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Logging On to Something New

Logging On to Something New

Delani Watkins, Copy Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

A new school year always comes with new things; new supplies, new teachers, and new students. This year, each staff member and student are adding another new thing to their list, new blogs. After constant battles with crashing websites, administration decided it was time for a change. The new program,...

Sounds New

Sounds New

Sam Simmerman, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

It is some unforgiving hour in the morning, and students are groggily moseying their way into classrooms to start the school day. All of a sudden, they are shocked awake by the fire alarms going off. Except, it is not the fire alarm, only the new warning bell.  It has been seven years since Mr. Jerry Kalina became head principal and added a minute warning bell to the school. This year, he decide...

From the Field to the Classroom

From the Field to the Classroom

Ashley Mason, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs

The new school year brings in new faces. PLHS welcomed many new teachers this school year, including Ms. Levin, the pottery teacher.  Ms. Levin has been a cheer coach at PLHS for four years, a teacher for five years, and is a high school graduate from PLHS. This is her first year teaching high schoo...

Classes in the Cloud

Classes in the Cloud

Elizabeth Eidem, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

The course description at PLHS expanded to keep up with the times by adding a variety of online classes as an option for students in this 2017-2018 school year, and this option has been well received by students and teachers alike.   American Government, Psychology, Physical Science and Issues and Geography  in the Modern World are all offered online on a Canvas-based for...

Take a Trip to Home

Take a Trip to Home

Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Information about getting started for families who are looking into hosting a foreign exchange student in future school years.

Establishing Boundaries

Establishing Boundaries

Megan Friel, News Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Community feedback meetings and boundary proposals may seem meaningless and boring – simply there. The affect of the meeting is thrown to the side by students who deem them unimportant in the grand scheme of things. However, a new proposal that is bound to be approved soon will not only affect PLHS,...

A Learning Experience

A Learning Experience

Elliott Wolbach, News Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Feb. 4, 2017 the robotics teams from PLHS competed in the Benson High Magnet School VEX Robotics Tournament. This was the second competition of their short season and the last chance that they had this year to get to State. Both teams improved form their last competition in January. “I think...

Farewell, Mr. Obama

Farewell, Mr. Obama

Raina Dodge, News Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Every four years, the United States go through a unique liminal space: the months between the election of a new President and the inauguration.  It’s a time of anticipation, reflection and sometimes a hint of apprehension.  Now is as good a time as any to look back on President Obama’s work and...

A Start to the Season

A Start to the Season

Elliott Wolbach, News Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As the final bell of the school day rings, students flood into the parking lot trying to leave, but senior Bryce Moran is not thinking about going home. He moves against the crowd to go to work on a next level robotics. “I joined the robotics club in order to see the engineering design process,”...

BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A PLHS student was involved in a rear-end accident this morning in the back parking lot of the school. No injuries were reported.

The PLHS Historians

The PLHS Historians

Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

December 25, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Whether one enjoys history class or spends the whole hour begging the minute hand to move faster around the clock, we all know what to expect when we walk into an academic classroom for social studies. But what happens when the subject turns into a hobby? To be more specific, what do people do during...

A Sweet Gesture

A Sweet Gesture

Chloe Grimm, Scepter Staff

December 20, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout, I'm telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to P-Town with your candy grams. All students know that dead week can be quite stressful as their lives become jampacked with study guides and crumpled notes they forgot they had from first quarter. Anything...

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