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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...

Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

Movie Review: Kubo and the Two Strings

Elijah Taylor, Contributor

February 6, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Movies Coming Out in 2017

Movies Coming Out in 2017

Megan Bloomer, Contributor

February 6, 2017


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Looking back on the highest grossing films of 2016, there were movies that brought crowds and made millions. We watched as highly anticipated films of all genres broke all time records, but 2016 is such a thing of the past. This new year is destined to surpass all expectations with some of the most exciting ...

One Act Plays Will Dazzle This Weekend

One Act Plays Will Dazzle This Weekend

Noelle Kirscht and Deonna Tate, Editors

January 13, 2017


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After the recent success of Beauty and the Beast, the Prior Lake Theatre Department is back with three shows for the price of one!  Each is about a half an hour long, and though not all three shows contain dark themes, all three end tragically. Romeo and Juliet First up is the student directed...

A Start to Remember

A Start to Remember

Fatima Ayour, Chief Administrator

December 20, 2016


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As a captain and a senior member of the Prior Lake High School Mock Trial Team since my freshman year, I am so proud of how the PLHS Mock Trial team has performed so far. With new coaches and new team members, it took intensive work, stress, and last-minute preparations to be ready.  The hard work pa...

Order in the Court

Order in the Court

Fatima Ayour, Chief Administrator

December 20, 2016


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  “Mock Trial is an activity where students take on the roles of lawyers and witnesses and argue two sides of a case in a real-life court setting,” Kyla Krohn said. This year's case is unique because it is amendment-based.  The Plaintiff Chris Jackson is a student who makes a video titled ...

‘Tis the Season to Sing

‘Tis the Season to Sing

Grace Cline, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2016


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The large repertoire of the ensembles is anticipated to be both impressive and entertaining.

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