Let it Grow: Participants

Mr. Phil Hansen flexin', ready for the challenge.

Chloe Grimm, Staff Writer

November 11, 2018

The Great Email Fiasco

Caitlyn Thomas, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2018

It all started with one well meaning email…  Most students have probably noticed their school inboxes getting bombarded with hundreds of emails all connected to one singular thread sent to the collective student body.  What started as an email sent to inform students of the after school c...

Nebraska 2018 Midterm Election Results

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018

Below are the live results of the Nebraska State government 2018 midterm election as of 10am this morning, courtesy of New York Times, and the links to the official Sarpy and Douglas County 2018 midterm election results. Nebraska U.S. Senate Election Results: Incumbent Deb Fischer  (R)- wins 58.1% (3...

Things to Know Before You Vote Today

Kaylen Maltais, PLPulse Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018

Today, Nov. 6, is the 2018 midterm election, and for those of you who plan to vote today, make sure you know these things 1. Polling Sites: Nearest to the school: Wildewood Christian Church 37* 1255 Royal Dr. Papillion, NE 68046 (closes at 8pm) Other sites: Beardmore Event Center 19* 3750 Raynor...

Marketing Madness

Terryen Brunt gestures as he explains to the judge his ideas.

Lissa Lafond, Features Editor

October 19, 2018

Your hands start to sweat as you shake the strangers hand greeting them like you have met many times before. Two adults in their mid 30s, staring at you while dressed in suits, waiting to judge you on your business pitch.  Ms. Mary Janssen’s Marketing I class competed in a business role play where they present to volunteer judges. The judges that were chosen own ...

Softball State Tournament

The PLHS Softball team celebrates a home run by sophomore Mia Jarecki.

Tatum Jorgensen, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2018


Giving Back

Volunteers Harrison Holloway and Roshu Senthil pose in the Welcome Center at the hospital. They have a blast volunteering there.

Emma Higby, News Writer

October 18, 2018

Giving back to the community holds more power than it seems. Constantly volunteering time out of the day to help the less fortunate not only gives a person a clean conscience, but it also leaves lasting impressions on each party involved.   In Papillion, CHI Health Midlands is a hospital that has a program that helps teenagers get volunteer hours. ...

Life Isn’t Disposable

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of PLPulse

October 12, 2018

  Plastic is in most things that we use in our daily lives, such as phones and cars. No matter where we go there seems to always be some sort of plastic. Even though it’s convenient to use, it has the potential to do a lot of damage to the environment.   Plastic is in most thi...

Marching Band

Senior tenor player Harrison Holloway remains at the ready during the drum break.

Katelyn S.

October 12, 2018

Fall weather is often something that many people look forward to. The crisp, cool air is a refreshing change from the stifling summer heat. However, this year’s fall weather has been full of cloudy days and rain, and Sept. 29 was no exception. On that day it was raining, and it was pouring - b...

2018 Fall Senior Night

Several members of the Marching Band and their parents are honored during the 2018 Fall Senior Night.

Megan Friel, Coverage Editor

September 26, 2018

Senior night was held for Cross Country, Boys Tennis, Girls Golf and Marching Band on Friday, Sept. 21 during the football game against Gretna. In order to promote the activities and allow for proper acknowledgment, senior night is held at a home football game instead of at their respective meets,...

Evacuation Vacation

Ashley Mason, News editor

September 26, 2018

$17-22 billion is roughly how much it will cost to fix the damage Hurricane Florence has caused. As the storm weakens, it continues to grow and produce a drastic storm surge, leading force evacuations for most of the US east coast. For a recent PLHS graduate this means evacuating his college.   ...

Конец эпохи

Russian 4 students focus on their daily work.

Sam Simmerman, News Editor

September 26, 2018

PLHS is currently the only school in Nebraska where students can learn Russian. Ms. Julie Phillips started the program in 1993, and unfortunately, the class of 2019 is the last group of students who is able to participate.   “In a few years I might want to leave and do something else, but I can’t just walk away and leave my Russian...

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