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Understudies Interview: Why They Made Mamma Mia Work

January 9, 2020

Many of you most likely saw the Prior Lake High School’s performance of Mamma Mia in late November. The show starred Olivia Nelson as Donna and Bella Merwin as Sophie. However, there were two cast members that you did not get the pleasure of seeing in these two iconic roles. These amazing actresses ...

A Delayed Homecoming: Interview With The 10th Grade Court

January 9, 2020

This post is going up months late however, the two people involved in this interview still deserve a spot light. Similar to last year I conducted an interview with the ones voted onto the homecoming court in my grade. This past year that happened to be Kendra Knutson and Kyle Haas. The first intervi...

Mamma Mia Opens Soon – Get Tickets Now!

Mamma Mia Opens Soon - Get Tickets Now!

Ashley DeYoung, Contributor

November 8, 2019

Prior Lake High School is proud to present this year's fall musical, Mamma Mia! The story follows Donna, a single mom in the Greek Islands as she prepares for her daughter Sophie's wedding. However -- Sophie has a plan. She invites three men to her wedding in the hopes that one of them is her fath...

Tesfa’s Trip to PLHS

Tesfa's Trip to PLHS

Natalie Hoepner and Gracie DiPerna

October 13, 2019

"With a love of music as big as his last name, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu has been sharing joy and a vision for equity and justice through song for over a decade" (St. Olaf College). On Thursday, October 3rd, Tesfa visited Prior Lake High School in order to work with the choir on their current gospel concert...

The End Of An Era

The End Of An Era

Abbie Fouberg, Contributor

May 10, 2019

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD DO NOT PROCEED IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THIS MOVIE!!               Tony Stark. The originator of this glorious universe that we have all been swept up in. The first ever Iron Man movie came out in 2008 and I don’t think...

Celebrate back to the 80s

Celebrate back to the 80s

Gracie Diperna, Contributor

May 3, 2019

As the year comes to a close, it is now time for Prior Lake High School’s annual Celebrate concert. This year, the concert includes a wide variety of music that comes from the ‘80s. The entire concert is filled with so many exciting and epic moments, but those moments take a lot of work to pull off....

CNBC strikes a deal with viewers in anticipated renewal of Howie Mandel’s hit show

Mandel’s vibrant personality (shown through his smile) and witty puns captivate the audience’s attention throughout the hour-long show.

Jacob Zollar, Contributor

January 18, 2019

What if you were forced to blindly choose between receiving a $1 or $1 million? The show Deal or No Deal thrives off of uncertainty, an energetic rhythm, and controlled chaos. Howie Mandel produces a season which is meant for purely entertainment, and it delivers in its purpose performing within the game...

The Grinch (2018) Review

The Grinch (2018) Review

Jacob Foss, Contributor

December 21, 2018

Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD If you haven’t seen the movie, turn back now!        With Benedict Cumberbatch as the titular Grinch, Illumination’s The Grinch is a 2018 reiteration of the 1966 cartoon. As is a common theme with the animation company Illumination, their latest movie is a sam...

Prior Lake High School Choir prepares for Holiday Concert

Sheet music is what the choir students use to learn the lyrics and notes of the songs that will be sung at the concert

Claire Dolan and Tina Dolan, Contributors

December 14, 2018

Students of all grades at the Prior Lake High School prepare for a winter-themed concert for the upcoming holiday season. The concert is set for Monday, December 17th at seven. As soon as the fall concert ended in October, students immediately started preparing for the extravagant winter concert to ge...

Anthem Team Making Noise at PLHS

Anthem Team performing at the Veteran's Day Breakfast at Savage Hy-Vee.

Natalie Hoepner, Editor

November 14, 2018

Prior Lake High School is home to many different clubs and activities, and Anthem Team is one of them. The Anthem Team is a group of kids who know different harmonic parts to the National Anthem, and they're ready to sing at anytime, anywhere. The National Anthem that the team uses is broken down...

Ed Sheeran takes on Minneapolis

Ed Sheeran takes on Minneapolis

Meg Huss, Contributor

November 2, 2018

On Saturday October 20, 2018 English singer, songwriter, and guitarist Ed Sheeran performed in Minneapolis, Minnesota at US Bank Stadium. The stadium was filled with thousands of fans screaming for the one-man band taking the stage. Ed Sheeran is an artist who sings multiple genres of music. The majority...

Band for Life

The Prior Lake Marching Band at TCF Stadium on High School Band Day.

Emma Stumpe, Author

October 12, 2018

Prior Lake High School has a huge music department. However, band is the bigger portion of that category. Prior Lake band has many sub-categories. These include Blue and Gold Band for the 9th graders, Varsity Blue, Varsity Gold, and Marching Band for the 10th-12th, Jazz, Wind Ensemble, Fall Concert...

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