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Interact Club to Sleep Outside to Raise Money for the Homeless

May 25, 2017
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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...

Freshman Feature — Lynh Tran

Freshman Feature — Lynh Tran

Jaime Pedregon, Contributer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features, News

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...

Snocross Success Story

Snocross Success Story

Alexa Bester, Contributor
February 17, 2017
Filed under Features

Ryley Bester, a freshman at Prior Lake High School, spends his time outside of school competitively racing snowmobiles on the ISOC Racing Circuit for Frattalone Racing.   Ryley may only be fifteen but he has more than a decade of experience under his belt already. Ryley, whose racing numb...

PLHS is now on Laker Time

PLHS is now on Laker Time

Danni Martins, Contributor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features

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
Filed under Features

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...

MNCAPS Business Students Take a Trip to the State Capitol

MNCAPS Business Students Take a Trip to the State Capitol

Courtney Cornelius, Entertainment Editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Features

The Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies, MNCAPS, introduced high students to a fresh learning environment focusing on real-world “work” related situations and  the expanse of knowledge through curriculum-based college level courses. The class offered through the program include: Fr...

Sing it Loud, Sing it Proud

Sing it Loud, Sing it Proud

Molly Hiemel, Contributor
December 15, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Pictures

Shannon Hockman, a senior at Prior Lake High School, states “The National Anthem Team is a club through the PLHS choir, where we sing the National Anthem to represent our school at different sporting events.” In order to join the National Anthem Team, a student must audition and he or she must...

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