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Theatre department premiers ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’

Seniors Aurora Hiveley and Isabella Portelli rehearse in the auditorium
on Oct. 27 for their upcoming play performances.
Taylor Lee, Distrubtion Reporter November 8, 2018

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...

BIZAA changes lives from Stillwater to Nigeria

BIZAA club has a meeting in the main forum at 7:10 a.m. every other Monday. Co-presidents Kate Pelletier, Maria Vincent and Abdul Mohamed talk about what had been going on in the past week.
Emma Sneden, Business Editor November 5, 2018

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...

Small gesture creates chain reaction with Dollars for Dreams

Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter and senior Peyton Classon browse Kiva for loan recipients.
Annika Brown, Business Editor November 2, 2018

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...

Amnesty supports all human rights

Senior Co-presidents Abby Banks and Amy Longtin are going over future events in Amnesty Club during Friday Morning Club.
Claire Anderson, Field Reporter November 1, 2018

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...

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

Student leaders Bijou Acers and Emma Bourne, both sophomores, lead a YFSS meeting during the morning of Oct. 9. They discuss the use of solar power in the school district.
Elsa Persson, Online Editor October 26, 2018

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:...

2019 class dominates Powderpuff game for second year

Madison Horn and Haley Nelson need to take a quick photo before getting ready for warm-ups for the Powder Puff game
Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter October 23, 2018

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...

Kaleidoscope concert finds new lens

Band teacher Joel Bryan conducts rehearsal for the Kaleidoscope concert.
Elsa Persson, Online Editor October 5, 2018

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...

Young Life reaches out to connect students

Young Life girls having fun at Castaway camp during the nineties night.
Emma Sneden, Business Editor October 1, 2018

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...

Third Street preps for Battle of the Bands

Juniors (left to right) Bobby Thueson, Reid Schossler, Patrick Lentz, and AJ Shoenecker getting ready to perform at Portside Bar in Stillwater, MN August 2018
Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor September 29, 2018

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...

Belle Chanter annual retreat promotes community

Sophomore Josie Haugen reading her music during choir in preparation for the retreat.
Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor September 27, 2018

“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...

Teachers learn about memes, share reactions

Alternative Copy by Hannah Boardman
Fotini Kloos, Announcements Editor May 22, 2018

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...

MoviePass provides access to cheaper movies

Student pictured in the publications room. Seen signing up for a MoviePass. A website/app to allow cheaper access to movies showing in theaters.
Tess Schoenborn, Online Editor March 12, 2018

Movies are often a popular topic when it comes to students. A newly-crazed app called MoviePass has caught the attention of some high school students. MoviePass is an app that allows users to pay a...

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