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  • The Incredible Impact of FIRST Robotics

    The Incredible Impact of FIRST Robotics

    Cori Roberts, Writer

    April 27, 2017

    FIRST (which stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a world-wide organization aimed at promoting STEM and robotics for students everywhere. The vision of the organization is, as stated by founder Dean Kamen (who also invented the segway), “To transform our culture ...

    The Iron Maidens, Attack on Robot, and the Regal Kiwis after their competition in Rochester in 2015.

    Jason Stoeke

  • Top 10 Budget-Friendly Healthy Lunches

    Top 10 Budget-Friendly Healthy Lunches

    Celia Nguyen, Newswriter

    April 27, 2017

    Eating healthy has always been a hefty topic among students and it stems from the idea that nutritious meals are always expensive, but that’s not always the case. Since the spring has arrived, new produce has been much more available. That gives starting a healthy journey a big opportunity! Good eati...

    Rogelio V. Solis

  • Minnesota Marches for Science on Earth Day

    Minnesota Marches for Science on Earth Day

    Sarah Crippes, Editor

    April 27, 2017

    In a time of such divisiveness and controversy, it seems almost rare to find consistency and unity in our world. Earth Day is just that sense of unity that some have been longing for. On April 22nd, a billion people celebrated Earth Day. This celebration, rather a movement, brings awareness to envi...

    Thousands of science advocates marched on April 22nd

    Mike Levad

  • 6 tips to help you tackle the AP exams

    6 tips to help you tackle the AP exams

    Osob Abas, Writer

    April 24, 2017

    Preparing for the Advanced Placement exams can be a tedious task. Demanding hours of studying stretched over the course of weeks.  AP classes offered at Apple Valley High School vary in subject from Computer Science to English Literature. For the first 2 weeks of May, students across the country test...

    Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

    Bluestocking

  • TWINS | SNIWT

    TWINS | SNIWT

    Hamdi Abas, Features

    April 21, 2017

        Twins, not the baseball team but two offsprings produced by the same pregnancy. Twins can either be identical, meaning that they develop one zygote, or fraternal, meaning that they develop from two different eggs. Identical and fraternal twins have quite different traits. For exa...

    Australia Olympics U.S. Track August 24, 2000 This is a photo of Alvin Harrison and Calvin Harrison

    Steve Holland

Minnesota Marches for Science on Earth Day

Minnesota Marches for Science on Earth Day

Sarah Crippes, Editor

In a time of such divisiveness and controversy, it seems almost rare to find consistency and unity in our world. Earth Day is just that sense of unity that some have been longing for. On April 22nd, a billion people celebrate...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Neveplast Making Winter Last

Neveplast Making Winter Last

Sarah Crippes, Editor

April showers bring May...skiing? With warmer weather and sunnier days ahead of us, winter is the last thing on a Minnesotan’s mind. But perhaps Buck Hill, a skiing hill in Burnsville, is trying to change this perceptio...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Meet the Mentor Program

Meet the Mentor Program

Jane Michaelson, News Editor

Registration season is upon us. When it comes to required courses, students don’t get a lot of choices, but electives are a whole different ball game. From athletics to arts, there are millions of combinations for those extra...

January 9, 2017No Comments

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The Incredible Impact of FIRST Robotics

The Incredible Impact of FIRST Robotics

Cori Roberts, Writer

FIRST (which stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a world-wide organization aimed at promoting STEM and robotics for students everywhere. The vision of the organization is, as ...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Top 10 Budget-Friendly Healthy Lunches

Top 10 Budget-Friendly Healthy Lunches

Celia Nguyen, Newswriter

Eating healthy has always been a hefty topic among students and it stems from the idea that nutritious meals are always expensive, but that’s not always the case. Since the spring has arrived, new pro...

April 27, 2017No Comments

6 tips to help you tackle the AP exams

6 tips to help you tackle the AP exams

Osob Abas, Writer

Preparing for the Advanced Placement exams can be a tedious task. Demanding hours of studying stretched over the course of weeks.  AP classes offered at Apple Valley High School vary in subject from Computer...

April 24, 2017No Comments

TWINS | SNIWT

TWINS | SNIWT

Hamdi Abas, Features

    Twins, not the baseball team but two offsprings produced by the same pregnancy. Twins can either be identical, meaning that they develop one zygote, or fraternal, meaning that they...

April 21, 2017No Comments

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Arts & Entertainment

Top Ten Ways to Spend $10

Top Ten Ways to Spend $10

Trinity Ek and Spencer France

No matter what age you are, spending cash doesn’t come easily, especially if you’re on a strict budget. Whether you’re looking for a date night idea or a place you can meet up with friends, here ...

January 3, 20171 Comment

Eight Last Minute Gifts

Eight Last Minute Gifts

Trinity Ek and Annemarie Roggow

Forgot that your distant aunt or uncle was coming in town? Lose your gift for that cousin you don’t really like? Well, no worries! Here are eight easy, quick, and cheap last-minute holiday gifts....

December 23, 2016No Comments

’Ad Enough?

’Ad Enough?

Emilia Galchutt, Arts & Entertainment Writer

Around the holidays, bells aren’t the only kind of jingles to be heard. In the last few months of the year, holiday advertisements inundate TV, radio, and social media. Not only do these holiday ads al...

December 22, 2016No Comments

What’s New at The Walker?

What’s New at The Walker?

Eva Hanks, Arts & Entertainment Writer

With all the construction always happening in Minnesota, you may have not even noticed that the Walker has been undergoing some serious renovations of its own. The Walker Art Center has been around since...

December 21, 2016No Comments

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