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Parents, committee plan all-night party

Parents, committee plan all-night party

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

After graduation is a time to celebrate what students have accomplished throughout their high school years and be with their closest friends.  People like parent Jennifer Wille do just that. She is one of the parents who plans the senior class party. The senior class party is a time for the g...

French Club makes immense impact with donations to Haiti

French Club makes immense impact with donations to Haiti

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

French Club is doing a fundraiser that is sending shoes to a little town in Haiti called Bois Tombé. The shoes are being donated due to children and even adults not having shoes that cover their toes because most walk around barefoot all the time. On Jan. 29, the French club voiced an opinion about donating shoes to a little town. French teacher Madame Jackie Parr,  is friends with a ...

Thought Exchange results show district strengths, concerns

Thought Exchange results show district strengths, concerns

Ellie Faeth, Layout Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

Powered by Thought Exchange, the Stillwater School District created the Join the Conversation engagement process to allow students, families, community and district members to get involved in voicing their thoughts and opinions on the various elementary, junior and high schools in the district. Throughout th...

Mock Trial team teaches real-life law experience

Mock Trial team teaches real-life law experience

Jack Reinseth, Distribution Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 11, you’re innocent until proven guilty, which means you have the right to a trial in the court of law. Students in our school with the support of Ekberg and Lammers Law Firm have joined a club called Mock Trial. Mock Trial is a club like any...

Feminism Club creating change for better

Feminism Club creating change for better

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

r The newest club at the SAHS, the Feminism Club, is raising awareness for women's rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and minority interests around the community. The club has been recently started by Erica Lemke, Madison Fulin and Maddy Baker. The meetings take place in US history teacher Matt Kiedro...

AP Studio Art creates portfolios

AP Studio Art creates portfolios

Hannah Drake, Print Editor-In-Chief

February 10, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

Artistically talented students have a special opportunity. Students who excel and who are passionate about their art work have a chance to take part in the AP Studio Art (APSA) class taught by Carey Nisi. This class focuses on four main ideas: a student’s commitment to experience the technical, formal and expressive means of their own ar...

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Student Life

Stacy Bartlett teaches both biology and AVID in room A1234. She is known as a wacky and free spirited teacher with some crazy funny stories. It's no wonder she would have some pretty interesting stuff in her desk. From silly glasses to plush figurines - she's got it all, come check out what she has! ...

Choosing bed over breakfast

Choosing bed over breakfast

Mark O'Shea, Social Media Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Some students do not eat breakfast every morning, or ever at all. This can be for a variety of reasons including not being able to cook, they want to sleep in, and the most common: simply not having enough time. Many students believe breakfast is very important, especially because it can cause a multitu...

Favorite seasonal sips

Favorite seasonal sips

Chloe Squires, Photography Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life

With the holiday season comes parties, presents, and peppermint mochas. Students go to their favorite coffee shops to get homework done, socialize with friends, and sip on their favorite seasonal drinks. Warm coffee drinks help students get through the frigid Minnesota winters. According to Stati...

Students take a liking to Nutrition Revolution

Students take a liking to Nutrition Revolution

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

January 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Videos, Student Life

Nutrition Revolution, a shop many Stillwater residents are becoming familiar with as they begin enjoying this healthy option. This shop has protein shakes, tea and aloe shots available to store goers. This shop has become a favorite for many athletes as they substitute sugary drinks for a better option. The benefits of t...

Battlefield One, more realistic experience for players

Battlefield One, more realistic experience for players

Jack Degonda, Social Media Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Student Life

Battlefield One released Oct. 21, and after about a month it has done considerably well both with the gaming community and sales-wise. The game itself centers on a more realistic experience for players, which has definitely been noticed. It takes place in the First World War era, which coincedent...

Athletes share workout spots

Athletes share workout spots

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor

December 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Belonging to an athletic gym has some great benefits, but there seems to be a common issue involving gym memberships, that people don't know which gym they should join. There are a myriad of choices even in our local community, and a lot of them are really similar as far as their amenities. The three athletic gyms will include Snap Fitness, River Valley Athletic Club and Lifetime Fitness. All three gyms are located here in the local community, and many athletes use them to prepare for their s...