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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...

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

The Great Email Fiasco

The Great Email Fiasco

Caitlyn Thomas, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2018


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

It all started with one well meaning email…  Most students have probably noticed their school inboxes getting bombarded with hundreds of emails all connected to one singular thread sent to the collective student body.  What started as an email sent to inform students of the after school c...

Nebraska 2018 Midterm Election Results

Nebraska 2018 Midterm Election Results

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Below are the live results of the Nebraska State government 2018 midterm election as of 10am this morning, courtesy of New York Times, and the links to the official Sarpy and Douglas County 2018 midterm election results. Nebraska U.S. Senate Election Results: Incumbent Deb Fischer  (R)- wins 58.1% (3...

Things to Know Before You Vote Today

Things to Know Before You Vote Today

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Today, Nov. 6, is the 2018 midterm election, and for those of you who plan to vote today, make sure you know these things 1. Polling Sites: Nearest to the school: Wildewood Christian Church 37* 1255 Royal Dr. Papillion, NE 68046 (closes at 8pm) Other sites: Beardmore Event Center 19* 3750 Raynor...

Marketing Madness

Marketing Madness

Lissa Lafond, Features Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Your hands start to sweat as you shake the strangers hand greeting them like you have met many times before. Two adults in their mid 30s, staring at you while dressed in suits, waiting to judge you on your business pitch.  Ms. Mary Janssen’s Marketing I class competed in a business role play where they present to volunteer judges. The judges that were chosen own ...

Giving Back

Giving Back

Emma Higby, News Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Giving back to the community holds more power than it seems. Constantly volunteering time out of the day to help the less fortunate not only gives a person a clean conscience, but it also leaves lasting impressions on each party involved.   In Papillion, CHI Health Midlands is a hospital that has a program that helps teenagers get volunteer hours. ...

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