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Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

The Papillion Lavista Monarchs faced off against the Millard South Patriots Friday, February 21st. An extremely physical game that unfortunately did not have the end result the varsity girls had hoped for.  The end score came out to be 79-51, with a Patriot win. Although the Monarchs left in defe...

Winter Formal

Winter Formal

Caitlyn Ryan, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Sung from the Heart

Sung from the Heart

Hannah Shin, PLPulse Design Editor

January 30, 2020

It’s that time of year where students start thinking about what they’re going to do for Valentine’s Day. Generally, students will buy flowers or chocolates for their significant other and friends, but sometimes it’s nice to do something a little more unique.  Every year, ITS, or Internatio...

Sharing Perspectives

Sharing Perspectives

Hannah Shin, PLPulse Design Editor

January 29, 2020

The intercom goes off at the beginning of advisement, and Mr. Reposa or Mr. Kalina reads off the list of activities. An example is the clubs around PLHS. However, not all clubs get much recognition, such as Politics Club.  On Jan. 23, the club met to discuss the events in Iran. After the meeting, some members stay...

All Eyes North

All Eyes North

Lauren Unverzagt, Writer

December 13, 2019

At 4:00 A.M on Friday, December 6, 2019, a group of 47 students and three teachers from Papillion-La Vista High School boarded an Arrow charter bus that would drive six hours to Minneapolis, Minnesota. The group attended DECA’s 2019 “All Eyes North” Central Region Leadership Conference (CRLC).   ...

Being Mindful

Being Mindful

Bennett Clary, News Editor

December 5, 2019

Mental health is a topic that every person should be concerned about. A teenager should be mindful of their mental health because they are put under different stress factors throughout their day.   Ms. Sheryl Vansteenbergen, the school’s personal social counselor, runs a mindfulness group during advisement every Thursday. The 8-week program...

Rising to the Top

Rising to the Top

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Teaching an old dog new tricks is difficult, which is why when the dog is still a puppy you train them to sit, stay, maybe even shake or play dead. In sports, few see the positives of starting over as this puppy.  The boys basketball team was a new puppy last year, learning the basics of what it means to be on the team.  “Last year we had a lot of young kids except Preston Kell...

No Day Like a Snow Day

No Day Like a Snow Day

Bennett Clary, News Editor

November 22, 2019

When students think of winter, they frequently think of snow days the weather brings. Last school year, PLCS had a total of seven snow days, even though there is only an allotted three days for every school year. Superintendent Dr. Andy Rikli hopes the new two-hour late start policy will help dimi...

Including Everyone

Including Everyone

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The PLHS club Circle of Friends evolves around including everyone. High school students are encouraged to join to include all special need students in activities. Freshman especially at PLHS have been involved and active throughout the Circle of Friends club.  As the 2023 freshman class joined the high scho...

Papillion’s Petition

Papillion’s Petition

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Thousands of students across the nation are rallying together for one goal: no school after Halloween. This year, October 31 lands on a Thursday night and all students are eager to have the following Friday off.   Such unification among students is a rare sight but, teens throughout the Unit...

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