David Pflughoeft

David Pflughoeft is a 17-year-old junior at Menomonee Falls High School, where he plays football, baseball and basketball. He also is passionate about video games and writing. His stories have appeared in newspapers across the country.


Recent Articles
 
 Music - July 5, 2009
 The Fray injects youthful enthusiasm at Summerfest
 Living legends graced the Marcus Amphitheater stage during this year's edition of Summerfest, including Bon Jovi, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, KISS, and Stevie Wonder. Although they all provided stellar showings for the fans at the worlds' largest music festival, the venue seemed ready for some young talent to breathe life into its speakers. The Fray delivered.
 
 Buzz - September 27, 2008
 Surprise! These teens are tuned in
 This election, like many Presidential races of the past, is mired in controversy. With both sides contradicting each other and reckless claims flying across the board, it's hard for young, inexperienced voters to know where the candidate's stands on all the issues. Curious to find out what young voters believe about each candidate and even more, what each candidate actually stands for, I talked to two young voters and did some research of my own.
 
 Buzz - August 30, 2008
 Are today's teens tuned in to politics?
 Following in the footsteps of the Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, who recently texted the name of his running mate to his supporters, I decided to use texting to perform a highly, un-scientific social experiment and find out what teens think about the upcoming election.
 
 Music - August 15, 2008
 Projekt Revolution hits Alpine Valley
 In 2002, the popular nu metal / rap rock band Linkin Park founded a tour called Projekt Revolution. This music extravaganza hits Apline Valley Saturday, Aug. 16.
 
 Buzz - July 12, 2008
 Too young to care about politics?
 The political realm is a place where old men sit around, argue constantly and devise rules that rarely work. At least, that's the view of many of the younger generation.
 
 Kids & Family - April 26, 2008
 Should we pass on prom?
 While everyone regains that spring in their step, another excitement arises for juniors and seniors in high school. It's prom season, one of the most memorable events of the high school years.
 
 Arts & Entertainment - April 5, 2008
 Celebrating Milwaukee's legendary Brady Street
 Milwaukee Fire Capt. Frank Alioto has lived on Brady Street for most of his life, and has spent the past year gathering photos and information to chronicle the deep history of the neighborhood.
 
 Kids & Family - March 22, 2008
 Economic realities of being a teenager
 While everyone is talking about a possible recession, teenagers face very unique circumstances when it comes to juggling money, a job and all the other items on their plate.
 
 Kids & Family - March 11, 2008
 A girl's-eye view of the high-school dating scene
 What do girls want in a high school relationship? Our intrepid teen reporter tries to find out.
 
 Kids & Family - February 9, 2008
 Kissing dating goodbye?
 Everyone has accepted dating as the norm. Everyone except for Joshua Harris, that is. Harris is a Christian author, who wrote a book a couple years ago called "I Kissed Dating Goodbye."
 


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