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NHS helps wishes come true

NHS helps wishes come true

Ava Thomas, Wave Staff Mar 28, 2024

Similar to previous years, the National Honor Society held a fundraising event in February. All donations went to the Make-a-Wish Foundation this year, and the choice was made partly in response to the...

Students Izzy Bilyeu, Samantha Eavzan, Karishma Kumar, and Kylie Mong at precinct 2 located at Friendship Church helping voters with other fellow election judges

Polling experiences from student election judges

Andy Mounesamlouath, Wave Staff Mar 15, 2024

One of the many events occurring this year will be the Presidential Election. However, before the general elections in November, Minnesota holds two primary elections.   One was already held...

Meghan Fulton pictured in her classroom at Prior Lake High School

Mrs. Fulton: Not your average English teacher

Willy Fredrick, Contributor Mar 14, 2024

Influential.  That's the best term to describe Prior Lake High School English teacher, Meghan Fulton.  During a normal day at Prior Lake High School, hundreds of teachers, administrators, and various...

Gavin Stanton cooking away at work

The future of our lives

Anthony Ferrante, Contributor Mar 14, 2024

The rest of our lives lie on one big decision. The decision of what to do with the rest of your life is a big one and should be one that fits you. The ability to make that right decision has only gotten...

Mr. Gaudette keeps the donation momentum going by dyeing his beard blue

How PLHS uses creativity for a good cause

Ryan Cochenour , Wave Staff Feb 15, 2024

Generosity is something Prior Lake did well last November.   Prior Lake High School raised nearly $8000 in support of the ALS Foundation and the Bulver family (Brad Bulver is a Prior Lake staff...

Mr. Gaudette, Social Studies teacher, sporting his winning beard for No-Shave November

Prior Lake High School’s No-Shave November came to an incredible close this past year

Ryan Cochenour , Wave Staff Feb 8, 2024

Annually, Prior Lake High School hosts a No-Shave November fundraiser, an event where classes compete to raise money. The winning class's teacher then can choose a charity to which the money is donated.    The...

 Céleste posing with friends before the Homecoming dance

Life as a Laker

Morgan Murphy, Contributor Feb 5, 2024

A Dream.  That is the best term to describe Céleste Lecléve’s time in the United States.  Since Céleste was a kid, she has dreamed of coming to the U.S. She wanted to learn how the school...

A student fills out the Common Application

Students apply themselves to their future

Clare Bodine, Contributor Feb 5, 2024

A student sits down with their guidance counselor and begins to compile a list of everything they look for in a college. Where could they see themselves living? Do they want a big or small school? Where...

Unified Club members promoting the Unified FACS and PE classes during lunch (photo taken by Ms. Running)

Budding buddies

Lillian Velázquez, Contributor Feb 2, 2024

This year Prior Lake High School announced it would be creating Unified classes in FACS and Phy Ed for the next school year. Prior Lake High School joins many other schools that offer Unified classes.  Unified...

New courses to explore

New courses to explore

Ava Thomas, Wave Staff Feb 2, 2024

Overwhelmed with all of the information surrounding registration? Did not get the opportunity to attend the Course Fair during Laker Time? Maybe you missed that Prior Lake High School will be introducing...

Mr. Marshall supporting the Prior Lake boys lacrosse team at the section 6A championship in Edina last spring

Marshall’s mission

Carly Copeland, Contributor Dec 20, 2023

Mr. Marshall has many experiences that have shaped the way he runs the Prior Lake High School activities department today. From 1997 to 2021, he taught English before becoming an AD at Burnsville High...

Madeline Sazma, a junior ambassador, next to her inspiring chalk reminder

Prior Lake High School finding ways to talk about mental health

Sadie Chappuis, Contributor Dec 20, 2023

Mental health, in many cases, is depicted as one's emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental health affects how people think, feel, act, and how they handle stress. In today’s culture,...

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