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Members of the prom committee meet on March 10. Because of the pandemic, planning has become more difficult than in years past, but those involved have remained determined to give students a memorable prom.

Prom committee plans prom with COVID restrictions

Sierra Penning, Social Media Editor March 17, 2021

For the American high schooler, prom is a highly anticipated event. Dressing up, spending time with friends and dancing the night away can be the highlight of many teenagers' high school careers. Sadly,...

Molly O’shea and her neighbors are seen following the guidelines and wearing a mask when 6 feet is not accessible. She is still able to be social while maintaining the guidelines.

Mask mandates continue to spark different views

Calli Dierkhising, Food Blog Reporter March 14, 2021

As more people educate themselves on the virus of COVID - 19, different beliefs arise on whether the government should enforce a mask mandate, or give people the freedom of choice. With many states such...

First grade teacher Molly O’shea dressed up for her 1st grade Zoom. She has decided to teach remotely from home for various reasons, but can share a connection with her students through their class time together.

Teachers return to school weeks before students

Annika Citsay, Distribution Reporter March 13, 2021

Stillwater board members declared all grade level teachers will be back in the building starting Feb. 16. Elementary students started returning during February, and by March 8, all students will be back...

Senior Jack Wells played hockey during the 2019-2020 season. He has a lot of passion for the sport and looks forward to coming back after the recovery.

Jack Wells Bounces Back From Major Leg Injury

Grant Miller, Food Blog Reporter March 9, 2021

Anything can be dangerous. Junior Jack Wells realized this after breaking his leg playing a pickup game of football at Woodbury High School. Wells fractured his fibula, tibia, tore his PCL, tore his medial...

Stillwater girls hockey team season 2020-2021.

Girls hockey team gears up for strong season as a strong team

Ava Fugate, Podcast Reporter March 9, 2021

The girls hockey team can be described as resilient and determined. There are many different personalities on the team making for a fun time for the girls, but they all have a great work ethic and work...

Senior Carson Arco snowboards on a box at Afton Alps Resort

Carson Arco pushes himself to get better in snowboarding

Jayden Leach, Playlist Reporter March 9, 2021

Senior Carson Arco has been practicing and working hard on his snowboard skills at Afton Alps during the winter season, and skateboarding in the summertime. Arco has learned many new tricks and has created...

The 2021 Super Bowl was held at Raymond James Stadium, home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The team won the game against the Kansas City Chiefs, claiming their championship title.

2021 Super Bowl reflects America’s priorities amidst pandemic

Lubnag Xiong, Copy Editor March 6, 2021

The Super Bowl is the notorious championship game of the National Football League, and every year tens of thousands of fans occupy the selected stadium to watch the game live. It serves as the final game...

Junior Ella Spitzer is working on online ACT preparation courses over Zoom.

COVID-19 forces students to go about ACT testing in unique way

Elizabeth Hartner , Photography Editor January 28, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, juniors and seniors are struggling to complete their ACT tests. Last spring, many tests were canceled, leaving students worried about when they would be able to take the ACT. ...

According to Pew Research, only 60% percent of Americans said they will get the vaccine.

Getting back to normal

Josh Wallace, Student Playlist Reporter January 21, 2021

The United States came out with a COVID-19 vaccine that is now being distributed all over the country. This vaccine is currently available for people who work in hospitals and nursing homes, it will be...

Senior Ian Hanlon waits patiently for the next play against Centennial in the section championship.

Stillwater student earns academic all state and other accomplishments

Jayden Leach, Playlist Reporter January 20, 2021

Senior Ian Hanlon earned academic all-state honors on December 9 after the 2020 football season. The award is granted to students who have excelled in the classroom, as well as in athletic competition....

Senior Joelle Carpenter on the court in an away match versus Park High school, down and ready for a pass in one of the last games on the season.

Senior Joelle Carpenter receives the Jennifer Houle scholarship for 2020

Josie Crombie, Field Reporter January 19, 2021

Senior Joelle Carpenter, like many seniors, is applying for scholarships before she heads off to college, but one of the scholarships she has received already is much different than most. Carpenter is...

Ivy Lariviere poses for a self portrait on June 29, portraying the feel and reality of 2020 and now 2021 by including a face mask and Clorox in the background.

What to focus on after COVID-19

Adelee Wrightsman, Copy Editor January 10, 2021

There is no doubt that after our crazy year of 2020, everyone's a little nervous to find out what 2021 has in store for us. Everyone's anxious to know if the pandemic will worsen and if so, how badly....

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