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AP Computer Science denied math credit

AP Computer Science denied math credit

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

March 5, 2019

AP Computer Science is a class that designs, implements and analyzes solutions to problems that are introduced to students. This is achieved by creating algorithms, methods and other pieces of code to solve problems just like an ordinary math class, but in this case, students do not receive a math cr...

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor

February 20, 2018

Lori Stippel began teaching at Stillwater in 1997 and since then has changed the lives of many students. She won the Educator of the Year award by the Chamber of Commerce and was well deserving.  Stippel is a teacher of excellence. She dedicates countless hours of her time in and out of school to her ...

O’Neal strives for future dermatology career

O’Neal strives for future dermatology career

Tiana Meador, Editor-In-Chief

March 30, 2017

  As college commitment comes to a close, the University of Minnesota medical school is assessing 10 incoming freshmen who are going to be selected to participate in an accelerated seven-year med program for med school. Of the students initially considered, the U of M has cut the number to...

School resources contribute to college prep

School resources contribute to college prep

Tiana Meador, Photographer

October 5, 2015

College is a growing source of anxiety among many high school students of the millennial generation. Whether it is the growing pressure to be successful, or simply doubt, many teens are unaware of the options they have to soothe their nerves. In 2015, the trouble that millennials face in the...

AP classes are becoming standard for students

AP classes are becoming standard for students

Jasmine Hearne

May 21, 2014

Spines bent under the weight of a dozen textbooks, splitting the seams of their backpack, balancing two extra color coded notebooks in one hand, while frantically trying to flip through notecards in the other. They violently push through their fellow students as they fast-walk towards their next class,...

Liverpool scientists create next-generation computer virus

Liverpool scientists create next-generation computer virus

Sabrina Storms

April 18, 2014

The world has changed and these days, teens are on the Internet constantly. Parents always warned their kids that the Internet could be dangerous, but scientists in Liverpool have brought a whole new meaning to Internet danger. The scientists created a simulation of a virus that, for the first time,...

APES revolutionizes science classes

APES revolutionizes science classes

October 31, 2013

This year, Stillwater Area High School has started offering AP Environmental science to students. APES offers new opportunities for students who not existed before with the current science and AP classes at the school. APES is one of two new AP courses being offered this year, the other being AP Computer ...

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