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More than just a game

More than just a game

Lauren Lafond

December 15, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

It's the typical basketball game atmosphere. Fans crowding the bleachers and players squeaking down the court. But, this isn't the average monarch basketball game. It's a Project Unify game. Students, teachers, parents, you name it, all filled the north gym Friday afternoon to come watch Special Olympics...

Looking for Spanish Help?

Looking for Spanish Help?

Hannah Im, News Editor

December 12, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The challenge of learning a new language is no small task that requires devotion outside of the classroom. However, it can be difficult to find a support system at home when it comes to studying. This is the intent behind the new Spanish tutoring club; to give students an opportunity to ask for help...

Global Gourmet

Global Gourmet

Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Unfamiliar yet exciting: the best words to describe this year's Language Club Dessert Extravaganza. Featuring French macaroons, Mexican flan, German apfelkuchen, and Russian tortes all in one room, members of each foreign language club left stuffed classrooms to grow closer with other students who shared...

A Questionable Competition

A Questionable Competition

Raina Dodge, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2016


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General Cornwallis, quicksand and the duodenum.  “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” the binary form of nine and the states comprising the Utah Territory.  All of these unusual topics reared their heads at Omaha Bryan High School’s Nov. 19 Quiz Bowl competition. Three teams from PLHS competed...

Faith Support

Faith Support

Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016


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High school students with a religion know the herculean task it is to find friends who share the same beliefs for support, but junior Jackson Atwell found a solution: bible study. Atwell is starting a club for Christian students and anyone else who is interested in studying the Bible. Through the...

Letters to the Future

Letters to the Future

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Nov. 9 was a very important day for eleven senior athletes. In the library, surrounded by their coaches and families, letters were signed. Those letters were letters of intent to play sports in college. One of those athletes, senior Colton Armstrong, will be attending Hastings College in Hastings,...

Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland

Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland

Delani Watkins, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

All of the fall season, students look forward to events such as football games, homecoming, and the drama department's haunted house. This year, something new has been added to the line up, the first Winter Formal in Papio's history. As an unprecedented event in Papio, many questions have been abuzz,...

All for a doughnut

All for a doughnut

Raina Dodge, News Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

It all starts with a notification popping up on your phone: from the guidance office, subject “Doughnuts." “I’ll have a doughnut in the morning for the first 12 seniors who respond to this message!” it reads.  Mere minutes later, another comes in: twelve names of people who were lucky enough...

Never Give Up

Never Give Up

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-In-Chief

October 7, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Every year, PL Club sells Pink T-Shirts in support of those battling the demon that many women have to fight. Breast cancer. This year, that tradition remains unchanged. During lunches, the club lead by Skills and Technique teacher Mr. Dana Janssen will be selling the T-Shirts to raise funds for the...

#PrayForBurg

#PrayForBurg

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-In Chief

September 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On the evening of September 24, a fierce football game against Creighton Prep turned tragic. Senior lineman Brandon Steburg suffered a serious head injury. Because of this, the Steburgs are facing a tremendous amount of medical expenses and two friends of Steburg have a desire to help relieve their financial...

Ambassadors of Spirit

Ambassadors of Spirit

CJ Curry, PLPulse Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

As inspirational quotes occupied overhead screens, 4,500 students from all over the metro area filled the Ralston Area on September 2nd to hear individuals share their testimonies of dedication and spirit. Speakers included the parents of Reid Adler, a young teen who committed suicide in January of 2015, T...

A Calculated Choice

A Calculated Choice

Raina Dodge, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

September 14, 2016


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If an advanced math class exists that only a few students between two high schools are able to take, how many students at school x will want to take it? In this case, x equals nine students taking the AP Calculus BC course offered this year.  The course serves as an extension of AP Calculus AB, expoundin...

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