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April Showers bring May Cookies?

April Showers bring May Cookies?

Rachel Pham, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

The saying 'April showers bring May flowers' has been said for centuries and refers to the budding of bright blossoms as April ends and May begins. The PLHS student council, however, have taken this saying and replaced the fresh flowers with frosted ones.  Over the week of April 23, the student council sol...

A Time for Celebration!

A Time for Celebration!

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

April 26, 2019

If you’re like me, any mention of scholarships and congratulations is an awkward experience. Some would call it modest, I guess...but, it is always nice to honor the achievements and accomplishments of the hardworking students attending PLHS for the last time. Honors Night is a night to acknowledge ...

2019 Senior Spotify Playlist

2019 Senior Spotify Playlist

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

Hello Monarch Nation! We are gearing up our 2nd annual Senior Spotify Playlist, and we hope that with your submissions, we can make this year better than last! For those that don't know, the Senior Spotify Playlist is an opportunity for us to give the seniors a great send off their last week of...

A Change in Systems

A Change in Systems

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

April 12, 2019

We’re all used to voting for Prom King/Queen in our advisement classes before Prom, but this year the method has changed and become more efficient and accurate. This year, ZipGrade sheets will be used as people enter Prom to make the voting system faster, more efficient, and less manually intensiv...

AP Tests: The Tests of Time

AP Tests: The Tests of Time

Caitlyn Thomas, Entertainment Editor

April 9, 2019

What does AP season mean for high school students? A whole lot of shuffling through pages of notes, scanning the depthless amount of information to highlight a year’s worth of key-concepts and vocab, while preparing for the tests that decide whether or not you get college credit. This coming May,...

New Leadership

New Leadership

Delani Watkins, Scepter Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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