The Pony Express

Robotics team battles through season

By Cory Spawn

Noah Linder, Podcast Editor

April 26, 2016

The Armada robotics team is a First Robotics club that operates out of Stillwater. The robotics team has been around for less than a decade. In less than five years, Armada claimed the top spot in Minnesota. This club meets every week to design, make, and test new robotic equipment. On  Apr. ...

Debate team argues their way to state

 When gathering research, especially from the internet, credentials can get questionable and that’s one the times when the four captains step in to make sure that the information is liable.“Personally, I’d say I did a good job with making sure everything was prepared for the team,” senior and captain Jack Franz says. During a break between rounds, juniors Haley Tholen (left) and Owen Sutherland (right) laugh with senior Jack Franz as they prep for the upcoming round.

Brianna Halverson, Social Media Reporter

January 12, 2016

  Desks had been arranged on one side of the classroom in the direction of the judge and spectators were to occupy the other half of the room. Nervous hands were wrung, and the last minute preparations slowed until all that could be heard was the judge’s pencil scratching the debaters’ names into hi...

Seniors begin preparing for upcoming election

Seniors begin preparing for upcoming election

Taylor Johnston, Social Media Editor

December 4, 2015

Presidential debates are already under way for Nov. 2016's upcoming presidential elections. With these elections coming up in the next year, people are beginning to wonder who students will be voting for and what issues hit home with them. Politics is the activities associated with the govern...

All-star Ace shares academic success

Ace often resides in the library in order to complete his work. To be successful, time must be set aside for academics.

Governess Simpson, Layout Editor

October 13, 2015

"Being a good student means you set goals for yourself and you achieve those goals. Studying and having good organization habits will help you get there," senior Ace Oubaha said. On the night of Sept. 21, Oubaha was recognized by the school as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Because ...

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