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High school entrepreneurs learn values of business

High school entrepreneurs learn values of business

Emma Kostroski-Polucha, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019

Owning a business is never easy, between the customers and business partners, it can be hard to keep everything in check. Many business owners struggle through the beginning of their ownership. All CEOs have many different responsibilities to make sure that the business runs smoothly and the rest ...

Morgan Grim wins $10,000 art scholarship

Morgan Grim wins $10,000 art scholarship

Ashlynn O'Connor, Social Media Editor

May 9, 2019

Well-rounded senior Morgan Grim grew up with a love of art. Just about a month ago, Grim was surprised with a $10,000 art scholarship from Berggren Scholarships. With the scholarship she will attend the University of Minnesota Duluth where she will continue making art. Grim grew up creating her own art. She s...

Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year

Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year

Rosie Nichols, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

After three years venturing into the world of journalism and a lifetime of perseverance, senior Abby Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year contest sponsored by Journalism Education Association. This achievement is a true honor in terms of recognition and excellence.  Being gr...

Jon Bream, Star Tribune Rock Critic visits journalism classes

Jon Bream, Star Tribune Rock Critic visits journalism classes

Lilly Sample, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2019

“Ting. Ting. Ting.” Star Tribune Rock Critic Jon Bream sits in a San Francisco recording studio, separated from music legend Prince by only a pane of glass. Prince stares at him, steadily hitting a drum stick against a cymbal every few seconds. He clearly does not want to speak to Bream, and Bre...

Passion and integrity responsible for Falzone’s dream job

Passion and integrity responsible for Falzone’s dream job

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2019

Chelsey Falzone can't remember when she began to love baseball. All she knows is that she was the girl who would go home after school to study stats and watch old baseball documentaries. "I think baseball has some beautiful parallels to life," Falzone said. "Maybe that's why I liked it." However, a b...

Breien share fight through house fire

Breien share fight through house fire

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter

January 3, 2019

"I was Black Friday shopping and when I got back it was 3:30 a.m. I got out of the car, it smelt like bonfire, and then I went inside, not thinking much of it because it was Thanksgiving. So I went inside to the mudroom, I pet my dog, and he wagged his tail. Nothing even smelt in the inside, and everythin...

Taking over the world, one dance at a time

Taking over the world, one dance at a time

Hannah Sween, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018

A little girl, about the age of nine, is silhouetted by the sun setting behind the mountains of Wyoming awash with the fading goldenrods and deepening shades of rose. She hops about on a large, flat, centuries old rock practicing a dance brand-new to her, the Light Jig. Ayuna Lamb-Hickson had just completed her fi...

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