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A Look Back at Homecoming Fashion

A Look Back at Homecoming Fashion

Amanda Swanson, Contributor

November 15, 2017


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Fashion changes every year. Everybody’s style in clothing changes, but it seems that it turns over rapidly throughout high school. Every year, Homecoming and Prom are a runway platform to see the current fashion trends on your friends.   Now that Homecoming is over and the frantic pace of...

Sophia’s PLHS Survival Guide

Sophia’s PLHS Survival Guide

Sophia Lee, Contributer

October 16, 2017


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In a big high school like Prior Lake, it can be daunting to a freshman who's never walked its floors. Introducing the Survival Guide on what classes to take and what you should do during your high school years.   As always, the most important piece of advice is to do well in school but not...

Interact Club to Sleep Outside to Raise Money for the Homeless

May 25, 2017


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Our Interact club will be spending the night outside tomorrow and would like your support in raising money for Shelter Box, a disaster relief organization. On Friday morning (5/26), we will be in the front of the school seeking donations and will be able to answer any questions you have about the organization....

The Doctor is Out

The Doctor is Out

Deonna Tate and Cara Keith, Feature journalists

May 19, 2017


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From art teacher to principal in his 33 years in education, Dr. Dave Lund has taught at a variety of schools and met thousands of students. After ten memorable years at Prior Lake High School, Dr. Lund will be retiring from his position as principal. Ironically, Dr. Lund didn’t like school as a tee...

Prom 2017 – Party at Gatsby’s a Glorious Night

Prom 2017 – Party at Gatsby’s a Glorious Night

May 5, 2017


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740+ Prior Lake Juniors and Seniors enjoyed a roaring-twenties-style Party at Gatsby's on Saturday, April 29th. The Grand March began at 4:00 p.m. in the gold gym, prom-goers loaded into cars and party buses to enjoy their dinner, and then everyone met again at 8:00 at Brackett's Crossing Country...

Freshman Feature — Lynh Tran

Freshman Feature — Lynh Tran

Jaime Pedregon, Contributer

May 5, 2017


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In a school full of fascinating and talented students, we bring the spotlight to one student in particular. Lynh Tran is freshman at Prior Lake High School, known among her peers as not only as an exceptional Speech’er, but also a golfer, singer, knowledge bowler, and volunteer. This wide array of a...

AP LIT Students Study the Classics and Tragedies from a Beloved Teacher

AP LIT Students Study the Classics and Tragedies from a Beloved Teacher

Megan Zentner, Contributor

April 21, 2017


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AP Test season is approaching and AP Lit students are in the thick of studying classic literature and tragedies. Plays like Hamlet by William Shakespeare and novels like A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens can be found in the hands of these kids. Countless students love these bits of literature ...

The Clumsy Custard Horror Show

The Clumsy Custard Horror Show

Noelle Kirscht, Photo Editor

April 17, 2017


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After an exciting year of performances, the PLHS Theatre Department will be finishing out the school year with this year’s Spring Play, The Clumsy Custard Horror Show.  The cast and crew have been working since the beginning of February to put this show together and will be performing it on April...

Cupcake Wars are a Touchdown for Creative Foods Class

Cupcake Wars are a Touchdown for Creative Foods Class

Ainsley Fuerst, Contributor

April 3, 2017


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On March 30th, a Creative Foods class completed their “Cupcake Wars” Challenge which is modeled after the hit Food Network TV show.  Each group created a cupcake display to be judged by “celebrity” (teacher) judges. These students completed their cupcakes and displays in just three days and w...

Support The Prior Lake High School Band!

Support The Prior Lake High School Band!

Cara Keith, Feature Journalist

March 20, 2017


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This Saturday, the Prior Lake High School band program is hosting their Third Annual Mattress Sale to help students raise money for their upcoming trip to Hawaii and to help fund the Prior Lake Band program. Custom Fundraising Solutions will start the fundraiser at PLHS on Saturday, March 25th at...

PLHS is now on Laker Time

PLHS is now on Laker Time

Danni Martins, Contributor

February 13, 2017


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A week before the end of last semester, every student at PLHS went down to the gym where David Lund, the PLHS principal, introduces the newest change in the high school -- a later school start time on Wednesdays as a way for students to come in before school to retake tests or get extra help.   ...

Prior Lake Dance Team Road to State

Prior Lake Dance Team Road to State

Gabbie Keeran, Contributor

February 8, 2017


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The Prior Lake Dance Team's section championship is on February 11th. On this day, the team will compete both their jazz and kick dance. The theme of the jazz dance is more contemporary and slow. As for kick, the team is sticking with the quirky theme from last year and dressing up as Waldo. The k...

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