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  • Art by Miles Heritsch

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    Your Transphobia Affects Me Too

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    The Variety Show: Behind the Scenes

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    Unstoppable: Kate Ahlgren’s Battle with Cancer

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    It Passed, What’s Next?

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    What’s Wrong with Energy Drinks?

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Its Cold!
It's Cold!
Mylah Hall, Editor in Chief • May 2, 2024

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, Seniors Aubrey Hutchins and Reese Koepke were found frozen to death on the floor of Stoughton High School’s lunchroom....

Senior Michael Anschutz, one of the two current students in the Audio Recording Mentorship class, sitting at the recording booth working on a track.
Recording With Casey
Bella Patrinos, Staff writer • May 7, 2024

Are you a music enthusiast who is also interested in technology? If so, Stoughton High School’s Audio Recording Mentorship class might be for...

Cover art for the Variety Show program created by the SHS band department.
The Variety Show: Behind the Scenes
Lily O'Hearn, Staff Writer • May 1, 2024

Get ready to grab your magnifying glass and put on your detective hat, because this year the Stoughton High School band’s Variety Show is a...

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Tea Time at Lunch Detention
Madison Kenrick, Staff Writer • April 30, 2024

When people hear the word lunch detention, they immediately think of the horrifying lunch detentions portrayed in teen shows, ones where you're...

Art by Miles Heritsch
Your Transphobia Affects Me Too
Lily O'Hearn, Staff Writer • May 1, 2024

For almost a decade, I’ve spent my life in and out of doctor’s offices. They’ve never been my favorite place. The piercing, sterile smell...

Whats Wrong with Energy Drinks?
What's Wrong with Energy Drinks?
Mary Estelle Bubon, Sports Editor • April 30, 2024

As I walk through the hallways of Stoughton High School, I can’t help but notice the abundance of energy drinks. Whether lined on the shelves...

Its Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
It's Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
Travis Ryan, Staff Writer • April 30, 2024

The current minimum wage nationwide is $7.25. The highest generalized minimum wage in the United States is $17.00 in the Washington District...

New Beginnings of SHS Track
New Beginnings of SHS Track
Andrea Becerra La Madrid, Staff Writer • April 30, 2024

As a new Stoughton High School track season begins, the latest additions of coaches and new routines bring new energy and hope to the team. As...

Gov. Evers Vetos Transgender Athlete Ban
Miles Heritsch, Cover Story Editor, Graphics Editor, & Head Artist • April 30, 2024

On April 2, 2024, Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bill restricting transgender athletes’ ability to play on teams that align with their gender identity. In...

RBMS Athletics are the Future of SHS
RBMS Athletics are the Future of SHS
Libby Phillips, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024

If you were to ask a professional athlete when they started getting serious about their sport, they would say in high school, right? For many,...

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Meet the Staff!
Simon Mehring
Simon Mehring
Associate Editor-in-Chief

Simon is a junior, and this is his second year on staff! He's the Associate Editor-in-Chief. he joined the Norse Star because he likes reporting on current events and important topics that are often overlooked....

Travis Ryan
Travis Ryan
Staff Writer

Travis Ryan is a junior; this is his first year on staff! He's involved in forensics, Key Club (as co-secretary), the quiz bowl, choir, and link crew! He hopes to pursue math or physics after high school....

Raegan Peterson
Raegan Peterson
Staff Writer, and Copy Editor

Raegan is a senior, and this is her second year on staff! She's the copy editor and a staff writer. She joined the Norse Star because she was told by her LA10 teacher that she was a good writer, so she...

Mylah Hall
Mylah Hall
Editor-in-Chief

Mylah is a senior, and this is her second and a half year on staff! She's also the editor-in-chief. She joined because she loved the organizational aspect of the process. Besides being part of the school...

Ava Burkhalter
Staff Writer

Ava is a senior, and this is her first year on staff! She joined the Norse Star to get more experience writing. After high school, she'd like to go into a writing-related career. Outside of school, she...

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