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Russian out of PLHS

Russian out of PLHS

Trevor Lewis, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The flame of uniqueness is being extinguished. Something that makes our school stand out from the rest of Nebraska is now leaving us after 25 years. The Russian program that was taught by Julie Phillips is ending, starting next year. Mrs. Philips has taught students the core values of the Russian...

Leprechaun Frenzy

Leprechaun Frenzy

Alexa Busby, News Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

A different kind of flood is barreling through the halls. Not of water, but of green. St. Patrick's day occurs every March 17 as a yearly holiday that people celebrate across the world. To contribute, people wear green; and if they don't, tradition demands that someone must pinch the offender. "I...

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . 0?

3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . 0?

Hannah Im, News Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Alarms scream, dreary arms slap them quiet, and an endless flood of complaints follow, as students get up for school. Even though students think they wake up early enough, there is an even earlier option that may start next year; zero hour. As hard as it is to get up in the morning, especially for...

Just A Shirt

Just A Shirt

Katie Wittrig, Contributing Author

March 2, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The Color Of Hope shirts have been sold now for several years. One year I bought a school shirt and customized it to support a PLHS student battling cancer. One year I bought a tie-dye one because it was pretty. Another year I bought one to support breast cancer, as it runs in my family. The...

Not Your Typical Athlete

Not Your Typical Athlete

Claire Neil and Hunter Prombrio

February 29, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

I walked up to the beam and placed my hands on it. Sweat dripped down my face as I mentally prepared myself for my routine. It had to be perfect. This routine determines if I make it to nationals or not. Everything I have worked for leads to this. This is a typical feeling for a gymnast. The tough...

Special Hearts

Special Hearts

Emily Lingelbach, Entertainment Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

During most of the winter months, it can get pretty dreary and cold, but that did not stop some students from opening their warm hearts to some helpless animals. Some students and staff from the special needs department collected supplies for dogs at the humane society. “We were going on a field...

Robotics Season Overview

Robotics Season Overview

Elliott Wolbach, News writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

It’s game-over for the PLHS robotics teams. After competing in three competitions both teams were not able to fight their way to the state competition. For the members of the Robotics club, this season was not a total loss. “We started out really well for all of the members of our team [being]...

Monarch Activity Update

Monarch Activity Update

Elliott Wolbach, News writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

    Show Choir – Competitions   At Elkhorn high school on Saturday, February 6, all three groups preformed. They received Best band, Best vocals, Best female soloist, Best opener, and Best ballad. Some upcoming competitions that they have are as follows. On Friday, February...

Get Hungry for 4th Lunch

Get Hungry for 4th Lunch

Alexander Strehle, News Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Every freshman class just gets larger and larger. Overcrowding has become a problem especially in the lunchroom. Beginning next year, the school has decided to implement a 4th lunch into the schedule to accommodate the rising student body. The length of lunches is still going to stay the same and...

For Heaven’s Sake, Read a Book

For Heaven’s Sake, Read a Book

Emma Dargy, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Oh my gosh! Did you see the Hunger Games 3 last night? It was so good! I love the series so much!” Excuse me? Did you really just refer to Mockingjay as “the Hunger Games 3”? If you could see my face right now you would realize it is a face of disgust. Perhaps you can imagine Kim Kardashi...

Dreams Do Come True

Dreams Do Come True

Alina Cook, News Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features, News

DThey were looking for an amazing performer who displayed excellent leadership skills to give a unique opportunity to. Young Americans, an elite group of performers, recently held a workshop at PLHS. For three days, students learned music and choreography to perform on Tuesday, January 25. At the...

Information Age

Information Age

Alina Cook, News Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

In January, there were 40 reports of hoverboards catching fire in over 19 states. Our world has been overrun by new technologies that have flooded social media, causing many students to be thrilled but hesitant “With the Apple watch, you can check your texts or something without the teacher noticing,”...

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