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STA Stories

The Brotherhood Endures

We will be sharing stories from faculty, students and parents as they experience Distance Learning.  Each week we will share updates and photos from our community.  

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Cooped Up In COVIDland Webinar

Mr. Larson: Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

Counseling Department Perspective Videos

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Faculty Perspective: DiSTAnce Learning

Student Perspectives: Distance Learning

Parent Perspectives: Distance Learning

In the News

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Innovation Center Director Mark Westlake has been making face shields for health care workers.  Westlake is using the Innovation Center 3D printers, laser cutter and other equipment to make these much needed shields.   The story has aired locally on WCCO-TV, Fox9 News and KSTP.  This past weekend, the story aired nationally on Good Morning America.  You can see the story by journalist Devin Dwyer '01!

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Mr. Maddaus' Cadet Vision class had an assignment to make an obstacle course video but try to be creative to make it stand out.  Below is a video from Tristan Thilmany '21, who definitely made his stand out with messaging.

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Mrs. Clausen's Home Science Labs!

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Leo Vincelli recruited help to set up his track for the lab


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Peter Olson hopping through his lab! 

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Quang Nguyen Recording his Lab Data