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‘Pippin’: cast prepares for spring musical

‘Pippin’: cast prepares for spring musical

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor
January 7, 2017
Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Photo Slide Shows, Read & Watch

    Pippin the musical comes this spring 2017. The five time Tony Award winning musical will be put on by students this spring in the auditorium. Auditions took place on Dec. 8 and 9 for Katelyn Larson, the choir director, and Grif Sadow, the theatre director. A lot of students showed up to t...

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Editorial

According to the American Association of Colleges and Universities, by their 50's, students who majored in a liberal arts degree earn about $2,000 more than students who majored in professional degrees. Culturally and socially, arts are important to students. Arts encourage students to express themselv...

Winter concert brings holiday cheer

Winter concert brings holiday cheer

Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor
January 12, 2016
Filed under Arts, Music Scene, Photo Slide Shows

Bringing music together and captivating audiences is something Stillwater Area High School is becoming known for with the award-winning high school music department. The Winter Concert is a music department tradition bringing together the Orchestra, band and choir for a holiday cheer masterpiece. ...

Zach Sawyer conducts first orchestra concert

Zach Sawyer conducts first orchestra concert

Sam DiStefano, Photographer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Arts, Music Scene, Showcase

As the orchestra students walked on stage for the first time on Nov. 12, they were nervous. For some it was their first time playing on this stage. But this was also the first time Zach Sawyer has conducted his own orchestra. Not just one orchestra either, he conducted three orchestras and also got ...

Music department puts on annual Rummage Sale

Music department puts on annual Rummage Sale

Jonathan Rustad, Copy Editor
October 27, 2015
Filed under Activities, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

This year's annual rummage sale took place Oct. 10 and is one of the many fundraisers that the music department has planned. The rummage sale happens every year and raises money for all three areas of the music department, the band, orchestra and choir.  The sale is run by parents of the musi...

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