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Movies Coming Out in 2017

Movies Coming Out in 2017

Megan Bloomer, Contributor

February 6, 2017

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

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

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

  “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

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

Sing it Loud, Sing it Proud

Sing it Loud, Sing it Proud

Molly Hiemel, Contributor

December 15, 2016

Shannon Hockman, a senior at Prior Lake High School, states “The National Anthem Team is a club through the PLHS choir, where we sing the National Anthem to represent our school at different sporting events.” In order to join the National Anthem Team, a student must audition and he or she must...

Interact with friends, Community, and District

Interact with friends, Community, and District

Makenna Engebos, Journalist

November 16, 2016

Prior Lake High School offers a wide variety of different activities, and one activity is the Interact Club. The Interact Club focuses community involvement which allows growth in creative thinking and learning of Prior Lake Students. The Interact Club is active in the Prior Lake High School for many...

Junior Optimist Club

Junior Optimist Club

Morgan Anderson, Journalist

November 15, 2016

Prior Lake High school has many different clubs and activities. One of the more popular clubs is Junior Optimist Club. The club promotes optimism and volunteerism to make the community a better place. The Prior Lake Junior Optimist Club is a student-led club that was started to provide students with t...

Young Life: Faith, Friends, and Fun

Molly Heimel, Author

November 15, 2016

“Young Life is a faith based organization whose mission is to meet kids where they’re at and to show them God’s love.” These are the words of Amy Steen, a teacher at Prior Lake High School who also enjoys volunteering for this popular youth club. Young Life is an international organization of...

Throwback Thursday: Gossip Girl

Maddie Larson, Entertainment

November 15, 2016

Upper East Side drama, romance, parties and many secrets. If you are looking a drama filled show Gossip Girl is the show for you. Starring Blake Lively as Serena Van Der Woodsen, Leighton Meester as Blair Waldorf, Ed Westwick as Chuck Bass, Chace Crawford as Nate Archibald, and Penn Badgley as Dan...

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Delaney Treitline, Contributor

November 15, 2016

This year, Prior Lake’s very own theater department proudly presented their fall musical, Beauty and the Beast to sold out crowds.   Principal Dave Lund and his wife attended the show on Thursday night and felt that "the acting, singing, costumes, lighting, and set design were all perfection. The pit ...

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