Papio Proud Heads to Psychologists’ Convention

Ellen Pham, Video Editor November 22, 2022

Student leaders of the Monarch social justice organization: Papio Proud head to Lincoln to speak at the Nebraska School Psychologist Association convention.

Drum majors Meredith Koehler, Cassidy Welsh, and Hudson Carrico strike a pose during downtime at the Star Fest contest.

Marching Band Wins Top Honors for “The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars”

Eleanor Prekker, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Holly Shin wakes up at 5:00 in the morning–6:00 if she’s pushing it– to get ready for school. She can’t forget her trumpet, either, lest she face the consequences once she arrives. Then she practices...

A Fresh Coat of Paint for a Fresh Start

A Fresh Coat of Paint for a Fresh Start

Emily Smith, Staff Writer October 24, 2022

A new mural is in the works here at PLHS in the art hallway. The mural will feature a sunset and water tower with ‘Monarchs’ written across it. Each letter will contain individual artworks that describe...

Homecomings Flaws

Homecoming’s Flaws

Hayden Hatch, Staff Writer October 23, 2022

Homecoming, for the most part, is a fun-filled night. However, the most recent PLHS Homecoming was mainly considered bad. Instead of dragging on about how much of a flop Homecoming was, we need to provide...

Metro Community College HOSA Experience

Metro Community College HOSA Experience

Evie F., Journalism 1 student October 21, 2022

Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Physician Assistant, and Doctor, are just a few of the areas of healthcare that are explored at the Metro Community College experience.  While healthcare has...

Papillion-La Vista Marching Band

Papillion-La Vista Marching Band

Sarah F, Journalism I Student October 20, 2022

Pap-i-o. Papio! Num-ber one. Number one! This may sound like a student section at a football game, it's actually the sounds of the Papillion-La Vista marching band at a competition. Every fall the Papillion-La...

The band rehearses while at the Dallas Brass workshop. Photographer: Tim Keller

When Students Meet Professionals

Emily Smith, Staff Writer September 29, 2022

On September 10th, the Dallas Brass held a concert at PLHS where they had a workshop for band students.  Dallas Brass, founded in 1983 by Micheal Levine, is an ensemble of musicians that combines brass...

Photographer: Jim Frederick

Train Up, Gain Up

Ellen Pham, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

In preparation for the various sports live streams offered by the PLV Media, the academy has training days for its students every year. Football is always the kickoff sport of the fall season.  The...

Local movie theater Twin Creek Cinema was one of many theaters that saw a boom in visitors this summer.

From the Big Screen to the Couch and Back Again

Emily Smith, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

Comeback stories have always been a staple in the movie industry with theaters providing a home for these stories. Now it’s time for their own comeback.  This past summer movie theaters saw a huge...

New Year, New Chances to Volunteer

New Year, New Chances to Volunteer

Eleanor Prekker, Staff Writer September 6, 2022

Out of all the clubs in high school, one in particular has a unique claim to variety. After all, with a mission as simple yet vast as helping your community, there are so many ways to go about it that...

Students at prom dance and enjoy themselves at the Beardmore Event Center.

A Night to Remember

Nicole Perez, News Editor April 29, 2022

After two years without one of high school’s most anticipated events, a normal prom finally returned to PLHS. The dance took place at the Beardmore Event Center on April 23rd with the theme of the...

Junior Sammy Roum and freshman Terence Nazarian sprint in the 100 meter dash at Foundation Field.

Unified Track 2022

Reilly Healey, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2022

The annual Unified track meet, a Unified Sports event, was held on Friday Apr. 22 at Foundation Field. Schools from all over the Papillion-La Vista Community School district came together to compete with...

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