Diversity in the Library

Diversity in the Library

Nyachara R, Journalism 1 student April 18, 2023

The hook, to the characters, to the plot, to the setting, to the build up, to the climax, and all the way back down to the resolution, are of the plenty factors that make a novel a page turner.  The...

Driving Alone as a Student

Driving Alone as a Student

Vicky W, Journalism 1 Student April 18, 2023

BEEP! BEEP! HONK! HONK! The traffic in the morning is almost always heavy. There are always kids scrambling to get to school and parents rushing to be on time for work. Although it may be stressful, there...

Photo by Hudson Carrico

Freshman Year

Emily L, Journalism 1 student April 18, 2023

The start of a new year can be very difficult, especially the first year of high school. The scary yet exciting freshman year. That means new friends, new classes, and new teachers. So many new and exciting...



Julia L., Journalism 1 Student April 18, 2023

The past 12 years of homework, tests and quizzes have all led up to this one decision. As the school year comes to an end; seniors at Papillion Lavista High are faced with the hard decision of what to...

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Monarch’s Pass Lockdown

Jaina E, Journalism 1 Student April 17, 2023

As humans, we all need to use the restroom a few times a day, there’s no denying that. And in school it can be difficult to do so, with classes, passes, and teachers asking the dreaded “Well, is it...

Photo by Alyssa Buchanan

Sophomore Research Projects

Briar C., Journalism 1 Student April 17, 2023

All Sophomores at Papillion LaVista High School are now undertaking a very large project in their English classes: their task is to research something from the 1800s - an event, person, treaty, etc. -...

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William S, Journalism I Student April 17, 2023

The world around us is an incredibly complex engineering challenge requiring thousands of people to build and run efficiently. Most of these people require significant amounts of education and training...

Hope Squad is Looking to Make a Difference

Hope Squad is Looking to Make a Difference

Maggie N, Journalism 1 Student April 17, 2023

According to the National Education Association in 2022, 15% of teens suffered a major depressive episode in the past year and 60% of teens with depression did not get treatment. Hope Squad is a new...

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Injuries of Student Athletes

Mackenzie S, Journalism 1 student April 17, 2023

Whether it's the adrenaline pumping through their veins or just the pure enjoyment of doing something they love, students at PLHS involve themselves in sports all throughout the school. Besides the pleasure...

Photo by Lilly Raughton

The New Pass Policy

Olivia H., Journalism 1 student April 14, 2023

When the new policy on passes was introduced, there was a variety of reactions among students. Some were enraged, others weren’t bothered at all, some found it plain inconvenient. But what about those...

Beware the Kia Challenge

Beware the Kia Challenge

Sophia L., Journalism 1 Student April 14, 2023

The Kia Challenge A young man saved up money for years, gathering enough money so he could a new car. When he brought his brand new Kia and parked it out front, he felt a sense of satisfaction. Hours...

Photo by Sophia Rojas

Monarch Powerlifting at State

Isabella G, Journalism 1 Student April 14, 2023

3 attempts to lift, 3 spotters surround you, 3 judges sit there and evaluate every last movement, and 3 little lights determine your fate at State.    8 of the PLHS powerlifters medaled at the State...

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