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Stillwater alumni deliver success stories at Girl Power Event

Lee Valsvik, Class of 1978, spoke at the Girl Power Event Feb. 5. She spoke about her career as a radio show host and her experiences on various morning news programs.

Ben Jacobs, Podcast Reporter

February 12, 2019

The Girl Power Event, which recently held its fourth annual event Feb. 5, works to show young women that their careers may not always follow the same path. It also shows that they can still find great success. The event was hosted by the College and Career Center and had six alum of Stillwater. Former...

Soft seating furniture allows for easy collaboration

Soft seating furniture allows for easy collaboration

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

October 26, 2017

Furniture that was newly added with the schools construction allows students and staff members to collaborate before and after school more easily. The school now has comfortable seating and new tables making working and socializing fun and easy. With the new addition to our school, the district also add...

Online system expands opportunities for scholarships

Online system expands opportunities for scholarships

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

October 5, 2017

  Seniors and students are gaining more and more scholarship opportunities in our community. With about 60 scholarships given out each year, students are able to apply more easily to have opportunities for colleges and universities within the country and community. Amy Carr, who works in...

Amy Carr moves to College and Career Center

Hannah Drake, Layout Editor

April 20, 2016

The College and Career Center gained a new addition this year. When a position opened up after Gale Solsvig retired, Amy Carr jumped at the opportunity of something new and she immediately applied. Her first official day as the College and Career Secretary was Nov. 23 and she could not be happier to be...

Gayle Solsvig: the woman behind the emails


Gayle Solsvig is an important resource for students planning their futures at SAHS. Her frequent stream of emails have given students access to scholarship and job opportunities for years. It is important to, “Cherish the important part of your life whether it be going to a four year college, a technical school, the military or a job,” said Solsvig. She helps students prepare to live these years to their fullest.

Brooke Thingvold

December 8, 2013

Gayle Solsvig sends out thousands of emails to Stillwater Area High School students through Naviance. The emails she chooses to send usually regard college visit opportunities, college scholarship opportunities and job opportunities. The large amount of emails Solsvig sends has made her known as the “woman behind the emails." Solsvig sends...

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