The Pony Express

Students serving up food

Lucy Langmack, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 25, 2014


Filed under Featured Videos, People

Muffled voices and clinging of dishes fill the steamy, thick air. Customers laugh and enjoy their meals in content as waitresses and server assistants quickly move around. They serve with a bashful smile in the dining area, but when they return to their stations in the kitchen the smile disappears. Actually,...

Better connections through social media

Sara Stickler, Online Editor

December 7, 2014


Filed under People

Click here, ring there, tweet here, comment there. There's a reason the 1.79 billion utilized social networking accounts worldwide. Nearly three-quarters of teens are able to access Internet from any sort of technology in the United States. Due to this, social media is arguably the most important means...

Social media trends emerging

Social media trends emerging

Joey Costa, Social Media Reporter

December 6, 2014


Filed under People

Studies in 2014 showed that Americans ages 18-34 spent about four hours a day on social media. With new apps introduced every day and almost 1.3 million apps already introduced, people cannot get off their social media devices. Social media in the past 10 years has evolved beyond belief throughout...

Social media: friend or foe?

Joe Price, Online Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Featured Videos, People

Walking through the hallways, students have a healthy conversation with friends. Although often times, they are motionless, looking towards the ground with a blank expression and wide eyes. Twitter, Facebook or Instagram are the alternative schedule on student's minds during school. Over the past...

Having a bucketlist motivates to achieve goals

Jordan Fulin, Team Lead Editor

November 21, 2014


Filed under Featured Videos, In-Depth, People

Bucket lists are  a collection of goals, dreams and aspirations that someone would like to accomplish during their lifetime. Most people have a mental list of things they want to conquer in life, however do not give it a formal label. If a person is looking for a way to keep track of their objectives,...

You jump, I jump, Jack: ultimate thrill-seeking

Kayley Winkelman, Photographer

November 20, 2014


Filed under People

  Adrenaline junkies all over the world have been seeking adventures to scratch off their before I die checklist throughout most of history. Everyone has created a bucket list, with at least a  daring activity to complete before they expire. So, what is it about that adrenaline rush that peo...

Popular college choices for students

Brey Fure, Social Media Managing Editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under People

Student have similar view points on what qualities a college should have and which colleges they would find themselves being most successful at. Administrators tend to notice a pattern of colleges that students at the high school are wanting to attend. The most popular picked colleges chosen by students...

Teens choose popular career paths

Hannah Weegman, Online Editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under People

Most teens are choosing medical career paths such as a doctor, surgeons, or personal trainers.  Many students begin their academic career with common and general career goals or aspirations, often teachers or veterinarians. As they grow and are exposed to more opportunities they change and narrow down...

Mermaids call to local author Anne Greenwood Brown

Braden Classon, Social Media Reporter

October 14, 2014


Filed under People, Photo Slide Shows

Local author Anne Greenwood Brown has been writing hit novels since 2011, with her most recent being the trilogy of the “Lies Beneath" books. These books kickstarted Brown's career after the many submissions of stories and ideas to local companies and agents. Random House was interested in her pieces...

Laura Sobiech releases ‘Fly A Little Higher’

Emily Ness, Anchor

October 13, 2014


Filed under Home, In-Depth, People

Once in a blue moon, a remarkably rare individual impacts the world, leaving behind an everlasting legacy. For many, Zach Sobiech was that individual. When Laura Sobiech learned that 17 year old Zach had terminal Osteosarcoma, she said one last prayer: “Okay, Lord, you can have him. But if he must...

Students look to interim principal for prank policies

Brinna Dochniak

May 18, 2014


Filed under People

For decades, Stillwater seniors have practiced the tradition of a school-wide prank with little interruption. Along with this “tradition”, the administration has played a cat-and-mouse game with seniors in an attempt to put an end to these pranks. Various principles have employed different scare...

Tourists can shop till they drop in downtown

Tourists can shop till they drop in downtown

Christy Prust

May 8, 2014


Filed under People

Historic downtown Stillwater has tourists all year round. Stillwater has many sightseeing  and shopping opportunities for visitors. In the downtown area you can see things such as the boom site, trolley rides, Andiamo boat cruises, cave tours and more. One thing everyone likes to do that Stillwat...