The Pony Express

Senior Missa Lunzer watches the protests from a distance. She sits on the side of the street to recover from being tear gassed. The streets are full of smoke yet people stay out to chant.
George Floyd’s story erupts in protests through America
Emma Wagner, Copy Editor-in-Chief • November 4, 2020

George Floyd is now a name familiar with nearly every American. Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officers. Protests erupted throughout...

Former student Zach Sobiech was the inspiration for the upcoming move
Disney plus will be releasing Zach Sobiech 'Clouds' this October
Macy Gonnion, Online Editor • October 29, 2020

“You don’t have to find out you're dying to start living,” 17 year old Zach Sobiech said. At the age of 14, this Oak-Land Junior High School...

Ms. Yates B-day social studies class using part of their 84 minute class period as work time. This year, in addition to a quarter schedule, class times have also been adjusted in length from 55 minutes to 84 minutes.
Students reflect on what they took for granted in previous school years
Nissa Wilcox, Layout Editor • October 15, 2020

Students have been given a choice of whether they would like to learn online or attend hybrid learning for the 2020-2021 school year. Neither...

Photo by Julia Bennett
Peer helpers continue progression
Julia Bennett, Social Media Editor-In-Chief • April 22, 2020

Social studies teacher Michael Kaul founded peer helpers last year. Since then, they have not only grown in members but in their work and outreach...

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