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Key Club replaces SADD

Key Club replaces SADD

Katie Wilmes
November 6, 2013
Filed under Activities, Local News, News

Dedicated to instilling leadership, character building, care and inclusiveness into America’s youth, Key Club is a worldwide organization that has recently been added to Stillwater Area High School’s list of clubs. Key Club is put in place of SADD, or students against destructive decisions, and is ...

NHS sponsored blood drive saving lives

NHS sponsored blood drive saving lives

Nick Benish
November 2, 2013
Filed under Activities, Local News, News, News Briefs

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S is in need of blood.  That means 41,000 donations of blood are needed everyday. National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Sept. 20 and gathered 200 units of blood.  One unit of blood can save up to three lives, which which adds up to about 600 lives. Jun...

Zilmer breaks the barriers of traditional learning

Katie Markert
November 2, 2013
Filed under People

Walking down the crowded hallway on the first day of school to a new classroom with new students, new coworkers and a new teaching style unused by the rest of the school would be an intimidating obstacle for any young teacher. Spanish teacher Caleb Zilmer recently moved here from Oregon after creati...

Davis back on stage

Davis back on stage

Carson Kuball
November 2, 2013
Filed under Arts, Local Arts, People

With a voice that radiates any room and a personality that brightens anyone's day, it’s no wonder she has played major roles in two school productions. Junior Jayna Davis, is a star in the making, and she is definitely making it. Last winter, Davis played the role of Rusty in the production of Foo...

Students and staff help Nisi battle cancer

Jasmine Hearne
November 1, 2013
Filed under People

“A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug,” said famous American actress, Patricia Neal. Cancer often causes victims to distance themselves from society as they take the time to rest and recover. However,  Carey Nisi sees her interaction with her students a...

Seniors bring back Powderpuff football

Seniors bring back Powderpuff football

Eric Bromback
October 31, 2013
Filed under In-Depth, Local News, News

While the senior girls huddled up with their coach to call the next play, the junior girls waited on the line of scrimmage, ready to take the win. On Sept. 30, Stillwater Area High School held their first Powderpuff flag football game in many years. Each homecoming week has been the same for the pa...

Langworthy loves life above the masses

Langworthy loves life above the masses

Olivia Braun
October 31, 2013
Filed under People

Langworthy’s older sister did many acts including contortion and triple trapeze.  Her involvement is what interested Langworthy in the first place. “My sister did the circus years before I did and I decided to try it out,” said Langworthy. As Langworthy’s older sister, Morgan Langworthy...

Serier decides Disney

Serier decides Disney

Lucien Lemanski
October 30, 2013
Filed under People

“Our basement is Disney themed,” said senior Laura Serier proudly. "We have Mickey Mouse hands that hold the toilet paper and then one that holds the towels. Also we have a Mickey’s nightmare puzzle that my brother and I put together and now it is taped up on the wall.” Serier will be going to ...

Hietpas uses skills to full potential

Hietpas uses skills to full potential

Olivia Flicker
October 19, 2013
Filed under People

Paige Hietpas (’14) played soccer at Stillwater Area High School. She was on the junior varsity soccer team as a sophomore and moved up to varsity towards the end of the season. She tore both of her ACLs during her sophomore year. “I just got through the struggle of tearing my first ACL, when I tore my second one. I knew immediately what happened. I...

Schirvar A.R.I.S.E.s to the challenge

Alec Youngblood
October 19, 2013
Filed under People

Global Warming is an issue that proves to be difficult to solve. Some believe it to be a myth, but statistics and the Earth’s evolving condition prove otherwise. There is not much one man can do on his own, but when united, a difference can be made. Senior Sam Schirvar is one of the youngest members ...

Knoll hits all the right notes

Knoll hits all the right notes

Lucy Langmack
October 18, 2013
Filed under Arts, Music Scene, People

When Brooke Knoll was only 5 years old, she took an interest in music. Her family, being heavily involved with music, gave her the “musical gene". Her mom plays the flute, her dad plays the guitar, and her brother plays the bass, guitar and drums. It was only fate for Knoll to be involved with music...

Anime Club looks forward to an exciting year

Anime Club looks forward to an exciting year

October 17, 2013
Filed under Activities

Walking through Stillwater Area High school, the hallways are lined with posters for various sports, clubs and events. Among these are promotions for anime club. Meeting in room C218 this year is the anime club. Anime is a Japanese art style used in cartoon shows. These shows have become increasingly...

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