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Middle school students learn about holocaust from firsthand story

Middle school students learn about holocaust from firsthand story

Chas Morgan, Layout Editor

March 30, 2019

Eighth graders Berit Serle and Kennedy Tope from Stillwater Middle School had the opportunity in March to have Holocaust survivor Fred Amram talk to their class about his experience during the Holocaust. Amram grew up in Germany during the Holocaust and shared what it was like growing up Jewish in Hannover,...

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...

Herbs Brooks Foundation presents Sticks in Stillwater

Herbs Brooks Foundation presents Sticks in Stillwater

Judi Johnson, Announcements Editor

January 11, 2018

  Sticks in Stillwater is an annual hockey festival for beginner level hockey players being held on Jan.12-14. The festival is being put on by the Herb Brooks Foundation, who was an Olympic gold medal winning Hockey player from Minnesota. The program aims to help young players develop their...

Boys swim team, high aspirations for strong season

Boys swim team, high aspirations for strong season

Will Gleason, Photography Editor

January 6, 2018

The boys swimming season is underway, and the boys are looking for success as usual.  So far there has only been a single conference relay race, which is not a huge deal to the team, but the swimmers are still swimming exceptionally well and are looking forward to a great season. The boys swim and di...

Girls swim team battles chlorine

Girls swim team battles chlorine

Kenzie Motz, Layout Editor

October 24, 2017

The girls swim team’s biggest struggle is not keeping their undefeated streak alive, but instead keeping their health in top condition despite the conditions of the pool they swim in each day. The team has to battle hair loss, yellowing teeth, hair turning green, skin becoming irritated and a ter...

Administrators update cell phone regulation policy

Administrators update cell phone regulation policy

Levi Gregg, Copy Editor

October 21, 2017

High school administrators enacted the updated cell phone policy to formally differentiate cell phones from "nuisance items"; however, stricter guidelines raise concern in some teachers over the potential banning of cell phones from the high school. This fall, the high school implemented the first stand...

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