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Caskey breaks common stereotype, pursues theatre and sports

Caskey breaks common stereotype, pursues theatre and sports

Toby Weiss, Camera Editor

April 5, 2019

Many students spend their free time participating in after school activities such as sports. Others chose more social activities like theatre or clubs. Typically, most students who participate in one tend to stray away from the other, but that is not always the case. Senior John Caskey has been involved...

Noah Tussey’s first game for the USHL

Noah Tussey’s first game for the USHL

Joe Pearson, Podcast Reporter

April 5, 2019

Sophomore Noah Tussey committed to the University of Minnesota and made his first appearance for the United States Hockey League April 5. Tussey had an opportunity to play in the United States Hockey League, and took full advantage scoring two goals for the Sioux City Musketeers. The Musketeers won the game and wen...

Harrison creates a more unified school through physical education

Harrison creates a more unified school through physical education

Paige Speedling, Distribution Reporter

March 30, 2019

Paula Harrison is a physical education teacher who has been teaching in Stillwater since 1995. Unified Physical Education, or Unified PE, is a new course she added for the current school year. Unified is unique opportunity for students of varying ability, level, and backgrounds to come together through ...

Fredkove gains medical experience traveling in Peru

Fredkove gains medical experience traveling in Peru

Taylor Lee, Distributive Reporter

March 30, 2019

A New Experience  Junior Tyson Fredkove held and soothed the crying baby as both of them prepared for the upcoming surgery. This Peruvian child was born with a bilateral cleft lip and had it corrected through surgery. A large, gaping hole and two tiny teeth were in place of what should have been lips ...

Siegfried excels in stocks and socks

Siegfried excels in stocks and socks

Chas Morgan, Layout Editor

March 23, 2019

Senior Justin Siegfried has excelled in the Stock Market Games and his Marketing class teacher Debbie Drommerhausen thinks highly of him. Siegfried is not only known for his success in the Stock Market Games, but also for the silly socks he wears. Siegfried only began doing the Stock Market Games last s...

Thureson makes history as first junior lacrosse captain

Thureson makes history as first junior lacrosse captain

Joe Pearson, Podcast Reporter

March 19, 2019

Junior Ty Thureson committed to Providence college, leading the lacrosse team as one of the captains. He is the first caption ever to be a junior. Thureson plays for Stillwater varsity. In eighth grade, he was the leading goal scorer for varsity. Thureson was part of the 2017-2018 season, when they made it the farthest they ever ach...

Gettinger endlessly supports Ponies golf

Gettinger endlessly supports Ponies golf

Catherine Monty, Distribution Reporter

February 22, 2019

Don Gettinger, or Coach Gett as the students call him, is and always has been involved in the Stillwater community. He participates in all areas of the community, but is especially passionate about the students who attend the school. Whether he is teaching in the classroom or coaching on the sideline,...

Horn gives wrestling team her all

Horn gives wrestling team her all

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

February 22, 2019

As junior Madi Horn walks into wrestling practice, she remembers to work hard and practice not just for herself, but for her team, for being the only girl on it is difficult. Horn knows that she needs to work harder than everyone else to help the team improve as a whole. After joining in junio...

Bischoff makes heavy work lighter

Bischoff makes heavy work lighter

Annika Brown, Business Editor

February 22, 2019

"He always motivates us to become better athletes by being so positive and encouraging," junior AJ Schoenecker said. Chad Bischoff is an important component of the school's community. As a Stillwater alumni, recurring substitute, coach for the girls golf team and pony power, his positive personality...

Selah Clasen shares her faith in Jehovah’s Witnesses

Selah Clasen shares her faith in Jehovah’s Witnesses

Sadie Heieren, Photographer

February 22, 2019

Freshman Selah Clasen is part of a religion called Jehovah's Witnesses. Being a part of it means sharing the religion with others and spreading the kindness in their community. Her religion has a great impact on her life. Jehovah's Witnesses is a Christian religion that is non-trinitarian, and is ...

Henry Kelzenberg raises sea slugs

Henry Kelzenberg raises sea slugs

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor

February 21, 2019

Junior Henry Kelzenberg took up a unique interest over the past summer. Kelzenberg decided to make a hobby in raising and selling sea slugs. Kelzenberg inhabits the sea slugs in 10 gallon salt water aquariums at his house that have specific conditions designed for the slugs. Over the summer, Kelzenber...

Lysne expresses indescribable love for music

Lysne expresses indescribable love for music

Emma Urban, Photographer

February 15, 2019

Senior Mya Lysne practicing a piece for battle of the bands. In her free time, Lysne likes to create new music pieces she hasn't made before.

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