Education

Despite opposition from a small group of protestors, the Stillwater Area School Board voted to enter a contract with Verizon Wireless to construct a 125-foot telecommunications tower at Oak-Land Junior High School in Lake Elmo. Representative from Verizon Wireless approached the school district to construct the cell tower at the school in response to the [...]

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While Pavla Adarinkova has studied English at her school in Mariánské Lázne, Czech Republic for most of her life, the real test of her skills is to attend an American high school. Adarinkova is part of the AFS-USA Exchange program, and will be attending Stillwater High School this school year. “I want to speak English [...]

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Months of preparation, training and staff meetings have lead up to the main event, said new Stillwater Area High School Principal Rob Bach. Students are heading back to class. “As much fun as it has been getting to know all the staff and learning about the district, I’m really looking forward to the first day [...]

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The start of a new school year can mean a big bite out of the family budget. With tighter classroom budgets and a demand for high tech teaching, teachers are reaching out to parents to fill the gap in learning supplies. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the average family with children in grades [...]

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