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PLHS fall powderpoof tournament reignites questions about sanctioning boys volleyball

PLHS fall powderpoof tournament reignites questions about sanctioning boys volleyball

Luke Bloomer, Contributor Jan 12, 2023

After an incredible 16-team Powderpoof Tournament over September's Homecoming week, questions again arose about the future of Boys Volleyball at PLHS and in the state of Minnesota. In order to figure out...

Life as a Laker

Life as a Laker

Vinny DeLuca, Contributor Dec 21, 2022

Beginning in 2008 at Twin Oaks Middle School and eventually joining the staff at PLHS as a social studies teacher and varsity coach, a big chunk of Peter Hartman’s life revolves around Prior Lake High...

The colorful redesigning of room C303

The colorful redesigning of room C303

Kayla Dovenmuehler , Contributor Dec 20, 2022

Depression tan. Old hospital. Seventies high school aesthetic. These are ways students have described the inside of classrooms at Prior Lake High School.  The boring cream walls add nothing to the...

Court is in session for Prior Lake Mock Trial

Court is in session for Prior Lake Mock Trial

Kaiya Solis, Contributor Dec 16, 2022

A tiny after-school club consisting of barely enough kids to form a single team now has a record number of Prior Lake High School students participating.    The first Prior Lake High School...

Future educators of America enjoy MNCAPS Education Pathway 

Future educators of America enjoy MNCAPS Education Pathway 

Hallie Jensen, Editor Dec 12, 2022

Education MNCAPS is one of the new addition to the MNCAPS Pathways and is a great way to learn about teaching and all it has to offer.    I'm a member of this new pathway, and I'm excited to...

Prior Lake school song lyrics found in the gold gym

A march from the past

Freya Bredesen, Contributor Dec 2, 2022

Picture it. The football stadium is electric as the players take the field for halftime. The stadium lights illuminate the field as bright as day, and the bleachers are full of blue and gold.   Crowds...

Unity in Unified

Unity in Unified

Naomi Gray, Contributor Dec 2, 2022

There are a variety of clubs and organizations at Prior Lake High School. Anything from language-oriented clubs like French Club or student-led organizations like Black Student Union.   All of these...

Teacher by day, super weightlifter by night

Teacher by day, super weightlifter by night

Kaylene Nguyen, Contributor Dec 2, 2022

The air is tight. The sweat is brutal. The barbells, squat racks, and punching bags wait for the strength of the human body. Just one more push of determination, results in the overwhelming feeling of...

Heartbreak does not define the Prior Lake Lakers’ season

Heartbreak does not define the Prior Lake Lakers’ season

Luke Dahlen, Contributor Nov 18, 2022

Students on the Sidelines (Star Tribune) The Prior Lake Lakers saw their 2022 campaign come to a heartbreaking end on Friday, November 4th. For the second straight year, the Lakers were taken out of...

MNCAPS Trades Pathway Students and Staff

MNCAPS building on trade schooling

Charlie Bauleke, Contributor Nov 18, 2022

MNCAPS typically brings in students interested in a certain pathway. This year, new pathways have begun at MNCAPS, one of which is the Trades Pathway.    For the first time, we now have a trade...

Having a change of heart

Having a change of heart

Luke Dahlen, Contributor Nov 18, 2022

Roughly half a million people a year end up in the hospital primarily due to dehydration.    Dehydration is easier to get than most people think, and these are the exact thoughts that were...

Past soccer player kicking it in a new sport

Past soccer player kicking it in a new sport

Spencer Keeney, Contributor Nov 18, 2022

“He always had the strongest leg on the team, always kicking it over the net, skying the ball, and when we were twelve years old he shot a ball and broke the goalkeeper's arm. The goalkeeper had to leave...

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