A long tradition of excellence in Academics, Arts and Athletics
- State and national awards for student publications for the Kabekonian (our yearbook), the Pony Express (our student newspaper), and the Stylus (our creative arts magazine). Awards include - Kabekonian--2019-Minnesota High School Press Association Best of Show--Third; Stylus-MHSPA Hall of Fame Publication; All-State Gold honors from Journalism Educators of Minnesota; Both instructors--Master Journalism Educators certified by Journalism Education Association.
- Longest streak of superior ratings in the Minnesota State High School League in musical competitions involving the bands (Concert, Varsity, Symphonic), the orchestras (Concert, Varsity, Symphonic and Chamber) and the choirs (The Stillwater Choir, Varsity Men, Varsity Women, Belle Chanter, Vagabonds, Select Women and Sophomore Chamber Choir). Nationally recognized for concert performances in New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona and Illinois. Routinely invited to the St. Olaf Choir, Concordia and Dorian Festivals.
- Repeated recognition from the AP College Board. Every years hundreds of our students are named AP Scholars, AP Scholars with Honors, AP Scholars with Distinction and AP National Scholars.
- Stillwater has had 62 Minnesota State High School League State team athletic championships, including adapted sports. Every year we have teams earning top conference honors as well.