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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...

Laker Pride Shows with Vikings SKOL Chant

Laker Pride Shows with Vikings SKOL Chant

Staff

January 19, 2018


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What a day to be a Laker! Snap stories, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook feeds were filled with Laker spirit this morning as students and staff participated in an awesome display of support for the NFC Championship-contending Minnesota Vikings. Many videos of the event are already going "viral"...

Student Spotlight- Jennifer Lein

Student Spotlight- Jennifer Lein

Preethi Kumar and Shreya Ashok

January 19, 2018


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Jennifer Lein is a Prior Lake High School Sophomore, but not a lot of people know how hard she works and contributes to her community. She has countless hours of volunteering plus added amounts of homework, including school sports and activities.   Q: What extracurricular activities/clubs/spo...

Be Safe on the Roads!

Be Safe on the Roads!

Amanda Swanson, Contributor

January 16, 2018


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According to statistics from a University of Georgia study, approximately 800 people die per year due to driving accidents in the harsh and dangerous winter weather in the United States. Driving in the snow is a very hard task that takes a lot of extra concentration and quick reflex actions. When...

History Lesson: Evolution of Gift Giving

History Lesson: Evolution of Gift Giving

Katie Gauquie, Contributor

January 5, 2018


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Since the beginning of time, a human tradition includes giving gifts to celebrate events and achievements. The tradition of gift giving became popular with the establishment of Christmas-part of the Christian religion- and became prominent in global society. Christmas is not the only holiday in the winter...

No Shave Ever? Recap on No-Shave November

No Shave Ever?  Recap on No-Shave November

Grace Cline, Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2018


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  Although No-Shave November has come and gone, one teacher at Prior Lake High School continues to raise awareness for the men’s health issues by participating in his own personal no-shave December, January, February and March.   Mr. Gaudette, government teacher and reigning No-Shave champ (hi...

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