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Green New Deal is vital to the country’s reputation as a respectable nation

Green New Deal is vital to the country's reputation as a respectable nation

Grace Wirkkala, Online Editor

February 11, 2019

Something must be done about climate change. It is understandable to hear of worry among younger generations when reputable sources like the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) report that carbon dioxide levels are “at their highest in 650,000 years” and that in 2012, “Arctic ...

Hoodies spark dress code controversy, policy necessary

The district wide dress code sets the standards for a safe learning environment for all. This year, a new policy regarding hoodies was put in place.

Amy McElin, Online Editor

December 14, 2018

The absence of a hood or cap is often expected in public settings as a sign of respect. The topic of allowing teens to cover their head during school hours is an argument that has lasted for years. Recently, schools across the country have been making strides to work with students and create an acce...

SAHS voted 21st safest school in the metro area

With constant eyes on the doors at the five entrances  SAHS, administration can detect if a crisis will be present. These staff members keep the students safe and protected from potential harm.

Joseph Devins, Field Reporter

December 7, 2018

Stillwater Area High School has been awarded with the 21st safest school in the Twin cities Metro Area. Assistant Principal Shelly Phernetton and Police Liaison Officer Lindsey Paradise have been taking necessary precautions to keep students safe. After countless tragedies, SAHS has decided to add mor...

Parking lot barriers changed to improve safety

Alternative Copy Story by Mya Lysne

Andrew Phan, Photography Editor

December 27, 2017

The safety of students has always been administration’s number one priority. Stillwater Area High School started its attempt on increasing safety by rearranging the parking configuration for the safety of students, because many students are in a rush to leave school. This winter, with many fresh...

Levy passes and security enhances

Due to the 2013 levy passing security will be enhanced at the high school and both the junior highs. There will only be one big change, there is going to be a remodeling of the front entrance to the school. This will allow security personnel to keep a closer eye on who enters our school and for what purpose,” said Principal Don Johnson.

Cory Spawn

January 27, 2014

On Nov. 4, 2013, eligible voters within the Stillwater School District voted and approved a renewal and an increase of an operating levy 63 percent to 37 percent. Increasing school safety and security add to one of the main issues to be addressed. The increasing security will bring a better environ...

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