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Mental health courses spread awareness

Mental health courses spread awareness

Annika Brown, Business Editor

February 13, 2019

Mental illness and teen suicide rates are sharply rising. Concerns with the negative effects of social media, bullying in schools and school shootings have prompted parents and educators to think about offering mental health classes in high schools. Mental health courses should be an option in high schoo...

School experiments with after school A La Carte option

School experiments with after school A La Carte option

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018

"It is now three o'clock. If you are not under the direct supervision of a teacher please report to the cafeteria," the loudspeaker announces. Many students spend their time waiting in the lunchroom after the final bell rings. Some students are waiting for their ride while others do homework wit...

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor

December 2, 2016

In one cup of an average protein shake, it is possible to fit up to 33 grams of protein.  It's no wonder people are drinking more and more shakes like these everyday. More people are drinking protein or nutrition shakes, sometimes before a sport or workout and sometimes after.  Some people are drinking...

New school lunch app

New school lunch app

Joe Dewale

September 20, 2013

Schools in our area are changing the ways students find out what is for lunch. Stillwater Area High School has added an application called "School Lunch" by Nutrislice for smart phones including apple products and Android phones. Throughout the year, elementary school students to high schoolers make decisions on what they want for lunch. "It could sa...

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