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

Star Wars: Rogue

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...

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

All the individual awards after the conference results, on Saturday December 10th, 2016 at the Dakota County Courthouse

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

Team Blue takes 2nd place at the Lakeville North Invitational on December 17, 2016

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

The Choralaires practice on stage under the direction of choir director Mr. Robert Hahn.

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

Members of the Anthem Team preparing to sing at Target Field on 9/11/2016.

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

The members of the Prior Lake Interact club planting gardens at city hall.

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

The Prior Lake Junior Optimist Club volunteering at Feed My Starving Children

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...

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