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Belle Chanter annual retreat promotes community

Sophomore Josie Haugen reading her music during choir in preparation for the retreat.

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

September 27, 2018

“The success of the group is entirely dependent on everybody’s collective effort. Not just one person," Katelyn Larson, director of the Belle Chanter Choir, said. That is exactly the purpose of their retreat to Camp St. Croix that the sophomore through senior choir takes each year. The camp experience is to...

Krahn steals the show in spring musical

Photos by Aubrey Kelley

Ben Valerius, Announcements Editor

February 18, 2018

  Towering at 6’2 and regularly found dressed for success, Isaac Krahn is no ordinary senior. A student and cross country runner by day and now a rockstar by night, he recently was cast in the SAHS spring musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” playing the title character, Conrad Birdie. Usually found running...

Listening or playing music benefits creativity, health

Listening or playing music benefits creativity, health

Emma Polucha, Online Editor

December 10, 2017

Playing and listening to music is a way to escape from the world. It helps students forget their problems and be in their own little universe. In addition, it opens a whole new world up to those who need a new beginning or need a new hobby. Most students have been in a music program since elementary sc...

Theater department prepares for performance ‘Grease’

Theater department prepares for performance 'Grease'

Sophia Jensen, Editorial Cartoonist Editor

October 21, 2017

Grease is the first musical theater production of the school year. The performance involves a variety of students, such as the male and female leads. The performance runs Oct. 13-15 and Oct. 26-29 in the high school auditorium. This musical demonstrates the romance between two teens invo...

‘Pippin’: cast prepares for spring musical

While students rehearse for auditions, Grif Sadow watches the talent of the musicians.

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor

January 7, 2017

    Pippin the musical comes this spring 2017. The five time Tony Award winning musical will be put on by students this spring in the auditorium. Auditions took place on Dec. 8 and 9 for Katelyn Larson, the choir director, and Grif Sadow, the theatre director. A lot of students showed up to t...

Mitchell fills big shoes with choir

Mitchell fills big shoes with choir

Kalley Lewis, Copy Editor

October 4, 2016

Choir director Angela Mitchell is following in the footsteps of Erik "Doc" Christiansen in directing The Stillwater Choir. The Stillwater Choir is a large ensemble of high level singers that has been conducted by Erik Christiansen since 1988. With the announcement of his retirement last spring, came a lot o...

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