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Speech heads to State

Alex Ehde, Twitter Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Activities

The Speech team head to state April 21. Speech involves an individual or group of students who are judged against presentation in a round competition.  Only a few students are invited to state every year from each school. Last year, the only student from the school who was invited to state which w...

Debate team argues their way to state

Debate team argues their way to state

Brianna Halverson, Social Media Reporter
January 12, 2016
Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

  Desks had been arranged on one side of the classroom in the direction of the judge and spectators were to occupy the other half of the room. Nervous hands were wrung, and the last minute preparations slowed until all that could be heard was the judge’s pencil scratching the debaters’ names into hi...

Speech team comes out screaming

Anna Craggs, Photographer
December 24, 2014
Filed under Activities, Read & Watch

Some people in this world find it fun to stand up in front of a bunch of other people and speak their mind. They speak their opinion without caring what anyone else has to say about what they think. However, most of us would rather hide under our beds before we do that and pretend that we do...

Trembling voice proclaims strong message

Trembling voice proclaims strong message

Lucy Langmack, Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2014
Filed under Editorial, EIC Column

In an unintentional continuation of the Harry Potter movie series, the young actress of Hermione Granger passed on her wisdom to a room full of ambassadors in the United Nations New York headquarters on Sept. 20. At a young age, Emma Watson declared herself a feminist and has been working as a U.N. ...

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...

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