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Achieving competitive advantage with 916 Program

Seniors Carter Hansen and Sidney Hatch take auto tech at Century first hour. They are learning to become auto mechanics before they graduate.

Joseph Devins, Business Editor

February 3, 2019

The 916 is a metro area high school located at Century College that teaches students real world training for work after high school. Jill Stewart-Keller is the principal of the school and counselor Jeremy Baldwin is Stillwater Area High School’s direct contact for this program. The school offers 2...

916 Career in Tech program creates new opportunities

Students from the 916 career in tech program work on taking apart a car engine for their class. The 916 program keeps students more engaged in their learning compared to a normal classroom setting, which gives students a boost of experience going into college.

Zach Johnson, Social Media Editor

January 23, 2019

The 916 career in tech is a program offered to students to help to prepare for a career outside of high school before  graduation. The program allows students to attend courses not offered to students at the high school. This better prepares students for the field they are going into. The district p...

916 Career and Technical Center provides college experiences

Junior Ivy Lariviere studies hard to make sure they do well in their class about nursing through 916. She will get some of her college classes done while in high school.

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

January 18, 2019

916 Career and Technical Center, also referred to as the 916 program, offers different programs to high school students and the northeast school of Century College. They offer two different time slots: morning and afternoon sessions. This program was made to "get the hands-on learning experience th...

NPR radio features CIS choir

SAHS choir in front of the Ordway to record two songs for the NPR radio station on Sunday December 4th. Photos courtesy of Angela Mitchell.

Andria Barrett, Photographer

January 8, 2017

Dec. 4 the College in the Schools, (CIS) choir was chosen to have two of their songs aired on the radio. The class traveled to the Ordway in St. Paul to record Tykus Tykus, a Lithuanian folk song by Vaclovas Augustinas and Alleluia by Fredrik Sixten. At 3 p.m. their songs aired on the popular NPR Classical S...

Seniors make biggest decision of their lives

As the year progresses, the college pressure placed upon seniors continues to rise. In recent years the competition to get into college has become more intense as students are achieving higher grades, taking more AP courses and achieving higher average scores on the ACT.

Adam Sutcliffe, Read and watch team

November 18, 2015

As their senior year progresses, many seniors are finding themselves faced with the most important decision of their lives: selecting a college. However, for some, their decision has already been made. Yet, even as some seniors just begin sending out their applications, others have already received their acc...

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