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Student Council plans Homecoming dance

Student Council plans Homecoming dance

Benjamin Jacobs, Podcast Reporter

September 23, 2018

The Student Council is working to make an engaging and enjoyable experience for students in hopes to boost pony pride for Homecoming week. The Homecoming dance and the following week leading up to the Homecoming football game occupies the Student Council's time, as a large and happy turnout would mark ...

NHS members plan fall blood drive

NHS members plan fall blood drive

Michael O'Gorman, Business Editor

September 20, 2018

One pint of blood can save up to a potential of three people.  That is why giving blood at blood drives are a great way to help strangers and local community members save lives. The Stillwater National Honor Society Blood Drive will occur on Oct. 5 and is a great opportunity to do something for others.  For the most part,...

FLEX Time utilizes new FlexiSCHED software

FLEX Time utilizes new FlexiSCHED software

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

September 15, 2018

The administration has changed the way FLEX Time works in their recent iteration that is going to take place during the 18-19 school year. Students, teachers and staff have wanted these changes to occur since last school year ended, but some are still skeptical as to whether or not they will be exceptional...

Tiered parking permits provide financial options

Tiered parking permits provide financial options

Annamarie Born, Buisness Editor

September 7, 2018

The parking system has made changes. There now are three lots, hanging permits and new prices. Changes are continuing as the years progress to make the parking system the best it can be. These changes are good alternatives to the parking lot. The changes to the parking lot have benefited the students....

Football field movie night brings students together

Football field movie night brings students together

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

May 23, 2018

For a final celebration of the school year, Student Council will be holding a movie night at Pony Stadium on May 27. The movie will take place once it begins to get dark. All students are welcome to come. Entrance for the movie will be free, however, concessions will be sold. After receiving po...

School experiments with after school A La Carte option

School experiments with after school A La Carte option

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018

"It is now three o'clock. If you are not under the direct supervision of a teacher please report to the cafeteria," the loudspeaker announces. Many students spend their time waiting in the lunchroom after the final bell rings. Some students are waiting for their ride while others do homework wit...

“Wait, are you the Rock girl?” Katie Kelzenberg’s promposal garners big attention

“Wait, are you the Rock girl?” Katie Kelzenberg’s promposal garners big attention

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018

''She gets recognized everywhere. Like, 'You're that girl. Congratulations.' We were at the theater and some random old people came up and took pictures on their cell phones. An old man said, 'Are you, like, the rock girl?'A lot of people think she won a contest," Katie's self-described bodyguard and...

Spring NHS coffeehouse preparing for unique performances

Spring NHS coffeehouse preparing for unique performances

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, many fun student led events are taking place at the school, including spring Coffeehouse. This year's Coffeehouse is expected to have a vibrant mix of performances and changes that are sure to captivate audiences. National Honor Society hosts the acoustic cha...

Jumping into spring with ninth, tenth grade formal

Jumping into spring with ninth, tenth grade formal

Hannah Boardman, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2018

The addition of the freshman to the high school has brought much excitement this year, with the newest addition being the ninth and tenth grade formal. This Spring Formal is centered around the underclassmen, giving them an opportunity to dress up and have a fun night out. Typically, there is pr...

April 20 walkout marks 19 year anniversary of Columbine

April 20 walkout marks 19 year anniversary of Columbine

Ike Gunderson, Online Editor

April 11, 2018

After another mass school shooting occurred on Feb. 14, teens decided they had enough. Following the tragedy which claimed 17 lives, many students from around the country sprung into action. They began planning nationwide school walkouts to honor the victims of all school shootings, as well as lobby for...

Prom committee plans for a night in the roaring twenties

Prom committee plans for a night in the roaring twenties

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

April 4, 2018

With prom quickly approaching, the prom committee meets every week to plan for a night in the roaring twenties. Prom committee is a group of students that choose a theme, make decorations, budget a project, coordinate a location and overall plan for the upcoming junior and senior dance. The commit...

Remembering Parkland victims with walkout, demanding safety

Remembering Parkland victims with walkout, demanding safety

Mira LaNasa, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018

One student stood halfway up a half-frozen snow bank with three peers, megaphone in hand, while three others crouched on the cement below, using blue and red lighters to light white tea lights in glass votives. “Alyssa Alhadeff, 14,” senior Erica Lemcke began. “Scott Beigel, 35,” she continued...

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