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Conference system changes aim to serve all families

Conference system changes aim to serve all families

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under Local News, News

The high school and junior highs are changing not only with what grade configurations there are, but with how conferences are being conducted. Secondary schools have veered away from the block conferences to now having the teacher’s email or call all parents to report progress and to extend an invitation t...

Bill Howlett: remembering the smile that brought everyone together

Bill Howlett: remembering the smile that brought everyone together

Tiana Meador, Editor-In-Chief
February 9, 2017
Filed under Focus, People, Showcase

  "I was always amazed at how he knew so many kids names and he knew so much about them," English teacher Peter Shield said, while looking in front of himself as if trying to picture Stillwater's former Assistant Principal Bill Howlett. Howlett was the kind of administrator who was infa...

Family tradition brings hunters together across Minnesota

Family tradition brings hunters together across Minnesota

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Deer Hunting in Minnesota this year was from Nov. 5-13. There is another opportunity to hunt in the northern part of Minnesota Nov. 14-20. Hunting has been a way for families to put meat on the table, now it is passed down through generations. People use a variety of different guns and tactics to de...

Effects of construction felt around building, many eager for completion

Effects of construction felt around building, many eager for completion

Anna Koenning, Copy Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Local News, News, Showcase

The clangs and clanks of construction ring through school daily, but the effects of construction on people are more than just a headache. Though teachers encounter roadblocks like disruptions to the classroom and flooding, they ultimately anticipate the finished building eagerly. Since passing the...

Personalizing Social Justice

Personalizing Social Justice

Mikayla Erf, Photographer
December 3, 2015
Filed under Focus, In-Depth

What does social justice mean to you? “A group of people or an organization, that brings justice to our community,” senior Tyler Tix said. What does social justice mean to you? “Social justice, to me, is doing the right thing. If you are not doing anything wrong, you should not be charged for it,” jun...

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