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Sophia’s Survival Guide – Valentine’s Day Edition

Sophia’s Survival Guide – Valentine’s Day Edition

Sophia Lee, Contributor

February 9, 2018


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The Rules for Being a Single Person on Valentine’s Day Avoid direct eye contact with couples. They will lure you into the depressing lane of wishing you had someone to eat chocolates with. Just don’t do it. Buy some candy, it’s Valentine’s day. It’s the day no rules apply and where ...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – France

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – France

Preethi Kumar, Contributor

February 2, 2018


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Olivia Lafargue is a foreign exchange student that is studying here all the way from France. She shared some of her experiences about living in Minnesota and her thoughts on it so far. Lafargue is 16 years old, but studying as a senior here at Prior Lake High School. She is staying with Danielle...

Student Spotlight- Jennifer Lein

Student Spotlight- Jennifer Lein

Preethi Kumar and Shreya Ashok

January 19, 2018


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Jennifer Lein is a Prior Lake High School Sophomore, but not a lot of people know how hard she works and contributes to her community. She has countless hours of volunteering plus added amounts of homework, including school sports and activities.   Q: What extracurricular activities/clubs/spo...

Be Safe on the Roads!

Be Safe on the Roads!

Amanda Swanson, Contributor

January 16, 2018


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According to statistics from a University of Georgia study, approximately 800 people die per year due to driving accidents in the harsh and dangerous winter weather in the United States. Driving in the snow is a very hard task that takes a lot of extra concentration and quick reflex actions. When...

History Lesson: Evolution of Gift Giving

History Lesson: Evolution of Gift Giving

Katie Gauquie, Contributor

January 5, 2018


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Since the beginning of time, a human tradition includes giving gifts to celebrate events and achievements. The tradition of gift giving became popular with the establishment of Christmas-part of the Christian religion- and became prominent in global society. Christmas is not the only holiday in the winter...

We Checked: What’s With the Flags in the Commons?

We Checked: What’s With the Flags in the Commons?

Maggie Muelken, Contributor

January 4, 2018


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Fun Fact: Many people have been wondering what the flags above the commons represent. Others have noticed that not every country's flag is represented. So, what do they mean? Not many people know, but after asking around, I discovered that the flags represent the home countries of all of Prior...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat- Poland

You’re in For(eign) a Treat- Poland

Preethi Kumar, Contributor

December 18, 2017


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Liliana, or as most people call her Herbata,  is a foreign exchange student from Gdansk, Poland who attends Prior Lake High school for the 2017-2018 school year. Imagine living 4576 miles away from home at age 16.  No only is Herbata Jasińska 16 years old, but she is also studying as a senior at the Pr...

A Look Back at Homecoming Fashion

A Look Back at Homecoming Fashion

Amanda Swanson, Contributor

November 15, 2017


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Fashion changes every year. Everybody’s style in clothing changes, but it seems that it turns over rapidly throughout high school. Every year, Homecoming and Prom are a runway platform to see the current fashion trends on your friends.   Now that Homecoming is over and the frantic pace of...

Sophia’s PLHS Survival Guide

Sophia’s PLHS Survival Guide

Sophia Lee, Contributer

October 16, 2017


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In a big high school like Prior Lake, it can be daunting to a freshman who's never walked its floors. Introducing the Survival Guide on what classes to take and what you should do during your high school years.   As always, the most important piece of advice is to do well in school but not...

Interact Club to Sleep Outside to Raise Money for the Homeless

May 25, 2017


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Our Interact club will be spending the night outside tomorrow and would like your support in raising money for Shelter Box, a disaster relief organization. On Friday morning (5/26), we will be in the front of the school seeking donations and will be able to answer any questions you have about the organization....

The Doctor is Out

The Doctor is Out

Deonna Tate and Cara Keith, Feature journalists

May 19, 2017


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From art teacher to principal in his 33 years in education, Dr. Dave Lund has taught at a variety of schools and met thousands of students. After ten memorable years at Prior Lake High School, Dr. Lund will be retiring from his position as principal. Ironically, Dr. Lund didn’t like school as a tee...

Prom 2017 – Party at Gatsby’s a Glorious Night

Prom 2017 – Party at Gatsby’s a Glorious Night

May 5, 2017


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740+ Prior Lake Juniors and Seniors enjoyed a roaring-twenties-style Party at Gatsby's on Saturday, April 29th. The Grand March began at 4:00 p.m. in the gold gym, prom-goers loaded into cars and party buses to enjoy their dinner, and then everyone met again at 8:00 at Brackett's Crossing Country...

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