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Meet the Staff

Lucas Neill, Video Editor

November 1, 2018

This is a little inside look at the new journalism staff and the interesting things about them!

“DECAcation” at its Finest

“DECAcation” at its Finest

Josh Hennings, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

DECA is one of PLHS’ largest clubs, containing over 115 students, yet only 25 members are attending one of their busiest events of the year. The 2018 annual Central Region Leadership Conference is held in Detroit, Michigan this, where over 1,800 DECA members from across the midwestern region attend...

Fall for All

Fall for All

Catherine Boatwright, Staff writer

October 31, 2018

Fall is a second spring where every leaf is a flower. Fall is suffused with vivacious energies, heart-warming colors and many festivities to partake in, and the clubs at PLHS are participating in the jollification.   Vala’s Pumpkin Patch seems to be a popular location for many people to join in on fall activities.   On Tuesday, Oct. 16, Student Co...

Life Isn’t Disposable

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

October 12, 2018

  Plastic is in most things that we use in our daily lives, such as phones and cars. No matter where we go there seems to always be some sort of plastic. Even though it’s convenient to use, it has the potential to do a lot of damage to the environment.   Plastic is in most thi...

To New Lengths

To New Lengths

Sarah Altman, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

He comes from a family of cross-country savants, all gifted with the grit of Mo Farah and an aptitude for aerobic respiration. His hair whips in the bitter autumn air as he plows forward, determined to overtake the nearest competitor with an extended stride at the finish line. His siblings have...

Evacuation Vacation

Ashley Mason, News editor

September 26, 2018

$17-22 billion is roughly how much it will cost to fix the damage Hurricane Florence has caused. As the storm weakens, it continues to grow and produce a drastic storm surge, leading force evacuations for most of the US east coast. For a recent PLHS graduate this means evacuating his college.   ...

Working Eight to Noon

Working Eight to Noon

Cat Boatwright, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

It may not be as catchy as the way Dolly Parton indented it to be, but at Papillion-La Vista High School the day starts at 8 a.m., and for some it ends as early as noon.   As a junior or senior, there is the choice of taking an early release. An early release is a slot in a person’s schedule that allows the individual to leave early from school.   ...

Jumpstarting Your College Career

Jumpstarting Your College Career

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

September 17, 2018

Walking into your first day of college seems like a scary task for anyone but doing this as a senior in high school can heighten that fear. Your palms sweat, you have no idea where the classroom is, and you’re running late on time because you took too long to eat that sandwich. By using the...

Monkey Business

Monkey Business

Kyler Choquette, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

There are plenty of academies that you can choose to take part in here at PLHS. There is the always popular health academy and their scrubs, STEM academy, and Athletic Training. Each academy offers unique hands on experiences that can aid in a student's future, including what might be the most intriguing...

Go Big and Go Home

Go Big and Go Home

Lissa Lafond, Features Editor

September 11, 2018

Rivalries can spark a passion in fans, going to great extents to dress up, paint up, and show up for their team. Screaming at the top of their lungs, being united as a crowd, and exerting all the pride possible to muster.When on the home side the game is even more exhilarating.   For our big...

Party, Paint and Poms

Party, Paint and Poms

Tatum Jorgensen, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2018

  Just like the football team, the dance team and cheer team have a pre-game ritual that prepares them for each game. This tradition has been perfected over many years.  Car Parties are the cheer and dance team’s tradition for each home football game of the season.  “There’s food and everyone can hang out and talk with their friends,” junior chee...

Atop the Podium

Atop the Podium

Rachel Pham, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

Halftime: a time that gives football players and members of the audience a chance to settle down from the intense atmosphere of continuous plays and cheers. The band hustles down to the turf, eager to showcase all they have worked for. For three members of the Monarch marching band, however, halftime...

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