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Gymnastics team prepares for sections after topping long-time competitor

Gymnastics team prepares for sections after topping long-time competitor

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter
February 13, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

Stillwater gymnastics has a history of performing well each season leading up to the final meets where they often place very high.  With sections right around the corner the team is gearing up for sections feeling more hopeful than ever before. For the past three years Stillwater has come in s...

Haley Tholen handles high school

Dylan Foster, Field Reporter
December 5, 2015
Filed under People

High school is one of the most eye-opening, engaging and interesting times in a teenager's life. It can also be one of the most stressful, emotional and challenging times in one's life. Therefore when a student is able to handle the challenges of high school and life itself it's quite a spectacle. Handling...

Gymnastics prepares for upcoming season

Gymnastics prepares for upcoming season

Madison Crain, Layout editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

  This season the gymnastics team will have three captains and five coaches all working together so that the team can make it to state. The coaches are Traci Swenson, Caroline Urgo, Dusty Dennis and Joan Lesson and Kristina Krenz. The gymnastics team started started Nov. 9. They will pract...

Steil finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Steil finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Kyah LaBancz, Online Editor
April 2, 2015
Filed under Local News, News

With medium length blonde hair, a petite frame and a fashion forward wardrobe, Language Arts teacher Rachel Steil stands in front of the classroom wearing a welcoming, but firm stance. Steil, always being clear with the expectations she has for her students, goes over the schedule in place for...

Gymnastics team springs into new season

Gymnastics team springs into new season

Megan McGuire, Online Editor
December 3, 2014
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

Flying and launching bodies through the air. Twisting and turning using all the strength they have. With tryouts over and daily practices in full swing, the gymnastics team is working hard in the gym perfecting routines to prepare for a successful season. Last year, the girls gymnastics team won fourth in their conference and fourth in sectional ...

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