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How Traveling The World Makes Mr. Wagner’s Teaching Take Flight

How Traveling The World Makes Mr. Wagner’s Teaching Take Flight

Jaeden Betz, Contributor

November 8, 2019

 “When I first left the country to study abroad, I was a political science major,” Wagner said, “But I was always interested in history -- Never in a million years thought I would be teaching it though.”  Mr. Ryan Wagner is an AP World History teacher at Prior Lake High School. During the schoo...

AP Psych Fair is a hit

AP Psych Fair is a hit

Anya Congreve, Contributor

November 8, 2019

The second annual Psychology Fair was held at Prior Lake High School last month. Hundreds of students from all grades participated in several psychological experiments. But what actually is the psych fair?  The psych fair is an opportunity for AP psychology students to experience first hand what i...

A Colossal Workplace

A Colossal Workplace

Noelle Hoepner and Natalie Hoepner

November 8, 2019

Working with your younger sister, you both have different views on work and your experiences. Noelle, still kind of new, is always learning something and it is fun to train her and teach her what to do. I, Natalie, have been working at Eileen's Colossal Cookies for almost two years. My older sister act...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – Italy

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – Italy

Preethi Kumar, Editor

October 13, 2019

Supreme Pizza, Ravioli, and Hoagies. They might seem like basic Italian food to us, but not to our friends from Italy. Michela Scanagatti is 16 years old foreign exchange student from Milan, Italy, and she can speak five languages: Italian, Spanish, English, French, and Russian. She is staying with a ...

Tesfa’s Trip to PLHS

Tesfa’s Trip to PLHS

Natalie Hoepner and Gracie DiPerna

October 13, 2019

"With a love of music as big as his last name, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu has been sharing joy and a vision for equity and justice through song for over a decade" (St. Olaf College). On Thursday, October 3rd, Tesfa visited Prior Lake High School in order to work with the choir on their current gospel concert...

An out of this world team

An out of this world team

Preethi Kumar, Editor

June 3, 2019

Not only is Pluto a Dwarf Planet, but it also happens to be the name of our Ultimate Frisbee teams. PLUTO stands for Prior Lake Ultimate Team, and they added the “O” just to make the name sound cooler.   A PLUTO game usually last for around 100 minutes or until a team reaches 15 points....

Connections, bringing people together at Prior Lake High.

Connections, bringing people together at Prior Lake High.

Abby Lynne, Contributor

May 22, 2019

As students roll into school on the first days of school, many new students feel left out. With everyone knowing their classmates, some since kindergarten, new students can struggle to make new friends. This is where Connections comes in.   During the first few weeks of school, Connections...

In 2019, it’s normal for high school students to attend Normandale

In 2019, it’s normal for high school students to attend Normandale

Taylor Tollefsrud, Contributor

May 17, 2019

Many students are ready to grow up and ready to be treated like an adult. This program, Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), has been available for students at the Prior Lake High School for a couple of years now. Many people at Prior Lake High School have joined this program. This program allow...

All About Prior Lake Girls Track and Field

All About Prior Lake Girls Track and Field

Noelle Hoepner, Contributor

May 17, 2019

    Prior Lake Track and Field is an amazing sport that everyone should try. This spring sport definitely challenges you in a good way and makes you a better overall athlete. Track is split off into mainly two teams, Varsity and JV.     Prior Lake Track and Field has multiple meets and the t...

Families Donate to Notre Dame Cathedral for Repair Following the Damaging Fire

Families Donate to Notre Dame Cathedral for Repair Following the Damaging Fire

Nathan Olson and Cody Theis

May 10, 2019

The fire on April 15th, 2019, knocked out much of the Notre Dame Cathedral and devastated the people of France and across the world of the Catholic faith. The fire lasted several hours damaging much of the building, including the historic spires. Luckily most of the interior and the structure remain...

What is Young Life?

What is Young Life?

Skyler Longerbone, Contributer

April 28, 2019

You most likely have heard of Young Life Club, whether you're a freshman or a senior at Prior Lake High School, but what is Young Life? Young Life focuses on introducing teenagers to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. This may be scary to some, but the Young life leaders know this, a...

Spring Break Overview: Choir Trip to Southern California

Spring Break Overview: Choir Trip to Southern California

Natalie Hoepner, Editor

April 26, 2019

Many people used their spring breaks to go on an adventure or go see something new and exciting, and that includes the 50 kids who ventured through Los Angeles and San Diego on the choir trip. Preparing for this trip was a challenge. We did sing music, and we performed in Southern California, so we...

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