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A new superfood in town

A new superfood in town
Liv Krusinski, In-Studio Camera Editor November 17, 2015

Seaweed may not be the most appetizing snack at first glance, but taking a deeper look may convince some to give it a try. Not only is seaweed, also called kelp, a plentiful vegetable, but its health...

Theater brings laughs to the holidays

Sadow with his extensive background in theater tells the students what the exercises are doing to help them.
Alex Scharz, Distribution Reporter November 15, 2015

The theater department has two new additions, a new director and a new holiday tradition. Theater director Grif Sadow is new to this year and he has a new show coming at the beginning of Dec. Holiday...

Pony Express ranks International First Place, Quill and Scroll

Seniors of the Pony Express proudly stand together with their awards from the MHSPA convention.
Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor November 5, 2015

Stillwater staff and students have always taken pride in their school and achievements, which is a very long list. On the list includes the school newspaper, The Pony Express, with a staff of nearly...

Captains lead their teams despite stress

Captains of the swim and dive team, Jane Delahunt, Abby Kunze, Ellie Hill and Margaret Eisenbrandt, sit together during a meet. The swim and dive team has been undefeated for over 125 dual meets. Photo  Photo by Kleio Vrohidis Courtesy Becky Hill
Kleio Vrohidis, Online Editor October 28, 2015

The average student is generally compiled with heavy loads of stress, it's inevitable. It is more common than not to see a high school student stressing over something like school, extracurricular...

Howlett returns with open arms

Howlett entered St. Therese hospice at St. Odilia in Shoreview on Nov. 21 and passed on Jan. 21. A celebration of Howlett’s life was held at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at Eagle Brook Church in Lino Lakes, where his family, accompanied by The Stillwater Varsity Choir, Principal Rob Bach, Darby Whitehill and Peter Schield, gathered with the community. “Everybody was always welcome,
Nick Carlson, Read and Watch Field Reporter October 28, 2015

Last year, Stillwater Area High School's Assistant Principal, Bill Howlett received the news that he had cancer and had to step down from his position. While the fight is still enduring, Howlett has...

Concert Wind Symphony haunts the ELC

Pumpkins. What is Halloween without pumpkins? Of course spirit has plenty for Halloween
Taylor Johnston, Social Media Editor October 28, 2015

Concert Wind Symphony is hosting a haunted maze in the ELC on Oct. 30 from 5 p.m to 10 p.m. Tickets will be $5 for kids and $7 for adults. They are hosting this haunted maze in hopes to raise enough...

Pep band increases involvement in school events

The American Flag in the background hangs in remembrance of those lost on 9/11. The pep band dedicated their performance to those lost 12 years ago.
 Photo By Lily Marchan
Lily Marchan, Online Editor October 27, 2015

The Pony Pep band is having an exemplary year with many dedicated students and an abundance of school spirit. The group began late August, spending about two hours daily to learn more than 40 songs,...

Girls tennis heads into post-season

Team captains pose before going to work on the courts to prepare for upcoming opponents.
Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor October 27, 2015

The girls Tennis season may seem like it is winding down, but it is actually just starting up as the girls head into the post-season. The Pony's regular season has come to a close. The Varsity girls...

Music department puts on annual Rummage Sale

A young girl clutches her new favorite stuffed animal.
Jonathan Rustad, Copy Editor October 27, 2015

This year's annual rummage sale took place Oct. 10 and is one of the many fundraisers that the music department has planned. The rummage sale happens every year and raises money for all three areas...

Graduate opens dream bakery

Photo by Katie Hutton
Hannah was motivated to buy the bakery at its location in Churchill largely because it came with the equipment she needed.
Katie Hutton, Online Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2015

  At the age of 15, SAHS graduate Hannah Fazendin began a folder that would start her towards her dream of opening her own bakery. Plastered on the front of the folder would be a logo with...

The past and present success of the boys Cross Country team

Boys Cross Country team lines up as they prepare for their race this August.
Lucas Braun, Social Media Editor October 26, 2015

The boys cross country team had been extremely successful in the past and still is today. They have won multiple state titles, regional tournaments, they have even competed in national tournaments...

GSA Club strives for equality

GSA members juniors Kai Knudson, Ben Farmer, Ellie Kimball and senior Lucas Pooler before the GSA meeting began. They are casually having a conversation.
Lauren Lebourgeois, Copy Editor October 26, 2015

Gender-Sexuality Alliance Group has started their weekly meetings It is a new year and also time for the GSA group to get started. This group may be small, but it sure is mighty. It is on a mission...

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