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AP Computer Science denied math credit

AP Computer Science denied math credit

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

March 5, 2019

AP Computer Science is a class that designs, implements and analyzes solutions to problems that are introduced to students. This is achieved by creating algorithms, methods and other pieces of code to solve problems just like an ordinary math class, but in this case, students do not receive a math cr...

Coach Jordan’s three hobbies give skills for life

Coach Jordan’s three hobbies give skills for life

Haley Nelson, Online Editor

February 3, 2019

"He has kind of a tough exterior, but he is very thoughtful on what he's doing," Brady Hannigan, teacher and basketball coach, said. Randy Jordan teaches math and coaches boys basketball and owns the Cherry Berry in Stillwater. Over time, these three hobbies have helped him in the other areas of ...

Pete Hamilton and Mike Parker teach math together

Pete Hamilton and Mike Parker teach math together

Kevin Kerber, Podcast Reporter

January 26, 2019

Teachers Pete Hamilton and Mike Parker, have been friends for a long time and they both love teaching math. They teach math together with each of their classes have about 60 students. They have to teach in the same classroom because they work so well together and improve the classroom in such way...

Otto and Nord: ultimate bond created for two sisters working together

Otto and Nord: ultimate bond created for two sisters working together

Jesse Brown, Distribution Reporter

April 5, 2018

Sisters share an unbreakable bond that is like no other bond held between two people. Sisters tend to be with one another from birth all the way to possibly college. Adulthood is when sisters usually go off to work in different fields and different places in the world. However, math teacher Stephani...

Mike Parker, father: like father, like son

Mike Parker, father: like father, like son

Kayla Gjerde, Social Media Reporter

May 4, 2017

Junior Evan Parker has had a great opportunity to be coached by his dad. Mike Parker is the head varsity coach for the boys baseball team. This unique opportunity for both father and son has bonded them extremely close over the years on and off the field. From knowing practice times to working on very specific skill...

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

STEM and liberal arts offer opportunities beyond high school

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter

November 7, 2016

According to the American Association of Colleges and Universities, by their 50's, students who majored in a liberal arts degree earn about $2,000 more than students who majored in professional degrees. Culturally and socially, arts are important to students. Arts encourage students to express themselv...

Slader app gaining students’ attention

Emma Brandt, Copy Editor

October 27, 2015

The new Slader application that many high school students are taking advantage/making use of is potentially impacting their learning.  This app can come in great use for both teachers and students if it is utilized the way it was designed.  Slader is an app which provides anyone access to the answers ...

Revolutionary math app limited by glitches and technicalities

Revolutionary math app limited by glitches and technicalities

Jake Simick, Social Media Reporter

December 2, 2014

Photomath is an innovative new app but one riddled with flaws. The makers claim glitches are being worked out, but many users have already given up. If the app were to work the way it was supposed to, it would make math a breeze. Simply by taking a picture of any of the listed types of math problems,...

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