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Activity Update for January 19, 2016

Activity Update for January 19, 2016

January 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Due to weather, many clubs and activities have been postponed or cancelled. If you do not see an activity or club that you are involved in below, please check with the sponsors of said activity or club. Also, please be safe on the roads tonight.   -Swimming and diving: Postponed - JV Boys...

Thankful for Life

Thankful for Life

Hannah Im, News Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Family, friends and food, are all things to be thankful for. But good health is often looked over. Health occupations students of America, or HOSA, will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive on November 20 in the north gym. HOSA has increased last year’s goals of one hundred donations and will...

Argument Against Terrorism

Argument Against Terrorism

PLPulse/Scepter Staff

November 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout the history of man there has been hatred and war. Men who are angry have taken to violence and destruction to get their points across, to let the world know that they are not happy and things must change. The recent terrorist attacks to Paris and its people have yet again shed light on this...

Keep Calm and Quiz On

Keep Calm and Quiz On

Raina Dodge, News Writer

November 13, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

There is a thick blanket of anticipation over the competitors.   Everyone is waiting for the chance to strike, the tick of the clock, the cue to snag a point. Hands perch on buzzers, hoping to hit the button first and give the winning answer. The moment is made only slightly less serious by the...

We Appreciate You

We Appreciate You

CJ Curry, Co-Managing Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday, November 11th is not a typical day. It’s Veterans Day. In honor of the special day, several clubs have put out flags in and around the PLHS campus. Mrs. Stephanie Kimball, Co-Sponsor of Student Council, likes the visual representation of patriotism that the flags provide to the community. ...

Deca Dodgeball

Deca Dodgeball

Hayley Piatkowski, Features Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

This past Tuesday, October 20th, some Papillion Lavista High School students participated in the annual DECA dodgeball tournament. It is an all around fun time for students to play against each other and it helps DECA raise money for their program. This year, money was the only form of payment fo...

Pinktober

Pinktober

Brendon Boatwright, Sports Writer

October 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Hope. Fight. Cure. These are the words displayed on the back of the Monarch football pink-out shirt. Students will adorn themselves in this shirt and other various pink attire on Friday, October 16, to help show their awareness. However, people may not know what they are supporting and showing their...

Ni Hao, PLHS

Ni Hao, PLHS

Raina Dodge, News Writer

October 8, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Scottsbluff and Papillion sometimes seem like they are a world apart.  Even though these towns and their high schools are six hours away from each other, they have some similarities.  Both participate in similar activities, such as football, tennis, band, and DECA. There could be one more similarity,...

Hoco 2015 Fashion

Hoco 2015 Fashion

Kayla Schreck, Pulse Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Showcase

Homecoming: A night of dancing, romancing, and of course; fashion. Many girls spend multiple hours and hundreds of dollars on this one magical night in order to achieve the perfect look. So what’s trending for Homecoming 2015? The simple look is in. While wearing a puffy, sparkling princess style...

Theater For One

Theater For One

Hannah Im, News Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Sweaty palms, dry mouth, and shaking knees. All eyes are at the front, expecting to be entertained or informed. The teacher calls to start when they are ready. While some are sweating over an in class required speech, a group of students meet after school for competitive speaking. Sponsored by Ms....

AP Classes

AP Classes

Alexander Strehle, News Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The words “AP” make most students fill with dread. The hours of homework and staying up late drains most, but some students actually chose to take four or five AP classes. There is a wide variety of AP classes to take. Anywhere from AP Calculus, to AP Comparative Government, or AP Biology. AP...

Cross Country Time Trials

Cross Country Time Trials

Elliot Wolbach, News Writer

September 4, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Waking up early, putting on your running shoes, stretching before lining up at the start. The boys and girls cross-country had their time trials last Saturday, August 29. The time trails were held at the Walnut Creek course, behind Papillion La-Vista South High School. The girls ran at 7:30 followed...

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