The Mirror

Motivational speaker impacts students

November 29, 2016

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By DERYK WEDDE The Mirror reporter With his inspirational words, Jeff Yalden hopes to motivate more young adults for life wherever he goes and that included sophomores and juniors at Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) on ...

Summer trip to Ireland proves memorable

November 29, 2016

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By FAITH LEMAY The Mirror reporter In June of 2016 art department students of Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) attended a trip to Ireland that lasted 13 days. Seven SPASH students and one staff member, Roberta Laine, joined 42 other high school students from across the country. The students who attended were Seth Filtz,...

Trump supporters, the ISIS flag and Starbucks

November 29, 2016

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By FAITH LEMAY The Mirror reporter This holiday season Starbucks has yet again been able to shock the entire US with its new cup design. The design features a drawing made out of one continuous line of tons of Starbucks employees and customers. “We found ourselves on the cup...

Boys hockey team determined to have successful season

November 29, 2016

Filed under Sports and Wellness

By CLAIRE DOERING  The Mirror reporter It’s the season for winter sports and hockey season is just around the corner. They had their first game on Nov. 25 in Madison. The captains this year are Mark Stoskopf, Phil Trzebia...

Senate members attend leadership conference

November 29, 2016

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By KAYLA WIMME The Mirror reporter  Members of the Stevens Point Area Senior High Student Senate were given the opportunity to attend the Wisconsin Association of School Councils Fall Leadership Summit at the Dreyfus University...

Socktober Success

November 29, 2016

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By MARCUS MILLER The Mirror reporter How would you feel not being able to put on a pair of warm socks during the cold months of the year? While many don’t worry about such a little thing like socks, the reality is that many fa...

School absences can cause problems

November 29, 2016

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By MALLORY BUETOW The Mirror reporter School is hard enough but missing school is even worse. The Department of Education reports that everyday an average of 62,000 students miss school. Research has shown that seven and a ha...

Winter conditions call for safer driving habits

November 29, 2016

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By ALEX RACZEK The Mirror reporter Winter can be scary for new and old drivers, especially in Wisconsin where there can be many hazards to watch out for. “I have been driving for a few years and I still get nervous dri...

Scholarship seminars available

November 29, 2016

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By JONATHON TOLBERT The Mirror reporter Stevens Point Area School District (SPASH) hosted the first scholarship workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 16. More scholarship workshops will take place on Dec. 7 and 14; Jan. 4 and 11; and February 1 and 8 of this school year. All sessions take place in the Career ...

Self-proclaimed “River Rat” addresses crowd

November 29, 2016

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By JUSTIN WISINSKI The Mirror reporter River Rat, keynote speaker, story teller and author Kenny Salwey spoke to University Wisconsin- Stevens Point and Wisconsin River Academy students on Nov 10 and 11 about conservation, resp...

New businesses heading to Plover

November 29, 2016

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  By ZACH WOYAK The Mirror reporter Halloween, a day full of scares, spooks and screams, gave people a different reason to scream, but this time it was out of excitement and not fear.  At 5:05 p.m. on Halloween, a meeting ...

Holiday eating habits don’t have to be unhealthy

November 29, 2016

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By CLAIRE GIESE The Mirror reporter Here’s some food for thought, People probably consume 3,000 to 5,000 calories around the Thanksgiving table. The average person should only have 2000 calories a day. The impact doesn’t have to be as devastating, howeve...

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