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Pictures; Sweethearts; Coronation: Oh My!

Pictures; Sweethearts; Coronation: Oh My!

Abbie Fouberg, Author

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features

Prior Lake only hosts two dances a year, excluding prom. You have the homecoming dance and then the sweethearts dance. For those of you who don’t know, the sweethearts dance is Prior Lake's twist on the “Sadie Hopkins dance.” It’s all about going against the norm and having girls ask the guys i...

Prior Lake Speech: How does your perspective change?

Prior Lake Speech: How does your perspective change?

Abbie Fouberg, Preethi Kumar, and Natalie Hoepner

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The Prior Lake speech meet is unlike any other. I have only been to 3 meets so far as a Freshman but there has been a pretty consistent trend. Such as, the way breakings get posted after you’ve had enough time to eat a full course meal. But of course that doesn’t happen either because your only...

“Students Are Lazy”: Why The System Disappoints

“Students Are Lazy”: Why The System Disappoints

Abbie Fouberg

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion

Do you like school? I’m going to go off on a whim and say your answer is no. Every teenager has thousands of ideas on how our schools can change the way they run things, yet there has been hardly any progress. We are still moved along in fixed age groups regardless of our learning progress. There...

PLHS Senior proud to be the Parking Lot Rascal 

PLHS Senior proud to be the Parking Lot Rascal 

Jack Krause, Contributor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Features

Jake Garfield is a senior at PLHS. Like many students, he has activities going on after school and doesn't enjoy spending time in the school parking lot waiting. He isn't afraid of cutting people off and driving aggressively to get out when he wants. The way Garfield drives and brags about his actions...

Early bird math students get the Worm

Early bird math students get the Worm

Jacob Zollar, Contributor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Features

Ever since his childhood, Mr. Worm has mentored struggling students and assisted them in understanding the complex aspects included in math. “The most rewarding part is when I can turn confusion into understanding,” he said.   Philip Worm, referred to by students as ‘Mr. Worm’, was...

Dillon Takes His Final Bow

Dillon Takes His Final Bow

Claire Dolan, Contributor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features

Last weekend, Senior Dillon Ziegler performed in his last one-act play at the Prior Lake High School, with only one more show to go until he takes his final bow of high school theatre. He has performed in every one-act play since sophomore year, from playing Benvolio in “Romeo and Juliet” in his ...

Prior Lake has ‘a-choired’ attention from surrounding schools

Prior Lake has ‘a-choired’ attention  from surrounding schools

Payton Poulos, Contributor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Features

As students walk near the cafeteria, they begin to hear the harmonies and melodies of choir students floating from the hall. This lovely sound is the product of the Prior Lake High School’s choir directors, Rob Hahn and Randi Erlandson. The retirement of Tom Hassig led to new and groundbreaking...

No Shave, No Problem

No Shave, No Problem

CJ Mathis, Contributor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Features

Shaving and trimming of facial hair is something every reasonable person does to maintain a clean respectable appearance. So obviously there is a whole month dedicated to the prevention of that appearance. Speaking with Mr. Grimme an English teacher at Prior Lake High School, I was able to gain more ...

New Quarter, New Studying Methods

New Quarter, New Studying Methods

Preethi Kumar, Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Features

Today marks the start of the second quarter. For years, we have been learning every single day, and then, we are given an assessment to see how much we have learned. But looking back, we have never been taught how to learn and study. Here are some of the best ways you can retain knowledge and ace that t...

Junior Optimist Member Helping to Improve the Community

Junior Optimist Member Helping to Improve the Community

Katie Colvin, Contributor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Prior Lake High School senior Grace Mays is starting her final year of Junior Optimist as a secretary of the club. Grace has been a member of Junior Optimist for all four years of her high school experience. Junior Optimist is a club in which any student in grades 9 through 12 at Prior Lake High School...

Pink on Pink: What Football Means to us

Pink on Pink: What Football Means to us

Abbie Fouberg, Author

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Many of you probably went to the October 12th football game with the “Tackle Cancer” theme, and if you didn’t go to it, then you at least heard about it. Whether it was the millions of announcements that the school made, or your friends complaining about how they couldn't find the right shade of...

“Have a Great Laker Day”

“Have a Great Laker Day”

Emma Stumpe, Author

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features

"He’s fun, kind, understanding, chill, and overall just a great boss," said Adrian Stinson, the Main Office secretary at Prior Lake High School. Dr. Bezek is starting up his second year at Prior Lake High School. Many students would say last year was a great start to his Prior Lake career. The students...

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