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New Leadership

New Leadership

Delani Watkins, Scepter Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Monarch football team will be under new leadership in the 2019-2020 season.  After former football coach Mr. Randy Huebert announced his departure, a search for a new head football coach began.   Athletic Director Mr. Jason Ryan and the administrative team advertised the open position for ...

Last Minute Scholarships!

Last Minute Scholarships!

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Seniors! Still looking for some last-minute scholarships to apply for? Here’s a list of a few that haven’t quite hit their deadline yet.  2019 Student View Scholarship  Award: Up to 4,000 Deadline: 4/22 Requirements: Take a 15-25-minute survey and be entered in a drawing for scholarship money  A...

Paper Positivity

Paper Positivity

Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Most things in people’s lives are taken for granted while they are there: food, clothes, water, shelter. But once they are taken away, they are dearly missed. Some items are hardly even thought about, but leave a deep impact when they’re gone.  The Monarchs for Social Justice club is holding a paper drive this week to get toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, and tissues for...

Music without Boundaries

Music without Boundaries

Rachel Pham, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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

Music. It echoes down concert halls and though our earbuds every day. For many, in such a bustling society, professionally performing music is merely a dream and only a determined few can call it their way of life. Joey Gulizia is one of few performers.  Gulizia is a professional musician and specializes in percussion. Gulizia has been exposed to music for nearly his whole life. His father held...

Show Choir Groups Take on Competition Season

Show Choir Groups Take on Competition Season

Ashley Mason, News Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Features, Media, News, Student Life

Starting the day at 6am, they gather up the colorful costumes and begin voice exercises before heading out to different schools in the state to sing their heart and soul out. This is how the typical morning goes for the show choir students that go compete in rigorous competitions.  For senior Wyatt Terrebonne, a bass on the varsity show choir ensemble, Free Spirit, this has been his life fo...

Questions We Need Answers to

Questions We Need Answers to

Chloé Grimm

December 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Sports Podcasts

1) Why is every movie in America somehow #1 Movie in America?  2) Who closes the bus door after the bus driver gets off?  3) Is the S or C silent in scent?  4) If life is unfair to everyone, does that make it fair?   5) Who named them jet skis and not boater-cycles?  6) Why do they call them apartments if they’re built toge...

Seeing Past the Competition

Seeing Past the Competition

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

It started with a small group of about 15 people: a few friend groups, some dedicated fans and a couple of wanderers. Then the release of a revolutionary new game sparked a whole tournament that nearly tripled those numbers.  On Friday, Dec. 7, the PLHS esports club hosted a free-admission tournament to celebrate the new Super Smash Bros. game, which came out that very morning. The tournament was open to an...

See Something, Say Something

See Something, Say Something

Lissa Lafond, Features Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

A voice comes over the intercom speakers, but it’s not for the usual announcements. Its urgent. In response, the teacher pulls the magnet from the door and students huddle into the corner. Staying out of view from the window, hoping the danger stays out. A lockdown drill is one of the many drills...

What’s the Buzz About Quiz Bowl?

What’s the Buzz About Quiz Bowl?

Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Buzz! “Solomon Islands”. Buzz! “Charles Dickens.” Buzz! “Chlorine.” Ding! Time is up and a victory cheer rings out from the classroom as the teams shake hands. This is competitive, this is intense, this is Quiz Bowl.  The Quiz Bowl season is now in full swing with the Bryan High competition, where three PLHS teams competed. One advanced and two novice rosters fou...

“Wear a Band. Change a Life.”

“Wear a Band. Change a Life.”

Samantha Simmerman, News Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Student Life

Yuda Bands is a nonprofit organization designed to raise money by selling handmade bracelets to allow kids in other countries go to school. In places such as Guatemala and Zimbabwe, the education rate is very low and there are next to no public high schools. This means that the adolescents that want...

Running For The Class

Running For The Class

Kenzie Ward, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

The election for junior class board is usually a single race, but two students decided that their forces were better combined.   Junior Abigail Saylor and junior Nate Brown had worked together on their campaign. At first, Brown heard of the position and decided to run. Saylor then decided to jo...

Let it Grow: Participants

Let it Grow: Participants

Chloe Grimm, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Slideshows

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