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Sophomore Jawhn Cockfield with his first kill on Addie DeMars during war at Stillwater Public Works, on April 9.  Adding to the 69 recorded kills in the first two days.

Safety of Stillwater’s Annual Nerf War

Harper Estenson, Podcast Reporter May 28, 2021

This year's annual Stillwater Nerf War started on April 8. With the first kill from junior Alazar Jamal on senior Anthony Toscano at 11 p.m., by April 10 there had been 69 recorded kills, 20 of which had...

Junior Trent Tilletts 2009 Toyota Tacoma DCSB TRDOR 4X4 posing in the sunshine.

Stilly Media hosts car meet in Hudson

Jayden Leach, Playlist Reporter May 3, 2021

As the snow melts, the car community comes out of its winter hibernation and is starting to plan meets. Stilly Media, a student-run group, is hosting a car meet in Hudson on May 15th. More meets will also...

This photo was taken Oct. 5, 2019 during a Peer Helper retreat. Assistant Principal Chris Otto teamed with a group of peer helpers for a team building scavenger hunt. They found themselves trapped in a golf cart.

Peer helpers still offer support during COVID-19

Olivia Fear, Copy Editor April 30, 2021

This year, the Peer Helpers have to do things quite differently due to COVID-19. Peer helpers are available to help other students throughout the school year. They are willing to help students by listening,...

Stephanie Nord, the advisor for the stillwater math league, holds up a team T-shirt in the classroom where they normally meet. Due to COVID-19 the team did not print out new shirts for the 2020-21 season.

Math League prepares for new season after slowed by COVID-19

Drew Jurek, Print Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

After quarantine complicated recruitment and forced their season to be done remotely, the Math League is making plans to rebuild in a post-COVID-19 world. Math Leagues are teams that play in large competitions...

The local coffee shop, Dunn Bros Coffee, is a great place to meet with friends and reconnect.

Coffee shops make it possible to see friends during quarantine

Julianna Silva, Copy Editor March 19, 2021

Seeing friends or family and having social connections is more important than one may think. Even though there is a pandemic, it is still possible to see friends and family over Zoom or in a local coffee...

This piece titled Cubs by senior Joey Lin Silverson won a silver key at the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Scholastic annually hosts the awards to give creative teens recognition and scholarships.

Four students receive recognition for their artwork

Elaina Mankowski , Layout Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2021

Every year Scholastic holds the ‘Scholastic Art and Writing Awards’ for creative teens to submit artwork and creative writing. The submitted pieces are looked at by leaders in literary and visual arts...

 Myth is usually where Prom is held every year, but will not likely be there this year due to safety precautions.

Due to COVID 19, prom open to seniors only

Olivia Fear, Copy Editor March 18, 2021

This year, prom will look quite different because it will only be for seniors, which has never happened before. Prom will not take place until the end of May, but students are apprehensive about what to...

A game of Kahoot being prepared to play. The trivia night will be played on Kahoot or with the Kahoot format.

Student Council hosts trivia night

Seth Chlebeck, Distribution Reporter March 18, 2021

The Student Council will host a trivia night for students over Zoom. There are many details not yet determined, such as the date, admission price (or if there even will be one) and prizes. The event...

Jayton Metcalf models his brand Blind Havoc. Jayton founded Blind Havoc in March of 2020.

Blind Havoc’s increasing audience creates community

Brynn Winter, Distribution Reporter March 18, 2021

In a generation consumed by social media, a vital part of growing up during the teenage years is the way one expresses themselves. Walking down the school hallway or scrolling through Instagram, it is...

This years TRUST club polar plunge will take place on March 6.

Trust club raises money for Special Olympics

Zach Olson, Broadcast Editor March 18, 2021

The Ponies Trust Club is planning to host a polar plunge this year to raise money for the Minnesota Special Olympics. The plunge will be taking place on March 6th at Ramsey Beach on White Bear Lake. At...

Senior Joelle Carpenter on the court in an away match versus Park High school, down and ready for a pass in one of the last games on the season.

Senior Joelle Carpenter receives the Jennifer Houle scholarship for 2020

Josie Crombie, Field Reporter January 19, 2021

Senior Joelle Carpenter, like many seniors, is applying for scholarships before she heads off to college, but one of the scholarships she has received already is much different than most. Carpenter is...

Family and friends of alumni Grace May line up down the street for her birthday parade. This unique style of celebration was for Mays eighteenth birthday and a way around the COVID-19 restrictions set in place for Minnesota.

Birthdays get creative despite COVID-19 restrictions

Cassidy Gilliam, Photography Editor December 4, 2020

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, students are still finding ways to celebrate birthdays. With ideas ranging from Zoom calls to parades, students have gotten creative for their special day.  One idea...

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