The Pony Express

Leader behind ALC, Mary Ticiu, impacts students

Mary Leadem Ticiu the Assistant Principal of the ALC gets flowers congratulating her for receiving the 50 over 50 award, recognizing her hard work and dedication to the ALC and its students. Ticiu has been at the ALC for three and a half years.

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor

December 6, 2018

As most students listen to their teacher's lecture or take notes, a small hallway in the back of the school learns in a different and interesting way. The ALC or  St. Croix Valley Alternative Learning Center is a school designed for students who are at risk for graduation or need a different school setting. Th...

Alternative way for students to learn creates relationships

ALC students work hard on their homework while their teacher Tom Wendt talks with his students. Wendt is very close with his students.

Gavan Townsend, Camera Editor

December 4, 2018

Having a strong education is very important when it comes to the real world. When a student does not get the proper education that they need, it can harm their futures in immeasurable ways. The Alternative Learning Center offers a different way of learning for students who are struggling in a common...

EIC Column: ALC part of school community

EIC Column: ALC part of school community

Hailey Willius, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018

The St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center (ALC) has been moved to the high school campus this year. With each school running on different time schedules, a complete change in building size and environment, ALC students are adjusting to the new environment. Having the two separate student bodies ...

ALC joins high school as part of renovation

ALC joins high school as part of renovation

Abbey Face, Announcements Editor

September 1, 2017

Students and staff of the Alternative Learning Center (ALC) are experiencing the high school building for the first time. It is quite the transition and everyone is experiencing it differently. This is the first year that the ALC program is in the school building. The ALC moved to save resources financially. It's a...

Alternative Learning Center undergoes new changes

Tom Wendt teaches students about the formation of a chrysalis. Wendt says,

Evan Klein, Social Media Reporter

November 7, 2016

  The St. Croix Valley Alternative Learning Center underwent many changes for the 2016-2017 school year, including getting new start times to align it with the High School's schedule. There is also a principal at the ALC full time, rather than part time. The ALC will also move to an exist...

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