2019 Elkhorn Band Olympics

Ian M

April 5, 2019

The low hum of voices slowly subsides as people begin to notice the young musician standing near the front of the room. He looks at the judge, waiting for the signal to start. He sees his cue and proclaims the introduction he’s rehearsed a thousand times in his head. The room is silent now as he r...

Girls State Basketball Game

Reilly Healey

April 5, 2019

Your first time walking the halls of Monarch High, your first honors or AP class, your first homecoming dance, your first time going to a high school football game while sitting in the stands where only a year ago you were forbidden to be. High school brings all sorts of diverse activities and events for ...

Dancing Queens

Mia R

April 5, 2019

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life ooh, see that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen.  This year the spring musical is Mamma Mia, students will be performing in this show from March 27-31 in the PLHS auditorium.   Before students started rehearsing, the...

Baseball Tryouts

Lauren B

April 5, 2019

 It’s the last inning. Both teams are tense and on the edge of their seats. The score is tied, and the last batter is up. The pitcher takes a step back, turns, and throws the ball.   Baseball season is any players favorite time of the school year. Games, tournaments, before and after school practices, and the...

PLHS Spring Sports

Sara B.

March 27, 2019

Sweat drips down your forehead. Your muscles scream in agony as you sprint down the field. Concentration is the only thing on your mind. Make this goal, make this home run, make this hole in one. Although this may not be something everyone experiences, for the next three months, this is PLHS athletes’ e...

Spring Sports

Lauryn V

March 27, 2019

 It’s that time of the year for Spring sports to begin the grind. Spring sports include baseball, tennis, golf, soccer, and track. Most would imagine the sun is out and all the athletes are beginning to have sun kissed tans.    This past weekend at Papillion LaVista High School the track te...

Going Beyond The Classroom

Lexi Ritterbush

March 27, 2019

When Mrs. Meredith L’Heureux first came to PLHS, she saw a big opportunity for the female singers. This opportunity would continue for years and bring creation beyond the classroom.  This opportunity is known as Nebraska Women’s Choral Festival. It is a refreshing time for different schools to get together and sing a variety of music. The festival will take place on April 8th and will last the whole day. Mrs. L...

Color Guard Clinic

Sierra D

March 27, 2019

The lights are bright, but their smiles are brighter. The grass is slick as the rain pours, but they hold their poles tight. The wind is pushing, but they stand stronger. Then the music plays, and the audience’s ears listen. But the eyes, the audience’s eyes watch the guard. The color guard.   T...

Tennis Tryouts

Mikayla Y

March 27, 2019

“Zoom!” A green, fuzzy tennis ball is flying at you! Grab your racket, because tennis season is upon us...and so are tryouts   Every year in early March, PLHS host their yearly spring tennis tryouts; Welcoming Monarchs grades 9 through 4.  For many, this is their first year of tennis.  “I p...

Getting Help For College

Halle R

March 27, 2019

Getting Help for College   You’re a senior in high school. Your thinking about how you are going to find the money to go to college. You know you didn’t get the best ACT score and your family is looking forward to you going off to college. You are starting to get stressed and wondering wha...

How to Save a Life

Sophie S

March 26, 2019

A patient is bleeding out and in need of blood. A nurse goes to get the bright red blood to keep the patient alive but, there is not enough to save the patient. Car crash victims, blood transfusions for after surgery patients, in these situations people need blood to survive or help gain their strength...

Show Choir

Hannah B.

March 26, 2019

The blinding lights, the sensation of sweat dripping down your face, all experiences individuals who take part in the show choirs at PLHS can relate to.  Like with any sport or physical activity, the more students enjoy participating in the activity the more inclined they are to continue in their participation.  If you were ...

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