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Thought Exchange results show district strengths, concerns

Thought Exchange results show district strengths, concerns

Ellie Faeth, Layout Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Activities

Powered by Thought Exchange, the Stillwater School District created the Join the Conversation engagement process to allow students, families, community and district members to get involved in voicing their thoughts and opinions on the various elementary, junior and high schools in the district. Throughout th...

Clown sighting trend spreads fear across Minnesota

Clown sighting trend spreads fear across Minnesota

Andria Barrett, Photographer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Arts

  Clown sightings have been the new craze all across America in the past couple of weeks. There have been arrests, threats, schools have shut down and fear has spread everywhere. Should we be taking these clowns seriously, or are they just teenagers spreading mass hysteria? The first sighting was in late A...

Sustainable Energy Club emphasize conservation

Sustainable Energy Club emphasize conservation

Joslyn Reiche, Fashion Blog Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

In a world that uses mostly coal and other nonrenewable energies, for power, there are people and companies that are wanting to change that. Sustainable energy is renewable and clean for the environment. As ways to get solar panels, and other ways to have renewable energy is expensive and hard to ge...

Third political party possible for next election

Third political party possible for next election

Shenyn Gale, Photographer
January 14, 2016
Filed under Political Opinion

More is always better in politics When thinking about politics, some would think of the two major parties, the Democratic and Republican party. Not many think about a third party and few know of a third party. The question still remains, should there be an official third party.  With more and more people ...

Gender neutral bathrooms, next step in transgender equality

Gender neutral bathrooms, next step in transgender equality

Joe Rice, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 15, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Political Opinion

Transgender equality has become a vocal debate in the recent months, and what seemed to be a far off issue is starting to creep closer to home. With former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner changing his name to Caitlyn Jenner and identifying as a woman, the fight for transgender equality has taken a step into t...

Hartwig carries team through spring training

Hartwig carries team through spring training

Nick Wanovich
April 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

“Statistically, if you look at what she’s accomplished, Rachel from the home runs to RBI’s perspective, has done things that very few players here if any have ever done, ” said Assistant softball coach Roger Stippel. Junior Rachel Hartwig has been playing varsity softball for Stillwater Are...

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