The Pony Express

NHS prepares to launch spring community events

Alaina Friedrich, Sophia Portelli, and Activities Director Ricky Michael spend time doing volunteer work with other NHS members. NHS works hard doing service projects that benefits the school and the community.

Joel Lange, Social Media Reporter

February 24, 2015

NHS is a student leadership organization that plans donation and charity events around the school and the surrounding community. Between all the events they put on over the past few months, NHS has been very busy this fall and winter. The past few weeks they have entered a hiatus and have begun the plan...

NHS puts on a successful winter Coffeehouse

NHS puts on a successful winter Coffeehouse

Lexie Sherrick, Editor-in-chief

December 24, 2014

A glow of a light calmly hits the performers' face as they sing different melodies and tunes. The walls are lined with sparkling snowflake cutouts inside a black room with a large sign above the stage in big letters spelling out “COFFEEHOUSE ‘14” with Christmas lights around it.  Coffeehouse is a performance put on by the Na...

Varsity letter in community service introduced

Photo by Caitlin Rademacher 
The varsity letter will be an addition to the front of a student’s letter jacket for the students to proudly display their hard work and effort put into the community.

Mackenzie Bottolfson, Copy Editor

December 1, 2014

Students may notice a new icon on the letter jacket this year.  Along with many other changes imposed for the 2014-15 school year, there is a new varsity letter for community service.  The award requires students to complete 100 hours of  volunteer service in a time span of 12 months, with the exception...

Lange runs to state


During the State meet held at St. Olaf College, Lange shifts to pass an opponent. Lange passed countless opponents throughout her season, which is why she was such a crucial part to the team.

Rose Bruschu

December 7, 2013

Junior Abby Lange had a successful cross country season this fall, and made her second career appearance at state on Nov. 2. The race was at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. Lange finished 98th out of 174 runners. She finished in 15:36.5 at a pace of 6:17. She finished 27th at state a year ago, but has been set back in rece...

National Honor Society continues to provide community leadership

The recent blood drive hosted by the National Honor society was a big success.

September 22, 2013

The blood drive took place Sept. 20 and Coffeehouse, a popular wintertime event, will take place this Dec. Spring will carry with it the popular food drive as well. New this year is a Toys for Tots effort in which toys are collected for less fortunate children.  The blood drive this fall was a success ...

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