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Pulling Rank

Pulling Rank

Chloe Grimm, Scepter Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

It's what strives the straight A students to study for hours on end, avoid Friday night football games, and focus only on school. They only work for the best grades,  all for a college to see that they are in the top 10% percent of their class, thinking that's what defines them. It could even be...

Gay Straight Alliance

Gay Straight Alliance

Alyssa Foral, News Writer

September 7, 2016


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In a community of any kind unity is an essential part to its harmony. The students at Papillion La-Vista high school that are members of Gay Straight Alliance, or GSA, strive to make that unity happen in their own school. Students who are members of this organization meet every Wednesday afternoon...

A New Library

A New Library

Megan Friel, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


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To most students, the library is merely somewhere to go when you need to print a paper for class.  Some regularly stop by, and even fewer actually check out the books that inhabit the shelves. However, the library has unexpectedly become a haven for numerous students that previously walked straight...

Lunch Changes

Lunch Changes

Emma Higby, Features Writer

September 6, 2016


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Lunchtime, the time of day that every high school kid can’t wait for. Some students eat in the cafeteria with their close friends or in the halls by the Media Center. However, due to changes made by our administration, kids don’t have as much freedom to eat where they please as they used to. In...

A Need for Space… Or not

A Need for Space… Or not

Hannah Im, News Editor

September 6, 2016


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You get to class just as the last bell rings and hurry to find a seat, only to find all of the desks full and people standing in the back. Next class, you brace yourself for the flood of people, but when the bell rings there are only ten other students around you.   A larger student enrollment and other factor...

Serving Time

Serving Time

Alexa Busby, News Writer

August 31, 2016


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Lock Down. That's what some people may refer to advisement as. No restroom breaks. No locker trips. And only going to another teacher with a previously signed pass. For others, it isn't that big of a deal. They can just use the restroom and go to their lockers between classes and get a signed pass in...

Fishing club sets its hooks

Fishing club sets its hooks

Nate Gendler, Sports Editor

August 31, 2016


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Last spring, students at PLHS and Mr. Phil Hansen started the Monarch Fishing Club. This club was started to give students with an interest in fishing or teens that are veterans in the sport a real sense of competition and fun when out on the water. There were a few meets last spring; one of the most...

Project Unify

Project Unify

Hannah Im

May 17, 2016


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Volunteer hours may seem pointless, especially when you don’t see results of the hours put in.    Project Unify is one volunteering opportunity that allows students to see the full effect of hard work they put in. “Project Unify is a branch of Special Olympics that pair peers with and without d...

A Piece Of Papio

A Piece Of Papio

CJ Curry, PLPulse Managing Editor

May 16, 2016


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A landmark in Papillion that has been providing bowling, inexpensive food, and a fun family outing to the area for the past 4 decades, Wildcat Lanes, has officially shut its doors. While the specific reasoning for the closing is unknown, it came as a surprise to many PLHS students. For frequent Wildcat...

A Year Of Work, A Day Of Celebration

A Year Of Work, A Day Of Celebration

Alexa Busby, News Writer

May 6, 2016


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Mom. Mama. Mother. No matter what you call her, there is a special place in your heart for her. Once a year, mothers are appreciated for all of the hard work they do to raise a child. Sunday, May 8 is Mother's Day and mothers across the United States will be celebrated by their children. This special...

The Fight For His Life

The Fight For His Life

CJ Curry, PLPulse Managing Editor

April 29, 2016


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In August of 2015, the life of freshman Adam Inzauro was changed forever. It all began in February when Inzauro was diagnosed with the classic type of Ethlers-Danlos Syndrome, an inherited connective tissue disorder that is caused by a defect in collagen production. At first, his older brother Tre...

Up to the Test

Up to the Test

Raina Dodge, News Writer

April 20, 2016


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Many students recall with horror the countless hours spent on standardized tests: filling bubbles, watching the clock, trying to remember what the heck a supplementary angle is.It’s a frustrating experience that Nebraskan students are subjected to often through the NeSA standardized exams.  However,...

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