The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

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

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,...

Chess requires a checkmate to win. Take advantage of the opponents faults and prevail.

Chess Club prepares students for tournaments

William Cadenhead, Political Cartoonist March 4, 2023

Chess Club was formed on October 6th. Freshman Jonah Bailey was founded to delve deeper into the game. The club takes place every Friday in room C209 Math Teacher Torry Kraftson advises it. The game...

Junior Eme Rickheim doing deep breathing exercises to calm herself in a stressful situation.

Students cope with high school stress

Grace Cheney, Photography Editor March 1, 2023

Everyone deals with some sort of stress in their lives whether it is due to their home lives, school, relationships, sports, etc. and there are many different effects and ways to cope and deal with the...

Photo of Emily Rohde (left) and Jason Rohde (right). Picture shown on main website.

Jason Rohde runs clay business

Maycie Neubauer, Podcast Editor and Broadcast February 22, 2023

Rohde Pottery Farm is a business located in Woodville, Wis. Rohde Pottery Farm is owned by an adored clay teacher Jason Rohde. It is Rohde's second year teaching at the high school, but he is certainly...

Booher at the community Closet

Counselor Becky Hopper creates Community Closet for students and families

Ellie Dahlstrom, Podcast and Distribution Reporter February 15, 2023

  Guidance counselor Becky Hopper and social worker Jenna Booher developed a donation center called Community Closet, in hopes to help students and families in need, with quick and convenient...

Student Delaney Johnson watches Taylor Swifts music video for her song Anti-hero with the deleted scene. As she watches the video she thinks about what the meaning of the video is.

Taylor Swift called fatphobic by media

Milena Sandstrom, Podcast and Distribution Reporter December 7, 2022

Taylor Swift released a music video for her song, Anti-Hero, which is on her newest album, Midnights and got backlash from the media. The song Anti-Hero has a powerful meaning of how we are our own worst...

Senior player runs the ball during the 1st down.

Class of 2023 wins the annual powderpuff game

Maya Disher, Photography and Copy Editor October 24, 2022

  Coming off an intense win last year, the senior class of 2023 won for the second time, except this year they truly are the "top dogs," as they beat out the junior class of 2024. Powderpuff...

Junior Liam Butler makes a Tik Tok Before school in

Social media influences musical tastes

Angela Taylor, Copy Editor and Business Editor October 21, 2022

Most students do not remember life before social media.  In fact, most of student were not even born before the development of the world’s initial forms of social media. Being integrated into students'...

School parking lot as the day ends and cars coming and going.

Administration changes school parking lot fee structure

Soel Riser and Oren Hamilton October 20, 2022

Over the summer, administration made changes to the parking lot, allowing students to park freely and provide more space for community and staff members to park and use facilities. In order to park...

Carter Magistad playing during practice in their first week of season on March 30. The team practices after school on weekdays.

Boys tennis team returns with strong players

Keira Jelinek, Social Media Editor April 26, 2022

The boys tennis team starts their spring season with strong returning players. The coaching staff includes David Kahl, Bryce Ellefson and Jay Knutson. Their official season begins on March 28. Practices...

Members of the girls track and field team are ready for the upcoming race. The girls are wearing pony gear to show off their pride for their school.

Track and field starts off with a bang

Ava Stein, Graphics Editor and Online Editor April 25, 2022

Bang! A shot fired into the air and track members zoomed down the field. Junior Kyle Och's feet pounded on the ground as he had his eyes on the finish line. Och inched his way to the front of the group,...

Special Education teachers Jon Matel and Jon Hinzman help their students become accustomed to working. They have been assisting special education students at the school for a couple of years.

Pony Brew provides job experience to special needs students

Brady Lau, Social Media Editor, Podcast Editor April 23, 2022

The Pony Brew is a coffee shop located in B116 and is run by special education students. It is part of a class called Work Experience taught by special education teachers Jon Hinzman and Jon Matel....

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