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Synchro team shoots for success

Synchro team shoots for success

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

May 2, 2017

Synchronized swimming, or as some call it underwater dancing, has had a long legacy of great athletes doing great things at Stillwater. The team's competitive side paired with the bonds formed between their teammates, creates a recipe for success. That is exactly what they have had and are prepar...

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Anderson wins Athena award for excellence in athletics

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

May 1, 2017

The Athena award is an award given to a female student that accels in athletics at their school. 43 schools participate in the event in Minnesota. This year senior Hannah Anderson has won the award for Stillwater. Anderson is a three sports athlete, she plays soccer in the fall, hockey in the winte...

Pott siblings become rodeo duo

Pott siblings become rodeo duo

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter

April 28, 2017

There are few students who would think of joining high school rodeo as their choice of sport. Maybe it is the thought of riding animals three times their size for fun that scares them away. That is not the case of siblings junior Caitlin Pott and freshman Brandon Pott. They have embraced the old fr...

Olivia Knox commits to UND

Olivia Knox commits to UND

Kevin Thole, News Anchor

April 28, 2017

Throughout her high school career, junior Olivia Knox has been a dominating force on the soccer field. With the way she controls the ball and beats defenders, it comes as no surprise that universities have begun to take notice. Knox, a forward on the girl's soccer team, has officially committed...

Cycling away

Cycling away

Owen Landrud, Social Media Reporter

April 28, 2017

Biking is a classic tradition to enjoy the world and get some overdue exercise, and now students have made it just that much easier to get outside and onto a bike. Juniors Lars Johnson and Fred LeClaire, have taken it upon themselves to provide such a service for anyone who wants to ride no ma...

Concert Orchestra performs in Pittsburgh

Concert Orchestra performs in Pittsburgh

Nicholas Gag, Social Media Editor

April 7, 2017

“I learned that months of preparation can really pay off in amazing ways. I also learned that on 14 hour bus rides, you really get to know people on another level,” senior Rachael Curl said. The Concert Orchestra earned the opportunity to play in the National Orchestra Festival in Pittsburgh, Pennsylva...

Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Kevin Thole, News Anchor

April 6, 2017

The snow is melting and with that comes the start of spring sports. The boys tennis team is getting their balls and rackets out of storage and getting ready for a successful season on the brand new courts. Leading the team this year are seniors Cole and Parker Dutko, twins who both share the captai...

Apple Air Pods become easy, lightweight alternative to earbuds

Apple Air Pods become easy, lightweight alternative to earbuds

Mason Urban, Social Media Reporter

April 5, 2017

The new Apple air pods are gaining popularity among students and for good reason. These ear buds have a new design and have plenty of upgrades over the old standard Apple ear buds. Some of the upgrades consist of the ear buds being wireless, longer lasting battery life and better sound quality to na...

Science teacher Weaver offers dating advice to students

Science teacher Weaver offers dating advice to students

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor

April 5, 2017

As spring quickly approaches, young adults are granted more opportunities now that the weather permits it. Wanting to demonstrate their affection, many students look for a creative way to showcase their soft spots in the new season. When the snow melts and the temperature increases,  many ideas ari...

Trap shooting gives unique, challenging opportunity

Trap shooting gives unique, challenging opportunity

Ryan Berg, Social Media Reporter

April 4, 2017

Trap shooting is a unique, untraditional, but challenging activity. For many years, students have been given the opportunity to participate in this event. It is a spring event for students; the team has all their practices at Oakdale gun club, along with some competitions there as well. Trap shoot...

Baseball starts season training in Kansas City

Baseball starts season training in Kansas City

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor

April 4, 2017

  The baseball team is starting off another season and is hoping to thrive off their ability to play as a team in past seasons. The goal for the team each year is to compete for a Conference and Section title. This means the team can not afford to have a down season. The team has a few key ...

Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Jake Caywood, Social Media Editor

April 3, 2017

For girls in high school, prom is something to look forward to all year, prom is a time to dance, have fun and most of all look spontaneous in a stunning prom dress. Unfortunately some girls are unable to afford a dress to the dance and are denied the opportunity to attend prom. Operation ...

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