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Meme Day

Lily Z

October 12, 2018


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Dressing up in costumes, shocking appearances, weird funny behaviors. Everyone is going all out for this special occasion!  SPIRIT WEEK- there is many days where people can really be yourself but, on Meme day, people have a chance to stand out and show who they really are. Meme day shows the pop culture in wha...

Haunted House

Bailee T

October 12, 2018


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Hey there boo-tiful! Please don’t scream when I tell you this, but you’re pretty spooktacular. With Halloween drawing near, these puns are setting the mood for this upcoming holiday. But that’s not the only thing getting involved in the Halloween spirit.  Monarch thespians are preparing for the occasion by setting up the annual PLHS haunted house. Leader of the thespians Mrs. Grasso, has been working hard with students to set up for the Fe...

Circle of Friends

Kelsey M

October 12, 2018


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In high school many students want to get involved in sports and club. One club that students may not think about is Circle of Friends.   Circle of friends is a place to interact and hangout with kids who are socially challenged and need help interacting with people.   “I joined Circle of Friends becaus...

Title IX

Eva B.

March 22, 2018


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Discrimination is something that many people don’t like to hear about. It is the dark underbelly of our society today, and even if people don’t see it, it continues to pervade the lives of many communities. One such community is the LGBTQ+ community.  In the Education Amendments of 1972 a title known as Title IX was introduced, this title prevented discrimination based on sex in federa...

ACT Prep Week

Lauren U.

March 22, 2018


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  For many, the end of winter brings joy and warm feelings but for juniors across America it is only a sign of upcoming stress and pressure. The ACT at Papillion La-Vista High School is quickly approaching for juniors. To help alleviate some of the pretest jitters, the school has altered the...

Elkhorn Band Olympics

Izzy F.

March 22, 2018


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The road to the Elkhorn Band Olympics contained a lot of major key developments for the students but there were also some minor setbacks. The students had to take notes in their music so that they didn’t get into treble.   The freshman band students experienced their first high school band competition on February 17 at the Elkhorn Band Olympics and the sopho...

Knowledge Able

Owen S.

March 22, 2018


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 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Jeopardy, Weakest Link, Wheel of Fortune. All game shows revolving around those with a knack for knowledge. Otherwise useless trivia is the reason for people winning thousands of dollars. And it all starts in Quiz Bowl.  Quiz Bowl is a High Ability Learning (HAL) club ...

Show Choir Minnesota Trip

Maci L.

March 22, 2018


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The crowd cheering, the lights shinning, the glitter flying all over the place, and the band blasting in the background. These are all things that show choir kids experience on the daily, but what the audience experiences is much different. Sure, the audience may hear or see all these things but what...

Forensics National Qualifiers

Abigail Jensen

March 22, 2018


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One wouldn't think that a newcomer to a sport would be able to attend a tournament and have a chance to compete on a national level. People don't expect a novice to have the ability to compete against varsity members and have a chance to go to nationals. It's unheard of, right? No one would let someone...

An Honorable Protest

Audrey H

March 22, 2018


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By: Audrey Haworth  March 6, 2018  Shots fired, wailing sirens, worried parents, hope was lost. The school shooting in Florida was a tragic incident affecting those who lost their loved ones. Some do not realize this, but this event affected many students around the country too.  Students and staff members at Papillion La Vista High School protes...

Forensics

Olivia B.

March 22, 2018


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    What do you think when you here the word forensics? Some think of science or murder scenes. Others think of public speaking. But most people don’t know what forensic is. Most think it’s a waste of time or they don’t care about it at all. But in reality speech kids don’t get the re...

Baseball Tryouts

March 22, 2018


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Baseball Tryouts Aubreanna Sorensen BEEP BEEP BEEP! Its 5:45 am and you hear your alarm clock ringing, you jump out of bed excited for your first day of high school baseball tryouts. You grab your gloves, bat and helmet and head out the door to b...

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