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COVID-19 results in changes to National Honors Society

Coffee House Picture
Charles Calderone, Business Editor November 6, 2020

The National Honors Society is a club dedicated to community service. Members of the NHS participate in many events that make the high school a better place. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a...

Numerous community resources available for homelessness

Valley Outreach is a company that helps the Stillwater community grow. They have a food shelf and clothing shelf for families. Valley Outreach members offer appointments and walk-ins as well to shop and for financial help.
Jordyn Le Vasseur, Layout Editor February 28, 2019

Homelessness is an issue that is faced today by thousands of people, including some students. Being homeless affects students’ education and how they learn. In Stillwater, there are shelters for...

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Senior Ben Valerius rehearses in preparation for his Coffeehouse audition. He plans on auditioning with
Elsa Persson, Online Editor November 26, 2018

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating...

National Honor Society food drive gives back to community

National Honor Society students help transport the food from a first hour class. They put the food near a door so it can be brought to Valley Outreach for families on Nov. 21.
AnnaMarie Born, Buisness Editor November 20, 2018

The National Honor Society has teamed up with Valley Outreach during the Thanksgiving, the season for giving back. Starting Nov. 12, students are bringing in food to their first hour. All of the food is...

Amnesty supports all human rights

Senior Co-presidents Abby Banks and Amy Longtin are going over future events in Amnesty Club during Friday Morning Club.
Claire Anderson, Field Reporter November 1, 2018

Amnesty International club raises awareness of human rights issues through activities. They protect the human rights of all genders, races, religions and sexualities. The Amnesty club protects and...

Amnesty club holds Hygiene Drive for local charities

Infographic showing the most important things you need to know about the upcoming hygiene drive.
Ashlyn Aarness, Photo Editor November 5, 2016

The Amnesty International Club will host a hygiene drive at school toward the end of October. Items will be brought in to help local families in need of personal products. Donations are not required,...

Fines turned into food for Valley Outreach

Tiffany Horwath, Layout Editor March 25, 2015

Getting a parking ticket can be a pain, but Valley Outreach is helping people feel good about paying off their parking ticket. Valley Outreach is celebrating Minnesota's Foodshare Month by introducing...

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