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District influences shift as community notices internal politics

District influences shift as community notices internal politics

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2017

"I'm never going to vote yes on any future school district [levy]. That bond referendum was such a slap in the face," Denise Knoll, parent of three fourth-generation Stillwater graduates and member of the Superintendent Advisory Committee, said. The $97.5 million bond referendum and the BOLD 5...

B.O.L.D. decision, next steps for community

B.O.L.D. decision, next steps for community

Allie Langness, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2016

After a grueling process, the School Board voted on March 3, 2016 in favor of closing Marine, Withrow, and Oak Park Elementary schools. Previously, at the February 11, 2016 meeting, the board decided to delay the vote until March 3. In preparation for the March 3 meeting, the school board initiat...

Superintendent interviews commence mid-February

Superintendent interviews commence mid-February

Mackenzie Bottolfson, Copy Editor

February 11, 2015

After the 2013-2104 school year, Superintendent Cory Lunn accepted another superintendent position in Iowa.  For this school year, Tom Nelson was put on the job as an interim, until a permanent decision was made.  The last time the school board searched for a superintendent, they hired a search fi...

New school board members elected this term

New school board members elected this term

Emily Ness, Video Anchor

November 17, 2014

The Stillwater School Board election was held on Nov. 4. This year, eight candidates ran for four seats. Incumbent Tom Lehman, re-elected for another term, said, “The election was great! I was honored to win and humbled that I was the top vote getter. I am looking forward to four more years o...

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