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Survival Guide – Spring Break

Survival Guide – Spring Break

Sophia Lee, Contributor

March 2, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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...

We Checked: What’s With the Flags in the Commons?

We Checked: What’s With the Flags in the Commons?

Maggie Muelken, Contributor

January 4, 2018

Fun Fact: Many people have been wondering what the flags above the commons represent. Others have noticed that not every country's flag is represented. So, what do they mean? Not many people know, but after asking around, I discovered that the flags represent the home countries of all of Prior...

You’re in For(eign) a Treat- Poland

You’re in For(eign) a Treat- Poland

Preethi Kumar, Contributor

December 18, 2017

Liliana, or as most people call her Herbata,  is a foreign exchange student from Gdansk, Poland who attends Prior Lake High school for the 2017-2018 school year. Imagine living 4576 miles away from home at age 16.  No only is Herbata Jasińska 16 years old, but she is also studying as a senior at the Pr...

The Doctor is IN.

The Doctor is IN.

Caleb Gilbertson, Contributor

December 5, 2017

Early in November, I sat down for a Q & A with Dr. Bezek, Prior Lake High School's new principal.  Here's what I found out -- GILBERTSON: Okay, so, what made you want to get into school administration?   BEZEK: Oh, from the beginning?   GILBERTSON: Yep   BEZEK: Oh,...

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