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Fashion club set to kick off second semester

Fashion club set to kick off second semester

Wyatt Wasko, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2018


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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...

Student nutrition advisory council plans for healthier future

Student nutrition advisory council plans for healthier future

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor

February 15, 2018


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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...

BIZAA members fight human trafficking

BIZAA members fight human trafficking

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

February 14, 2018


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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...

Young Republicans go to State Capitol

Young Republicans go to State Capitol

Emma Lowey, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


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The Young Republicans were recently invited on a trip to the Minnesota State capitol on Jan. 24. They were guided by Senator Karen Housley, whom the club has sponsored in the past. Housley is a Stillwater native and has been in touch with the club for almost two years, but under the new leadership of junior Vi...

T.R.U.S.T. Club creates safe community

T.R.U.S.T. Club creates safe community

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

January 8, 2018


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“I grow everyday from what my special needs students give me. They bring me joy, make me laugh, even bring tears to my eyes,” gym teacher Paula Harrison said when talking about her special education students.  This class is for students who are interested in helping and improving the lives ...

What’s in Mr. Hamilton’s desk?

What’s in Mr. Hamilton’s desk?

Cassie Ales, Layout Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Activities, People, Student Life, Trending Now, Uncategorized

Alternative Copy Story and Photos by Cassie Ales   Pete Hamilton is one of the math teachers that teach Algebra 3 in the flex room. Hamilton is known for sporting iconic beards, his love for hockey, and his wacky sense of humor. He shares his desk and room with another math teacher, Mike Parker. They team-t...

BSU helps promote awareness, diversity in community

BSU helps promote awareness, diversity in community

Ben Valerius, Announcements Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Activities, Read & Watch, Showcase

Every week, a number of different clubs can be found meeting in and around campus. The Black Students Union, or BSU, meets every Tuesday in the main forum from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Typically, they will see 20-30 students ranging from freshman to seniors coming out to talk about experiences of being stud...

Increased participation for frolf calls for new club

Increased participation for frolf calls for new club

Mason Wylie, Video Editor

October 23, 2017


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A Stillwater Area High School student and his friends are creating a new sports team this year. It is a sport called frolf, short for frisbee golf, and is a fun activity to do with friends. A frisbee is thrown towards a chain metal basket and if the frisbee does not hit the basket, a point is added ...

Mountain biking team builds new trail

Mountain biking team builds new trail

Isaac Gunderson, Podcast Reporter

October 22, 2017


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The Stillwater Mountain Bike team has been around since 2013 and has been an extremely fast growing sport. In mountain biking, athletes race against other high school students from around the state on tight wooded trails called single track trails. The Stillwater team is the top team in the stat...

Quick takes over debate team as head coach

Quick takes over debate team as head coach

Kenzie Coyle, Layout Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Activities, News, Showcase

  After six years of being coached by Laura Hammond, the debate team has a new head coach, English teacher Corey Quick. As the debate season begins, the team members are adjusting to the differences between Quick and former head coach, Hammond. While Hammond is still helping out, she ...

First homecoming carnival sets its course

First homecoming carnival sets its course

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017


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In a drastically changing school district, it can sometimes be difficult to feel a strong sense of unity.  The Homecoming Committee had a vision though, and their vision was to bring the community together through a carnival. The carnival took place on Sept. 15,  on the school campus.  Only high school students were allowed to at...

Pony Activity Center offers community memberships

Pony Activity Center offers community memberships

Mason Wylie, Read and Watch Video Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Activities, Local News, News

Starting off this new school year there has been a lot of change especially in the athletic part of the school. There will be a new membership students will have to buy in order to use some of these new rooms that have been added. The school has added a new PAC center, which includes many new fac...

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