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Classic Disney films transcend time

Classic Disney films transcend time

Hannah Boardman, Layout Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts, Multimedia, TV & Film Reviews

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvW_L8sTu5E The first Disney movie was released in 1923, and ever since the world could not get enough. Since that cartoon, Walt Disney Studios has released countless popular films and TV shows. Many are considered modern day classics and the term Disney has become i...

Sweet Serendipity

Sweet Serendipity

January 5, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Student Playlist

Snapchat rising above old-school text messaging

Tiana Meador, Online Editor

December 24, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Read & Watch, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

As social media continues to pervade every element of day-to-day life, 'older' ways of communicating seem to lose popularity among the current generation. This allows for more exploration of newer interfaces, which seem to be constantly updating how people share their life with the world. One...

Siri Bohachek has bright future in store

Siri Bohachek has bright future in store

Colin Gray, Reporter

December 24, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Sports

The air is cold and creates wisps of breathe that flow through the air. The sudden shifts of movement only makes everything more nerve racking. As seconds are counted down by a coach with a watch in one hand and a starter gun in the other, five girls are lined up next to each other all in different...

Lions Park open to new renovations

Lions Park open to new renovations

Justin Hannasch, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 23, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

Where can a student go around Stillwater to play baseball, basketball, tennis, volleyball and even ice hockey? Lions Park is one of few. Just a short drive from the high school in downtown Lake Elmo, this 3.2 acre park has been around for quite some time and is currently home to Lake Elmo Basebal...

Boys hockey slams previous state champs

Bennett Friedrich, Sports Layout Editor

December 22, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Read & Watch, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The 4-0 varsity hockey team got out to an amazing start with a huge win 6-5 over Lakeville North, the defending state champions. The team has a solid offensive structure, clearly demonstrated against Lakeville. But no team achieves a great status without significant work. "I think we started off pr...

Stitches

Stitches

December 18, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Student Playlist

Andrew Weaver brings fun to biology

Andrew Weaver brings fun to biology

Andrew Weigel, Online Photographer

December 17, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, People, Photo Slide Shows

From a quick first glance, the room appears cluttered. Then after further inspection, it comes to light that everything is in it's place, there are just so many things in so many different places, that it appears disorganized. There are taxidermy mounts along the back wall and hanging from the ...

Nordic’s newest captain, Shad Kraftson

Nordic’s newest captain, Shad Kraftson

Craig Sanislo, Online Editor

December 14, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, People, Photo Slide Shows

  Junior Shad Kraftson is possibly one of the most dedicated athletes that Stillwater has seen in a while. This season, Kraftson made captain of the Nordic team, a rare feat for a junior. With his father, Torry, as the head coach and a national champion, he has been able to work on his skiing skills for most of his life. "My dad would carry me while he ...

St. Croix Cleaners collects coats for charity

St. Croix Cleaners collects coats for charity

Kathleen Billingsley, Copy Editor

December 11, 2015


Filed under Local News, Multimedia, News, Photo Slide Shows

Holiday cheer was spread early this year by Stillwater's St. Croix Cleaners. For the first two weeks in the month of November, St. Croix Cleaners collected used and unwanted coats and business jackets from their customers for their charitable event, Coats For Cause. Collaborating with Dress for S...

Class of 2016 plans senior party

Class of 2016 plans senior party

Hannah Anderson, Social Media Managing Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under Local News, Multimedia, News, Photo Slide Shows

  The celebration of the senior class continues at the senior class party following the graduation ceremony. Seniors are looking forward to spending an all-nighter with their classmates, participating in different, activities and eating lots of food and snacks and getting no sleep with the possib...

Stillwater named most picturesque small town by USA Today

Stillwater named most picturesque small town by USA Today

Sydney Slusher, Layout Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under Local News, Multimedia, News, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

Recently Stillwater was named the most picturesque small town by USA Today, as their selection for the state of Minnesota. "Stillwater is all around just a beautiful town, it's not really a surprise to me that it won. It's such a pretty place to live and if you don't live there, it's a very pretty p...

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