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Andrea Kaiser's art is sold in a shop called Smith and Mercantile in downtown Stillwater. many people stop in the store to view her work, as well as other artists'.

Andrea Kaiser sells paintings at local and online businesses

Ciara Kessel, Camera Editor October 25, 2019

16 year old junior Andrea Kaiser started a revolution in her own future. Kaiser started her own online business and in-store business. Selling her paintings in-store at Smith and Trade Mercantile and online...

Yauch is a new conceptual physics teacher. He brings students, such as junior Joe Krenz, junior Matthew Bohlig, senior Austin Schuldt and senior Anthony Koslowski, positive energy and guidance.

Physics teacher embraces new experiences

Julie Xiong, Cartoonist October 23, 2019

Physics consists of the study of matter, any physical substance occupying space, and its relation to motion, energy and force. Conceptual physics suggests physics but without the complex mathematical elements. ...

Students work hard in anticipation of hearing about biology teacher Stacy Bartlett's, journey to China They complete class notes before she leaves the country to finalize adoption.

Bartlett’s childhood wish becomes reality

Fiona Stahl, Online Editor October 23, 2019

Over the course of the past year, biology teacher Stacy Bartlett and her family, have been in the process of adopting a six year old girl from China. This long process brings many challenges, but is much...

Sophomore Danny Valerious smiles and celebrates his remission from cancer. He celebrates with a shopping spree at Burlington Coat Factory.

Cancer survivor Danny Valerius heads back to school, participates in unlimited shopping spree

Ella Gag, Social Media Editor October 22, 2019

“He's one of the most positive and heartwarming people I've ever met," sophomore CeCe DeLeon said about sophomore Danny Valerius. Valerius entered remission after being diagnosed with t-cell acute...

A vape/electronic cigarette is pictured. Devices such as the one above, are popular among teenagers to deliver vape juices. Many of which contain nicotine. For assistance with addiction stop by the the Wellness Center located at Stillwater Area High School. One can also call Smoker's Helpline, 1-800-363-5864, to receive phone side advice and information about addiction treatment .

Addiction always comes with vaping

Isaak Sahulka, Layout Editor October 22, 2019

  When people vape, they vape nicotine. Even if it is vape juice that says 0 mg of nicotine, there are traces of nicotine still found in some juices. Nicotine is a drug that is highly addictive...

Sara Damon helps her AP human geography students on a class assignment. Her experiences from the Fulbright scholarship helps her students who are struggling to complete their work.

Sara Damon uses her skills from Fulbright to benefit students

Grace Sneden, Buisness Editor October 20, 2019

AP human geography and global studies teacher Sara Damon received the Fulbright scholarship last school year and spent January through June traveling to 11 different countries in Africa. Damon spent...

A nicotine flyer hangs near popular bathrooms, visible to students walking by. The flyer portrays the threatening risks of vaping as a teenager.

Vaping illness epidemic continues to spread

Ella Nelson, Copy Editor October 20, 2019

Vaping is undoubtedly known by almost every high school student in the U.S. It is no secret this is a substantial threatening problem across the country, however many students are not taking vaping...

The cheer team wraps up after a long practice preparing for the Homecoming game. Freshman Ella Winslow, sophomore Sophie Privette, Emma Cass, Alejandra Rivera-Rios, junior Madi Hayden and senior Gabby Lamotte.

Cheerleaders make sport more meaningful

Fiona Stahl, Photography Editor October 7, 2019

“The girls have helped support her and make her feel like a bigger part of something and she’s truly embraced that,” coach Julie Ligday said. Junior Madi Hayden makes this year extra special because...

ASL teacher Amanda McKinnon reviews previous course content with her ASL 3 class on the morning of Sept. 12. She demonstrates the sign for

New ASL teacher joins World Language Department

Sandy Liu, Distribution Reporter October 2, 2019

The walls of the classroom are bare, the cabinet behind the teacher’s desk void of personal photos, art, or mementos. The walls may be empty, but the chairs are not. No more than 20 students sit in rows,...

Kirsten Carter is showing off her BIZAA board. Listed on the poster are the kids that are being sponsored. Carter said she wants to continue this cub

BIZAA club helps children thousands of miles away

Ava Hoelzel, Photographer Editor September 29, 2019

 “And I think that it’s a great cause. And something we all should be trying to help,” junior Brynn Wurgler said. BIZAA club raises money for kids in Nigeria, who are in need of an education....

Senior Jack Norton shows off his 1978 Mercury Cougar. Norton's classic car is something he never thought he would buy. He loves his car because it is not anything most people see anyone else driving.

Norton shares passion for vintage cars

Emma Urban, Photographer May 12, 2019

Senior Jack Norton is a proud owner of his 1978 Mercury Cougar. Norton is a huge fan of vintage cars and this was his first of many he plans to buy. Norton decided to impulsively buy his Mercury Cougar...

William Jacob, Amanda Maxwell and Brandon Maxwell in Tanzania. This was during one of the earlier trips they had travelled to Tanzania.

Maxwell and students leave for a trip of a lifetime

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor May 10, 2019

Each year in June, Brandon Maxwell English and AVID teacher accompanied by his wife and students will go on a trip to Tanzania. This year, the trip will include more stops, juniors Rachel Bernath and...

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