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French teacher Kasak-Saxler retires after fulfilling career

French teacher Kasak-Saxler retires after fulfilling career

Emily Lodahl

May 20, 2014

After teaching more than two decades at Stillwater Area High School, French teacher, Mary Ellen Kasak-Saxler, will say goodbye. Her retirement will be official at the end of this school year. Kasak-Saxler has been teaching for 40 years, with 22 at SAHS. She teaches French III, French IV and Advanced P...

Kasak-Saxler considers retirement

Kasak-Saxler considers retirement

Paul Hudachek

January 12, 2014

There is something mystifying about going to a teacher’s home. It is as if that elementary school belief is true, no teacher does anything but teach or goes anywhere but to school. French teacher Mary Ellen Kasak-Saxler, “Madame,” does have a home, though, and it is completely reflective of the ...

University of Minnesota voted among ugliest campuses

University of Minnesota voted among ugliest campuses

Olivia Flicker

November 27, 2013

When it comes to deciding what college to go to, most will think of  the quality of education they gain from the school of their choice. The appearance of the school campus might affect part of the decisions for certain students, but is probably not the biggest influence on their choice. The Univer...

National Honor Society continues to provide community leadership

National Honor Society continues to provide community leadership

September 22, 2013

The blood drive took place Sept. 20 and Coffeehouse, a popular wintertime event, will take place this Dec. Spring will carry with it the popular food drive as well. New this year is a Toys for Tots effort in which toys are collected for less fortunate children.  The blood drive this fall was a success ...

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Mary Ellen Kasak-Saxler