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New ASL teacher joins World Language Department

New ASL teacher joins World Language Department

Sandy Liu, Distribution Reporter

October 2, 2019

The walls of the classroom are bare, the cabinet behind the teacher’s desk void of personal photos, art, or mementos. The walls may be empty, but the chairs are not. No more than 20 students sit in rows, facing the front, all without desks. Despite the plain appearance of the classroom and the early ...

Deaf Awareness Day provides education, experiences

Deaf Awareness Day provides education, experiences

Elli Swanson, Photographer

May 11, 2019

Deaf Awareness Day occurs once a year and aims to celebrate the Deaf community and bring the community together as one. This year Stillwater Area High School honors this day by hosting the event at the high school. On April 27, the Deaf community and different high school students taking American Sign Language will gather together for a day filled with diff...

ASL students host Deaf community event

ASL students host Deaf community event

Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist

May 8, 2019

ASL students hosted the Deaf Awareness Day event April 27, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. For the sixth year in a row, ASL students from across Minnesota had the opportunity to interact with members of the Twin Cities Deaf community. American Sign Language, shortened to ASL, is a nonverbal language predominately...

Living deaf, not different: Amy Caslow

Living deaf, not different: Amy Caslow

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter

February 8, 2019

The natural noise of birds singing in the park and cars passing by on the road are silent. Out in public people may stare and ask awkward questions as they walk by or start conversation. Growing up is not the same for all children. Life throws surprises that many may not see coming, but even tho...

Deaf event fosters appreciation for deaf culture

Deaf event fosters appreciation for deaf culture

Taylor Lee, Distribution Reporter

November 26, 2018

 On Nov. 10, a select number of ASL teacher Amy Caslow’s American Sign Language level two students went to St. Paul Metro Deaf School to complete their first of two Deaf culture events. They were instructed to interview a Deaf individual and write an essay on their experience. However, it was not on...

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