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Kobilka sews own clothes from scratch

Buttons Kobilka has to choose from when choosing what her next outfit will look like.

McKenzie Bohlig, Photographer

January 8, 2017

  The average American teenager spends about $2050 a year on clothes or about $40 a week per individual teen. With the Mall of America, the Twin Cities, Woodbury and downtown Stillwater so easily accessible and close by, it is easier to spend even more than that. However, senior Julia Ko...

Poetry slams emotions on the crowd

Many of the poems presented on April 9, presented the common theme of struggling to truly be happy with themselves our doubting oneself.  “There is definitely a connection between emotion and life experience to poetry,” Eleanor Sand says

Chris Gilleo, Photographer

April 28, 2016

People of all ages were invited to Stillwater Junior High School to present their writings to an audience of poetry lovers on April 9.  The event was small enough to be held in the library, yet it was overflowing with emotion.  Writers ranging from sixth graders to award winning adults had poured t...

Google introduces self-driving cars

Infographic by: Kaitlin Bloom

Kaitlin Bloom, Online editor

April 7, 2016

For a long time, people have imagined a future free of driver's education, road tests, and maybe even accidents. Cars would drive themselves, independent of any human control. People would be able to send their young sons and daughters off to a friend's house alone and be able to trust they'll ge...

Pep band increases involvement in school events

The American Flag in the background hangs in remembrance of those lost on 9/11. The pep band dedicated their performance to those lost 12 years ago.
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Lily Marchan, Online Editor

October 28, 2015

The Pony Pep band is having an exemplary year with many dedicated students and an abundance of school spirit. The group began late August, spending about two hours daily to learn more than 40 songs, building their library to offer a wide variety of songs to play. As the school year started and perf...

MN AATSP promotes culture diversity

Photo courtesy Julia Kobilka

Joe Rice, Print Editor-In-Chief

May 12, 2015

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese (AATSP) is a national professional organization for language teachers.  Its mission is to promote the Spanish and Portuguese language and culture; support educators by hosting conferences, providing resources, and lobbying for la...

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