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Mrs. Baer visiting Greece

A Super Star Teacher

Ava Thomas and Julia Johnson May 30, 2024

Being a teacher involves lots of unseen parts both inside and outside of school. For example, although many of Mrs. Baer’s students witness her in-class kindness daily, what she does behind the scenes...

The picture Keria Olabode posted to Instagram to announce her commitment to the University of Minnesota Duluth

Laker turned Bulldog

Julia Thoms, Contributor May 9, 2024

“It feels like a dream.” Senior Prior Lake girls soccer captain Keira Olabode explains how it felt to commit to the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) where she received the opportunity to play...

Picture of Mrs. Pedretti when she was selling jewelry. Photo credit Mrs. Pedretti.

Connecting: a love for life

Amara Nord, Contributor May 9, 2024

Connection. That's the best way to describe FACs teacher Mrs. Pedretti and her goal in the classroom.  Throughout Mrs. Pedretti’s life, she has learned to love the unique connections that come...

The PLHS Costa Rica group in downtown San Jose

Costa Rica Trip

Ava Thomas, Wave Staff May 6, 2024

Many students and teachers went out of state over spring break, but not as many went out of the country. Many who did go out of the country were taking part in the school sponsored trip to Costa Rica....

Eshaan at Taco Bell eating his favorite meal

Study hard, crunch harder

Ryan Gegenheimer, Contributor Apr 23, 2024

So, what is the secret to academic success? For one Prior Lake High School student, it is the popular fast-food chain, Taco Bell. Eshaan Dhavala, a senior here at Prior Lake, is ranked near the top...

Mr. Volm performed an explosion day for his students

A star who likes the stars

Ethan Burress, Contributor Apr 23, 2024

Growing up in rural Wisconsin, Mr. Volm's family always wanted him to pursue a sport. However, he discovered something else that piqued his interest.  When his mom got him a telescope for his birthday,...

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...

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