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St. Croix Ballet prepares 15th annual Nutcracker performance

St. Croix Ballet prepares 15th annual Nutcracker performance

Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor
December 5, 2015
Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

The St. Croix Ballet has made performing the Nutcracker an annual event since 1990, every year dancers work tirelessly to put on an unforgettable performance for Thanksgiving weekend. These dancers work five to six days a week, 20 hours a week, constantly running over numbers and working tireless...

Say ‘Hello’ to Adele’s new album

Say ‘Hello’ to Adele’s new album

Cailey Boisvert, Online Photographer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Arts, Music Scene

With Adele's newest single entitled "Hello" climbing the charts in over 20 different countries and breaking records worldwide; Billboard, Fuse, and other sources call "25"  the most anticipated album of 2015. The British singer and songwriter Adele is back with her newest album entitled "25". H...

Mockingjay part two sets theaters on fire

Mockingjay part two sets theaters on fire

Erin Lemanski, Photographer
December 1, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

Many have kept up with the Hunger Games series, whether it be by reading books or watching the movies. Now the moment has come for the series to come to an end. The producers of Mockingjay part two have released the final trailer for the new movie. Leaving viewers anticipating the day they will get to see it ...

Improv troupe laughs their way to the stage

Improv troupe laughs their way to the stage

Caroline Allessi, Social Media Managing Editor
December 1, 2015
Filed under Arts, Local Arts

A resounding chorus of laughs and cheers will be floating out of the auditorium on Dec. 5. On stage, the Stillwater Improv Troupe will be performing, making up skits and scenes on the spot. For the first time ever, the community will have the chance to watch students performing improv. However, though c...

‘American Horror Story’ thrilling entertainment

‘American Horror Story’ thrilling entertainment

Elizabeth Morrissey, Team Lead
November 22, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

There is something about being scared that people love to hate. There are genres and sub-genres, a lot of people that love the horror of gory movies, thrilling books, and ground breaking television shows. American Horror Story entertained over a million people on its premier on Oct. 7. What makes this...

First Annual Elementary Band Festival

First Annual Elementary Band Festival

Megan Brandt, Social Media Reporter
November 20, 2015
Filed under Arts, Music Scene

The first annual elementary band festival went off with a blast on Monday, Nov 9 in the Stillwater Area High School gym. "I am excited to perform, and I hope all the kids are excited too," senior Claire Weber said. Stillwater Wind Symphony students began setting up the event at 2:30. The sixth g...

Theater brings laughs to the holidays

Theater brings laughs to the holidays

Alex Scharz, Distribution Reporter
November 15, 2015
Filed under Arts, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows

The theater department has two new additions, a new director and a new holiday tradition. Theater director Grif Sadow is new to this year and he has a new show coming at the beginning of Dec. Holiday Comedy Show. Improvisation is not part of the theater department or it was not until Grif Sadow...

NHS pairs with Bantfwana Phambili to bring secondary education to South Africa

NHS pairs with Bantfwana Phambili to bring secondary education to South Africa

Shenyn Gale, Print Photographer
October 28, 2015
Filed under Arts

Everyone deserves a good education. It is crucial in the world we live in to get the best education possible, but not every student gets the same opportunities as others, and because of that, Stillwater's National Honors Society, joins Bantfwana Phambili to help give African students a chance at a secondary...

Concert Wind Symphony haunts the ELC

Concert Wind Symphony haunts the ELC

Taylor Johnston, Social Media Editor
October 28, 2015
Filed under Arts, Multimedia, Music Scene, Photo Slide Shows

Concert Wind Symphony is hosting a haunted maze in the ELC on Oct. 30 from 5 p.m to 10 p.m. Tickets will be $5 for kids and $7 for adults. They are hosting this haunted maze in hopes to raise enough money for each student so they are able to go on a trip to Washington D.C. On April 31 Concert Wind...

Fall Colors Festival returns to Stillwater for 31st year

Fall Colors Festival returns to Stillwater for 31st year

Caroline Allessi, Social Media Editor
October 27, 2015
Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Showcase

On October 3 and 4, Lowell Park was abuzz with art and music during Stillwater's 31st annual Fall Colors Festival.  For the past 31 years in early October, thousands of people have gathered to admire, critique and purchase the work of local artists.  However, not only is this event ideal for art fanatics, it ...

Sadow brings a new light to the stage

Sadow brings a new light to the stage

Adam Sutcliffe, In-Studio Director
October 20, 2015
Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Showcase

Whether he is on the stage coordinating a particularly tricky scene for a student to get the hang of, or backstage talking with his co-directors, or in the house simply watching his students perform, new theater coordinator Grif Sadow has begun a new period of theater for the school. "I went to a ...

‘You Can’t Take it With You’ kicks off the year

‘You Can’t Take it With You’ kicks off the year

Kai Knudson, Advertising Editor
October 19, 2015
Filed under Arts, Local Arts

After years of kicking off the fall theater year with a Shakespeare play under former director Haeri Tollefson; the new director, Grif Sadow, has gone a more curt, comedic approach with George S. Kaufman's and Moss Hart's 'You Can't Take it With You.' The theater department is performing this play fr...

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