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“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...

Survival Guide – Spring Break

Survival Guide – Spring Break

Sophia Lee, Contributor

March 2, 2018


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If you’re stuck staying home, here are some ideas that are better than a week-long Netflix binge: If you like waffles, than you should go to Black Coffee and Waffles Bar. There are two Twin Cities locations.  It has a famous brick wall to take pictures against. Animals are always fun so you ...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – China

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – China

Preethi Kumar, Contributor

February 23, 2018


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Quinn Zhang is a foreign exchange student that traveled to Minnesota all the way from China. I sat down and talked with her about what it’s like being on the opposite side of the world.   Zhang is 16 years old and from Beijing, China. Although she is 16, she is taking classes that are cor...

Sophia’s Survival Guide – Valentine’s Day Edition

Sophia’s Survival Guide – Valentine’s Day Edition

Sophia Lee, Contributor

February 9, 2018


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The Rules for Being a Single Person on Valentine’s Day Avoid direct eye contact with couples. They will lure you into the depressing lane of wishing you had someone to eat chocolates with. Just don’t do it. Buy some candy, it’s Valentine’s day. It’s the day no rules apply and where ...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – France

You’re in For(eign) a Treat – France

Preethi Kumar, Contributor

February 2, 2018


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Olivia Lafargue is a foreign exchange student that is studying here all the way from France. She shared some of her experiences about living in Minnesota and her thoughts on it so far. Lafargue is 16 years old, but studying as a senior here at Prior Lake High School. She is staying with Danielle...

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