Black Friday preview

Black Friday preview
Alena Meyer, Scepter writer November 20, 2020

Black Friday is just around the corner and of course stores all over will be having great sales. Many items will be trending for kids, teens, and adults.  Top kid toys include many items like toy cars,...

PLCS addresses COVID-19 in special Facebook Live event

PLCS addresses COVID-19 in special Facebook Live event
Kat Paleogos, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

On Nov. 17 at 7 p.m., the Papillion La Vista Community Schools leadership addressed our community in a Facebook Live online event. Superintendent Dr. Andrew Rikli shared a quick summary of the district's...

Sitting to Take a Stand

Sitting to Take a Stand
Kat Paleogos, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

In light of recent events, specifically regarding racial injustice, we are seeing various forms of protests in our country, many of which spark controversy. Back in 2016, Colin Kaepernick’s decision...

Keeping Up with the Quarantined

Keeping Up with the Quarantined
Kat Paleogos, Staff Writer October 16, 2020

With the district’s decision for students to return to school in the midst of the pandemic, a rise in COVID-19 cases are inevitable. Along with this, surrounding students, teachers, and family members...

Leo Club Makes Blankets to Support Kids in Need

Sophomore Jordan Bechner makes blankets for Leo Club. The club gathered to create blankets for the Linus Project this past Saturday.
October 16, 2020

This past Saturday, members of Leo Club, a group dedicated to volunteering, gathered to make blankets for the Linus Project, a non-profit organization that gives handmade blankets to kids in need. Leo...

Bahl dominates in game against nationally ranked team

Senior Jordyn Bahl gets ready to pitch in a game against Lee's Summit North High School from Missouri. The Monarchs went on to win the game 3-1.
Caitlyn Ryan, Sports Editor September 28, 2020

Excitement filled the air Saturday afternoon at La Vista City Park as two nationally ranked softball teams competed in what became a battle of the pitchers. Monarch senior Jordyn Bahl dominated this pitching...

Season Endings

Brady Dumont on the sideline with his team after the injury.
Ellie Beiser September 21, 2020

The last season of a high school sport is one that leaves a lasting impression. After enduring challenges and building a strong team, this impression is not only remembered by teammates and coaches, but...

Hoco Happenings

Members of the 2020 homecoming court celebrate their nomination with a group picture. Coronation will take place on the evening of Friday, Sept. 25.
Katelyn Squiers, Assistant Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year has been like no other before. You don’t know what the smile of your classmate looks like, you can’t grab your own condiments at lunch, and every major school event has been...

Surfacing Petitions

The online view of the petition created by Roshu Senthil and her friends.
Ellie Beiser September 21, 2020

After months of quarantine, school is in session. This year, with cautionary procedures against COVID-19. The voluntary decisions of students and staff vary among their own personal stances and situations. Personal...

Students Take Part in Supporting the USPS

Sophomore Meredith Koehler purchases stamps from a local USPS.
Alex Gryczanowski, Staff Writer September 13, 2020

There is a lot of anticipation that comes with getting a letter or package in the mail. It could be something you ordered online, like clothing or a book. No matter what it comes in the mail, postal services...

DECA pushes forward through uncertain times

DECA members attend the 2019 Central Regional Leadership Conference.
Nicole Perez, Staff Writer September 13, 2020

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world was put on pause. From schools to sports to spending time with friends and family, our way of life changed drastically.  Now, six months later, students...

The Future of Student Council

The Future of Student Council
Hannah Bishop, Editor September 13, 2020

With the reign of COVID-19 having no end in sight, extracurriculars at PLHS are doing their best to find a new “normal”.  Student Council is just one of the organizations trying to conduct meetings...

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