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December 21, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase

Questions We Need Answers to

Questions We Need Answers to

Chloé Grimm

December 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Sports Podcasts

1) Why is every movie in America somehow #1 Movie in America?  2) Who closes the bus door after the bus driver gets off?  3) Is the S or C silent in scent?  4) If life is unfair to everyone, does that make it fair?   5) Who named them jet skis and not boater-cycles?  6) Why do they call them apartments if they’re built toge...

Cities of the Dead

Cities of the Dead

Lily Allpress, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

December 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Usually picturing a cemetery consists of rows upon rows of headstones, but in New Orleans, Louisiana, it is common to see above ground “tombs.” These tombs are bought by families to store their loved ones, they will be used time and time again, if a year has passed since it has been last opened.   ...

the Booth

the Booth

Lucas, Kyler, and Josh, Staff writter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, News Briefs, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports Podcasts

This is a podcast with staff writers Kyler, Josh and video editor Lucas give stats about a winter variety of sports at PLHS

Seeing Past the Competition

Seeing Past the Competition

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

It started with a small group of about 15 people: a few friend groups, some dedicated fans and a couple of wanderers. Then the release of a revolutionary new game sparked a whole tournament that nearly tripled those numbers.  On Friday, Dec. 7, the PLHS esports club hosted a free-admission tournament to celebrate the new Super Smash Bros. game, which came out that very morning. The tournament was open to an...

Nurturing Nature

Nurturing Nature

Ashley Mason, News editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Walking through each classroom door the walls are covered by a teachers’ personality from sports teams to vacation pics. But for one history teacher, she brings her room to life with her to devotion as a plant mom.   A “plant mom” is one who embraces the current trend of collecting houseplants, ranging from potted succulents to hanging plants. The o...

Abandoning Professionalism

Abandoning Professionalism

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Music ensembles depend on deadlines and schedules that consist of specified concert dates, consistent performance times, an idea of a rehearsal countdown. They are luxuries that help strengthen efficiency and time management. They are luxuries that musicians use to gradually work toward greatness....

See Something, Say Something

See Something, Say Something

Lissa Lafond, Features Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

A voice comes over the intercom speakers, but it’s not for the usual announcements. Its urgent. In response, the teacher pulls the magnet from the door and students huddle into the corner. Staying out of view from the window, hoping the danger stays out. A lockdown drill is one of the many drills...

Sliding Through the Season- PLHS & PLSHS Hockey Team

Sliding Through the Season- PLHS & PLSHS Hockey Team

Jacob Williams, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, Video

The joint Monarch & Titan hockey team struggles at the beginning of their season with a 0-9 record and a young roster. They look to improve their season with more and tougher practices and teaching younger players the skills of the game.

What’s the Buzz About Quiz Bowl?

What’s the Buzz About Quiz Bowl?

Owen Sumter, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase, Student Life

Buzz! “Solomon Islands”. Buzz! “Charles Dickens.” Buzz! “Chlorine.” Ding! Time is up and a victory cheer rings out from the classroom as the teams shake hands. This is competitive, this is intense, this is Quiz Bowl.  The Quiz Bowl season is now in full swing with the Bryan High competition, where three PLHS teams competed. One advanced and two novice rosters fou...

Take Five

Take Five

Vincent Lin, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase

Hours of rehearsal. Early morning practices. Blinding lights. Hundreds of engrossed onlookers. All-State ensembles are certainly a strain on the body, but it couldn’t hurt to take a load off in downtown Lincoln.   From Nov. 14 to Nov. 16, thirteen talented PLHS musicians travelled to Lincoln to participate in various All-State music ensembles, earn...

The Thanksgiving Disappearing Act

The Thanksgiving Disappearing Act

Annie Waldman, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

It is the day after Halloween, and Christmas music is playing on the radio while pine trees erupt in every corner of Target and Hobby Lobby.   The earlier that Christmas decorations come out, the more Thanksgiving is erased. Not to mention, the lack of patience for the holidays has caused th...

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