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Prior Lake Dance Team Road to State

Prior Lake Dance Team Road to State

Gabbie Keeran, Contributor

February 8, 2017

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

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

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...

Boy Scout or Batman?

Boy Scout or Batman?

Anna Stone, Copy Editor

December 7, 2016

Parker Jorenby (junior) recently completed his Eagle project which involved building fourteen bat houses for Fish Lake Church in Prior Lake. He decided to pursue the idea of helping bats about a year ago after going to a bat conservation event. In order for his project to happen, Parker had to get...

Unconventional PSEO

Unconventional PSEO

Deonna Tate, Journalist

November 30, 2016

Although Normandale and the University of Minnesota are the most well-known Post Secondary Enrollment Options at Prior Lake High School, the Cosmetology Program through SouthWest Metro District is somewhat unknown. Hayley Albrecht, along with two other PLHS seniors, chose to participate in the program t...

Student Yearbook Club Staff Working Hard to Finish Yearbook

Student Yearbook Club Staff Working Hard to Finish Yearbook

Ali Bornhorst, Contributor

November 21, 2016

At Prior Lake High School, Yearbook Club starts in early September planning spreads and layouts for the upcoming yearbook released the second week of June. The yearbook includes pictures of the student body and staff along with athletics, activities, arts, and features. This year's front cover f...

Social Media: The Effects of Cyberbullying

Social Media: The Effects of Cyberbullying

Mikayla Hughes, Contributor

November 17, 2016

Over the past few years, social media hit its peak. Kids at Prior Lake High School are on Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, VSCO, and can't get enough. The popularity of these sites comes at a high cost: cyber bullying. Despite movements to eradicate cyber bullying, this harassment continues  and emotionally scar...

Band Together

Cara Keith, Feature Journalist

November 12, 2016

The marching band is a group of around 150 kids that practice for an hour each weekday and perform at every home game. Their purpose is to provide a fun show for the football spectators to watch as they wait for the next half of the game to commence. This year the band was able to do something amazing:...

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