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Killing It

Killing It

Ashley Mason, News editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

Eerie music softly plays in the background as fog drifts across the stage with lights dimmed low. “CUT!” Students at PLHS have auditioned for the fall play, "Done to Death", which is a murder mystery. The play will be the first for this school year. For some, it might be their first audition...

Surviving High School

Surviving High School

Emma Higby, News Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As a freshman, senior year seems like a long way away, but as a senior, freshman year seems like it was yesterday. Seniors rarely interact with the freshman, but for the first quarter of school, all that changes with the seniors help. The freshmen now have a helping hand guiding them through the...

PLHS Rearranges Locker Designations

PLHS Rearranges Locker Designations

Sam Simmerman, News Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Most returning students were confused and lost when trying to find their new lockers at orientation this school year. The hallways that had held lockers assigned to a single grade for the past few years had been switched up.  As school policy, every three to four years the locker areas are rearranged, so the grades are placed in different areas of the school...

The March-a-thon

The March-a-thon

Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, News Briefs, Showcase

 It’s a late August day, with scorching temperatures and cloudless skies. The perfect day to go swimming or just stay inside... or march across La Vista?  On Saturday, August 25th, the PLHS marching band paraded 6.2 miles through neighborhoods near the school, playing parade tunes and game ban...

The Track to State

The Track to State

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports

Every athlete dreams of going to a state tournament. To showcase their strengths and abilities in front of hundreds of people is the ultimate goal for most student athletes.   PLHS has had numerous teams attend state for every sport throughout the years. One sport they continuously have athletes go to state for i...

Show Choir Auditions

Show Choir Auditions

Dakota Kelley, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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

For some, show choir auditions are one of the nerve-racking parts of being a part of show choir. For others, it's just another formality and comes without the nerves. Nevertheless, auditions are a part of the process of show choir and is the kick off the season.   After all the hard work and early mornings, some may ask why would anyone want to do that for a week straight? The answer is simple; they d...

Honors Night

Honors Night

Emma Higby, News Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Slideshows

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Funding an Education

Funding an Education

Delani Watkins, Copy Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Slideshows

Affording a higher education can be difficult, especially for a high school student that has just finished the full-time job of going to school.   To assist students in these endeavors, there are a plethora of scholarships available to those who apply for them.   The Susan Thompson Buffett Fou...

Mr. Monarch Mishap

Mr. Monarch Mishap

Lissa Lafond, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase

It's not every day we get to see a bunch of guys prance around in bikinis on a stage, especially not in a school auditorium.  Every spring, students, staff and parents buy tickets to watch the senior boys dressed up in goofy outfits, performing at a boy pageant, called Mr. Monarch, for fun. T...

Acing the ACT

Acing the ACT

Izzy Haave, Social Media Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

Applying for college can be scary, especially if you aren't entirely confident in your ACT scores. Yeah, you know, that one thing that every high school student is eager to take; that thing that plays a major role in determining your future as a student. Totally riveting. Who doesn’t love sweaty...

Dow Jones Decreases

Dow Jones Decreases

Annie Waldman, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The old saying, "don't put all your eggs in one basket," is possibly one of the best pieces of advice that moms everywhere tell their children. Not only is this saying so true, it also applies to the stock market.  Dow Jones Industrial Average is a stock market index that shows how 30 major companies are doing. Some of these companies are Coca-Cola, ...

2018 Academic Excellence Award

2018 Academic Excellence Award

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-In-Chief of PlPulse

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

“” The PLHS Academic Excellence Award ceremony took place this Thursday, February 21st, as hardworking juniors and seniors earned the lettering in academics. The PLHS Academic Excellence Award is a specific accomplishment that requires juniors and seniors to take at least one honors or abo...

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