The Pony Express

Senior Justin Siegfried is known for his wacky socks, but he also is known for his outstanding success in the 2018 Stock Market Games. Siegfried placed in the top five out of thousands of participants state wide.

Siegfried excels in stocks and socks

Chas Morgan, Layout Editor March 23, 2019

Senior Justin Siegfried has excelled in the Stock Market Games and his Marketing class teacher Debbie Drommerhausen thinks highly of him. Siegfried is not only known for his success in the Stock Market...

Government and history students spend time learning about our countrys Constitution and the ways it has shaped and been shaped by America. The countries constitution is not the only one that influences our lives. New changes have been proposed to the Minnesota Constitution.

Additions possible for Minnesota Constitution

Elise Truman, Online Editor March 5, 2019

The United States Constitution was established in 1789 and is the supreme law of the United States. However, each state has its own constitution, focused more on day-to-day operations, as ordained by the...

Many doctors recommend that people with SAD get outside in the mornings. There are four student centers where counselors are available.

Teachers and staff help those effected by Seasonal Affective Disorder

Megan Baxter, Photography Editor February 16, 2019

Grades dropping, rare socialization and zero concentration. Already diagnosed with depression, junior Grace Murphy notices that things get a lot worse around winter time. "My teachers are really great...

Seniors Carter Hansen and Sidney Hatch take auto tech at Century first hour. They are learning to become auto mechanics before they graduate.

Achieving competitive advantage with 916 Program

Joseph Devins, Business Editor February 3, 2019

The 916 is a metro area high school located at Century College that teaches students real world training for work after high school. Jill Stewart-Keller is the principal of the school and counselor Jeremy...

Downtown Stillwater the St. Croix River is frozen, but there is not as much snow on the ground due to the flexuating weather this winter. Over the years there seems to be not as much snow compared to previous winters.

Minnesota winters change due to climate change

Elli Swanson, Photographer January 25, 2019

Over the years, Minnesota winters have differentiated due to mild changes within our Earth's climate. "I certainly remember different winters when I was growing up," biology teacher Benjamin Straka said....

Students from the 916 career in tech program work on taking apart a car engine for their class. The 916 program keeps students more engaged in their learning compared to a normal classroom setting, which gives students a boost of experience going into college.

916 Career in Tech program creates new opportunities

Zach Johnson, Social Media Editor January 23, 2019

The 916 career in tech is a program offered to students to help to prepare for a career outside of high school before  graduation. The program allows students to attend courses not offered to students...

Julie Bartkey presents key points of her career with first hour newspaper students.

Bartkey reflects on the lessons of crime journalism

Elsa Persson, Online Editor January 21, 2019

Standing at the head of the classroom, she stood tall with an inviting smile on her face, upholding herself with impeccable professionalism. She was an award-winning journalist, with an Emmy and multiple...

Jon Bream shares stories on interviewing Prince, Taylor Swift and other musicians with third hour newspaper students.

Jon Bream, Star Tribune Rock Critic visits journalism classes

Lilly Sample, Online Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2019

“Ting. Ting. Ting.” Star Tribune Rock Critic Jon Bream sits in a San Francisco recording studio, separated from music legend Prince by only a pane of glass. Prince stares at him, steadily hitting a...

A group of Brexit protesters march down the street in the city of Belfast on Oct. 8, 2015. Many people are displeased with the results of Brexit.

UK votes to break up Brexit

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor January 19, 2019

Rows of seats line the room from top to bottom. Hundreds of eyes are pointing towards a single figure in the front of the room. Short, grayed hair lines their face filled with looks of worry and deceit....

Chelsey Falzone shares how she achieved her dream job with second hour newspaper students.

Passion and integrity responsible for Falzone’s dream job

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2019

Chelsey Falzone can't remember when she began to love baseball. All she knows is that she was the girl who would go home after school to study stats and watch old baseball documentaries. "I think baseball...

Junior Ivy Lariviere studies hard to make sure they do well in their class about nursing through 916. She will get some of her college classes done while in high school.

916 Career and Technical Center provides college experiences

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter January 18, 2019

916 Career and Technical Center, also referred to as the 916 program, offers different programs to high school students and the northeast school of Century College. They offer two different time slots:...

Apples ad and privacy policy says it is designed to let users share what they want to share. Further down, the policy says Apple can use purchases, searches and demographics to fit ads to a specific user.

Digital world comes with privacy concerns

Mia Lucido, Distribution Editor January 11, 2019

Today, teenagers rely on the internet and do not know what it is like to not have it. Living in a digital world has its perks, but there are also pitfalls, especially when it comes to privacy. Often, people...

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