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Graduation, right around the corner

Graduation, right around the corner

Bella Anderson, Online Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This school year is coming to an end, the seniors will graduate after spending three years at Stillwater Area High School. They will move on with their lives either to a career or college. Yet the time they spent at SAHS was paramount to the development of skills and resources to help the seniors get to where they are today...

Mattson, Constant begin makeup account

Mattson, Constant begin makeup account

Allison Heintz, Copy Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

High school has always been seen as a time to be who you really are and do what you love. With the social media and internet access we have today, it's easier than ever to be open about who you really are. For some students that means having an Instagram makeup page to share their talent. Seniors Sarah Mattson and ...

French students, teachers anticipating 2018 trip

French students, teachers anticipating 2018 trip

Gideon Bimpey, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

France is the of the most tourist-visited place in the world, with 85.7 million people visiting each year. It can also be a pretty useful learning experience for students taking French class. Jaqueline Parr of the world language department, has already begun planning the 2018 overseas France trip...

New recycling opportunities in Stillwater Community

New recycling opportunities in Stillwater Community

Valerie Silbernick, Social Media Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Council members have taken the opportunity to improve our community in a fun and helpful way, to grow recycling possibilities. Starting in August, Stillwater will team up with Great Lakes Recycling Inc. to start the program, Simple Recycling. This program allows residents to recycle clothing while pr...

Nerf War tradition continues

Nerf War tradition continues

Ebbie Benson, Copy Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

A popular tradition within the student body is the Nerf War. It not only takes place in the community, but also across the state as students all over team up and take down their opponents. The war is unaffiliated with the school, however students form teams and plan their attacks with hopes of w...

Community rallies, save bees

Community rallies, save bees

Carl Bohacek, Video Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Bees and pollinators around the country are declining at an alarming pace due to several human caused factors and Stillwater has had enough.  Students, teachers and other community members all over Stillwater are joining the movement to save the furry little pollinators we depend on so much. Honeybees...

Fashion and comfort found in Bralettes

Fashion and comfort found in Bralettes

Hope Haukom, Social Media Reporter

April 23, 2017


Filed under Fashion Blog, Student Life, Trending Now, Uncategorized

Bralettes are now becoming the norm. The new trending undergarment has successfully caught girls' attention and has created an uproar in the fashion community. From the newfound comfort of a bra to accessorizing outfits, bralettes are coming into style. Bralettes are bras without molded cups o...

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


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

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...

Preparing for college admissions tests, resources easily available

Preparing for college admissions tests, resources easily available

Ashlyn Aarness, Photography Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

College prep tests are right around the corner and students are beginning to realize the pressure and time it takes to prepare for these tests.  Different strategies work for different people and knowing when to begin the task of studying can be hard. There is a mix between students who do not study at all and...

Science teacher Weaver offers dating advice to students

Science teacher Weaver offers dating advice to students

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

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...

Continuous cycle of stress causes difficulty in learning

Continuous cycle of stress causes difficulty in learning

Bella Anderson, Online Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Stress has always been a part of people's lives and it will continue to be there until death do us part. Our bodies stretch to reach an equilibrium, but stress disrupts that. People have their own ways of coping with it. Some are healthy and some are not, but that typically does not stop people from doing those things. St...

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


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase, Student Life

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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