The Pony Express

Football moves to fall amid coronavirus

Captured in this photo is the varsity football team practicing for their game against White Bear on Oct. 9. They are practicing on one of the many practice fields, located in the back of the school. As seen in the photo, the coaches have masks or face coverings on, along with some of the parents and family members watching the practice.
Mikai Tasch, Social Media Editor November 5, 2020

This fall, starting in late September, football will be played in grades 9-12. Although a deadly virus has struck since early March, football is now resuming despite concerns of the coronavirus. There...

Football unites through down year

Football unites through down year
Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist Reporter November 1, 2017

The Ponies Friday night games were not strong, with a 0 and 3 losing streak to start their season off.   After their three losses they came back two weeks ago playing White Bear winning 26-14 and...

Project-based learning benefits students academically

Project-based learning benefits students academically
Megan Karnuth, Online Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2017

Learning is being compromised because high school students care more about their grades than actually learning the material. Students copy assignments to save time and their GPA. High school is the gateway...

Football team opts for duel running back rotation

Noah Ness, Read & Watch Field Reporter September 26, 2016

When juniors Matt Crowell and Mason Green started practice this summer, they didn't expect to both have significant roles on Friday nights. Now, after two games, both are consistently contributing to the...

Adidas trend continues to grow

Adidas trend continues to grow
Lydia Stannard, Playlist Editor September 23, 2016

Within the past year, many celebrities have been sporting the athleisure look, including famous models Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. Along with these sporty chic styles, they've been wearing a shoe that...

Football players assist in adaptive football game

Pictured here is another adaptive football athlete.  The kids were taught the basic of football like catching throwing and scoring touchdowns. Football Coach Beau Labore said,
Grace Donner, Visual Arts Managing Editor October 15, 2015

On Sept. 19 a football game was held in the Miller stadium but it was different than the average one. In this game kids with special needs got to work with the football team and play their own game. This...

District approves facilities bond approval

Hannah Crawford, Online-Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2015

To create more opportunities for students in Stillwater School District 834, the school board has proposed to build an addition onto the high school.  This will provide more room in the high school for...

Valley Crossing being sought over by two districts


Unlike most schools, Valley Crossing Community School is an optional school for families, which means that there is no boundary limit for the school and any family that wishes to send their child to attend.
Matt Brown, Social Media Editor December 8, 2014

Valley Crossing Community School is facing student population issues and must decide on the decision. VCCS is involved with three school districts, #834 Stillwater, #833 South Washington County, and #622...

District proposes grade reconfiguration, updates to facilities

Photo by Jessica Thomas
Sam Hudachek, Social Media Reporter November 17, 2014

On Nov.13, the Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee proposed to the school board possible changes to the grade configurations and facilities of the district. Issues have come up concerning facilities...

New leader in the football team’s offense

Braden Cousineau, Social Media Reporter October 30, 2014

Last year DJ Skie ('15) was one of the Ponies leading receivers, this year he is the one on the other end of the ball. Skie, now heading the Ponies agile offense, is new to the position. He has proven...

Powderpuff game helps Tackle Cancer

Marya Redmond, Team Lead Editor October 13, 2014

Homecoming 2014 hosted the second annual Powderpuff football game in Pony stadium. It was played between current reigning seniors and the new to Powderpuff juniors. At 6:30p.m. the class of 2015 girls...

Coach Labore lays foundation for Ponies’ successful future


After three years of coaching, Labor has laid the foundation for a successful future for the Ponies. He has achieved this by gaining the players new equipment and through his constant involvement in the community.
Nick Brevitz November 4, 2013

Social studies teacher Beau Labore took over for the retired Scott Hoffman in the spring of 2011. He brought in the Wing T offense, which has been very effective thus far.  Labore also led the charge...

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