Quarantine creates unique challenges for students

Quarantine creates unique challenges for students

OPINION BY: Hailey Christensen

September 21, 2020

Missing school and trying to catch up on homework can be hard. But having to learn, take notes, and do homework from home for multiple days in a row is even harder. Students who are quarantined are currently going through this, and from my own experience I can say it's not the easiest. Being quara...

Google Classroom

Danae Collver is a news staff writer

Danae Collver, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

Many students and teachers were apprehensive and uneasy about the upcoming school year due to Covid-19. With the recent switch from Microsoft to Google Classroom, the school hoped to make the transition smooth and effortless regarding the new ways to submit, accomplish, and find assignments. Though th...

Phineas and Ferb 5 Summers Later…

Phineas and Ferb 5 Summers Later...

Tyler Henkel, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

“Phineas and Ferb” was a late 2000’s early 2010’s Disney Channel series that was widely popular.  There was a new song with every episode, it featured memorable characters like Dr. Doofenshmirtz, and it had a charming, upbeat attitude.   With 189 episodes, 3 full length movies, and even a marvel and S...

Happy Earth Day Earth, Sorry Your Party’s So Lame

Happy Earth Day Earth, Sorry Your Party's So Lame

Reilly Healey, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Earth Day: a simplistic day to celebrate the place we call home by showing off the places and landmarks around the world. We are shown videos, documentaries, and even TV specials celebrating this day. And for a moment, us humans pat ourselves on the back, praising ourselves for protecting t...

Omaha Hot Spot

Enjoy a treat at Ted and Wally's with homemade ice-cream daily.

Samantha Riggs, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Hangout spots in the Omaha area can be very limiting but Downtown Omaha never seems to disappoint. Whether it be a lunch date, some thrift shopping, or grabbing some ice cream, the variety of spots downtown allows for a great night out.  Throughout the years, many changes and improvements hav...

Welcome to La Vista, Hooters

A cheesesteak philly with curly fries and a red rose.

REVIEW BY: Lauren Unverzagt, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The last thing anyone would expect in 2020 would be a high school girl reviewing the brand spanking new Hooters in town.  But is anything surprising in 2020? At this point, it doesn’t feel like it. So let’s get into it.   I have eaten at the Hooters in Kansas City and was excited to have one open so close to home. As I was pulling up, the outside glowed and the parking lot was filled. Walking in, I was expectin...

“Feel The Bern”

Annie Waldman, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2020

A major appeal of Donald Trump in 2016 was that he was going to get things done. Three years later, only two out of the ten laws he ensured would be passed in the first 100 days of his presidency got any traction, according to the Washington Post, and the two that did were only partially passed. That is where his extreme...

Preparing Our Future

Preparing Our Future

Jack Nieto, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

With seniors wrapping up their last semester at PLHS, they have some words of advice to pass on to the junior class for their next year. Many students believe that junior year comes the hardest with the ACT, SAT, and the plethora of AP classes that open up, pressuring students to do well in...

Trash-Canning the Rich Tradition of Baseball

Cartoon by: Zach Long

OPINION BY: Josh Hennings, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

In 2011, a 5'6, 168-pound kid from Venezuela named Jose Altuve made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut for the Houston Astros. He would go on to be a six-time all-star, three-time American League (AL) batting title winner, the 2017 AL MVP, the 2015 second base gold glove award, a five-time second base sil...

EDITORIAL: Student Section Sexism

EDITORIAL: Student Section Sexism


February 20, 2020

On any given Friday night, our bleachers are packed at the stadium or in the gym. The student section is roaring with flags waving, hands clapping and chants echoing, with female students following along. The tradition of having designated student section leaders is one that has been present for ...

Review of Jumanji: The Next Level

Monkey in the Jungle

Lauren Unverzagt, Writer

February 11, 2020

Jumanji: The Next Level continues the story of the latest Jumanji movie (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, 2017) in which four characters are transported into the world of the video game: Jumanji. In the last movie, we were introduced to the main characters Spencer, Bethany, Martha and Anthony (more c...

Coffee Craze

Coffee Craze
Coffee Craze

Cassie Kessler, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

A review of local coffee shops around the Papillion area to find the best place for a morning cup of coffee.

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