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What’s in Mr. Hamilton’s desk?

What’s in Mr. Hamilton’s desk?

Cassie Ales, Layout Editor

December 12, 2017


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Alternative Copy Story and Photos by Cassie Ales   Pete Hamilton is one of the math teachers that teach Algebra 3 in the flex room. Hamilton is known for sporting iconic beards, his love for hockey, and his wacky sense of humor. He shares his desk and room with another math teacher, Mike Parker. They team-t...

Chick-Fil-A opens in Maplewood

Chick-Fil-A opens in Maplewood

Andrew Phan, Photography Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Trending Now

Fast food has always been a major part of American life. Although fast food isn’t the healthiest choice many Americans, still eat it. Chick-Fil-A may be the new hottest fast food restaurant on the block with their menu showing to be healthier than other fast foods. In prior years, McDonald’s has b...

Bai drinks provide healthier beverage alternative

Bai drinks provide healthier beverage alternative

Mark O'Shea, Social Media Editor

November 3, 2017


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Alternative Copy Story by Mark O'Shea Students in the high school have been coming to school with Bai drinks. Bai drinks are antioxidant infused drinks that do not have artificial flavors or sweeteners. Other beverages like sodas or sugary energy drinks include many ingredients and inorganic chem...

Horoscopes, not as accurate as they seem

Horoscopes, not as accurate as they seem

Mya Lysne, Read and Watch Camera Editor

October 31, 2017


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Alternative Copy Story by Mya Lysne While some students do not believe horoscopes are correct at all, and may think they are overgeneralized in order to fit almost any personality. Many follow them avidly and live their day to day life based off what their horoscope says. Others choose significant ot...

Thrifting tips to look bangin’ on a budget

Thrifting tips to look bangin’ on a budget

Chloe Squires, Photography Editor

October 18, 2017


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Over the past few years, a clothing trend has been taking shape, swinging students’ wardrobes from traditional retail store purchases to unconventional items found at second hand stores. Students are trading their name brand clothes for time-distressed, retro and original pieces that reflect thei...

Online system expands opportunities for scholarships

Online system expands opportunities for scholarships

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

October 5, 2017


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Seniors and students are gaining more and more scholarship opportunities in our community. With about 60 scholarships given out each year, students are able to apply more easily to have opportunities for colleges and universities within the country and community. Amy Carr, who works in the college and career center, talked about the opportunities and scholarships our school offers. Carr said, “If you qualif...

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...

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 People, Trending Now

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, Trending Now

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


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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 Read & Watch, Student Life, Trending Now

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...

Adidas trend continues to grow

Adidas trend continues to grow

Lydia Stannard, Playlist Editor

September 23, 2016


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Within the past year, many celebrities have been sporting the athleisure look, including famous models Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. Along with these sporty chic styles, they've been wearing a shoe that has since blown up: Adidas Superstars. With the high demand for these minimalistic shoes, Adidas ...

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