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Morgan Grim wins $10,000 art scholarship

Senior Morgan Grim is exited by receiving a $10,000 art scholarship from Bergen Scholarship, for her photography skills.

Ashlynn O'Connor, Social Media Editor

May 9, 2019

Well-rounded senior Morgan Grim grew up with a love of art. Just about a month ago, Grim was surprised with a $10,000 art scholarship from Berggren Scholarships. With the scholarship she will attend the University of Minnesota Duluth where she will continue making art. Grim grew up creating her own art. She s...

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 Frank Madsen and Aurora Hiveley are the leads in the play. The show’s director, theatrical coord...

Art classes provide avenue to express creativity

Sophomore Ashlynn O’Connor glazes her project final in clay and sculpture.

Sophi Jensen, Editorial Cartoonist Editor

January 15, 2018

Sophomore Peter Wilhelmi enjoys art classes high school has to offer and continues to learn new skills. Graphic design class expands his talents and interests in the arts.  There are many young adults drawn to the arts. High school art classes have much to offer to striving students. Many students ...

AP Studio Art creates portfolios

Senior Andrea Gomez Molano working on a piece for her portfolio. “I want people to realize that my country and my home is so much more than just war and drug trafficking, it is really important for me to show that in every one of my pieces,” Gomez Molano says.

Hannah Drake, Print Editor-In-Chief

February 10, 2017

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...

Stonebridge kindergartner and mom promote kindness

Photo by A. Matters.		Annie in front of the artwork her and her mother made. “Annie is a beautiful force. She has strong points of view,” Matters says about her daughter.

Emma Lowey, Copy Editor

November 16, 2016

  Kids are taught to be kind to others they meet from a young age, but not always to strangers. Few people, even in their adulthood, think of making a stranger's day better. This is where kindergartner Annie and her mother Alaya Matters stand out from the crowd. They have made it their ...

Sexism and censorship unfortunately alive and well

Sexism and censorship unfortunately alive and well

Abby Banks, Layout Editor

November 15, 2016

A girl in LA has been told by her art teacher to cover up nudity in her art project after a parent night at the school where a mother complained about the project being “pornographic.” The project was only painted over, but the student used the change as a platform to advocate against censo...

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter

November 7, 2016

According to the American Association of Colleges and Universities, by their 50's, students who majored in a liberal arts degree earn about $2,000 more than students who majored in professional degrees. Culturally and socially, arts are important to students. Arts encourage students to express themselv...

Simple stress relief by coloring books

Simple stress relief by coloring books

Erin Lemanski, Photographer

February 23, 2016

Growing up as an American child, coloring books were a huge part of our daily routine. Little did we know that this was just a way for our parents to keep us distracted for a good hour or two. Now, coloring books are making a huge comeback. Crayola, as well as many other coloring brands, have been com...

Delacroix exhibit brings Minneapolis world class art

MIA showcases works that they have obtained over the 100 years that they have been open.

Dylan Cook, Visual Arts Media Editor

December 22, 2015

Eugène Delacroix has been inspiring artists for hundreds of years. His work helped transform art forever. From Oct. 18, 2015 to Jan. 10, 2016 the Minneapolis Institute of Art is giving guests the chance to witness Delacroix's work and the work of those inspired by him. 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the MIA and to cele...

Art Club: a source of inspiration

Caitlin Rademacher, Photographer

February 14, 2015

Upon entering Art Club, one might think it is just a place for students to express themselves in an artistic manner. After spending time and experiencing the relationships between the teachers and students, it becomes clear that the club is much more than just an art session. Good friends senior N...

Dronen draws her way into UW-Stout

Dronen draws her way into UW-Stout

Joe Price, Online Editor

December 9, 2014

"Follow your dreams." This is a cliche phrase most children hear over and over again, wherever they go. Like most things, the phrase flies by most kids, who do not really process the words. The reason "follow your dreams" is repeated so much is because as a child grows up, it seems harder and harder ...

Nisi deals with newly enlarged class sizes

Joe Rice, Team Lead Editor

November 11, 2014

Clay and photography teacher Carey Nisi is one the many teachers dealing with larger than average class sizes this year. Nisi has been teaching for over 15 years and she says that this year's class sizes are some of the largest she has seen thus far. With the help of her fellow art teaching colleagues,...

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