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The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

Participants after the annual Culture Runway Show wave their countrys flag with pride. Students partake in a Cultural Runway show and represent their countries. The audience saw a variety of traditions, dances and clothing practiced among their peers.

Cultural Runway Show held during BLAST week, promotes inclusivity, diversity among students

Shea Denning, Broadcast Editor March 8, 2024

As students scurry to finish any final touches, the chatter among students and teachers in the audience seems to silence their own voices behind the curtain. An energetic, The Cultural Runway show...

Senior Abbey Savelkoul, senior Zoe Chase, junior Liby Quast, senior Chloe Stanton and senior Ava Biederman about to get ready for the gymnastics state championship at Wilkins Auditorium Feb. 24. The team has worked hard to get to this point and are ready to give everything they have got into this final hurrah.

Gymnastics team works through tough season

Cole Nuss, Layout Editor March 4, 2024

White powdery chalk dust fills the air. Fans and teammates cheer loudly. Judges jot down notes as they decide their final scores. Individuals work hard in their events to get as many points as possible....

Adapted floor hockey season starts strong

Camryn Handberg and Cathleen Costello, Photography Editors January 30, 2024

More than 50 years ago, Jim Christy was looking for an opportunity to participate in high school sports. His differing abilities prevented him from participating in regular sporting events. Christy approached...

Girls hockey makes themselves a popular topic in school conversations after kicking off the season strong. Being known for their passionate and competitive players, it’s no wonder.

Girls hockey determined to make it to state

Mady Richert, Online Editor January 30, 2024

This season, girls hockey will be graduating 13 seniors. There is one main goal for the team, and that is to win a state championship title. With new coaching staff added to the program, there are...

Senior Oren Hamilton records for a basketball game against Roseville. He is currently recording highlights for his Hamilton film.

Oren Hamilton plans to become a professional videographer

Biniam Tsegai, Business Editor January 28, 2024

    Senior Oren Hamilton fell in love, maybe not in the most regular way. He found his love in videos. Hamilton is a well-distinguished videographer within the community who loves...

Band director Tark Katzenmeyer teaches a band class. The previous director has chosen to step down and Katzenmeyer has risen to the challenge.

Katzenmeyer takes over as band director

Ian Lunneborg, Video Editor December 13, 2023

“I love the opportunity to meet a whole new group of people and any opportunity you get to make musicians with people or any opportunity you get to meet musicians and an environment where people...

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...

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