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Fear in the Fast Lane

Fear in the Fast Lane

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

To students, a driver's license leads to additional freedom and possibilities that they have been waiting on for what feels like an eternity. With obtaining this liberty, they begin to gain independence, inching closer to adulthood.  Although it leads to more opportunities, for senior Lauren Lafond it was nerve-wracking when first learning the rule...

Standardized Stressing

Standardized Stressing

Megan Davey, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

The door is shut, the room is silent, and looks of tension paint the face of every student inside. This is not a form of punishment; this is standardized testing.  Standardized testing comes in many forms, such as the ACT and SAT, but all have the same idea behind them. They are meant to test students' knowle...

Winter Wanna Dos

Winter Wanna Dos

Emma Betts, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

[polldaddy poll=9876566] As you feel the bitter cold seeping in from the cracks of your window during winter season, it can be difficult for some to drag themselves out of bed, leaving the warmth of their blankets.  In Nebraska, it is debatably harder trying to find something to do in the brutal weather.   Sophomore...

State Volleyball Semi-Final Information

State Volleyball Semi-Final Information

November 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase, Sports

2017 NSAA State Volleyball Semi-Final Championship Papillion La Vista Monarchs vs Millard North Mustangs Friday, November 10 @ 7:00pm Pinnacle Bank Arena North Court Pre-Buy Tickets($5.00 Students, $7.00 Adults): https://nsaahome.ticketleap.com/2017-nsaa-volleyball-championships/ Bag Policy: Guest may only have ONE clear bag that is 12x12x6 or smaller https://www.pinnaclebankarena.com/assets/img/Clear-Bag-Policy-Graphic-FIN...

Two is Better Than One

Two is Better Than One

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

For many people, school causes a lot of stress. For others, that stress is elevated when they add in their after-school activities. Doing more than one activity after school can be a difficult task, especially when they overlap. For junior Maddie Stock, Trap and The Dance Team both demand time from her...

Monarch Nation Celebrates Other Nations

Monarch Nation Celebrates Other Nations

David O'Connell, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Your teacher lectures with a monotone voice for the whole class period, then assigns homework each night that you spend hours trying to understand. Your daily life at school is a repetitive blandness that makes you struggle to keep awake. Meanwhile, the class next door eats Chinese cuisines and watches...

Well That’s an Odd Car…

Well That’s an Odd Car…

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-In-Chief of PlPulse

November 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Well, that’s an odd car. Of all the things to bring to school, an odd vehicle was in the south parking lot of PLHS, one that is usually meant for travelling long distances or camping out with families. That’s right, an RV was parked at PLHS. Question is who was it, and how did security react? To ans...

Dancing Their Story

Dancing Their Story
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Lauren Dominello, Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

The stage ripples with waves of sunshine yellow and deep, royal blue as the dancers gather into two straight lines for the beginning of their show.  This year, PLHS' all-girl show choir, Heart and Soul, will be putting on a show with the theme from 'Madeline,' a story about a young girl in boarding...

Cuban Customs

Cuban Customs

Izzy Haave, Social Media Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Slideshows

Whether it is in the halls of Papio or in a foreign country abroad, there is never a wrong place to deepen one's understandings of a foreign language. Ms. Amy Himes, who has sponsored a total of 5 student trips, has been to Washington D. C., Spain three times, and Cuba this past year. "Cuba...

Billy Broderick

Billy Broderick

Trevor Lewis, Lucas Neill, Video Editor, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Media, News Briefs, Showcase, Video

We sit down with Scepter's very own Billy Broderick as he gives us insight on Conor McGregor,  burritos, and sports.

Spike in Temperature

Spike in Temperature

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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

You walk into Spanish class, and suddenly you feel overwhelmed with the desire to rip off your jacket. Is the world just out to get you, or is the air conditioner broken?   This summer, the air conditioner in the foreign language wing went out, and students have been noticing the shift in temperature.   "It broke over the summer, and it was just a very...

Mission Not So Impossible

Mission Not So Impossible

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase

Most high school kids during the summer are sleeping in, working summer jobs or hanging with friends. When people think of high school kids they usually think of disrespectful, selfish and lazy teens. Although this may be the case on some occasions, some high schoolers use their summer to make a difference...

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