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Students new opportunities for soft skills grow

Students new opportunities for soft skills grow

William Raymond, Podcast Reporter

September 7, 2019

A unanimous vote from the Curriculum Advisory committee opened the door for an expansion of the second step unit. This new take on soft skill building made by the district is called the Child Protection unit. The unit takes the students from kindergarten to 5th grade on an engaging experience to learn...

Lea Brynestad uses art background to create a book

Lea Brynestad uses art background to create a book

Tess Schoenborn, Online Editor

April 4, 2018

Lea Brynestad, junior Ben Brynestad’s mom, is writing and illustrating a children’s book for her students at Rutherford Elementary. She has previously taught at many other elementary schools in the Stillwater district. Brynestad has taught art in the Stillwater district for over 10 years. She holds a ...

Clown sighting trend spreads fear across Minnesota

Clown sighting trend spreads fear across Minnesota

Andria Barrett, Photographer

November 4, 2016

  Clown sightings have been the new craze all across America in the past couple of weeks. There have been arrests, threats, schools have shut down and fear has spread everywhere. Should we be taking these clowns seriously, or are they just teenagers spreading mass hysteria? The first sighting was in late A...

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