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Brice Hafemeyer, long-lasting nickname ‘Saudi’

Brice Hafemeyer, long-lasting nickname ‘Saudi’

Mira LaNasa, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, People

Senior Brice Hafemeyer attempted to mentally prepare himself to move halfway across the globe to Saudi Arabia. He was apprehensive. It was his sophomore year when his parents broke the news. His outlook on the rest of his high school career was splintered, though he never ended up departing. Since then,...

Day in the life: Rachel Anselmo, Principal’s Secretary

Day in the life: Rachel Anselmo, Principal’s Secretary

Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor

January 2, 2018


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When students think of the school and who runs it one would most likely think of the school’s Principal Rob Bach. Little do students know there is a woman behind the curtain helping Bach achieve his goals of keeping the school running smoothly. Rachel Anselmo is Bach's assistant and has been hel...

17 events that characterized 2017

17 events that characterized 2017

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

December 28, 2017


Filed under Focus, People

2017 has been a year of change, devastation followed by hope and success. From events that impact the whole world to things that impact the community of Stillwater, many things have happened this year. This year has been filled with everything, from tragedies due to natural disasters, to controversy over the president to...

Van Klei wins Paul Schmidt award

Van Klei wins Paul Schmidt award

Wyatt Wasko, Social Media Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under People

The Paul Schmidt award, named after the initial winner in 1956, is given out annually to a single teacher in the state of Minnesota to "Honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions given by an elementary or secondary teacher or supervisor in the fields of health or physical education.” ...

Becky Mazzara takes over as NHS adviser

Becky Mazzara takes over as NHS adviser

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, People

National Honor Society is one of the most prominent school clubs, as well as at thousands of other schools across the nation. NHS club adviser Chris Engler has stepped down as the teacher adviser and Becky Mazzara, a newly hired American Sign Language teacher, has begun to fulfill the role. Ma...

Hanson’s modeling career takes off after high school

Hanson’s modeling career takes off after high school

Sophie Begin, Photographer

November 4, 2016


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"Growing up I had thoughts of being a model. I would day dream about it in high school." Alex Hanson, a graduate of SAHS is now living her dream with a career as an up and coming model. She started off as a student at NDSU. After a semester she realized that wasn't where she wanted to be. She...

Maxwell makes impact through community service

Maxwell makes impact through community service

Megan Karnuth, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2016


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  Brandon Maxwell, English and AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) teacher, is the perfect example of a teacher who goes above and beyond to make an impact on students and the world. Not only is the tremendous at connecting with students, but he is involved in a great amount o...

Anna School helps community through charitable involvement

Anna School helps community through charitable involvement

Allison Heintz, Layout Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, People

As a senior there are so many final responsibilities and pressures to do everything possible before the final senior year of high school is over. Senior Anna Scheel knows those pressures and responsibilities. Scheel is a student involved in many in and out of school activities. At the moment s...

Freshman Dara Andringa swipes varsity soccer spot

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter

October 3, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, Locker Room, People

Freshman Dara Andringa moved here from Madison, WI and is now starting varsity for the girls soccer team, taking away a spot from returning players and scoring a goal in the first game. Andringa played on an Elite Club National League (ECNL) team as a midfielder, which has helped her prepare her f...

Google introduces self-driving cars

Google introduces self-driving cars

Kaitlin Bloom, Online editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Focus, People

For a long time, people have imagined a future free of driver's education, road tests, and maybe even accidents. Cars would drive themselves, independent of any human control. People would be able to send their young sons and daughters off to a friend's house alone and be able to trust they'll ge...

Students set on the path for future fame

Students set on the path for future fame

Dylan Cook, Visual Arts Media Editor

March 15, 2016


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Confident, skilled, experienced, knowledgeable and unique. These are the traits of a person bound for fame. They can be used to describe students such as junior Corri Gardner, senior Clay Knoll or sophomore Lydia Stannard; all three of which are on the journey to fame. Rising stars are in abund...

Familiar famous faces close to home

Familiar famous faces close to home

Joe Rice, Editor-In-Chief

March 14, 2016


Filed under Focus, People, Photo Slide Shows

A doppelganger is a person who looks nearly identical to another person. Although many of us would like to be a doppelganger of a celebrity or just a beautiful person in general, most people look uniquely average. The high school may not have any true doppelgangers, however, there are quite a few ...