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The Pony Express

Girls 2022 varsity lacrosse around state consolation championsjp trophy.

Girls lacrosse season underway

Maycie Neubauer, Broadcast and Podcast April 24, 2023

Finishing the 2022 season, Stillwater lacrosse had placed 5th in the state with a win over Elk River Zimmerman in a tight game (7-6) ending in favor of the Stillwater girls. However for the 2023 season,...

Stillwater School District Board Members in a meeting

Chris Lauer fills seat for school board

Angela Taylor and Aydin Brennan April 18, 2023

Chris Lauer, a member of the Partnership Plan board, has been selected to fill the open school board seat in place of his predecessor, Eva Lee. Lauer was on the Stillwater Planning Commission, a volunteer...

The clue room at the Sherlock Holmes exhibit, where people look around for the most loved and famous Sherlock items. This museum is a family-loved tradition by many.

Sherlock Holmes exhibit closes

Reece Bastyr, Social Media Editor April 8, 2023

How long was 174 years ago? What was going on in the world? America was not looking the best, but Minnesota was determined to collect, preserve and tell the story of the Land of 10,000 lakes. The Minnesota...

President Joe Biden standing in front of an American flag, speaking into a microphone.

Presidential candidates should meet a maximum age limit

Aubree Bigger, Political Cartoon Editor April 1, 2023

Presidential candidates should have to meet a maximum age limit to be elected. One must follow many rules to become president of the United States of America, such as a minimum age limit of 35 years....

Quarterback Max Shikenjanski throwing a pass to a receiver

Ponies football team ends fantastic season

Soel Riser, Podcast/Distribution Reporter December 13, 2022

The Stillwater Ponies ended their historical football season after a tough loss to Lakeville South on Nov. 11 in the state quarterfinals. The Ponies show Friday nights that they have really great teamwork...

Apples new iphone 14

Apple’s new iphone 14

Parker Ringold, distribution/podcast November 1, 2022

The new upcoming apple iphone 14 and the other models such as the 14 pro and the 14 pro max following with it. hers why this is newsworthy due to millions of people having this product on them at all times...

Boys lacrosse team practices for their upcoming season on the schools turf fields for captains practice. They consistently work on their passing and catching.

Boys lacrosse team hopes to beat Mahtomedi for first time

Carina Block, Copy Editor April 18, 2019

Last season, the boys varsity lacrosse team graduated many key players, but this season they are still going to strive for a record similar to last year's (11-2). This year's captains are seniors...

Signs posted outside all bathrooms, warning of the new bathroom use policy.

Students ‘pee’ved over new bathroom security policy

Pony Express Staff April 8, 2019

While walking the halls, keep an eye out for the locked bathroom doors with ‘See Something, Say Something’ QR codes taped up over them. Notice kids wearing yellow shirts, sweatshirts and pins....

Josiah Hill kicked off his campaign Feb. 5. He is running for State Senate to represent residents of District 39.

Josiah Hill makes a run for State Senate, District 39

John Franklin, Copy Editor March 1, 2019

English teacher Josiah Hill started his campaign for State Senate Jan. 31.  Hill will run for the District 39 seat currently held by Karin Housley, who has held the position since 2012. Hill,...

Angelina Vang watches an ok boomer Tik Tok. A girl is dressed up as a baby boomer because she made a joke about how her grandparents judge her ripped jeans.

‘Ok boomer’ rapidly became a comeback used by Gen Z

Annabel Lantz, Photography Editor January 10, 2019

"Ok boomer" is what younger generations have used as a response to older adults (i.e. The Baby Boomers). "Ok boomer" shows the social divide between older generations and younger. Recently every social...

Snapchat rising above old-school text messaging

Tiana Meador, Online Editor December 24, 2015

As social media continues to pervade every element of day-to-day life, 'older' ways of communicating seem to lose popularity among the current generation. This allows for more exploration of newer...

Sophomore Siri Bohachek climbs up a hill at the nordic state tournament last year for the girls teams third place finish. I love participating on the Nordic team, its a great group of people. Bohachek said.

Siri Bohachek has bright future in store

Colin Gray, Reporter December 24, 2015

The air is cold and creates wisps of breathe that flow through the air. The sudden shifts of movement only makes everything more nerve racking. As seconds are counted down by a coach with a watch in...

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