Education

They might have a bit less personality than C3PO, but the “droids” students are building with Legos at Rutherford Elementary can at least move on their own. An after-school community education program called “Star Wars Droid Builder,” is giving elementary-age students a chance to construct small, motorized robots, while discovering basic mechanical principles. According to [...]

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A familiar face is expected to step in as the interim superintendent chair after Superintendent Corey Lunn leaves for his new position at Johnston School District in Iowa. The chair of the personnel committee and school board chair, Tom Lehmann informed the board during its April 10 meeting that former interim superintendent Tom Nelson has [...]

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When a child steps onto the school bus, enters a classroom or uses the internet, there is the expectation of safety. For the Stillwater Area Public Schools, the recently enacted Safe and Supportive Schools Act will provide the district with tools to promote positive behavior in the classroom and beyond, according to Director of Student [...]

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The Independent School District 834 school board will seek out an interim superintendent for next school year on the heels of Corey Lunn’s acceptance of a job offer at Johnston School District in Iowa. “This is probably the worst kept secret the board has had,” Board Chair Tom Lehmann said. “George (Hoeppner) was the last [...]

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Alex Eitzman PONY EXPRESS The 2014 school year brings with it a new type of scheduling for Stillwater Area High School, called the “Tree and Limb.” Outlined in the registration guide, the new schedule allows for four classes to be taken in the first three hours of the day, with two, 90 minute periods that alternate [...]

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