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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...

Zahid’s big move to US

Kate Price
October 17, 2013
Filed under People

Growing up in a third world country and moving to America at age 17 could easily be the biggest struggle of one’s life, but senior Maryam Zahid does not seem to be phased. She came to join her brother in an unfamiliar country. This would be intimidating to almost anyone, but she was sure she was maki...

Proud to have pride

Proud to have pride

September 22, 2013
Filed under People

“I always knew I was different than everyone else,” said Stillwater Area High School graduate Ben Frederick (’13). Ben is different because Ben is gay. Gay and proud. The LGBT community in Stillwater is bigger than one would expect. They’re proud of who they are and opened up to tell their storie...

National Honor Society continues to provide community leadership

National Honor Society continues to provide community leadership

September 22, 2013
Filed under Activities, News

The blood drive took place Sept. 20 and Coffeehouse, a popular wintertime event, will take place this Dec. Spring will carry with it the popular food drive as well. New this year is a Toys for Tots effort in which toys are collected for less fortunate children.  The blood drive this fall was a success ...

Johnson leads speech team to state

Johnson leads speech team to state

Ayden Delaney
July 20, 2013
Filed under Activities, People

All eyes focus on junior Carly Johnson as she stands up to open up to the audience and judges with a speech she wrote herself. Despite high stakes, she remains calm, comforted by knowing many of the eyes are those of her teammates there to support her. Johnson represented the Stillwater Area High...

Kaul uses counseling skills to connect with students

Kaul uses counseling skills to connect with students

July 20, 2013
Filed under In-Depth

Michael Kaul is a teacher, mentor, counselor, and occasionally a friend. He earned a Master’s in addiction counseling and a Bachelor’s for teaching. He began teaching in 1986 and started teaching in Stillwater in 1999. He teaches Advanced Placement U.S. History, U.S. History, and Law and Justic...

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