Stillwater Area High School Newsletter for Week of October 1, 2018

SAHS E-Newsletter

October 5, 2018

Thanks to all for a great homecoming week!

Homecoming king and queen

Thousands of Ponies past, present and future came together to celebrate Homecoming 2018. This year’s homecoming week was packed full of fun for residents of the entire district.

  • Stillwater Area High School students kicked-off homecoming week by painting windows of local businesses with positive messages
  • High school students traveled to elementary schools to greet students on Friday as part of Pony Pride Day.
  • Congratulations to this year's Homecoming Queen and King: Morgan Grim and Ben Valerius! Emma Lehmann and John Lindeberg were crowned Princess and Prince. Ali Kratzke, Megan Lampright, Jay Haws and Jack Whitcomb were also nominated.
  • The senior girls beat the juniors 12-7 in the Powder Puff football game. Watch highlights. For the first time the boys played Powder Poof volleyball with a team of seniors winning it all.
  • Two residents of Boutwells Landing were named 2018 Senior Homecoming Royalty by the high school's student council.


2018 Pony Homecoming Carnival

Pony Homecoming Carnival

In its second year, the Pony Homecoming Carnival drew big crowds to the high school. Thousands of people attended this free event, which featured carnival games and activities, musical performances, food trucks and concessions and much more!

See more photos from Homecoming 2018 on Facebook.

Speech and debate team nationally recognized


The Stillwater Area High School speech and debate team has been ranked among the top 10 percent of schools nationwide! The team was named to the National Speech & Debate Association’s prestigious 100 Club based on competitive and service related activities. 

The honor recognizes Stillwater’s outstanding commitment to teaching students essential life skills including communication, research, listening, writing and organization.

Instant decision day - University of Wisconsin Superior

UW Superior

Friday, October 26th from 9:00-11:00 am the College and Career Center will be hosting an instant decision day with UW-Superior.

Instant decision day is an opportunity for you to apply in advance, have your application fee waived the day of the event, and receive an admissions decision during a one-on-one meeting. Applicants will have a 10 minute time slot scheduled for them to meet with a UW-Superior admissions representative to discuss their transcript, test scores, majors of interest and their school campus. The admissions representative will make an admissions decision during this time. 

You must sign up for this event. The deadline is Monday, October 22.

Stop in the CCC or email Amy Carr at for questions or to sign up.

Activities director named to hall of fame

Ricky Michel

Congrats to Stillwater Area High School activities director Ricky Michel who was recently inducted into the St. Croix Valley Athletic Association Hall of Fame!

Watch the video to hear what the SAHS alum (Class of 1981) has to say about the honor.