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Stillwater Students Continue to Earn High Marks on State Tests

August 28, 2014

Reading, science and math proficiency rates in Stillwater Area Public Schools are holding steady, according to recent Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) results.

New Entryways Designed to Make Schools More Secure and Welcoming

August 22, 2014

You’ll notice some changes as you enter our school buildings this fall. We’ve been hard at work to make our schools safer for our students and staff.


A Summer of Never-Ending Learning

August 22, 2014

Alex Gardner, a soon to-be fifth-grader in the Gifted and Talented Education program at Oak Park Elementary School, may not have spent his summer in the typical way. But then, he’s not your typical kid. 

A Successful Summer for Stillwater FFA

August 22, 2014

It has been a big summer for the Stillwater FFA! Read more about some of their awesome achievements over the summer.

ACT Test Scores Reach All Time High at Stillwater Area High School

August 22, 2014

For the fourth year in a row Stillwater Area High School students have increased their average composite score on the ACT test, a national test that gauges how well prepared students are for college. 

Stillwater teacher Still Spreading Love to High School Students After 42 Years

August 22, 2014

No one loves Stillwater students more than Debbie Drommerhausen, a marketing teacher at Stillwater Area High School. She has spent her entire 42 year teaching career inspiring Stillwater area students in her classroom as well as those she meets in hallways and at school events.


Online FeePay – One place for families to pay for everything!

August 21, 2014

We have implemented a new FeePay™ system, which provides one place, with one login, for you to register and pay online for school related things.

Elementary Schools to Follow New Six-Day Schedule

August 12, 2014

New six-day rotating schedule means more time for music, art, Phy Ed and media.

School Finance 101

August 08, 2014

School finance is complicated, but we’ll be breaking it down in layman’s terms during a special “School Finance 101” session.

SJHS Front Entrance

Work Continues to Get Buildings Ready for First Day of School

August 08, 2014

Bricks are being laid, sheetrock hung and glass installed in many of the schools across the district as part of the security upgrade funded with dollars from the levy approved by voters in 2013.