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Robotics team, Armada, starts build season to prepare for competition

Robotics captain junior Ben Abbott is testing the robots programming to make adjustments. The robot can sense the light that reflects back at the sensors from the reflective tape.

Mia Lucido, Distribution Editor

February 9, 2020

The robotics team, Armada, has started the build season. The build season, January to March, prepares the team ready for the FIRST Robotics Competition. Every year there is a challenge and teams across the country build robots then compete in competitions.  “Every year is a little differen...

Trade War negatively effects consumers

Consumer Eugine Romano holds up almonds to show price increase. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the price of almonds has risen by $1.30 since June 2018.

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

You are losing money. I’m losing money. Your parents are losing money. People are losing jobs. We have yet to see the full impact of what this will mean for us. President Donald J. Trump engulfed the United States into a full-on trade dispute with China in June 2018, and it hurt the average consume...

Welding team wins first place at MN Skills USA

Welding team wins first place at MN Skills USA

Matt Brown, Social Media Editor

May 14, 2015

Everyone has a different set of skills and talents, such as sports, music or academics. At Stillwater Area High School, there are students who excel at construction and welding. On Friday, April 10, a group of welders bused over to Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota to compete in a competition ...

Super Mileage Club prepares for annual competition

Sarah Junko, Team Lead

March 27, 2015

Mechanical engineering is applying the principles of engineering, physics and science for the design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. The Supermileage Competition is held by the Minnesota Technology Education Association and has been running for the past 25 years. A group of stud...

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