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Art teacher and Linemen coach

Art teacher and Linemen coach

Jackson Vetter, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Shawn Blevins is a lineman coach for the football team at Papillion-La Vista high school. He also teaches art at the high school and has brought his talents and traits of creativity to the students and staff. He has been at Papillion-La Vista for four years and taught at Westside for 17.

New JV Tennis Coach

New JV Tennis Coach

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Every athlete is partial to their sport, whether the persuader is the way a bat feels in their hands or the thrill of watching a golf ball slice through the air. Perhaps, it’s the stamina needed for running or the Friday night lights illuminating the field. Fall sports like these create major ela...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Lucas Neill, Editor-in-Cheif

September 16, 2019

Senior Cael Hospodka like many students at Monarch High participates in the Metro programs that is only available to them as a high school senior. Although some classes are little tougher there is some perks that involve having triple early release.  This is Hospodka's first year being involved in Metro pro...

Party in the USA

Party in the USA

Makenzy Povich, Pulse Writer

September 12, 2019

From each game day theme, varying from maroon, whiteout, Hawaiian, USA, and jersey, the student body comes together as one. Each school has their own traditions and at PLHS there is a tradition to be outgoing even if you don’t feel comfortable. At each game, the students have pride and come together to s...

Oop, There’s a VSCO Girl!

Oop, There’s a VSCO Girl!

Tatum Jorgensen, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2019

A whole new generation of basic trends worn by basic girls is among us. These girls are called VSCO girls, based off the photo editing app, VSCO, similar to the Tumblr girls of 2019.  These girls are seen wearing oversized shirts with shorts, Crocs or Birkenstocks, scrunchies, puka shell necklaces and anklets from ...

An Experience to Cross Oceans For

Catherine Boatwright, Feature Editor

September 9, 2019

A person builds their life for 17 years. They leave this life for 10 months and build it in another country. Only to leave it forever after those 10 months are up. This experience may seem doleful, but the student exchange program can be considered exciting and informative. Every year at PLHS there...

Securing The Crown

Securing The Crown

Ashley Mason, Assistant Editor in Chief

September 6, 2019

Being the new guy in school is not always easy, especially being the new school resource officer for a high school. Officer Adam Boehmer takes his job from patrolling the streets to patrolling the hallways at PLHS.   Boehmer spends his weekdays from 8am to 4pm securing our school and helping student...

Flipping the Script

Flipping the Script

Josh Hennings, Sports Editor

September 6, 2019

The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Kansas Jayhawks usually aren’t NCAA teams that remind you of a legacy of football, but with the implementation of new coaching staffs and innovative facilities, these teams are looking to build a dynasty for years to come.  Among the University of North Caro...

Dancing to Perfection

Dancing to Perfection

Sophie Schlapia, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

The Friday night lights are shinning in your face. You sprint out on the field and stop at the 50-yard line. Everyone on your team gets into their places. You hit your pose strong and proud to impress the crowd. The music blasts throughout the stadium. While dancing the crowd goes wild, cheerin...

Adapting to New Changes

Adapting to New Changes

Lauryn Vacek

September 6, 2019

Skipping Practices, players not giving 100% at practice, sluggishly going through the motions in the weight room, it had to change.  This past Summer at Papillion-La Vista High School the athletes were introduced to a new mental part of their game. Once the football department hired a new head coach withi...

Causing a Racquet

Causing a Racquet

Kyler Choquette, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

Boys sports at Papillion LaVista have not quite risen to extreme heights of recently. Meanwhile the girls dominate in nearly any sport they touch. One bright spot for the boys is junior tennis player Ethan Neil.  Neil is currently the number one ranked tennis player in Nebraska. He is fresh off...

Creating a club in 8 easy steps:

Creating a club in 8 easy steps:

Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Every club at PLHS started from nothing. Marching band, Spanish club, broadcasting, fishing club, or somewhere in between: they were all started by a student or group of students who had an idea. Here is how to follow in their footsteps:  Find an Idea: The first step to creating a club is having...

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