The Pony Express

McCarthy receives Partnership Teacher of the Year award

Senior Olivia Walsh, along with recommenders Amy Longtin and Abby Banks, nominated Kris McCarthy for the Partnership Plan award.

Sadie Heieren, Photographer

April 16, 2019

Every year, eight teachers in the Stillwater district are honored and awarded by the Partnership Plan. This year, social studies teacher Kris McCarthy was one of few people awarded the 2018-2019 Partnership award. A public banquet is being held in honor of the award winners on April 15, at the Grand Banquet Hall. Tickets are $22 ...

Bev Petrie leads Partnership Plan, supports community

Music teacher Dennis Lindsay received an award for a Partnership grant this year.

Ben Jacobs, Podcast Reporter

December 30, 2018

When the school does not have the funding to support the activities that the student body spends their time with after school throughout the year, grants from the Partnership Plan provide funds to allow students to have these opportunities. Activities and fundraisers are also hosted by the Partners...

Mindful Movement helps elementary classroom calm and recharge

Lake Elmo Elementary piloted Yoga Calm last year as a result of a Partnership Grant. This year, all district schools will practice Mindful Movement. 

Megan Baxter, Photography Editor

November 6, 2018

At Lake Elmo Elementary, classrooms are safe, welcoming and stress free because of the Mindful Movement that made its way into elementary school classrooms across the district. The Mindful Movement gives the opportunity for students to take a break, and recharge their minds and bodies throughout th...

Grants granted for a finer education

Grants granted for a finer education

Madie Woltman, Social Media Editor

December 24, 2014

The Partnership Plan is the educational foundation for Stillwater Area Public Schools. Nearly 30 classroom initiatives reaching $57,000 were funded by the Partnership Plan this fall. The grants help students from computer coding for second-graders to exploring the culture, history, music, and dance customs ...

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