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Vandals continue to strike
Vandals continue to strike
Isabel Foley, Photo Editor

Students spend hours of their day at CMR and for many, it can start to feel as though they live at school. Before winter break, bathrooms on the second...

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CMR Fall 2021 Visual Art Exhibit
The state champion Rustler volleyball team poses for a shot after arriving back in Great Falls on Nov. 13.
Rustlers capture volleyball state title

The Lady Rustler volleyball team finished an undefeated season by beating Billings...

Rustlers celebrate their victory.
A Rustler win: homecoming

Rustlers win homecoming football game against the Gallatin Raptors 36-21.

Photo, Hiking, Aoraki / Mt Cook by True New Zealand Adventures, Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Rustlers can stay active during summer vacation
Josiah Favela and Lucie Michel

  As Great Falls opens up from the pandemic, we have compiled a list...

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Stampede urges students and staff to take time to recharge and relax

It goes without saying that this year has been one of the strangest in history. We have lived through a pandemic, remote learning, masks, social distancing,...

Montana Capitol Building in Helena, MT. (
Young people need to reset constituent focus from national to local politics
Taylor Willmarth, Editor

At the nation’s founding following the American War of Independence, the widespread sentiment regarding a strong central government was hostile. The...

2020 Formula One tests Barcelona, Alfa Romeo C39, Räikkönen.jpg by Artes Max from Spain is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Alfa Romeo takes the lead with dashing new livery
Justin Bollich, Staff Writer

The teams for Formula 1 in 2021 have recently revealed the liveries for this season, showing the cars in the colors and designs that will be used for the...

Branding blatantly represented and celebrated through the iron statue in the CMR gymnasium.
Branding keeps cattle farmers in the ancient past
David Miller, Staff Writer

Please consider the following: you are immobilized, held down by restraints, and without seeing its source, you feel a searing pain near your thigh. The...

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There’s no going back
Sierra Highwood and Justin Bollich

Swinging into theaters once again, Peter Parker comes back in the sequel of Spider-Man Far from home. No way home, the third is the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

Reader reviews summer books
Kerrigan Edwards, Editor in Chief

Dear Evan Hansen-  Benj Pasek, Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Justin Paul Rating: 1/5 stars Why: It might be the fact that this book is loved and...

Photo, Dreamin of Summer by Zach Dischner courtesy of Creative Commons.
Summer fun showing up after Covid-19
Madison McMurphey and Justin Bollich

Summer is here, and some of us don't know what to do. Well, look no farther, because here are some ideas. The Red Ants Pants festival is held on July...

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The future is female, new club rises with empowerment.
The future is female, new club rises with empowerment.
Madison McMurphey and Kayla Muston

As the new year started so did new clubs. Moxie is a feminist club that includes all genders. In the club they talk about women's rights and more. However, this club does...


Thanks to teacher Brian Crosby, who filmed the Sept. 30 Homecoming Coronation in the CMR Fieldhouse. Crosby teaches English and Video Production. Coronation 2021 to watch.

Rustlers kick off Homecoming 2021 with "Color Run"

On Sept. 23, students, staff and family members gathered after school to participate in the Homecoming "Color Run," an approximately 1-mile run around the school grounds....

Superintendent Tom Moore of Great Falls Public Schools
Tom Moore: impact of Covid-19 on GFPS (part one)
Taylor Willmarth, Editor

“It’s almost surreal. I never imagined in my wildest dreams that I would be leading a school district under these circumstances.” Hear the full Taylor Willmarth interview...

Stampede Speaks: South Pacific
Stampede Speaks: "South Pacific"
Quinn Soltesz, Audio Editor

Check out Stampede Speaks latest episode on CMR Performing Art's presentation of the 1949 musical "South Pacific."

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Stampede In-Depth -- Jan. 10, 2022
SPORTS Edition
Jacobs adapts art rooms to fit Covid-19 protocols

COVID-19: A plague of the mind

November 5, 2020

OPINION: Coronavirus affecting lives of everyone

November 5, 2020

CMR students and teachers navigate learning amid a pandemic

October 8, 2020

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