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T.R.U.S.T buddies unifies students

T.R.U.S.T buddies unifies students

Maggie Dalager-Ericsson, Online Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

T.R.U.S.T buddies is an acronym that stands for True Respect Unifies People Together. This what the club is trying to accomplish, unifying students in general education with special education students, by building relationships and experiences together through games and social interactions. PE and DAP...

Theatre department premiers ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’

Theatre department premiers ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’

Taylor Lee, Distrubtion Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

This year's fall play is “The Man Who Came to Dinner”, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. It is a hilarious, light-hearted, romantic comedy starring some talented theatre students. Seniors Frank Madsen and Aurora Hiveley are the leads in the play. The show’s director, theatrical coord...

BIZAA changes lives from Stillwater to Nigeria

BIZAA changes lives from Stillwater to Nigeria

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

BIZAA, Basic Institute for Zonal African Advancement, is a nonprofit organization that attempts to stop child labor, human trafficking and domestic servitude, along with providing education by working with micro-grant programs. BIZAA club works with students to create change in Nigeria. They spon...

Small gesture creates chain reaction with Dollars for Dreams

Small gesture creates chain reaction with Dollars for Dreams

Annika Brown, Business Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Students are making a big difference in the world for a small cost. Since 2016, Dollars for Dreams has been loaning money to people in developing countries who live in poverty. The club is run by Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter, in room E133. Every first and third Monday of the month, the club...

Amnesty supports all human rights

Amnesty supports all human rights

Claire Anderson, Field Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Amnesty International club raises awareness of human rights issues through activities. They protect the human rights of all genders, races, religions and sexualities. The Amnesty club protects and helps students with human rights issues by funding Valley Outreach and BIZAA (Basic Institute fo...

Youth for Sustainable Solutions push for recycling, solar power and political action

Youth for Sustainable Solutions push for recycling, solar power and political action

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Service projects, environmental lobbying, and even working with organizations at the state capital are expected activities of environmental activists, yet they also cater to a younger demographic: high schoolers. Environmental club, also known as Youth for Sustainable Solutions, is an after s...

2019 class dominates Powderpuff game for second year

2019 class dominates Powderpuff game for second year

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Ever year as a school tradition there is an all-girls flag football game called Powder Puff played during the week of homecoming. The game is performed in order to promote the homecoming game on the coming Friday. This year it was held on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. Many students and adults showed up to w...

Kaleidoscope concert finds new lens

Kaleidoscope concert finds new lens

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

A classic band tradition comes back to the stage this year, bringing even more challenges to the students performing than past years. Though they pour in their hardest work, they strive to uphold a lighthearted theme: joy. The Kaleidoscope concert is an annual fall concert that features all curri...

Young Life reaches out to connect students

Young Life reaches out to connect students

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

After a long tired day full of ups and downs, junior Madi Kulzer is finally able to be with a group that is accepting of everyone. Smiling as she walks in, she feels free to be herself. Kulzer feels like this is a nice escape from her busy, tiring life. As the night goes on, Kulzer gets more and m...

Third Street preps for Battle of the Bands

Third Street preps for Battle of the Bands

Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

It started off as a few middle school friends goofing off with some instruments they found in a closet. While some of them had prior musical experience, some had no idea what they were doing. The more the boys experimented with music and instruments, the more passion and appreciation came with i...

Belle Chanter annual retreat promotes community

Belle Chanter annual retreat promotes community

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

“The success of the group is entirely dependent on everybody’s collective effort. Not just one person," Katelyn Larson, director of the Belle Chanter Choir, said. That is exactly the purpose of their retreat to Camp St. Croix that the sophomore through senior choir takes each year. The camp experience is to...

Teachers learn about memes, share reactions

Teachers learn about memes, share reactions

Fotini Kloos, Announcements Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Featured Videos, Student Life

Memes have been popular and cultural ideas that have been passed from one individual to another. They have been surfacing not only in Stillwater, but all throughout social media as well. We see memes on Snapchat, Instagram and on television. The majority of modern memes are captioned photos that are intended to be fu...