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Lola Wallace, a lifetime globetrotter

Lola Wallace, a lifetime globetrotter

Jack Seipel, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under People

Through the beautifully rocky and vibrant coast of Maui, Hawaii, blue and white breaking waves crash into the dried molten lava. 4,643 miles away in New Zealand, all is calm on the hillside, as the lush green grass dances with the wind. Back in crisp Minnesota, a young woman plans her next adventure ...

What makes the educator of the year worthy

What makes the educator of the year worthy

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under People

Lori Stippel began teaching at Stillwater in 1997 and since then has changed the lives of many students. She won the Educator of the Year award by the Chamber of Commerce and was well deserving.  Stippel is a teacher of excellence. She dedicates countless hours of her time in and out of school to her ...

Fashion club set to kick off second semester

Fashion club set to kick off second semester

Wyatt Wasko, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Activities

Starting second semester, fashion club will be held in math teachers Mike Parker and Peter Hamilton’s classroom.  As imagined the club will focus meetings around current fashion trends along with what has been popular around the high school. Fashion is something that has emerged globally in recent decades. High schoolers a...

SAHS alumni calling the ‘shots’ in freshman year of college

SAHS alumni calling the ‘shots’ in freshman year of college

Ben Valerius, Announcements Field Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under People

Every morning, Chicago wakes up early in the morning. It stretches its arms and yawns  as the hustle and bustle of the town slowly starts to come alive, with the numerous college campuses become active. Students from all over start to go about their daily lives. One such school, DePaul University, host...

What would you do if you witnessed bullying?

What would you do if you witnessed bullying?

Hannah Boardman, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Focus

Bullying is a common word heard around schools across the country. From kindergarten through senior year, students are taught signs of bullying and what to do in bullying situations. They are taught through programs, videos and instructional tasks in many classes. Kids are taught that if you see bullying,...

Krahn steals the show in spring musical

Krahn steals the show in spring musical

Ben Valerius, Announcements Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under People, Read & Watch, Showcase

  Towering at 6’2 and regularly found dressed for success, Isaac Krahn is no ordinary senior. A student and cross country runner by day and now a rockstar by night, he recently was cast in the SAHS spring musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” playing the title character, Conrad Birdie. Usually found running...

Jack Flaherty: living for others

Jack Flaherty: living for others

Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor

February 16, 2018


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Jack Flaherty, 17, looked out the window toward the school parking lot, his thoughts on another place as he recounted how he found out that his Grandpa Rollie Flaherty, his friend and mentor had passed away. “I’m so sorry buddy. Look, I’ve got to go now; Jim’s here to take him away. Stay...

Student nutrition advisory council plans for healthier future

Student nutrition advisory council plans for healthier future

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Activities

A majority of the options in the vending machines are unhealthy. Filled with Mountain Dew kickstart and pop, healthier options like chocolate milk are rarely seen in stock. The Student Nutrition Advisory Council is here to help make the school a healthy place, and help guide students towards healthier...

…Someone had lipstick on their teeth?

Linnea Phillips, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2018


Filed under Focus

People would rather try to subtly and politely tell a person that they have something in or on their teeth than tell them outright. If someone were to point out something in a person's teeth they could be considered rude, and risk embarrassing the person with stuff in their teeth. When someone has something...

What would you do if…

What would you do if…

February 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Focus

BIZAA members fight human trafficking

BIZAA members fight human trafficking

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Activities

On Jan. 22, students in all grades met with Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter for the first meeting of the Basic Institute for Zonal African Advancement, also known as BIZAA. The club will be sponsoring a student in Nigeria, Africa so that the child will receive an education and not get involved with hum...

…Someone offered to sell you answers to a test?

…Someone offered to sell you answers to a test?

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


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*DISCLAIMER - I accepted no money in this test, and all names will remain confidential. Teens are seen today as teens have been seen throughout history - lazy, ungrateful, and generally awful. The baby boomers' war on millennials sees the teens of our generation avoiding the brunt of the ageism, bu...

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