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Med Academy Students

Med Academy Students

Helen W. (Journalism1)

October 14, 2016


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High school is the gateway to a career. It informs you about the real world, teaches you valuable information, and advises you about colleges. A few high schools even have academies. Academies are courses that specialize in certain areas, and can help you reach your goal. There are many academies,...

Freshman Football

Freshman Football

Sheehan K (Journalism 1)

October 14, 2016


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FRESHMAN FOOTBALL Football is an American sport and a high school tradition. Freshman Football is the first step towards a great career in higher competition in future level of high school football and maybe even college. The freshman Monarchs are 3-2 on the gridiron. For Papillion, many players...

Varsity Softball

Varsity Softball

Jill M

October 14, 2016


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Whether softball is highly recognized or not, it's no secret how good Monarchs varsity softball team really is. With the season in full swing and a record of 27-3 as of October 6th, Papio girls' softball has had good seasons consecutively. This success has a lot to do with how the team works together...

Varsity Cross Country Metro Meet

Varsity Cross Country Metro Meet

Cassie K (Journalism 1)

October 14, 2016


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The feeling of a midday breeze and the sun beating down from its highest peak. The smell of sweat, and someone’s lunch that didn’t stay down. The taste of sports drinks. People clapping and cheering for their team. Take it all in, this is the Metro Cross Country Meet. Placing is a milestone all...

Student Section

Student Section

Billy B

October 14, 2016


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A player's determination can only go so far. A team's effort can go even farther, but with the synergy between a passionate student section and a hardworking sports team can go the farthest.  The mixture between Papillion-LaVista High school's thunderous student section and diligent football team work...

Marching Band

Marching Band

Samantha S. (Journalism 1)

October 14, 2016


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It’s the first thing you hear at your freshmen pep rally and the last thing you hear at graduation: the high school marching band. The PLHS marching band are working very hard on perfecting the half time show and all other music they play. Band members practice Mondays five pm to eight pm, and...

The Homecoming Experience

The Homecoming Experience

Sabrina B. (Journalism 1)

October 14, 2016


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Decorations sparkle throughout the school, students voices echo of the gym walls.   Glitter can be found everywhere, even outside of the school.  The flash of cameras momentarily blind the surrounding crowds of people. Everyone experiences homecoming in many different ways. Saturday October 1st...

Homecoming Expenses/Plans

Homecoming Expenses/Plans

Lily A (Journalism 1)

October 14, 2016


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You find the perfect homecoming attire, but when you glance down at the price tag you start to rethink your decision. Is it really worth it to pay so much for one night? Some students didn't believe in spending hundreds of dollars on just one night. "My budget was around 40 dollars," Junior Adam...

Homecoming Game Atmosphere

Homecoming Game Atmosphere

Alyssa B. (Journalism 1)

October 12, 2016


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People around you are talking, cheering, and laughing. You see bright lights beaming onto the football field. Homecoming game was a fun time to spend with friends before the PLHS Homecoming Dance. This year for our 2016 Homecoming game we played against the Benson High Bunnies. PLHS Homecoming Game...

First Pep Rally for Freshman

First Pep Rally for Freshman

Jena C (journalism 1)

October 12, 2016


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First quarter is finishing up and it's time for homecoming. What comes with that, homecoming game, spirit week, and oh yeah the pep rally! Pep rallies are a great part of the high school experience, and for freshman its kind of like an unofficial initiation. "Going into my first high school pep...

The First Step to a Football Championship

The First Step to a Football Championship

Jacob W. (Journalism 1)

October 12, 2016


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Crash, the sound of two players smashing into each other both trying to see who will give first, then the blow of the whistle. The play is over. The coach yells, "is that all you got?" Next play, the quarter back yells hike, and then you here the roar of the crowd, and the players and coach yell, "touchdown!"...

Trial and Error

Avery W. (Journalism 1)

October 11, 2016


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The pounding of the gavel, the yelling of lawyers back and forth, the terrified look on all of the faces, the smell of salty tears and terror. The room is so tense, you could cut the air with a knife. This is the scene in the courthouse. This is no ordinary court, the lawyers are young, there was...

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