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No Shave, No Problem

No Shave, No Problem

CJ Mathis, Contributor

November 19, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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"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...

Junior and Senior Royalty

Junior and Senior Royalty

Hope Phan, Contributor

October 1, 2018


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Get to know your homecoming royalty as they answer a series of questions relating to their thoughts on coronation and homecoming.   An elected couple for the Juniors is Kristin Kay and Sam Emmerich. Kristin Kay enjoys dancing for the Prior Lake Dance Fall Club as well as the Prior Lake C...

Melisse and Riley: A Modern Fairytail

Melisse and Riley: A Modern Fairytail

Abbie Fouberg, Contributor

October 1, 2018


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Every child girl or boy looks forward to homecoming when they're older and most of them dream of being on the homecoming court. Well Melisse Little and Riley Dueber are living that dream. I had the pleasure of sitting down with them and talking about how they feel in the midst of all the crazy. In the ...

You’re In For(eign) a Treat – Germany

You’re In For(eign) a Treat – Germany

June 1, 2018


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Jonas Selter is a 16 year old from Germany. He is studying here in Minnesota as a foreign exchange student. Although he would be in 10th grade in Germany, he is enlisted as a senior so he can experience events such as Prom and graduation. Jonas was nice enough to take time out of his busy schedule s...

Memorial Day Special Feature: Honoring a Vietnam Veteran

Memorial Day Special Feature: Honoring a Vietnam Veteran

Katie Gauquie, Contributor

May 25, 2018


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As Memorial Day quickly approaches, everyone is excited- students are excited for the end of the school year, most people receive a floating holiday, and hundreds of people get outside to enjoy the nice weather.  One activity that a multitude of people forget during this long weekend is to appreciate a...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – Brazil

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – Brazil

Preethi Kumar, Contributor

April 19, 2018


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Maria Eliza Rodrigues Santos is a 17 year old from Sào Paulo, Brazil. She is staying with the Andersons, a couple who live in the Prior Lake/Savage area and is completing her senior year here at the PLHS. Maria has been wanting to come to the U.S. for a while now. “When I was young, there was always...

Q&A With PLHS Kitchen Staff

Q&A With PLHS Kitchen Staff

Erin Anderson, Contributor

April 19, 2018


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In an interview with the lunchroom managers to learn more about the kitchen, I asked what ingredients are in the food and what food is made from scratch in the kitchen.   I asked them what foods they make here, and the kitchen manager, Bronwen Anderson, told me they make their turkey grav...

What Stress Personality Type Are You?

What Stress Personality Type Are You?

Shreya Ashok, Contributor

March 23, 2018


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Stress is the feeling of not having any control and it’s an unavoidable consequence of life. Everyone experiences some type of stress throughout their lives, especially high school students. A major factor that influences stress is aspects of your personality. Your personality is a reflections of...

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