The Pony Express

Football field movie night brings students together

Football field movie night brings students together

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under News

For a final celebration of the school year, Student Council will be holding a movie night at Pony Stadium on May 27. The movie will take place once it begins to get dark. All students are welcome to come. Entrance for the movie will be free, however, concessions will be sold. After receiving positi...

First ever girls ultimate frisbee team emerges

First ever girls ultimate frisbee team emerges

Josh Framke, Distribution Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under Featured Videos, News, Sports

The first ever all-girls ultimate frisbee team has been created for the spring season. In the past, the team has competed co-ed, but with the class of 2017 leaving, the team was left with only four members. With the loss of so many team members, they were forced to recruit more members to their ranks a...

School experiments with after school A La Carte option

School experiments with after school A La Carte option

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, Photo Slide Shows

"It is now three o'clock. If you are not under the direct supervision of a teacher please report to the cafeteria," the loudspeaker announces. Many students spend their time waiting in the lunchroom after the final bell rings. Some students are waiting for their ride while others do homework wit...

“Wait, are you the Rock girl?” Katie Kelzenberg’s promposal garners big attention

“Wait, are you the Rock girl?” Katie Kelzenberg’s promposal garners big attention

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

''She gets recognized everywhere. Like, 'You're that girl. Congratulations.' We were at the theater and some random old people came up and took pictures on their cell phones. An old man said, 'Are you, like, the rock girl?'A lot of people think she won a contest," Katie's self-described bodyguard and...

Jumping into spring with ninth, tenth grade formal

Jumping into spring with ninth, tenth grade formal

Hannah Boardman, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The addition of the freshman to the high school has brought much excitement this year, with the newest addition being the ninth and tenth grade formal. This Spring Formal is centered around the underclassmen, giving them an opportunity to dress up and have a fun night out. Typically, there is pr...

April 20 walkout marks 19 year anniversary of Columbine

April 20 walkout marks 19 year anniversary of Columbine

Ike Gunderson, Online Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under News

After another mass school shooting occurred on Feb. 14, teens decided they had enough. Following the tragedy which claimed 17 lives, many students from around the country sprung into action. They began planning nationwide school walkouts to honor the victims of all school shootings, as well as lobby for...

Prom committee plans for a night in the roaring twenties

Prom committee plans for a night in the roaring twenties

Morgan Grim, Photography Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

With prom quickly approaching, the prom committee meets every week to plan for a night in the roaring twenties. Prom committee is a group of students that choose a theme, make decorations, budget a project, coordinate a location and overall plan for the upcoming junior and senior dance. The commit...

Remembering Parkland victims with walkout, demanding safety

Remembering Parkland victims with walkout, demanding safety

Mira LaNasa, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

One student stood halfway up a half-frozen snow bank with three peers, megaphone in hand, while three others crouched on the cement below, using blue and red lighters to light white tea lights in glass votives. “Alyssa Alhadeff, 14,” senior Erica Lemcke began. “Scott Beigel, 35,” she continued...

School Board postpones discussion on school start times

School Board postpones discussion on school start times

Levi Gregg, Copy Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under News

  Pressure from students and parents at Stillwater Area High School led the school board consider changing the high school’s start time from 7:40 to 8:30 a.m.  However, after looking at the issue for several years, the school board decided to delay the change, initially scheduled to ...

WALKOUT: SAHS walks out to remember Parkland victims

WALKOUT: SAHS walks out to remember Parkland victims

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

To participate in the nationwide protest, SAHS students walked out at 10 a.m. local time Wednesday to remember the victims of the horrific Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting and demand gun control from the nation's leaders. The walkout took place on March 14 at 10 a.m. and lasted for 17 ...

Asian Student Union builds strong bonds

Asian Student Union builds strong bonds

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

In a school lacking diversity, it can be difficult for minorities to feel included.  New this year, the Asian Student Union helps students find peers with common interests. The group meets on Tuesdays during Flex Time in room E124.  Shannon VerDuin, a print room paraprofessional, advises ASU as well a...

Feminism club resumes to promote equality

Feminism club resumes to promote equality

Linnea Phillips, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under News

When the Feminism Club opened for students in the 2016-2017 school year, leaders were excited and ready for any and all activities planned for the students interested in the club. However, dissension and disagreements on what the club meant and what it should do caused the leaders to shut the club down....