The Pony Express



All content on published on is written and produced by students enrolled in Newspaper class.  Content is updated on a daily basis.  The print edition is released to staff and students about every 4-5 weeks.

Editorials, columns, and reviews that appear with a byline are the opinions of the writer and not necessarily those of the staff, adviser, school, or administration. The staff editorial reflects the majority opinion of the editorial board of the Pony Express staff and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of all students on the staff, of the adviser, school, or the administration.

The Pony Express editorial board moderates all comments made on this website. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, foul language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous.  The Pony Express does not allow anonymous comments, and the requires a valid email address. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments.

Policy Statement:

The Pony Express is a publication of Stillwater Area High School. This paper is an open forum for community and students’ views.

Letters to the Editor are encouraged. The Editorial Board reserves the right to publish and edit letters; corrections will be made in order to correct content, spelling, grammar, and length. Letters and comments may be submitted to room C214, by fax 651-351-8049 or mail: 5701 Stillwater Blvd. Stillwater, MN 55082.

The staff editorial is written by the Pony Express staff and headed by Editors-in- Chief.

Pony Express Mission Statement:

1. To publish news, information and opinion articles for and about student, faculty and administration activities, interests and policies.

2. To maintain high ethical standards with regard to fairness, personal and legal rights, responsibilities and accuracy.

3. To provide a forum for free and responsible expression of student opinion and present well-balanced, locally researched coverage of issues of broader student interest.

4. To strive for a high level of competency in the technical aspect of writing, including grammar, spelling, clarity, and precision.

5. To welcome diversity and increase the scope and depth of our coverage in order to heighten mutual understanding and awareness throughout our entire school community.

Professional Memberships and Organizations:

    • Journalism Education Association
    • National Scholastic Press Association
    • Columbia Scholastic Press Association
    • Quill and Scroll
    • Minnesota High School Press Association


The student news site of Stillwater Area High School