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Previewing the Glamour

Previewing the Glamour

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase

For a group that doesn't even earn a PE credit, Free Spirit sure sheds a whole lot of blood, sweat, and tears.  Free spirit, the varsity show choir at PLHS, had their premier night this summer on July 20, showing off their progress to friends, families, and peers. Ever since then, a lot of im...

Students’ Safety

Students’ Safety

Megan Davey, Feature Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

It is difficult to completely prevent a tragedy, but it can be easy to prepare for one. In recent attacks and threats to schools, it was not always courage that made the difference in saving lives, but knowledge of how to handle a situation.   As the school year kicks off, teachers are working to make sure that students are not only reminded of their responsibilities in classes...

Scent for the Summer

Scent for the Summer

Lissa Lafond, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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

When you dream of summer, the smell of chlorine and bonfire brings back memories of late summer nights. Smells bring back more nostalgia and memories than any other senses, so check all these great summer inspired scents for this summers' fragrance. Lemon- the overpowering citrus will make you want...

Show Choir Auditions

Show Choir Auditions

Dakota Kelley, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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

For some, show choir auditions are one of the nerve-racking parts of being a part of show choir. For others, it's just another formality and comes without the nerves. Nevertheless, auditions are a part of the process of show choir and is the kick off the season.   After all the hard work and early mornings, some may ask why would anyone want to do that for a week straight? The answer is simple; they d...

High School Review

High School Review

May 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Big changes are always a little bit scary. The transition from eighth grade to high school is one of these nerve-wracking experiences. It's a bigger school with more kids, more classes and more teachers. The incoming freshman were worried about these things and more, but now, at the end of the school...

Thank You Teachers

Thank You Teachers

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Slideshows

Teachers are taken for granted and are not thanked enough for everything they do for their students. From the endless amount of time they spend perfecting their lesson plans to putting up with students as they grow individually.    Sophomore Kate Kalamaja would like to thank all teachers for t...

Extra Special Acting

Extra Special Acting

Elizabeth Eidem, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Surfing through Netflix, you find a new movie to watch. The movie begins and the setting seems all too familiar. Have I been there?   This movie is "The Election" and the setting is the halls of PLHS.   Released in 1999, "The Election" was filmed at PLHS, and English teacher Ms. Gebhardt was an...

Off to the Highlands

Off to the Highlands

Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Senior Kaitlyn Caines is going to college at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.

Home is Where the Heart is

Home is Where the Heart is

Alyssa Foral, News Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Some of the students in our school walk through the halls and see the kids they’ve known since elementary school, and some of them are still friends with their best friend since 2nd grade. However, with Offutt Air Force Base right up the road, we have a large military community, with kids who have l...

Reaching Great Heights

Reaching Great Heights

Sarah Altman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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

A typical American woman stands around 5'4". Let's put that in perspective. Five-feet four-inches equates to 163 centimeters. In 163 centimeters, you can balance 15 soda cans, one on top the other like a game of Jenga. You can stack up 213 IPhone X's in a huge, $212,787 pile. If after all t...

2018 AP Exams

2018 AP Exams

Megan Davey, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Although college is recognized by new freedom, dorm life, and intense football seasons, it is also paired with outstanding costs. High school students have taken it upon themselves to earn college credits early, and at a much smaller price.   Students enrolled in AP courses have the choice to take an AP exam at the end of the year, which can result in college credit or scholar award...

Summer Scholars

Summer Scholars

Hannah Im, Scepter Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Although summers are full of seemingly endless hours spent outside relaxing with friends and family, some juniors will spend part of their summer investing farther into their future. A program hosted by University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) provides an opportunity for upcoming high school seniors to...

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