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Ed Sheeran’s New Album

Ed Sheeran’s New Album

Devan DiGrado, Contributor

March 9, 2017

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

         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

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

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

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

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

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...

Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

Elijah Taylor, Contributor

February 6, 2017

Kubo and the two strings was film released in the U.S. on August 19, 2016 and accumulated a box office of 73.3 million USD.  It came out on DVD in late November and is awaiting a release on Netflix.  If you didn't see it in theaters, it's worth a look at home. Director  Travis Knight has worked...

“Why Him?” Movie Review

“Why Him?” Movie Review

Devan DiGrado, Contributer

February 6, 2017

Why Him? is an underrated comedy people enjoyed seeing over the holidays.  If you didn't see it in the theaters, it might be one to catch on DVD when it's released on March 28th. The movie was directed by John Hamburg who is known for directing Along Came Polly (starring Ben Stiller). The movie budget ...

All Aboard the Spaceship Avalon in Passengers

All Aboard the Spaceship Avalon in Passengers

Shona Campbel, Contributor

February 6, 2017

Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is a mechanic aboard the spaceship Avalon. The Avalon was on its way to a new planet, Homestead II, when it was struck by a meteor. All passengers and crew sleep for the majority of the journey in Hibernation pods, which pause homeostasis so they won’t age until they wake...

Star Wars: Rogue “One” of the Best of 2016

Star Wars: Rogue “One” of the Best of 2016

Nick Angelo, Contributor

February 6, 2017

If you haven't already seen it, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will surely please any fan of the Star Wars franchise. It offers something new to those who have yet to find enjoyment from this hugely popular film series. It also offers cameos with past starts to the nerds among us, myself included, wit...

Viewers clamor to get back in the “Game”

Viewers clamor to get back in the “Game”

Nick Angelo, Contributor

February 6, 2017

Game of Thrones is one of the most watched shows on television. It has won countless Emmys and has millions of fans throughout the globe. Fans of the show have been clamoring for the new season, and they will be rewarded with its return this summer. Game of Thrones has 106 Emmy Award Nomination...

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