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Stillwater speech team battles funding deficits

Stillwater speech team battles funding deficits

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2019

Confidence and a strong voice are not the first things associated with the Gen-Z teenagers struggling with higher rates of mental illness than any before them. Yet, in a nook of Stillwater Area High School, a speech team builds their skills to take on their 2019 season. The Speech team, revitalized...

Capra serves as Stillwater Community Thread representative

Capra serves as Stillwater Community Thread representative

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

December 31, 2018

Baubles, Bangles and Bling, Rake A Difference and Holiday Hope could only have one thing in common, Ellie Capra. Within the past year, sophomore Ellie Capra has become Community Thread’s main contact for volunteers at the high school. Community Thread is a non-profit organization in Stillwater ...

Committee reexamines grading practices and policies

Committee reexamines grading practices and policies

Elise Truman, Online Editor

November 18, 2018

“Someone's intelligence or how hard they're working in a class shouldn’t be defined only in a series of numbers and letters,” sophomore Ellie Capra said. Education is imperative to the success of a society, but some students and teachers are not convinced the current testing approach is effecti...

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