The Pony Express

Amy Carr Paraprofessional works in the College and Career.

Amy Carr wins Impact Influencer Award for her work with students

Shannon Pothen , Layout Editor November 13, 2021

The future can be scary, but Amy Carr, the College and Career Paraprofessional, works hard to make students feel confident leaving high school. She has been working in the College and Career Center since...

Eliza Weston wears different outfits every day

Eliza Weston wears different outfits every day

Cecilia Conery, Podcast and Online Editor October 24, 2021

"It's my senior year and I'm going to be me," senior Eliza Weston confidently said while talking about her new project. Weston decided to take the school year to challenge herself. She wears new and...

Junior Alison Bergmann, with the horse that made her the World Champion.

Alison Bergmann rides her way to victory

Riley Carlson, Photography and Online Editor October 5, 2021

"She's confident, calm and doesn't freak out when a horse does something stupid," senior Marit Hegstad said, as she described her friend and fellow competitor. Junior Alison Bergmann attended last season's...

This was just one of many races that led up to Rosengrens greatest victory. Thats when years of practice paid off.

Rosengren finishes season strong

Joshua Bove, Online Editor June 13, 2021

There are many things that can empower people to do more than they thought they were capable of. Love, necessity, desperation—all ignite the fuel of adrenaline to push them just a little further. For...

Junior Ashley Williams in her micro kart getting ready for a big race. She is driving up to the starting line at the Princetion track.

Ashley Williams with talent for racing karts

Kady Peltier, Layout Editor June 12, 2021

From May to October number 25, junior Ashely Williams, races karts weekly. Last year, she raced a 600CC micro sprint and her own 500CC outlaw kart. This year, she is expecting to run 30 races in her 600CC...

The cover page of Marchs podcast available on Spotify featuring herself and the title of her podcast inspired by Matthew 17:20 in the photo.  On this podcast March discusses her experiences and backstory with her faith as a Christian teenager.

March’s podcast brings faith during crisis

Vatuazenj Vang, Blog Reporter May 31, 2021

.When the pandemic broke out last year, many people lost hope as the virus took root and everyone in the world was experiencing the same turmoil.  However, some people like senior Olivia March were inspired...

Competitors in the final round of the annual Young People’s Symphony Concert Association Concerto Competition gather on a Zoom call on March 20 to announce the top prize winners. Sophomore Grace Weitzel (right bottom) won fifth place in the national competition.

Junior Grace Weitzel places fifth in the annual YPSCA competition

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2021

With the accompanist sitting behind her, sophomore Grace Weitzel gives a small nod and closes her eyes during the piano introduction of the violin concerto. Then, not just her eyes, but the sound too in...

Alex Ritzer up to bat playing against East Ridge. Ponies are down by one with two players on base.

Alex Ritzer reflects on high school baseball career, his future

Nick Koehn May 27, 2021

America's favorite pastime is baseball and people of all ages play this sport. From young to old, people find a way to play and watch. This is no different here at Stillwater Area High School where we...

Austin Buck, Otto Hanlon, Mason Buck and Hugh Hanlon film a trip for their channel. This is one of the many trips they will go on.

Youtube brings Bush Bros together

Emily Hornbuckle, Business Editor May 27, 2021

Juniors Austin Buck, Mason Buck, Hugh Hanlon and sophomore Otto Hanlon have been making YouTube videos for a couple years. They have always been interested in the outdoors and they have been exploring...

Senior Ana Weaver crosses the finish line of the 1 mile. Weaver completed a time of 5 minutes flat at her home track.

Girls cross country team says goodbye to Ana Weaver

Ella Gag, Social Media Editor in Chief May 26, 2021

“Running is basically my life. I mean, I eat, sleep and breathe running, ” senior Ana Weaver said. Weaver is finally approaching her final track season of her high school career. Weaver has stayed...

IPS Solar company and the environmental conservation club are discussing the layout of the solar panels over Google Meets. The club is getting an idea of what the layout could look like if the School Board goes though with their proposal.

Environmental Conservation Club works to get solar panels

Kady Peltier, Layout Editor May 24, 2021

The Environmental Conservation Club is working to propose a solar panel project to the school board before the end of the year. They want the school to have their own solar panels to provide the building...

Junior Eliza Weston helps make posters for Sophia Pietan and Amelia Bretls campaign for student council Presidents of the upcoming school year. Pietan and Bretl also used buttons, social media and other platforms to spread the news about voting for them.

Student Council Presidents Amelia Bretl and Sophia Pietan have big plans upcoming school year

Lindsey Crain, Copy Editor May 22, 2021

Juniors Sophia Pietan and Amelia Bretl have been elected the new Student Council presidents. Their campaign was based around change and what students can do to make this a safe and healthy learning environment...

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