Letter to the Editor

Residents in the Stillwater area will be asked to vote for renewing and increasing the school’s current levy Nov. 5. Saying “yes” and valuing the children in this community are the right things to do. There are other “personal” reasons to support the levy. Home values are directly tied to the state of local schools. [...]

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Can you afford $14 more a month for our children? I would say you cannot afford not to. If we do not renew the school levy, changes to the operating norm will be made to meet the budget cuts. These changes include: reducing the number of teaching positions or, in effect, increasing the class size; [...]

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Dear Editor: There is little out there that works as hard to raise a child’s potential and motivate one to grow into a successful, contributing member of society as one’s school. The Stillwater public schools need our support and need sustainable funding for programming. I’m distressed to see the many areas in which funding will [...]

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Dear Editor: This November 5th, voters throughout the St. Croix Valley have an important issue to decide: whether to maintain our outstanding educational opportunities for our community’s children or do we allow our community to slip into mediocrity by voting “no” to maintaining a reasonable school levy designed to enhance our children’s safety and education. [...]

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Dear Editor: I’d like to share an open letter to my recent Stilwater Area High School graduate — ala Dr. Seuss: Congratulations on graduating My dear darling daughter This day came much sooner than I thought that it ought ter From Doc you learned harmony From Weaver dissection Calculus humility Speech Inflection The world’s not [...]

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