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Students cast in Phipps production ‘Once Upon A Mattress’

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Fotini Kloos, Announcements Editor March 9, 2018

In this beloved musical comedy, students are imitating a story from the broadway classic. Princess Winifred arrives at Prince Dauntless the Drab’s castle hoping for the hand of the prince. His mother,...

Changes to popular music over time

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Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor February 26, 2018

Popular music is ever changing throughout the years. Like a river, it ebbs and flows, always in motion. Most people have a personal favorite era of music. It is very interesting to see how music has...

Community offers events for ‘I Love to Read Month’

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Emma Polucha, Layout Editor February 25, 2018

In this day and age, technology is everything. People often look to phones for entertainment but it is not always the healthiest option. Putting down the phone and picking up a book is a very different...

Marvel’s newest edition ‘Black Panther’ looks to make a bang in viewers’ eyes

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Noah Pasiuk, Social Media Editor February 15, 2018

Many marvel fans wait in anticipation for the release of the newest marvel movie Black Panther.  The action packed thriller is set to release in theaters on Feb. 16th. Black Panther looks to make...

February marks beginning of Black History Month

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Hannah Sween, Layout Editor February 14, 2018

February is Black History Month, a celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their central role in U.S. history. Each year there is a theme associated with the month, this year’s theme...

Goetzke dances through life

Goetzke dances through life
Hannah Boardman, Print Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2018

Body-aches, tired muscles, swollen feet, extreme exhaustion. All of these sound like symptoms of an illness, or side effects of a medication, but for freshman Isabel Goetzke they're proof that she's done...

Musical heir to the O’Shea Irish Dance throne

Musical heir to the O'Shea Irish Dance throne
Hannah Sween, Layout Editor January 30, 2018

The bright, colorful stage lights turn on, focusing toward a young girl standing at the back of the stage. The man behind the piano begins the introduction, stumbles, but continues playing. The girl begins...

One Act troupe brings life to ‘Metamorphoses’

One Act troupe brings life to 'Metamorphoses'
Ellie Faeth, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2018 After advancing to the sub-sections last year, the One Act troupe is back again to make it even farther in the competition this year. Directed by Grif Sadow,...

‘I Am Somali’ presents exhibit at Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Fotini Kloos, Announcement Editor January 16, 2018

  In Somalia, poetry is considered an artistic expression with the land in Somalia being sometimes called the “the land of the bards”. The country is known for their poetry and to embrace...

Art classes provide avenue to express creativity

Sophomore Ashlynn O’Connor glazes her project final in clay and sculpture.
Sophi Jensen, Editorial Cartoonist Editor January 15, 2018

Sophomore Peter Wilhelmi enjoys art classes high school has to offer and continues to learn new skills. Graphic design class expands his talents and interests in the arts.  There are many young...

Choir shows dedication to singing

The annual winter concerts preview a variety of musical ensembles and their work throughout the year. The Stillwater Choir performs in 3 concerts with the other Concert music ensembles towards the end of December. “It’s a really amazing thing that we do. That we start from nothing, like a piece of paper with back dots and every day discover problems, and solutions until you get the this moment where you’re in front of an audience and are sharing this emotional connection to the music and each other and all of the battle you went through to get there and it’s that moment in time where you just make music,”  choir director Angela Mitchell said.
Madison Weispfenning, Editorial Cartoonist January 2, 2018

Sopranos, altos, tenors, baritones, and bass’ are working hard to show their dedication to singing. The Stillwater Choir proves that they are more than just a choir. Not only do they have in class...

Highly anticipated Taylor Swift album Reputation released

Highly anticipated Taylor Swift album Reputation released
Gabi Danielson, Field Read and Watch Team Reporter December 11, 2017

Taylor Swift’s new album Reputation came out Nov. 10. It is her first album in over three years. Her fans are thrilled because they have been waiting for a long time for this album. Reputation...

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