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Da Vinci Fest blends artistic passions in community

The Da Vinci Fest features drawings. Both the picture on the left, by junior Jordan Schmidt, and the picture on the right, by junior Lily Cichon, were submitted in the 2018 Da Vinci Fest. Both done in charcoal, Schmidt's piece is a portrait of sophomore Abbie Garness, and Cichon's piece portrays her parents.

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

January 12, 2019

One of the community's most special showcases of talent is coming around once again. This festival displays incredible art and science projects made by students in the Stillwater district, for which participants strive to win the competition. The Da Vinci Fest is an annual tradition in the Stillwater...

St. Croix Ballet prepares 15th annual Nutcracker performance

Senior Ava Wichser rehearses her “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” with Joseph Roesler as one of the Sugar Plum Cavaliers. “I love to dance because there is always room to improve and push yourself more and more,” Wichser says.

Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor

December 5, 2015

The St. Croix Ballet has made performing the Nutcracker an annual event since 1990, every year dancers work tirelessly to put on an unforgettable performance for Thanksgiving weekend. These dancers work five to six days a week, 20 hours a week, constantly running over numbers and working tireless...

Wichser to play big role in “The Nutcracker”

November 23, 2014

To learn ballet a person will need practice, patience and poise. Not only does ballet require time and energy, but it also requires determination. Junior Ava Wichser portrays all of these characteristics as she gets prepared for her big role as a sugar plum fairy in the upcoming play “The Nutcracker”. Wichser...

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