few that haven’t quite hit their deadline yet.  2019 Student View Scholarship  Award: Up to 4,000 Deadline: 4/22 Requirements: Take a 15-25-minute survey and be entered in a drawing for scholarship money  A...

A New Chapter

A New Chapter

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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

The people we pass by on the street are generally strangers; strangers that we normally do not think twice about. Usually, we cannot even remember the face of one from just a few days ago, but regardless, all strangers have histories.   When almost fifteen percent of the US population consists of immigrants, you are bound to come across someon...

Ten Days Abroad

Ten Days Abroad

Elizabeth Eidem, Copy Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Trips abroad are always well sought after for everyone, but senior Alexa Rudner is going to Israel and Jerusalem on a free, 10 day trip for both fun and to increase her faith life.   Over the summer, Rudner and many other Jewish people, 18 to 32 years-old, will be traveling to locations th...

Opinion: Best Year of High School

Opinion: Best Year of High School

OPINION BY Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019


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

Ah, high school, the “best” years of our lives...supposedly. The four years we spend in this building change us, usually for the better, but, out of all the four years, which one is truly the best? Freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior year?   The angst that fills these walls is sometimes overpowering, the different age groups mingling and becoming friends. All the non-seniors f...

Music without Boundaries

Music without Boundaries

Rachel Pham, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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

Music. It echoes down concert halls and though our earbuds every day. For many, in such a bustling society, professionally performing music is merely a dream and only a determined few can call it their way of life. Joey Gulizia is one of few performers.  Gulizia is a professional musician and specializes in percussion. Gulizia has been exposed to music for nearly his whole life. His father held...

Valentine’s Day: Is It a Corporate Holiday?

Valentine’s Day: Is It a Corporate Holiday?

OPINION BY: Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

January 31, 2019


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

 Where the heck did Valentine’s Day come from? The holiday of “love” seemingly came out of nowhere with its heart boxes filled with chocolates, flowers, and expensive gifts. People spend so much money on a random holiday for “love," but is there really a meaning behind it besides the overhan...

Show Choir Groups Take on Competition Season

Show Choir Groups Take on Competition Season

Ashley Mason, News Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Features, Media, News, Student Life

Starting the day at 6am, they gather up the colorful costumes and begin voice exercises before heading out to different schools in the state to sing their heart and soul out. This is how the typical morning goes for the show choir students that go compete in rigorous competitions.  For senior Wyatt Terrebonne, a bass on the varsity show choir ensemble, Free Spirit, this has been his life fo...

Student Teacher Slideshow

Student Teacher Slideshow

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Slideshows

  Click to "read more" and scroll to meet the 2018-2019 student teachers for the second semester.

Cities of the Dead

Cities of the Dead

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

December 20, 2018


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

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.   ...

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