The Pony Express

Malaina Fragnito practices using a bag valve mask to provide breaths during CPR. Fragnito is part of a 916 schools program that provides her with the opportunity to get her EMT certification during high school.

Malaina Fragnito trains as EMT

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor November 6, 2018

Many students do not know what they are going to do in their future, but senior Malaina Fragnito does. Fragnito is participating in a 916 school class that provides her the opportunity to get her EMT...

Donyea Davis & Chinmay Sahu working together on their projects for Genesys Works.

Genesys Works, helps students prepare for career

Toby Weiss, Camera Editor November 4, 2018

Genesys Works is a program that employs high school students and teaches them how to work an IT job in major corporations. Seniors can experience what it is like to have a $12.50 an hour, nine-to-five...

Local rivers and lake also see pollution from farming, being so far away from larger farms.

Agribusinesses contribute to local water pollution

Haley Nelson, Online Editor November 3, 2018

Pollution from agribusinesses is responsible for most of the pollution in over 100,000 streams in the U.S. With an increase in the population, larger farms and agribusinesses need to produce more crops,...

Junior Max Vogel after testing water from Browns Creek for the amount of various chemicals in the water. This natural stream is a prime example of where animals could be harmed if the water were to become dense in pollutants.

Pollution impacts drinking water in Washington County

Ben Jacobs, Podcast Reporter November 1, 2018

The Stillwater community is affected by water pollution, as is any populated area. Large corporations such as 3M have had effects on the local environment and contributed to the pollution of water...

A list of Universities. The University of Chicago is the clear choice because that was the only college that offered test optional admission.

Universities switch to test-optional administration

AnnaMarie Born, Business Editor November 1, 2018

The University of Chicago and other top colleges are beginning to make the switch to test optional admission. On June 14, the University of Chicago announced that they were going to have a test optional...

The Minnesota Army National Guard Stillwater Readiness Center. This is a local army where as recruiters and national guard members work and students may also visit or train during recruitment or after.

Military recruiters seek out students

Dylan Stormoen , Copy Editor October 31, 2018

Army recruitment is making its way through public schools all over Minnesota. Local army recruitment teams are taking many approaches to get students interested and involved. Sergeant Seth Allia...

Boxes being unpacked with books and other new supplies for the media center.

Media center renovations implemented by administrators

Ben Kazmerski, Information Graphics Editor October 30, 2018

This year, the media center has received the attention of administrators who allocated funds for a full renovation of the spacious room. According to staff, the new tables and computers are going...

Running school board candidates Mark Burns, Matthew Cooper, Jon Fila, Don Hovland, Shelley Pearson, Tina Riehle, and Liz Weisberg speak at a panel. They are campaigning for the four school board seats opening on December 31st, 2018.

School board candidates discuss key issues

Matt Moore, Podcast Reporter October 23, 2018

Nov. 6 is election day across the country. Locally, seven candidates are running for the four open seats on the Stillwater School District School Board. Each candidate has the difficult task of addressing...

The Ponies student fans going wild at the jersey themed football game at Roseville on September 14.

Super Fans show school spirit at Homecoming game

Carina Block, Copy Editor September 8, 2018

  The student section at the football game is on their toes as the ball gets snapped to quarterback junior Luke Cullen. The crowd goes wild after a gain of 15 yards. The students shout out...

Community supports schools across district

Community supports schools across district

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor May 15, 2018

The local community plays a large role in supporting their local school district. Students believe that the success of Stillwater Schools is largely due to the support they receive from the community....

Alternative Copy story by Susan Hubbard

Kamara uses his talents to create music

Noah Schoolman, Copy Editor March 29, 2018

Rap music has an increasing presence in the music industry. With this movement, people have been inspired to follow. Many have begun creating rap music themselves, such as senior Emmanuel Kamara. During...

Photo by Luke Dickinson

Luke VandenBergh receives ROTC scholarship

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter March 23, 2018

Numerous scholarships are available for people after high school graduation to continue their education. Senior Luke VandenBergh received a scholarship he has always dreamed of, for the Army Reserve Officers'...

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