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Monarch Feature: Mrs. Penny Selders

Monarch Feature: Mrs. Penny Selders

Lucas Neill, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Video

In depth interview with Mrs. Selders

Review: ‘Cinder’ provides a fun, futuristic twist on an old favorite

Review: ‘Cinder’ provides a fun, futuristic twist on an old favorite

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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

A twisted version of the fairy-tale, Cinderella, may soon be taking over your world, as it did mine. Marissa Meyer's novel, "Cinder," transports you into the city life of New-Beijing. Cinder, the main character, is a mechanic who works in the center of the city to support her step-mother and sisters....

More than fun and games

More than fun and games

Sarah Altman, Staff writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

In August of 1945, the 38th parallel was established, dividing North and South Korea down the middle for 150 miles. 73 years later, the Olympic torch was lit in Pyeongchang, South Korea, signaling the official beginning of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. For some, such as junior Mercy Milliken, the...

Sleep Disorders In Teens

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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

[polldaddy poll=9931447]   Trying to stay awake in the very back of English class may be one of the hardest tasks us teenagers face. Sleep deprivation is a widespread issue among teenagers today. Lack of sleep can be caused by a number of sleeping disorders, or simply just staying up too late....

Life in the Zoo Academy

Life in the Zoo Academy

Trevor Lewis, Video Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Hello there, welcome to the crazy world of the Henry Doorly Zoo and Walter Scott Aquarium, we are proud to say that we are the number two zoo in the USA. We provide several resources for education within the zoo, from our thousands of signs about the animals to our Zoo Academies, engineered for all grade...

He Put a Ring on It

He Put a Ring on It

Tatum Jorgensen, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Imagine you are out on the town with your significant other and some close friends, just like any other night, and just as the night is coming to an end, they get down on one knee to ask you the question of a lifetime.  This dream has become a reality for one happy PLHS couple.  Math teacher Mr. Patrick Boyd and art teacher Ms. Jessica Levin recently became engaged and plan to get married on June 8, 2018.  Boyd proposed and surprise...

Senioritis: An Eternal Epidemic

Senioritis: An Eternal Epidemic

Kaylen Maltais, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

January 26, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

        1841- the year of anesthesia, the exploration of Antarctica, postage stamps, baseball, Transcendentalism, and... senioritis?   "Senioritis" is a term used to describe the lack of motivation and decline in performance often seen in high school or college seniors. Although it is generally associated with...

Adopt Don’t Shop

Adopt Don’t Shop

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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

[polldaddy poll=9911252] Adopt Don't Shop is a slogan that has been making its way across the world for a while. Basically, people who support this believe that people should adopt pets instead of buying them from breeders. After reading my fair share of articles with and against adopting, I've come...

A Different Plate

A Different Plate

Elizabeth Eidem, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

You pick up an item off of the shelves at the store without even thinking about the jumbled ingredient list on the back label, and you fill your plate with today's menu: pasta bar with meat sauce, lacking hesitation. This is the luxury for students that do not have specified dietary restrictions that...

Capture The Flag NULLify event at UNO

Capture The Flag NULLify event at UNO

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Photography, Showcase

Cyber-security is one of the fastest growing industries with the rise of technology, so naturally with this growth comes demand. Problem is, less people are interested in coding because of the common stigma of coding being for “smart” people, so then rises the challenge of breaking this stereotype,...

¡Hola Seniors!

¡Hola Seniors!

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Taking a trip to an unfamiliar place can be overwhelming. Speaking, listening and comprehending a second language on top of that can be downright stressful. For some Spanish 2 students, this was just another learning experience.  Señor Johnson took a group of students to the Intercultural Senior...

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