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Concert Orchestra performs in Pittsburgh

Concert Orchestra performs in Pittsburgh

Nicholas Gag, Social Media Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Activities

“I learned that months of preparation can really pay off in amazing ways. I also learned that on 14 hour bus rides, you really get to know people on another level,” senior Rachael Curl said. The Concert Orchestra earned the opportunity to play in the National Orchestra Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylva...

Trap shooting gives unique, challenging opportunity

Trap shooting gives unique, challenging opportunity

Ryan Berg, Social Media Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under Activities, Showcase

Trap shooting is a unique, untraditional, but challenging activity. For many years, students have been given the opportunity to participate in this event. It is a spring event for students; the team has all their practices at Oakdale gun club, along with some competitions there as well. Trap shoot...

GSA club resumes, provides safe spaces and allies

GSA club resumes, provides safe spaces and allies

Megan Ramberg, Online Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under Activities

    The GSA, or Gender Sexuality Alliance Club has now returned; the main focus of GSA's are to provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ kids and their allies at schools. Forming a GSA Club has been in process for the 2017-2018 school year, as there used to be a GSA Club, and if it was ...

Speech heads to State

Alex Ehde, Twitter Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Activities

The Speech team head to state April 21. Speech involves an individual or group of students who are judged against presentation in a round competition.  Only a few students are invited to state every year from each school. Last year, the only student from the school who was invited to state which w...

Amnesty International collects hygiene products

Amnesty International collects hygiene products

Ellie Faeth, Layout Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

Amnesty Club finds so much joy in collecting hygienic necessities for people who have trouble accessing or buying items for themselves and their family. Following Valley Outreach and their "Help for the Homeless" hygiene drive, the club took it upon themselves to ask students to donate items such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and other care products and brin...

Youth for Sustainable Solutions created to help environment

Youth for Sustainable Solutions created to help environment

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

The environment has been a topic in political debates for decades, but the newly created Youth for Sustainable Solutions club has made their mission a nonpolitical priority. Youth for Sustainable Solutions was created to help the environment and educate the community on sustainability. "Our ...

Parents, committee plan all-night party

Parents, committee plan all-night party

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Activities, News, Photo Slide Shows

After graduation is a time to celebrate what students have accomplished throughout their high school years and be with their closest friends.  People like parent Jennifer Wille do just that. She is one of the parents who plans the senior class party. The senior class party is a time for the g...

French Club makes immense impact with donations to Haiti

French Club makes immense impact with donations to Haiti

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Activities

French Club is doing a fundraiser that is sending shoes to a little town in Haiti called Bois Tombé. The shoes are being donated due to children and even adults not having shoes that cover their toes because most walk around barefoot all the time. On Jan. 29, the French club voiced an opinion about donating shoes to a little town. French teacher Madame Jackie Parr,  is friends with a ...

Thought Exchange results show district strengths, concerns

Thought Exchange results show district strengths, concerns

Ellie Faeth, Layout Editor
February 15, 2017
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Powered by Thought Exchange, the Stillwater School District created the Join the Conversation engagement process to allow students, families, community and district members to get involved in voicing their thoughts and opinions on the various elementary, junior and high schools in the district. Throughout th...

Mock Trial team teaches real-life law experience

Mock Trial team teaches real-life law experience

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Activities

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 11, you’re innocent until proven guilty, which means you have the right to a trial in the court of law. Students in our school with the support of Ekberg and Lammers Law Firm have joined a club called Mock Trial. Mock Trial is a club like any...

Feminism Club creating change for better

Feminism Club creating change for better

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter
February 13, 2017
Filed under Activities

r The newest club at the SAHS, the Feminism Club, is raising awareness for women's rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and minority interests around the community. The club has been recently started by Erica Lemke, Madison Fulin and Maddy Baker. The meetings take place in US history teacher Matt Kiedro...

AP Studio Art creates portfolios

AP Studio Art creates portfolios

Hannah Drake, Print Editor-In-Chief
February 10, 2017
Filed under Activities

Artistically talented students have a special opportunity. Students who excel and who are passionate about their art work have a chance to take part in the AP Studio Art (APSA) class taught by Carey Nisi. This class focuses on four main ideas: a student’s commitment to experience the technical, formal and expressive means of their own ar...

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