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Hannah Harvieux gets involved with 2017 election

Hannah Harvieux gets involved with 2017 election

Hailey Buelow, Social Media Reporter

November 6, 2016


Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

With this year's election coming up, students in the school are getting just as involved as any voters out there. Every Wednesday morning in Debbie Drommerhausen's room, a student-led group called the Youth Republicans join together to get as involved as they can. A leader of the group is senior...

Andringa leaps into future dancing career

Andringa leaps into future dancing career

Valerie Silbernick, Social Media Reporter

November 5, 2016


Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

Being a student is hard enough, but to be a competitive dancer is not something all juniors can say.  Junior Carson Andringa has an amazing talent and it shows.  She has been at many different dance studios and has gone far distances to attend conventions. Andringa has been in the world of danc...

Rondeau skips way to educational success

Rondeau skips way to educational success

McKenzie Bohlig, Photographer

November 5, 2016


Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

"Grade skipping, also known as 'green-shirting,' used to be standard practice before other enriched academic options, such as gifted programs, became commonplace. Still, even with enrichment programs, some kids are better served by going up a grade," Noodle.com reporter Sarah Rivera said. Junior Sophi...

Hanson’s modeling career takes off after high school

Hanson’s modeling career takes off after high school

Sophie Begin, Photographer

November 4, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, People, Photo Slide Shows

"Growing up I had thoughts of being a model. I would day dream about it in high school." Alex Hanson, a graduate of SAHS is now living her dream with a career as an up and coming model. She started off as a student at NDSU. After a semester she realized that wasn't where she wanted to be. She...

Maxwell makes impact through community service

Maxwell makes impact through community service

Megan Karnuth, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2016


Filed under In-Depth, People, Photo Slide Shows

  Brandon Maxwell, English and AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) teacher, is the perfect example of a teacher who goes above and beyond to make an impact on students and the world. Not only is the tremendous at connecting with students, but he is involved in a great amount o...

Mitchell fills big shoes with choir

Mitchell fills big shoes with choir

Kalley Lewis, Copy Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

Choir director Angela Mitchell is following in the footsteps of Erik "Doc" Christiansen in directing The Stillwater Choir. The Stillwater Choir is a large ensemble of high level singers that has been conducted by Erik Christiansen since 1988. With the announcement of his retirement last spring, came a lot o...

Murr affects community through sports

Murr affects community through sports

Anthony Alvarado, SNO playlist editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Sports

Being an impact player does not come so easy. Senior Austin Murr has wowed coaches, fans, and teammates as an unbelievable player and model character, emerging as a sports and community all-star throughout the city of Stillwater. The defensive-back for the Ponies knows first hand what it’s ...

Spanish students journey to Central America

Spanish students journey to Central America

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2016


Filed under Local News, News, Photo Slide Shows

A select group of Spanish students will say "adios" to Stillwater and travel to Guatemala and Belize this summer. From June 6 to June 16, 72 students will have the opportunity to explore Spanish speaking culture, further their language knowledge and gainn experiences of a lifetime. Students...

Ponies baseball swinging for the fences

Ponies baseball swinging for the fences

Zach Toohey, Copy Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Spring Sports

As the dust blows up from under the crashing of the bat, nothing is heard except the gazing of the ball flying high over the pitchers head. This is an average occurrence for the the varsity boys baseball team. The team is focused on nothing but playing their hearts out and laying all that they have on the field in order to take home the win. Going into this year, t...

St. Croix Ballet puts on ‘Sleeping Beauty’

St. Croix Ballet puts on ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Karisma Vang, Social Media Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

  This year the St. Croix Ballet got ready for their spring show, that played on April 24th. They choose between Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia and Cinderella every year, this year was Sleeping Beauty. The dancers who participated enjoyed the presence of being on stage. Finally able to show ...

Builders Club improves community early on

Builders Club improves community early on

Erin Lemanski, Photographer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Activities, Photo Slide Shows

  Serving the world one community at a time, that is what the Builders club at Stillwater Junior High School stands for. Their goal is to improve the community with the help of the Kiwanis club alongside them. The club aims to create service-minded students and provide leadership opportunities for ...

New culture educates exchange student

New culture educates exchange student

Emalyn Brandt, Copy Editor

May 10, 2016


Filed under Focus, Photo Slide Shows

Leaving with an abundant amount of 'See you soon's and 'Good luck's in her heart and mind, junior foreign exchange student Kamila begins a new chapter of her life in the United States.  After landing from the over 10 hour and 6,000 thousand mile plane ride, Kamila is ready to embark what awaits ...

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