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Super Mileage Club prepares for annual competition

Sarah Junko, Team Lead
March 27, 2015
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Mechanical engineering is applying the principles of engineering, physics and science for the design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. The Supermileage Competition is held by the Minnesota Technology Education Association and has been running for the past 25 years. A group of stud...

New club teaches Korean culture

Katie Hutton, Photographer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Activities, Read & Watch

There is writing on the whiteboard. It is illegible, but the 12 people in the room stare at it with intent, somehow able to decipher the lines and circles. A girl writes a second set of lines on the board, no less illegible than the last. Somehow the people in the room are able to read it, even understand...

Speech Showcase communicates to the community

Speech Showcase communicates to the community

Jordan Fulin, Team Lead
March 25, 2015
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Speech is the expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds. The Stillwater Speech Team has 20 members that dedicate their Saturdays to compete with their piece or pieces. On March 11, 11 out of the 20 members performed in the first ever Speech Showcase at S...

NHS prepares to launch spring community events

NHS prepares to launch spring community events

Joel Lange, Social Media Reporter
February 24, 2015
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NHS is a student leadership organization that plans donation and charity events around the school and the surrounding community. Between all the events they put on over the past few months, NHS has been very busy this fall and winter. The past few weeks they have entered a hiatus and have begun the plan...

BLAST Week promotes school community and spirit

BLAST Week promotes school community and spirit

Allie Langness, Online Editor
February 23, 2015
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

The week of Valentine’s Day is always filled with fun, candy, enthusiasm, silly dress up days, and a pep fest to end the week. This year was no different. Student Council once again hosted a fun filled, entertaining week. Monday was “Patriotic Day” and cookies were sold. Tuesday students were...

Board game club jumps two spaces in popularity

Board game club jumps two spaces in popularity

Marya Redmond, Team Lead
February 13, 2015
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Board game club was new to Stillwater Area High School this semester. It was created for a group of students to get together to play board games after school in English Teacher Laura Hammond Laux’s room. The club plays a wide variety of games including Bang and Catan. Catan was voted number seven f...

Lake Elmo Park Reserve offers snowshoe lessons

Kayley Winkelman, Photographer
February 12, 2015
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On Sunday afternoons at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, a group of snowshoers may be found exploring the great outdoors, enjoying all winter has to offer, while learning about the ancient art form of snowshoeing. From Jan. 4 to Feb. 8, Washington County Parks have been offering two snowshoe lessons every...

Key Club hosts ‘Service Binge’ to support the community

Key Club hosts ‘Service Binge’ to support the community

Allie Langness, Online Editor
February 6, 2015
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Last year when Key Club was formed there were 15 active members. This year, that number rose tremendously. Currently, there are over 80 members signed up and around 50 active participants. This year it was decided there would be a Service Binge planned. This is similar to the 30-hour famines t...

Language and learning outside class time

Language and learning outside class time

Megan Fayler, Copy Editor
January 14, 2015
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¡Hola mis amigos! Spanish club, also known as Club de Español, is a new club which started in late December. The club meets Thursdays after school from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Club de Español is offered to all students who want to learn more about the Spanish language and culture, and it is led by Associate P...

Bowling team strikes again

Bowling team strikes again

Sara Stickler, Online Editor
January 11, 2015
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They looked down the lanes, balls in hand, and forward was the only way to go. For Stillwater Area High School's bowling team, they chose improvement and determination to define them. With the help of consistent and sharp bowlers, they have pulled together to create an unforgettable season for all to se...

Heating up the winter with intramurals

Heating up the winter with intramurals

Olivia Arkell, Social Media Reporter
December 26, 2014
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

Intramural sports have always been a fun way to have some fun with your friends, with an addition to a little competition. Intramural winter sports are a huge hit here at the high school. Students who do not favor regular high school sports such as basketball, or did not make the team they desired  have...

Speech team comes out screaming

Anna Craggs, Photographer
December 24, 2014
Filed under Activities, Read & Watch

Some people in this world find it fun to stand up in front of a bunch of other people and speak their mind. They speak their opinion without caring what anyone else has to say about what they think. However, most of us would rather hide under our beds before we do that and pretend that we do...

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