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Adventurers come together in the Naturalist Club

Rachel LeMire, Social Media Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

For many, there is nothing quite as relaxing or refreshing as the outdoors. Getting out of the house, enjoying the fresh air and appreciating all that nature has to offer is exhilarating and an adventure within itself. Now it is easier than ever for those who seek adventure and love being with other...

FCA club connects faith and athletics

Rhyan Biever, Social Media Editor
December 11, 2014
Filed under Activities

Reaching out and helping people in need is a great thing, but connecting them to God is an entirley different kind of help. The FCA club started this year for students in the community who want to spread the word of Christ through athletics. The group is headed by. The Fellowship for Christian A...

Varsity letter in community service introduced

Varsity letter in community service introduced

Mackenzie Bottolfson, Copy Editor
December 1, 2014
Filed under Activities

Students may notice a new icon on the letter jacket this year.  Along with many other changes imposed for the 2014-15 school year, there is a new varsity letter for community service.  The award requires students to complete 100 hours of  volunteer service in a time span of 12 months, with the exception...

Dance Team starts Revolution

Emily Ness, Anchor
November 18, 2014
Filed under Activities, Read & Watch

The Revolution dance team is taking Stillwater by storm. Revolution is a co-ed dance team that does three different styles of dance: old fashioned, jazz and hip hop. They perform at nursing homes and elementary schools, and plan to do flash mobs as well. Senior Cassandra Carter said, "We hope to remind the community that teenagers don't always fit into their stereotypes. Also, we...

Local Angels Echo in Church Halls

Braden Classon, Social Media Reporter
November 18, 2014
Filed under Activities, Local Arts

The Stillwater Area High School Choir has been working vigorously over the past few months towards their upcoming concert. This concert took place on Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. at Saint Andrews Church in Mahtomedi. Eric Christensen, the lead choir teacher put together this presentation. The recent concert inclu...

Leos Club gives opportunity to grow

Leos Club gives opportunity to grow

Emily Lodahl, Team Lead Editor
November 17, 2014
Filed under Activities

The St. Croix Valley Leos Club is a community service program that provides volunteer opportunity and development through leadership. Leo clubs are a youth organization of Lions Clubs International. The word LEO stands for Leadership, Experience and Opportunity. There are about 45 members ranging f...

Debate team starts strong

Debate team starts strong

Mackenzie Bottolfson, Copy Editor
October 28, 2014
Filed under Activities, Read & Watch

The debate team placed fifth at the 2011-12 state tournament, third at the 2013-14 state tournament, and are currently working hard to prepare their arguments for the 2014-15 state tournament. The Stillwater Area High School debate team is overflowing with kids who have an immense passion for what they...

Food Drive supports local community

Holden Schafer, Copy Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Activities, Local News, Photo Slide Shows

During the week of Oct. 6, students search their pantries for food as usual, but this week for food intending to be donated. Non-perishable food items that they could donate would help the NHS organized food drive create a mass amount of product to help those who are unable to afford it. Octobe...

Weaver expands Archery Club

Dan Gorman, Distribution Reporter
October 15, 2014
Filed under Activities, Read & Watch

Andrew Weaver and Todd Kapsner are two of the leaders of the Stillwater Archery Club. They take all members of the club to a designated area where they are able to hunt animals with bows and arrows. Once a person kills an animal, Weaver and Kapsner will help them take it to a place where the meat wi...

Pony fan section cheers loudly

Pony fan section cheers loudly

Olivia Arkell, Social Media Reporter
October 14, 2014
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

This year at Stillwater Area High School, students seem to be showing up to more and more sporting events such as football, volleyball, and soccer games to cheer on and support athletes, leading to more wins throughout the seasons. Super fans are "showing up" to the sporting events and the players se...

Key Club growing to make an impact

Key Club growing to make an impact

Alan Hehr, Team Lead Editor
October 13, 2014
Filed under Activities

There is a club at Stillwater Area High School that is created to help out in the community and the school called Key Club. Key Club is a world renowned club that is run by students at the high school level that want to help not only the community, but themselves in the process.  Last year, Key...

Concert band represents SAHS in Indianapolis

Concert band represents SAHS in Indianapolis

Fiona Montie
April 3, 2014
Filed under Activities, Music Scene, News

The concert wind symphony band enjoyed a trip to Indianapolis to participate in the Music for All National Festival. This is a selective convention in which the group had the opportunity to play with other talented bands from around the country. The actual festival took place March 6-8 and was presented by ...

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