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Reason to celebrate
Published June 13, 2015 at 10:00 am
Retiring Lily Lake teacher devoted 40 years to the school
Published June 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm
For the past 40 years, sixth-grade students at Lily Lake Elementary have opened the door to Tim Foster’s classroom and were ready to learn. Last week, Foster’s door has closed for good as he heads to the next adventure — retirement. “This September will be the first since 1956 that I...
ISD 834 just short of a balanced 14-15 budget
Published June 11, 2015 at 8:00 am
The end of a school year for students also means the end of the fiscal year for the school district, and Stillwater Area Public Schools is leaving the 2014-2015 school year better than projected. During the May 28 board meeting, Director of Finance Kristen Hoheisel presented the 2014-2015 updated...
Stillwater Area Schools expects to pay $1.4 million for new elementary school site
Published June 10, 2015 at 7:28 pm
Stillwater area elementary students may find a new home in Woodbury. The Stillwater Area School Board is expected Thursday to sign a tentative purchase agreement for a 20-acre property at 11179 Brookview Road in Woodbury. The land will be used to build a 500-student elementary school to serve...
Hoof Prints: SAHS theater director leaves legacy; Tollefson retires after 10 years
Published June 8, 2015 at 8:00 am
BY SAM HUDACHEK PONY EXPRESS Since the beginning of the school year, there have been rumors of many teachers retiring or leaving. One of the people at the center of them was theater director Haeri Tollefson. He confirmed that ‘Cinderella,’ the school’s spring play, would be his last....
SCPA senior is a dedicated and competent leader
Published June 6, 2015 at 9:00 am
From approximately second through his sophomore year at St. Croix Preparatory Academy, Peter Hill served mass at St. Mary’s Church in Stillwater Monday through Friday at 7:30 a.m. “That was a really big part of my childhood … going to church every morning and serving mass,” he said. It...