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2019 SPASH Color Run is coming soon

February 27, 2019

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Tigist Ficken The Mirror Stevens Point Area Senior High ( SPASH) students, siblings, grandparents, and community members are invited to be a part of SPASH 2019 Run For Life Color Run.   The event will be held on Satu...

Registering to vote

February 27, 2019

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LIAM GLENNON The Mirror As seniors at Stevens Point Area High School (SPASH) turn 18, they have the opportunity to become a registered voter. However, many seniors don’t know how, or why, they should register to vote for ...

SPASH Student accepted into Senate Scholar Program

February 27, 2019

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NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror The Wisconsin State Senate Scholar program is a prestigious internship that allows students to experience the work that senators complete on a typical day. Sophie Cegelski, a senior at Stevens P...

SPASH Snowboarder competes at state

February 26, 2019

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NICK PEOTTER The Mirror A single representative from Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) was part of the state ski/snowboarding competition on February 16. Natalie Emerson received seventh in boardercross, seventh in giant slalom and fifth in slalom out of 36 competitors. ...

The Cultural Festival needs volunteers

February 22, 2019

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ARIANA SOTELO The Mirror The Portage County community has all sorts of events for different interests but one of the most popular is The Portage County Cultural Festival and volunteers are needed to make the event a suc...

Wisconsin excludes Colin Kaepernick from Black History Month

February 19, 2019

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LIAM GLENNON The Mirror The Republican-led Legislature in Wisconsin recently removed Colin Kaepernick from the list of influential African Americans in Black History Month. Assembly Majority leader Jim Steineke has concerns ...

Apple removes privacy setting

February 18, 2019

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TIGIST FICKEN The Mirror The world we live in today is certainly different from 50 years ago. That is because of technology like the internet and social media. Though the internet and social media have both revolutionized our...

New software can help prevent school shootings

February 18, 2019

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ARIANA SOTELO The Mirror School shootings have become a rising issue in the United States, but a new software called Social Sentinel may be able to put a stop to it. The software works by scanning social media looking for an...

Cannabis use and depression: Are the two connected?

February 18, 2019

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NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror In 2018, 44 percent of seniors and 33 percent of sophomores in high school said they had smoked marijuana during some point of their lifetime. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) ...

Musical affected by weather

February 11, 2019

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NICK PEOTTER The Mirror The SPASH musical, The Little Mermaid, was delayed several times due to the polar vortex. “I. Hate. Mother. Nature.” is all Dena Mercer, drama teacher and musical director, had to say abou...

No firm decision about making up days

February 8, 2019

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By NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror reporter The Stevens Point Area School District had its fifth snow day on February 7. Once the school day was canceled, rumors started to spread about if or how the schools will make up t...

Missed days will have to be made up

February 6, 2019

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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared a state of emergency last week due to the strong winter weather that has been hitting the state hard. Although it was a state of emergency, it is necessary for the school district to m...

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