The Pony Express

Students share superstitious pasttimes

Katie Hutton, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2015


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Tarot cards have often been recognized as being a portal into the future within popular culture. Within books and movies, tarot cards are used by old ladies with long hair and bony fingers. They are read by these ladies in a tent, where ignorant passersby can pay an obscene amount of money for fak...

Tollefson leaves behind a legacy to remember

Tollefson leaves behind a legacy to remember

Sam Hudachek, Social Media Reporter

May 4, 2015


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Since the beginning of the school year, there have been rumors of many teachers retiring or leaving. One of those people at the center of them was theater director Haeri Tollefson. He confirmed himself that 'Cinderella,' the school's spring play, will be his last. Tollefson has been the theater d...

Astrology: a connection to the universe

Astrology: a connection to the universe

Caitlin Rademacher, Photographer

May 3, 2015


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Going on the internet today it would not be uncommon to see a horoscope or “what your zodiac side means to you” show up on the screen. People know what their zodiac signs are and can even recite it when asked. Junior, Wesley Phillips said, “I am an Aries and this relates to me because Aries...

Students look to horoscopes for advice

Students look to horoscopes for advice

Anna Craggs, Photographer

May 1, 2015


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Religion can be a place to look for answers of problems in everyday life. Another place to look for answers is daily horoscopes. A horoscope is an astrology chart representing the positions of the Sun, the Moon, planets and the signs of the zodiac to foretell events in a person's life. Zodiac signs represent the different sectors of th...

Exercising helps keep attitude positive

Exercising helps keep attitude positive

Joel Lange, Social Media Reporter

March 1, 2015


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The body is a temple and it must be upheld by healthy practices. Regular exercise and eating can have a significant impact on the body's health. Although, getting in the habit of exercising and not eating junk foods can be so difficult, some people do not even know where to start. Before exercising,...

Maintaining healthy lifestyle through body and mind

Rachel LeMire, Photographer

February 27, 2015


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Staying in shape can be a difficult task, especially during the cold winters that keep us inside. While some try to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy, others participate in rigorous exercise programs. Now more than ever, there are countless ways to stay healthy. From at home workout systems,...

Benefits of eating healthy

Benefits of eating healthy

Kyah LaBancz, Online Editor

February 23, 2015


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Imagine standing in front of two different food bars. One is filled with crunchy greens, nuts filled with healthy fats, lean proteins and various  vegetables to make a delightful salad. The other displays options of sugar packed sweets, chips and all of Grandma's fattening holiday dishes. Which would...

Staff couples tell their love stories

Staff couples tell their love stories

Anna Craggs, Photographer

February 14, 2015


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The month of February reminds people if their loved ones. Valentine's Day is coming soon on Feb. 14. American culture is in love with love. Little girls grow up watching Disney movies about Prince Charming. There are some lucky ladies who have found the right ones. These ladies happen to be teachers. ...

Breckheimer and Nederloe shows love has no boundaries

Emily Ness, Anchor

February 13, 2015


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February has long been a time of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine's Day. While some would believe that this holiday honors only typical couples, the tides are turning as far as the world's stance on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The LGBT community strives to create a world of acce...

Greeder and Blinkhorn recall milestones in their relationship

Greeder and Blinkhorn recall milestones in their relationship

Madie Woltman, Social Media Reporter

February 11, 2015


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“She means a lot to me. She’s a big part of my life, but she makes it so great and happy for me. I’m just glad we met and have stayed together," said junior Wyatt Blinkhorn, speaking of his girlfriend, junior Lauren Greeder. Blinkhorn and Greeder have been dating since Sept. 21, 2013. They first...

Students in Armed Forces

Students in Armed Forces

Matt Salmi, Social Media Editor

January 16, 2015


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Many people go into the different military branches every year after high school. This year there are a few students who will be joining the military.  There are a few different reasons why each of them are going to the Armed Forces first instead of going to college.  There are also many different job...

The military through the family’s eyes

Maddie Maroney, Social Media Managing Editor

January 15, 2015


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"We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us," said Winston Churchill. Many Americans would agree there is a certain level of pride and respect that our country has for our military members who protect this country. But of course, no one resp...