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Pupungatoa nominated as Education Minnesota Teacher of the Year candidate

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Emmanuel Kamara, Distribution Reporter

March 10, 2017

Katy Pupungatoa is a teacher at  Oak-Land junior high school. She is a mother of six and teacher to almost every student who went to Oak-Land junior high. Pupungatoa works as a science teacher has earned herself a shot at becoming the Education Minnesota Teacher of the Year 2017. Pupungatoa has bee...

Cross Country finishes season with state meet

Cross Country finishes season with state meet

Emma Salmi, Social Media Reporter

November 15, 2016

The boys and girls cross country teams both finished up their 2016 seasons as the boys team competed in the state meet on Nov. 5,  and freshman Libby Tuttle and senior Kyra Anderson competed in the state meet for the girls team. Both teams have had successful seasons despite the graduating of man...

Debate team argues their way to state

 When gathering research, especially from the internet, credentials can get questionable and that’s one the times when the four captains step in to make sure that the information is liable.“Personally, I’d say I did a good job with making sure everything was prepared for the team,” senior and captain Jack Franz says. During a break between rounds, juniors Haley Tholen (left) and Owen Sutherland (right) laugh with senior Jack Franz as they prep for the upcoming round.

Brianna Halverson, Social Media Reporter

January 12, 2016

  Desks had been arranged on one side of the classroom in the direction of the judge and spectators were to occupy the other half of the room. Nervous hands were wrung, and the last minute preparations slowed until all that could be heard was the judge’s pencil scratching the debaters’ names into hi...

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