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All Eyes North

All Eyes North

Lauren Unverzagt, Writer

December 13, 2019

At 4:00 A.M on Friday, December 6, 2019, a group of 47 students and three teachers from Papillion-La Vista High School boarded an Arrow charter bus that would drive six hours to Minneapolis, Minnesota. The group attended DECA’s 2019 “All Eyes North” Central Region Leadership Conference (CRLC).   ...

Monarchs Cruise to Opening Night Win Over Kearney

Monarchs Cruise to Opening Night Win Over Kearney

Anthony Rubek, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Every team's goal is to start a season with a win after a long offseason of training. An opening night win could help set the tone for a successful season. Papio did just that in dominant fashion on Thursday night.   The Monarchs defeated the Kearney Bearcats 67-30 to win their first game of the season. Senior forward Lindsey Ingwerson led all scorers with 15 points.  Papio was lock ...

Being Mindful

Being Mindful

Bennett Clary, News Editor

December 5, 2019

Mental health is a topic that every person should be concerned about. A teenager should be mindful of their mental health because they are put under different stress factors throughout their day.   Ms. Sheryl Vansteenbergen, the school’s personal social counselor, runs a mindfulness group during advisement every Thursday. The 8-week program...

Kicks for Kindness

Kicks for Kindness

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Rising to the Top

Rising to the Top

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Teaching an old dog new tricks is difficult, which is why when the dog is still a puppy you train them to sit, stay, maybe even shake or play dead. In sports, few see the positives of starting over as this puppy.  The boys basketball team was a new puppy last year, learning the basics of what it means to be on the team.  “Last year we had a lot of young kids except Preston Kell...

Rowdy yet Respectful

Rowdy yet Respectful

Anthony Rubek, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

I was at my five-year-old cousins flag football game and then something happened that was shocking. A parent ran on to the field yelling at the referee for a missed illegal block in the back call on one touchdown. I have never seen someone that upset over a game played by kindergarteners. But if a parent...

Reconstructing Success

Reconstructing Success

Ellie Beiser, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

A puzzle with a thousand or even a million pieces is not impossible. Completing it may take some time, but there is no doubt in the feeling of accomplishment.  The girls varsity basketball team is building a successful team this year. Head coach, Josh Siske, has little to no doubt in the returning and new players abilities to assis...

No Day Like a Snow Day

No Day Like a Snow Day

Bennett Clary, News Editor

November 22, 2019

When students think of winter, they frequently think of snow days the weather brings. Last school year, PLCS had a total of seven snow days, even though there is only an allotted three days for every school year. Superintendent Dr. Andy Rikli hopes the new two-hour late start policy will help dimi...

Donating for a Cause

Donating for a Cause

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Strike, Monarchs Strike

Strike, Monarchs Strike

Lauryn Vacek

November 22, 2019

           

Including Everyone

Including Everyone

Maddy Delos Reyes, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The PLHS club Circle of Friends evolves around including everyone. High school students are encouraged to join to include all special need students in activities. Freshman especially at PLHS have been involved and active throughout the Circle of Friends club.  As the 2023 freshman class joined the high scho...

Schools in Lockdown

Schools in Lockdown

Lucas Neill, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

There are multiple worries about walking into a high school such as how hard a math test is going to be or if the low sleep schedule will finally catch up . Although, one fear no one wants to face is going through the experience of a school shooting.  Although, the Papillion-La Vista area has one of the lowest cri...

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