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Open campus for lunch will cause problems

Open campus for lunch will cause problems

January 14, 2017
Filed under Read & Watch, Staff Editorial

  Stillwater Area High School is one of the few schools in the metro that does not have an open campus at lunch, meaning students must stay in the building and cannot leave to eat nearby. Students have been frustrated about this for a while, but there are good reasons for the closed cam...

Attendance policy reinforced to improve attendance

Attendance policy reinforced to improve attendance

Kayla Gjerde, Social Media Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under News

This year the administration has made a more strict attendance policy. Students receive an orange warning slip if they are tardy once, and after two tardies they receive 30 minutes of detention after school. Stillwater had the third most absences in Minnesota last year, which is the main reason for...

New attendance policy will not fix current issues

New attendance policy will not fix current issues

Tristan Hatchell, Video Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Editorial

Most people, if not all, would agree that being late to any important event should carry punishment. If you don't arrive on time to your job interview, then expect to not get the job, and the school administration certainly agrees after seeing the changes to the attendance and tardy policy. Contrary to t...

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