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Cuban Customs

Cuban Customs

Izzy Haave, Social Media Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News Briefs, Showcase, Slideshows

Whether it is in the halls of Papio or in a foreign country abroad, there is never a wrong place to deepen one's understandings of a foreign language. Ms. Amy Himes, who has sponsored a total of 5 student trips, has been to Washington D. C., Spain three times, and Cuba this past year. "Cuba...

Billy Broderick

Billy Broderick

Trevor Lewis, Lucas Neill, Video Editor, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Media, News Briefs, Showcase, Video

We sit down with Scepter's very own Billy Broderick as he gives us insight on Conor McGregor,  burritos, and sports.

Spike in Temperature

Spike in Temperature

Lily Allpress, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase

You walk into Spanish class, and suddenly you feel overwhelmed with the desire to rip off your jacket. Is the world just out to get you, or is the air conditioner broken?   This summer, the air conditioner in the foreign language wing went out, and students have been noticing the shift in temperature.   "It broke over the summer, and it was just a very...

Mission Not So Impossible

Mission Not So Impossible

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs, Showcase

Most high school kids during the summer are sleeping in, working summer jobs or hanging with friends. When people think of high school kids they usually think of disrespectful, selfish and lazy teens. Although this may be the case on some occasions, some high schoolers use their summer to make a difference...

From the Field to the Classroom

From the Field to the Classroom

Ashley Mason, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, News, News Briefs

The new school year brings in new faces. PLHS welcomed many new teachers this school year, including Ms. Levin, the pottery teacher.  Ms. Levin has been a cheer coach at PLHS for four years, a teacher for five years, and is a high school graduate from PLHS. This is her first year teaching high schoo...

Mock Crash Slideshow

Mock Crash Slideshow

CJ Curry, Photos: Madyson Mathison and Ivan Hurst, and Joanna Walton

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

In 2015, drivers ages 15 to 24 – were involved in the highest percentage of car crashes. In 2017, the trend continues, with large amounts of teens risking their lives and those of all other people with whom they share the road. By driving with distractions, they can impact the lives of their frien...

School Swap

School Swap

Emma Higby, Feature Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Walking through unfamiliar hallways and not seeing any friendly faces. That may seem scary, but not for our student council who teamed up with Omaha North's student council and gave a very unique experience to students. For a day, students from our school traveled to Omaha North to see how they run their...

Solving the Puzzle

Solving the Puzzle

Kaylee Penry, Features Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The 3-D combination puzzle made in 1974, the Rubik's Cube, has recently become popular in the halls of PLHS. This cube has six sides that are each covered with nine colored stickers, a different color for each side. Within the cube, there is a pivot mechanisms that allows each face to move, causing the...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Boudreau

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Boudreau

Claire Neil, Feature Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

As a little girl she already knew what she wanted to do.  She would always play school with her friends and loved reading and writing. Mrs. Lori Boudreau, the department head of English at Papillion-LaVista High School has been a teacher for about 21 years. Starting in 7th grade, she decided she...

Securing the Perimeter

Securing the Perimeter

Delaini Watkins, Staff Writer

March 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

A typical day in the life of a staff member at Papillion La Vista High School can include things like teaching fun topics, making announcements, and correcting homework assignments, but for Mr. Joshua Reposa, the school day is a little different. Reposa's schedule has been mostly the same for the...

Student YouTubers

Student YouTubers

Emily Lingelbach, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

There are many ways to express yourself. You can use anything from your personal style and makeup to your sports and hobbies. We are all constantly sharing our interests and talents with the people around us, yet, with the help of the internet, some courageous students are able to put themselves out...

Signing On For Another Year

Signing On For Another Year

Lauren Lafond, Feature Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Registration. Every year it’s the same hassle of picking classes and getting teacher signatures. But not many students realize how much time and effort goes into the process. And this year, even more time was put in due to some new changes in the process. Normally, registration is done in the auditorium...

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