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One Act troupe brings life to ‘Metamorphoses’

One Act troupe brings life to ‘Metamorphoses’

Ellie Faeth, Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local Arts, Read & Watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql2n5dzY-6U After advancing to the sub-sections last year, the One Act troupe is back again to make it even farther in the competition this year. Directed by Grif Sadow, this talented cast will perform scenes from "Metamorphoses," by Mary Zimmerman, a play based on ...

YouTube Pacific Viperfish displays film-making creativity

YouTube Pacific Viperfish displays film-making creativity
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLREJY33o06_ql0oiB9imUXSLgx8M0Gxo4

Fotini Kloos, Announcment's Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under News, Read & Watch, Student Life

Many students have edited or uploaded a video to Youtube either for school purposes or classes, as in video production, or for fun when they have down time. Seniors Miles Schindel, William Bestler and Victor Brasch have a channel called Pacific Viperfish films. They use their channel to display the...

Teachers share most memorable career moments

Teachers share most memorable career moments

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under People, Read & Watch

  Teachers often have unpredictable days while at work, those very unpredictable moments can sporadically shape their lives. Three teachers share their most memorable experiences and between 40 combined years of teaching at Stillwater Area High School, there are a lot of stories to tell. ...

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...

Kroll makes a difference with prosthetic leg

Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under People, Read & Watch

When Everett Kroll was first becoming interested in science, he never thought he would be able to make a difference in the world. Yet here he is, coming off of a trip to the ISEF International Science Fair with a way to change the lives of people in need. Kroll spent most of last year working on...

Student Council hosts movie night at Pony Stadium

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Local Arts, Local News, News, Read & Watch

With the new freshmen added to the high school, there are more students attending the school than ever before.  That being said, student council is really focusing on student inclusion this year.  To do this, they thought that it would be best to bring the school together for a movie on the football...

Ultimate frisbee team gains momentum

Ultimate frisbee team gains momentum

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Read & Watch, Sports

Intramural teams such as Ultimate Frisbee provide a competitive and friendly environment for students. As it has been around for about five years, the team's popularity has grown. This self-officiated and co-ed sport consists of about 18 students and the team is looking to expand it. The team is coa...

Battle of the Bands plays to enthusiastic crowds

Battle of the Bands plays to enthusiastic crowds

Nicholas Gag, Social Media Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Read & Watch, Showcase

It is that time of the year again. The Battle of the Bands took place on Feb. 3. Several bands are prepared for this competition. It shows friends, family and the community just how hard they have been working. “I think this year’s competition will be great. I have never been to Battle of t...

Boys basketball starts off behind, looking to improve

Boys basketball starts off behind, looking to improve

Matthew McGinley, SNO Social Media Editor

January 14, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Read & Watch, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

  The boys basketball  team has been off to a rocky start this season, although things are looking positive for the future of the team. Last year, the team didn’t do as well as they had hoped to; the depth in talent wasn’t where it needed to be. This year is a different story, with an u...

Staff Editorial: Open campus for lunch will cause problems

Staff Editorial: Open campus for lunch will cause problems

January 14, 2017


Filed under Read & Watch, Staff Editorial

  Stillwater Area High School is one of the few schools in the metro that does not have an open campus at lunch, meaning students must stay in the building and cannot leave to eat nearby. Students have been frustrated about this for a while, but there are good reasons for the closed cam...

Violent protests break apart American trust

Violent protests break apart American trust

Megan Ramberg, Online Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Read & Watch

Protesting becomes more prominent than ever  Burning the American flag, intentionally shutting down highways, anti-Trump marches, is it all anti-American or an exercise of rights? Minorities are using their voice in an nontraditional way, and Americans should listen, regardless of their stron...

Nordic Skiing teams looking ahead to new season

Nordic Skiing teams looking ahead to new season

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Read & Watch, Sports, Winter Sports

The Nordic Skiing season is underway and due to their recent success in last year's season,  high expectations have already been set for the girls and boys teams. With top finishes in the state tournament last year, it will be interesting to see what their mindset is entering the new season. ...

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