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April Showers bring May Cookies?

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Rachel Pham, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The saying 'April showers bring May flowers' has been said for centuries and refers to the budding of bright blossoms as April ends and May begins. The PLHS student council, however, have taken this saying and replaced the fresh flowers with frosted ones.  Over the week of April 23, the student council sol...

Varsity Boys Soccer Slideshow

Junior Jackson Waldron heads the ball.

Tatum Jorgensen, Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team will play Papillion South tonight in the final round of districts. The game will be at the PLHS field at 5:00.

The Popularity of UNO and UNL

Senior Jace Armstrong looks forward to a promising education at UNL.

Bennett Clary, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

The thought of going to a school that is less than an hour away from their parents scares most students. However, for seniors Jace Armstrong and Michael Albracht they had found their perfect match within schools some students don’t even give a fighting chance.   Students may believe that it...

A Time for Celebration!

Honors Night!

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

April 26, 2019

If you’re like me, any mention of scholarships and congratulations is an awkward experience. Some would call it modest, I guess...but, it is always nice to honor the achievements and accomplishments of the hardworking students attending PLHS for the last time. Honors Night is a night to acknowledge ...

A Change in Systems

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

April 12, 2019

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...

Lina’s Mexican Restaurant offers tasty food, exceptional value

Junior Brendon Briggs- the self proclaimed

Kyler Choquette, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

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

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

March 26, 2019

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!

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

March 1, 2019

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

Danny Lin admires the landmark of a historical president in the Yunnan Province of Southern China. In the summer of 2017, Lin revisited some familiar places from his vibrant childhood.

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

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

Alexa Rudner is active in her Jewish faith community and will be traveling with this same community this summer.

Elizabeth Eidem, Copy Editor

February 12, 2019

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

Answer in the poll below!

OPINION BY Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019

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

Gulizia works with junior Jake Lumm on the steel drum. The percussion class worked on a piece with various exotic drums.

Rachel Pham, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

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...

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