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Prior to the Powderpuff game beginning, players and coaches stand in a uniform line for the national anthem. Seniors are wearing pink and juniors are wearing black.

Seniors keep Powderpuff win streak

Alison Keeler, Layout Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2023

Powderpuff is a girl's chance to play football. It is an annual tradition during homecoming week where junior and senior girls compete against each other in a game of flag football.  The game...

French teacher Jackie Parr, is works hard on the itinerary for the trip to France. Im so excited to watch everyone react to the beautiful things we are going to see, Parr said.

French students head to France

Sara J. Norton, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2023

After five years, an opportunity of a lifetime has come about. Seeing part of the world that French classes IV and V have been learning about for four to five years has become available again. "I'm...

Students are having the time of their lives dancing at prom.

Prom committee prepares for prom

Olivia Williams and Grace Cheney, Podcast Reporter and Photography Editor May 27, 2023

The annual prom dance is coming up on May 20 and students and advisors on the prom committee are planning and preparing for an amazing night. Planning prom takes a lot of time and commitment to make it...

The robot the team has been working on for this season taking rest in the metals room.

Robotics team shares future goals

Leo Dowling, Social Media Editor May 22, 2023

Throughout the year, the robotics team has been improving constantly in building skill and programming quality, and now they are ready to share a season recap. The robotics team's main season goal is...

Poster of date, time and place of the 9/10 dance

9/10 formal gives students one last blast of fun

P.J. Smith, Photography Editor May 20, 2023

As the school year comes to a close, the student council is throwing the last two school dances in favor of everyone's hard work and efforts throughout the school year. These two dances are the 9/10 formal...

2023-2024 Link Leaders play games to break the ice and get to know each other.  This photo was taken on their first meeting that they held recently.

Link Crew hosts first meeting to get ready for the 2023-24 school year

Oren Hamilton and Cooper Howe May 10, 2023

Seniors and juniors of the Link Crew program prepare to help incoming freshmen adjust to the high school experience. By organizing engaging games and activities, they create a welcoming and less stressful...

The theme for the SCVRC annual ice show was Blades on Broadway. The show was held on April 27 and 28.

SCVRC holds annual ice show with this year’s theme: Blades on Broadway

Sadie Bettendorf, Online Editor May 5, 2023

During the evenings of April 27, and April 28, the St. Croix Valley Recreation Center held its 23rd annual Ice Show, with this year's theme being “Blades on Broadway.” The show consisted of 29...

Students spread acceptance for World Autism Day April 3

Students promote acceptance, inclusion on World Autism day

Cathleen Costello, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

Students wear BLUE in support of Autism awareness month.  April is Autism awareness month.  The U.S. Senate declared April 2 as National Autism awareness day.  The TRUST club hosted a table in the...

Girl playing lacrosse

Shift in sports culture challenges student athletes

Olivia Braun, Copy Editor April 19, 2023

In recent years, there has been a massive shift in sports culture and it has had a big impact on student-athletes. Specifically, high school sports have intensified and athletes have shifted to only playing...

Kirsten Carter standing in front of a collage of the students the high schools BIZAA supports.

BIZAA changes lives in Nigeria

Kennedy Williams, Podcast Reporter April 10, 2023

Making a difference globally can be difficult while living in the midwest; BIZAA club allows this to change. BIZAA is a Twin Cities based organization which has an outlet at the high school. Advised...

The students are sitting in rows of tables and they listen as other students speak their ideas.

Student council plans for upcoming events

Alison Keeler, Layout Editor April 9, 2023

Student council is a large group of students who organize and host school events. There are many upcoming events that have been planned by this year's student council that are important for others know. For...

Freshmen friends promote World CP Awareness Day on March 27.

Students wear GREEN in support of Cerebral Palsy awareness month

Camryn Handberg, Reporter April 1, 2023

March is Cerebral Palsy (CP) awareness month. The U.S. Senate declared March 25 World CP Day. A group of freshmen friends had a table in the lunchroom on March 27 to promote awareness by passing out...

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