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Kamara uses his talents to create music

Kamara uses his talents to create music

Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor

March 29, 2018

Rap music has an increasing presence in the music industry. With this movement, people have been inspired to follow. Many have begun creating rap music themselves, such as senior Emmanuel Kamara. During the school Black History Month celebration, Kamara performed the rap from the song “Glory”. He is talented and has a strong lov...

Luke VandenBergh receives ROTC scholarship

Luke VandenBergh receives ROTC scholarship

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

March 23, 2018

Numerous scholarships are available for people after high school graduation to continue their education. Senior Luke VandenBergh received a scholarship he has always dreamed of, for the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps [ROTC]. By completing a three step process which includes physical examination, assessme...

French teacher Jackie Parr serves as role model

French teacher Jackie Parr serves as role model

Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter

March 17, 2018

They say that to teach is to touch a life forever. French teacher Jackie Parr has spent the last 17 years of her life sowing seeds of knowledge into the lives of students across the world, with the goal of helping them discover what the world has to offer. Her efforts to enhance their experiences ha...

Leider, Bailey share impact and outlook of adoption

Leider, Bailey share impact and outlook of adoption

Luke Higgins, Distribution Reporter

March 8, 2018

When junior Michael Leider was two and a half years old, he was adopted by his parents. Leider was originally from Detroit. Since then he has been with his adopted parents. Leider is grateful for being adopted, he is happy that he has food and a roof over his head. There are approximately 135...

Charlson shares her passion and love for equestrian

Charlson shares her passion and love for equestrian

Rosie Braun, Online Editor

March 5, 2018

Ever since she was a toddler, senior Ceci Charlson has had a fascination with horses. When she was three, she began to ride them and instantly fell in love with the sport of equestry. She has continued to grow her love for what she does throughout her many years of experience. Horse riding is a sport of responsibility, c...

Officer Paradise’s life-saving event inspires her career in law enforcement

Officer Paradise’s life-saving event inspires her career in law enforcement

Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist Reporter

March 5, 2018

Officer Lindsey Paradise can be seen by students patrolling the hallways during the school day. Not many students know, however, that a life altering event took place during Paradise's sophomore year at Fridley High School. Paradise was attending a high school basketball game when one of the coaches...

Stauffer’s tick research lands him at national conference

Stauffer’s tick research lands him at national conference

Susan Hubbard, Video Editor

March 4, 2018

The snap of his elastic glove meeting his skin interrupted the steady hum of the DNA machine in the corner. His white lab coat, surprisingly unstained by the pipettes of pigment he had been using, hung still as he conducted his research.  These were the sights and sounds that surrounded junior Max Stauffer as h...

Lola Wallace, a lifetime globetrotter

Lola Wallace, a lifetime globetrotter

Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2018

Through the beautifully rocky and vibrant coast of Maui, Hawaii, blue and white breaking waves crash into the dried molten lava. 4,643 miles away in New Zealand, all is calm on the hillside, as the lush green grass dances with the wind. Back in crisp Minnesota, a young woman plans her next adventure ...

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor

February 20, 2018

Lori Stippel began teaching at Stillwater in 1997 and since then has changed the lives of many students. She won the Educator of the Year award by the Chamber of Commerce and was well deserving.  Stippel is a teacher of excellence. She dedicates countless hours of her time in and out of school to her ...

Alumni Krusinski calling the ‘shots’ in freshman year of college

Alumni Krusinski calling the ‘shots’ in freshman year of college

Ben Valerius, Announcements Field Editor

February 20, 2018

Every morning, Chicago wakes up early in the morning. It stretches its arms and yawns  as the hustle and bustle of the town slowly starts to come alive, with the numerous college campuses become active. Students from all over start to go about their daily lives. One such school, DePaul University, host...

Krahn steals the show in spring musical

Krahn steals the show in spring musical

Ben Valerius, Announcements Editor

February 18, 2018

  Towering at 6’2 and regularly found dressed for success, Isaac Krahn is no ordinary senior. A student and cross country runner by day and now a rockstar by night, he recently was cast in the SAHS spring musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” playing the title character, Conrad Birdie. Usually found running...

Jack Flaherty, living for others

Jack Flaherty, living for others

Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor

February 16, 2018

Jack Flaherty, 17, looked out the window toward the school parking lot, his thoughts on another place as he recounted how he found out that his Grandpa Rollie Flaherty, his friend and mentor had passed away. “I’m so sorry buddy. Look, I’ve got to go now; Jim’s here to take him away. Stay...

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