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Order in the Court

Order in the Court

Fatima Ayour, Chief Administrator

December 20, 2016


Filed under A&E, Pictures

  “Mock Trial is an activity where students take on the roles of lawyers and witnesses and argue two sides of a case in a real-life court setting,” Kyla Krohn said. This year's case is unique because it is amendment-based.  The Plaintiff Chris Jackson is a student who makes a video titled ...

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...

Signs of Success

Signs of Success

Deonna Tate, Journalist

December 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Pictures

The prospect of adding American Sign Language to the Prior Lake High School language department sparked interest and excitement among the students enrolling in classes last spring. Students that reached the limits of the High School's program in their respective languages were particularly excited about...

Boy Scout or Batman?

Boy Scout or Batman?

Anna Stone, Copy Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Pictures

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


Filed under Features, Pictures

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...

KING TeC Hosts Minne Mania Robotics Showcase

KING TeC Hosts Minne Mania Robotics Showcase

Meghan Skapyak, Journalist

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Pictures

Last Saturday, the 20th of November, Prior Lake High School’s robotics team KING TeC hosted Minne Mania, a K-12 robotics showcase. The tournament was a huge success, bringing in robotics teams from all over Minnesota and the midwest. “Minne Mania was fun,” Joseph Robinson, a member of FRC team ...

Student Yearbook Club Staff Working Hard to Finish Yearbook

Student Yearbook Club Staff Working Hard to Finish Yearbook

Ali Bornhorst, Contributor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Pictures

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...

Bump, Set, State!

Bump, Set, State!

Jackson Andert, Contributor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Pictures, Sports

What a year!  After an incredible season, the Prior Lake Girls Volleyball team earned their ticket to their second straight State Volleyball tournament by sweeping Shakopee all three sets, and becoming the Section 2AAA champs.  The Prior Lake girls volleyball team ended with an overall record of (25-6),...

The Long Road to Victory

The Long Road to Victory

Zac Schmid, Sports

November 21, 2016


Filed under Pictures, Sports

Devin Truso was a big impact player on the Prior Lake Boys Lacrosse team's state tournament victory scoring 7 total points in just 3 games in the tournament. Earlier in the regular season, Prior Lake lost to Lakeville North 6-9, but when it came to crunch time and the biggest game most of these kids...

Social Media: The Effects of Cyberbullying

Social Media: The Effects of Cyberbullying

Mikayla Hughes, Contributor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Pictures

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...

Interact with friends, Community, and District

Interact with friends, Community, and District

Makenna Engebos, Journalist

November 16, 2016


Filed under A&E, Pictures

Prior Lake High School offers a wide variety of different activities, and one activity is the Interact Club. The Interact Club focuses community involvement which allows growth in creative thinking and learning of Prior Lake Students. The Interact Club is active in the Prior Lake High School for many...

Junior Optimist Club

Junior Optimist Club

Morgan Anderson, Journalist

November 15, 2016


Filed under A&E, Pictures

Prior Lake High school has many different clubs and activities. One of the more popular clubs is Junior Optimist Club. The club promotes optimism and volunteerism to make the community a better place. The Prior Lake Junior Optimist Club is a student-led club that was started to provide students with t...

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