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Principal showcases student leaders

Principal showcases student leaders

William Raymond, Podcast Reporter

September 23, 2019

The school built a new installation showcasing student leaders in the downstairs main rotunda. This new installation brings an updated and refreshing look to the rotunda while also highlighting students leaders recognized for leadership in academics to our democratic elected representatives in Student Council.   Over the course of the las...

Student performers look forward to spring coffee house

Student performers look forward to spring coffee house

Annika Brown, Business Editor

May 10, 2019

Coffee House is one of the most popular school events held all year. Students audition for the show put on by National Honors Society (NHS), and share their talents with their peers and the community. Spring coffee House will take place May third in the auditorium. Opposed to Battle of the Bands, Co...

Coffee House kicks off winter break

Coffee House kicks off winter break

Marie Lecuyer, Copy Editor

January 1, 2019

Talented students and teachers participated in this year's winter Coffee House run by the National Honor Society. The show took place on Dec. 21 in the theater. Before being able to perform at Coffee House, students went through auditions where multiple judges critiqued their act. The judges then picked...

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

November 26, 2018

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating audience members await the laid-back environment of this popular event. A favorite amon...

National Honor Society food drive gives back to community

National Honor Society food drive gives back to community

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness Editor

November 20, 2018

The National Honor Society has teamed up with Valley Outreach during the Thanksgiving, the season for giving back. Starting Nov. 12, students are bringing in food to their first hour. All of the food is being brought to the Valley Outreach food shelf Nov. 21 and is being given to families that cannot...

Small gesture creates chain reaction with Dollars for Dreams

Small gesture creates chain reaction with Dollars for Dreams

Annika Brown, Business Editor

November 2, 2018

Students are making a big difference in the world for a small cost. Since 2016, Dollars for Dreams has been loaning money to people in developing countries who live in poverty. The club is run by Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter, in room E133. Every first and third Monday of the month, the club...

NHS members plan fall blood drive

NHS members plan fall blood drive

Michael O'Gorman, Business Editor

September 20, 2018

One pint of blood can save up to a potential of three people.  That is why giving blood at blood drives are a great way to help strangers and local community members save lives. The Stillwater National Honor Society Blood Drive will occur on Oct. 5 and is a great opportunity to do something for others.  For the most part,...

Spring NHS coffeehouse preparing for unique performances

Spring NHS coffeehouse preparing for unique performances

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, many fun student led events are taking place at the school, including spring Coffeehouse. This year's Coffeehouse is expected to have a vibrant mix of performances and changes that are sure to captivate audiences. National Honor Society hosts the acoustic cha...

NHS puts on a successful winter Coffeehouse

NHS puts on a successful winter Coffeehouse

Lexie Sherrick, Editor-in-chief

December 24, 2014

A glow of a light calmly hits the performers' face as they sing different melodies and tunes. The walls are lined with sparkling snowflake cutouts inside a black room with a large sign above the stage in big letters spelling out “COFFEEHOUSE ‘14” with Christmas lights around it.  Coffeehouse is a performance put on by the Na...

Alm knows no bounds

March 5, 2014

His tall lean figure schlepps through the door, carrying the day's ration of homework, sheet music and the notes from the numerous clubs and organizations he is responsible for. His slow, methodical movements are the only remnants that indicate his lack of sleep. His positive energy brings a unique pre...

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 ...

NHS sponsored blood drive saving lives

NHS sponsored blood drive saving lives

Nick Benish

November 2, 2013

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S is in need of blood.  That means 41,000 donations of blood are needed everyday. National Honor Society hosted a blood drive on Sept. 20 and gathered 200 units of blood.  One unit of blood can save up to three lives, which which adds up to about 600 lives. Jun...

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