The Pony Express

‘Where Dreams Come True’; Newspaper visits Anaheim

After the awards ceremony on April 27, Pony Express students head to Huntington Beach to watch the sunset and grab a group dinner.
Lilly Sample, Online Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2019

  While most high schools students whistled away at schoolwork and homework April 24 through the 28, 10 members of the Pony Express, accompanied by advisor Rachel Steil and parent volunteer...

Let’s get physical

Junior William Thompson works on his club's tensegrity project, using tension and forces to maintain the integrity of the structure without external support.
Elise Truman, Online Editor May 9, 2019

Every Tuesday, a group of young, science-minded students gets together to do exciting physics projects. They spend their time furthering their physics knowledge and applying it practically. The...

Annual junior/senior prom “prom”ises greatness

The annual junior/senior prom will be held on May 4 at the Myth Live in Maplewood. Many students look forward to dressing up and hanging out with friends.
Taylor Lee, Distribution Reporter May 4, 2019

After a long year of tests, quizzes, and a lot of busy work, it is finally time for students to celebrate a job well done. What better way than to attend the annual junior/senior prom. Prom will be held...

Native American student Alliance club brings awareness to diversity

Joanna Tom and sophomore participant Will  Raymond making Earth day posters, and Native American Student Alliance posters on April 24. These posters are put up in the cafeteria.
Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter May 3, 2019

"It's to bring students together with a commonality and connection to being Native students, to bring them together socially, emotionally and to connect with their culture," school phycologist Jennifer...

Theatre practices for upcoming ‘Les Miserables’

Seniors Ben Valerius and Abbe McBride practice for
Claire Anderson, Field Reporter April 12, 2019

"Les Miserables is extremely entertaining and thought-provoking," theater director Grif Sadow said. The spring performance of "Les Miserables" will be put on the first two weekends of April...

New Model United Nations Club visits Milwaukee

Senior Jack Batterton addresses the Model UN club before their trip to the University of Milwaukee March 20-22. This is the first year this club formed.
Ben Jacobs, Podcast Reporter April 10, 2019

In its first year, the Model United Nations Club went to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee to attend a Model United Nations Convention. They went March 20-22 and represented the United Kingdom. The...

Broad Spectrum opens mind to new ideas

The Broad Spectrum team meets Thursdays at 3:15 p.m. The team discusses future plans for their broad spectrum camp that will begin in the summer.
Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter April 5, 2019

"There are people who are really hateful in the world, who judge people off of their gender, sexual orientation, race and more. We want to be able to use all those as creativity, and as an outlet for kids...

Kendama trend returns after six years hiatus

Senior Jeffrey Robinson prepares to execute a trick. Kendamas are making a comeback after disappearing for 6 years. Sweets Kendamas is a local Minnesota company that is a favorite of students.
Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2019

After disappearing from student's hands for six years, kendamas, one of the hottest trends from elementary school, is back. The viral game first came onto the scene back in 2012 and 2013. Kendamas were...

Springer’s students teach community technology skills

Junior Juliauna Belisle helped a community member with technology questions he had, so he can communicate with his family more efficiently March 6.
Jordyn Le Vasseur, Layout Editor March 15, 2019

Computer Science teacher Nicholas Springer recently brought a group of students to Community Thread to help senior citizens with technology questions. He met a few students on March 6 to discuss their...

Key Club strives to serve community

Key Club members participated in making May Day baskets for teachers last year. The Key Club has over 90 members and meets every other Thursday in the main gym.
Soren Danelius, Layout Editor March 14, 2019

Most students do not participate in community service, but those who do have a special space for community service join Key Club. The Key Club is a student-led community service club; they meet every...

Dungeons and Dragons club rolls for a natural 20

Dungeons and Dragons club debate over semantics. Pictured from left to right are junior Rowan Bell-Myers, senior Nathan Breisler, and senior Aztlan Sanchez. The other two members, senior Tyhlir Lowry and junior Aaron Mozey were not present at the session on Feb. 12. The adventuring frequently gets side-tracked when someone brings up memes or the practicalities of magic in real life.
Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist March 13, 2019

"It was probably one of the more fun experiences I've ever had," senior Nathan Breisler said. Breisler was about 12 years old when he got into Dungeons and Dragons. His brother's group needed a tank,...

Concert orchestra explores music in Boston

Concert orchestra works through a musical piece while be lead by director Zach Sawyer. The group leaves for Boston March 28.
Chas Morgan, Layout Editor March 11, 2019

As the orchestra students prepare for their trip to Boston, Mas. their teacher and director, Zach Sawyer is just as excited as they are. Sawyer, who has been Stillwater's director for the past four years,...

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