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Lori Stippel has ‘nailed it’ in final days of teaching

Lori Stippel has ‘nailed it’ in final days of teaching

Ben Valerius, Announcements Editor

May 4, 2018

With the end of the year on the horizon, students are anxiously anticipating the end of long school hours and endless nights of homework. Teachers get the chance to take a break as well, and many look forward to the start of summer vacation. However, when fall rolls around and the high school beg...

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor

February 20, 2018

Lori Stippel began teaching at Stillwater in 1997 and since then has changed the lives of many students. She won the Educator of the Year award by the Chamber of Commerce and was well deserving.  Stippel is a teacher of excellence. She dedicates countless hours of her time in and out of school to her ...

Adult advocate time redundant for seniors

Adult advocate time redundant for seniors

Hannah Boardman, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2018

Since flex time premiered at the beginning of the year, Adult Advocate days have been few and far between. The few there have been, however, have had specific activities for the senior class that differ from the rest of the grades. They have to do with planning for the future. They are geared towar...

New conference schedule puts barrier between community and school

New conference schedule puts barrier between community and school

Megan Karnuth, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2017

Conferences have always been seen as an opportunity for parents to connect with their children’s teachers to hear about the progress they have made during the year. However, this spring the school has decided to change the way conferences are held for 7th through 12th graders and have every student receive a call o...

Stillwater tackles social justice issues

Stillwater tackles social justice issues

Maddie Ek

March 31, 2014

The concept of what social justice and equality for all really means has been constantly debated, and is forever changing along with society. Some believe it has everything to do with the redistribution of wealth, income and power. Others denounce this notion, and say it has more to do with the social c...

Book Club initiated by students

Book Club initiated by students

Christy Prust

January 20, 2014

Stillwater Area High School is welcoming a new Book Club for students. The club will be open to all students as a way to be exposed to new literature and meet other students with similar interests. English 12 and AP Literature and Composition teacher, Lori Stippel is the advisor responsible for the club. Stippel has bee...

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