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Stranger Things 2. Have You Watched Yet?

Stranger Things 2. Have You Watched Yet?

Sam Nissen, Contributor

November 29, 2017


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The popular Netflix Original TV show Stranger Things, with its drama, fantasy, and horror, released its second season on October 27th giving fans the alternative to trick or treating on Halloween night.   Season two starts out a year later from the previous season. Set in the 1980s, a new arc...

Blade Runner 2049 proves worthy sequel to 1982 Blade Runner

Blade Runner 2049 proves worthy sequel to 1982 Blade Runner

Cole Medin, Contributor

November 17, 2017


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In 1982, film writers Hampton Fancher and David Peoples created a fascinating film about bioengineered humans.  This movie, titled Blade Runner, captured the imagination and the attention of audience after audience by ingeniously depicting a captivating future of synthetic humans and the conflicts t...

The PLHS Choir puts the Master in Masterwork

The PLHS Choir puts the Master in Masterwork

Natalie Hoepner, Contributor

October 16, 2017


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At Prior Lake High School, the choirs are working on an exquisite masterwork, a work of many songs put together for one performance. The PLHS choir normally performs one masterwork annually, and this years selection was “The Armed Man” by Karl Jenkins. “The Armed Man” by Karl Jenkins is a...

Snowed-In During Spring Break

Snowed-In During Spring Break

Grace Cline, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017


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The trip soon took an unexpected turn, however, when the city issued a severe winter storm watch for snow storm Stella

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Christian Group Looking To Expand

Christian Group Looking To Expand

Reid Larson, Contributor

March 9, 2017


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In Prior Lake High School, there are many activities that a student can get himself or herself involved in from robotics to quidditch, but the school also offers a prayer group called “Catalyst.” Catalyst is a student-run prayer group launched at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. According...

Ed Sheeran’s New Album

Ed Sheeran’s New Album

Devan DiGrado, Contributor

March 9, 2017


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Ed Sheeran is a 25 year old English singer who won the 2016 Song of the Year Grammy Award for “Thinking out Loud."  Sheeran also won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance that same year. Obviously, Sheeran has been a very successful singer, so millions are excited to hear his recently released...

New York Choir Trip Update

Anna Stone, Copy Editor

March 2, 2017


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         Over spring break, many people will be staying in Minnesota, going to tropical places, or even venturing to colder destinations -- but not Prior Lake High School's choir. The group of singers will travel to New York City for break. Their jam-packed trip involves activities from visiting...

The Formation of Prior Lake High School Trapshooting

The Formation of Prior Lake High School Trapshooting

Reid Larson, Activities Journalist

February 23, 2017


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Who would expect an idea for a high school varsity sports program to arise from the dugout of a baseball game? Well, that’s exactly how the idea came up for a Trapshooting team for Prior Lake, according to Scott Conrad, head coach of the Prior Lake Trapshooting Team. This occurred in 2008. Coach...

Student Council Deserves a Round of Applause!

Student Council Deserves a Round of Applause!

Brooke Glass, Contributor

February 14, 2017


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Imagine no school dances or no fun activities both inside and outside of school. How boring that would be! Well, that’s what school would be like if we didn’t have our student council here at Prior Lake. Some of us may not know all the great things student council does for our school and some of...

Fans are excited for the release of Season 4 of The 100

Fans are excited for the release of Season 4 of The 100

Alex Carter, Contributer

February 6, 2017


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The 100 is back! What should we expect and what characters are returning? The fourth season of the TV series, The 100 (pronounced The Hundred) began on February 1st, 2017. The TV show is based on the book series called The 100 and is a post-apocalyptic drama series set 97 years after a nuclear apocalypse nea...

Finding Dory Makes a Big “Splash” on Netflix

Finding Dory Makes a Big “Splash” on Netflix

Chris Curry, Contributor

February 6, 2017


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Finding Dory is a Disney Pixar movie which depicts the struggle of a forgetful fish named Dory and her journey to find where she came from, and it's now on Netflix. After years of being separated from her family, Dory remembers that she too has a family in the ocean. Worried that she might forget t...

Moana Sets Sail

Moana Sets Sail

Shona Campbell, Contributors

February 6, 2017


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Disney does it again! Moana and its feel-good animation dominates the reviews because of its catchy songs and empowering cultural ties. Disney uses main character, Moana Waialiki, to contrast common ‘princess’ stereotypes. Demigod Maui, teases Moana,“If you wear a dress and have an animal side...

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