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Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Jake Caywood, Social Media Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Student Life

For girls in high school, prom is something to look forward to all year, prom is a time to dance, have fun and most of all look spontaneous in a stunning prom dress. Unfortunately some girls are unable to afford a dress to the dance and are denied the opportunity to attend prom. Operation ...

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...

Synchronized swim focuses on teamwork

Synchronized swim focuses on teamwork

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

  The pools are opening up for the girls synchronized swim team.  Their first meet is on March 30, at Columbia Heights High School. The girls synchronized swim team is ready to put their suits back on to start the season.  Synchro swimming is very different than other forms of swimming. ...

Brassart experiences new country through musical experiences

Brassart experiences new country through musical experiences

Cates Eliasen, Student Playlist Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

Esteemed filmmaker Frederico Fellini once said, “A different language is a different vision of life.“ In a world where globalization spreads faster than the plague, the study of other languages becomes more and more important as some of the only barriers in international connectedness are li...

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Pinning down state wrestling tournament

Maximilian Korth, SNO Sports and Social Media Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

Stillwater can pride itself on one of the top performing sports for the past few years, wrestling. Wrestling as a sport is a simple concept, with a few easy to understand rules and the end goal of trying to pin your opponent to the mat. Wrestling allows for participation for everyone interest...

Admin updates new bathroom policies, monitoring in response to vaping, vandalism

Admin updates new bathroom policies, monitoring in response to vaping, vandalism

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Team
March 26, 2017
Filed under News, Photo Slide Shows

  Recently, a surge in the use of electronic cigarettes among teenagers has caused many schools, including Stillwater Area High School, to try different tactics to end the "vaping." E-cigarettes are devices that allow the user to avoid inhaling tobacco smoke, which can be very unhealthy, but still get a "buzz" simi...

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 ...

Lacrosse team among best in conference

Lacrosse team among best in conference

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Spring Sports

Hockey, football, basketball; these are some of the popular sports that students turn up in crowds to watch. But one sport that doesn't get enough attention is lacrosse. The boys team is consistently among the best in the conference, and the girls team has been to the state tournament four yea...

Corcoran team leader during last season

Corcoran team leader during last season

Audra RIsberg, Online Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows

  Senior Garrett Corcoran, number 22 on the boys varsity basketball team, has been described as a team leader.  His unique personality and big smile make him someone that people want to talk to.  Anyone who has played with him on the basketball team can attest to this. Many players look ...

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...

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Softball trains hard, prepares for season

Jesse Zelaya, Online Editor
February 19, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The softball team is training hard in the off season for their up and coming year.  The girls are practicing together so they can do their best their best in a challenging season.  Many of the softball players are playing domeball to prepare for their season.   Domeball is held at the St. Croix Valley Recreation center on weekend mornin...

Wrestling team among top in conference

Wrestling team among top in conference

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The wrestling team has consistently been among the strongest teams in the conference, and the current season is not exception. In the first 12 meets of the season, the Ponies were able to claim victories in nine of them, and the losses were all within 10 points. Some victories were close, but th...

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