Senior guard member Katie Adair performs at halftime during the Papillion-La Vista versus Papillion-La Vista South football game

Connecting Through Competition

Izzy Gerharter, Assistant Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2023

Toss, Spin, Dance, and more. The PLHS color guard began their 2023 season with the marching band and continues to build connections with each other as well as work to improve with every practice and competition.  Senior...

Junior Evie Frisch and Adeline Bigelow poses for a picture during Vehicle Day.

Vehicle Day

Lindzie Devney September 27, 2023

 Every year, the PLCS school district puts together a vehicle day for all the first graders in the district; it is held in the Papio Bay parking lot. These first graders have the opportunity to ask questions...

New Year, New Policy

New Year, New Policy

Dominick Mangano, Staff Writer September 7, 2023

  During the dawn of a new school year at PLHS, something that seems to be the new talk of the school are the many new policies that have shown up. The most notable of these changes, however, is...

The Varsity football team prays before their game against Millard North

Standing United

Cameron Hamilton, Sports Editor September 6, 2023

Faith comes in many forms: Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam- just to name a few. For those who believe in faith and religion, it can be a high priority in their life. Faith is not something that...

Spanish Club members gather together to create arts and crafts.

Back In Gear

Amber Boyle, Staff Writer September 6, 2023

The start of a new school year means more opportunities to get involved, and that is exactly what students at PLHS are doing.  At PLHS, there is a wide variety of clubs to choose from and a lot of...

Photo by Doug Showell

Old Stars in a New Sky

Eleanor Prekker, Copy Editor September 6, 2023

For centuries, humans have looked to the stars for guidance and inspiration. In ancient times, they used the stars to tell stories, which we still retell to this day. However, those stars can’t be seen...

Zoo Academy students pose in front of the penguin enclosure.

Zoo Shadowing Begins

Izzy Gerharter, Assistant Editor In Chief August 31, 2023

With the beginning of the new school year, Zoo Academy students make an effort to explore new opportunities provided by the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. Shadowing is an involved experience that...

The academic wing entrance into the 100-200 classrooms.

Adjusting to the Academic Wing

Julia Davenport, Writer August 31, 2023

When freshmen enter the PLHS doors on their first day of high school, they are led directly to their own section of the school: the vibrant and spacious freshman wing. Yet when summer ends and school starts...

Monarchs varsity football team wins their game after a long week of practicing in the extreme heat.

It’s Hot Hot Hot

Evie Frisch, Staff Writer August 30, 2023

It’s hot hot hot! An extreme heat advisory has hit students hard at PLHS.  The elevated heat index, with temperatures feeling hotter than 115 degrees, has caused alarm and is affecting afternoon...

Ms. Cawthorn working on art one grades.

New Canvas, New Teachers

Olivia Harruff, Staff Writer August 29, 2023

With the beginning of the 2023 - 2024 school year, a page is turned and a new chapter begins. For new faculty members at PLHS, this means a fresh canvas.  Among those who are currently adding to their...

Senior Student Section

Make it Count

Hayden Hatch , PLPulse Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2023

Graduation, prom, college and the final exams: these are a few things people think of when they picture senior year. The dream of finally finishing high school is close to becoming true, but before graduation...

Remembering Our Fallen

Remembering Our Fallen

Eleanor Prekker, Staff Writer May 19, 2023

“Man does not die until he is forgotten.” That is the philosophy of Patriotic Productions, a non-profit organization founded by Bill and Evonne Williams to remember veterans who died in service of...

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