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Junior Sara Norton, freshman Jada Diana and freshman Ruth Olson create Valentines during French Club on Feb.10.

French club thrives under ambitious leaders

Bella Godfrey, Graphics Editor and Online Editor-In-Cheif February 27, 2022

French club, a student-led organization, has recently blown up becoming one of the most popular after school spots every other Thursday. Senior leaders Logan Onken and Avery Hoge have a strong passion...

Paula OLoughlin meets with student members of the Student Leadership Council to discuss new ideas and plans. They all gather in their typically meeting spot, the main forum.

Student Leadership Council aims to improve school culture, climate

Taya Hehn, Photography Editor and Copy Editor January 23, 2022

The Student Leadership Council, led by cultural liaison Cornelius Rish and co-advised by school director Paula O'Loughlin, is a student organization specifically meant to improve the culture and climate...

Jay Knutson

Jay Knutson assists with student council

Brady Lau, Social Media Editor November 23, 2021

The high school student council is gaining a new staff member. Jay Knutson graduated years ago and currently works as a paraprofessional. This year he joined the student council as the assistant advisor. Traditionally,...

Katherine Miller poses with the doe she harvested while bowhunting.

Weaver continues deer hunting archery club

Abby Thibodeau, Layout Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2021

Science teacher Andrew Weaver started the deer hunting archery club with the help of industrial technology teacher Todd Kapsner. The program runs through Dec. 31 and helps students pursue their interests...

FFA members travel to Indianapolis to the National Convention Center. The FFA team qualified for state.

FFA livestock team qualifies for state

Riley Carlson, Photography Editor and Online Editor November 18, 2021

The Stillwater FFA team qualified for State on Oct. 13 in the Livestock barn at the University of Minnesota campus in St. Paul. They were asked to rank the livestock on muscling and bone structure. Junior,...

Latinx Student Union

Latinx student union holds first meeting

Cecilia Conery, Podcast and Online Editor November 12, 2021

Clubs in the school are growing, and with this, new clubs are being created. One of these clubs is the Latinx Student Union, lead by the district's cultural liaison, Cornelius Rish. This club was created...

Pep band rehearses in the main rotunda before football games.

Pep band returns to playing football games this fall

Isabelle Knighton, Layout Editor October 26, 2021

The pep band is back after only playing two times last year. Now they practice once a week and perform at all the home football games. The pep band now has new student leaders to take responsibility of...

French club meets for the first time this year. The turnout was better than expected with 28 students attending. Pictured here is senior Logan Onken, and senior Avery Hoge at the first French club meeting this year.

French club starts again with new motives for the year

Sara J. Norton, Photography Editor and Public Relations Editor October 22, 2021

French club is starting up again. This year it will be a student-led organization by seniors Avery Hoge and Logan Onken. With new leadership comes new perspectives, goals and experiences for the year. French...

Senior captain Kyra Kellogg, senior Tommy White, and junior Ava Roots are in a debate team meeting. They are listening to coach Corey Quick discuss the topic for the first three tournaments.

Debate team prepares for upcoming season

Ava Stein, Graphics and Online Editor October 20, 2021

"We're outside of the virtual environment. We had a ton of new novice debaters show up," debate coach Corey Quick said. While helping the novices get into the swing of things, returning members of the...

The girls lacrosse team decorates Tremblays Candy Store on Sunday before homecoming. This helps spread pony pride throughout the city.

Student Council plans Paint the Town Red, prepares for homecoming

Lauren Guinee, Business Editor and Copy Editor October 7, 2021

Student Council painted the town red to raise awareness of Homecoming week. Students traveled to local businesses around the area the weekend prior to Homecoming. They decorated the windows with the hope...

Doug Long, HOSA advisor and health science teacher with junior Shania Youssef. Both will be contributors to the HOSA club.

HOSA club opens up for students

Bella Godfrey, Graphics Editor and Online Editor-In-Chief October 5, 2021

A new Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club has just started up for students. The club is geared towards young adults looking to go into a career in the medical field. In this club, they...

The cast of illuminations choreographing ‘Beautiful City’ before recording it for the first time. During the pandemic the Stillwater theatre department continues to thrive.

Stillwater theatre comes out with new musical medley

Rachel Palmer, Layout Editor May 31, 2021

An empty theatre is an empty heart. The Stillwater theatre department has been surviving during COVID-19 and now are producing a show called Illumination where half of it is video and half of it is recorded...

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