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Spanish immersion promotes cultural understanding and development

Spanish immersion promotes cultural understanding and development

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

April 20, 2019

The school district offers numerous opportunities for elementary students to learn beyond basic curriculum. A unique program offered for early learning is Spanish immersion. Not only does learning a second language in elementary school give kids learning skills to carry throughout their lives, but it...

Oak Park, Marine, Withrow elementaries enjoy last school year

Oak Park, Marine, Withrow elementaries enjoy last school year

Emma Salmi, Social Media Reporter

May 8, 2017

The 2016-2017 school year will be the last year for these schools. With the school year coming to an end, past and present students, staff, and families are cherishing the time they have. All three schools are looking to make the best of the situation by enjoying long-time school traditions, alon...

Sixth graders suit up for ‘The Lion King’

Sixth graders suit up for ‘The Lion King’

Hannah Boardman, Layout Editor

May 6, 2017

For many Marine Elementary students, the sixth grade play is a time honored tradition. Students look forward to it over their entire career at the school, and once they reach the second semester of their sixth grade year they finally get to experience it. This year is a special year for the Marine s...

Community speaks out against B.O.L.D movement

Community speaks out against B.O.L.D movement

Grace Donner, Photographer

February 22, 2016

The Stillwater school district proposed to close three elementary schools as a plan to even out capacity through all the schools and to save money on Dec. 17, 2015. The district's proposal to close Marine, Withrow and Oak Park Elementary schools has been stirring up concern in many communities. Stop Bold Cold ...

Multi-age classrooms extended to more schools

Multi-age classrooms extended to more schools

Megan McGuire, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2015

For the 2015-16 school year, Stillwater School District is planning on cutting several teaching positions in elementary schools. These schools are now faced with the decision on how to sufficiently teach the same amount of students with less staff. The solution seems to be multi-level classrooms in...

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