The Pony Express

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Senior Ben Valerius rehearses in preparation for his Coffeehouse audition. He plans on auditioning with

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

November 26, 2018

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating audience members await the laid-back environment of this popular event. A favorite amon...

Spring NHS coffeehouse preparing for unique performances

Alternative Copy story by Will Gleason

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, many fun student led events are taking place at the school, including spring Coffeehouse. This year's Coffeehouse is expected to have a vibrant mix of performances and changes that are sure to captivate audiences. National Honor Society hosts the acoustic cha...

Becky Mazzara takes over as NHS adviser

Becky Mazzara, ASL teacher and NHS adviser, gets ready before an NHS meeting.

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor

November 16, 2016

National Honor Society is one of the most prominent school clubs, as well as at thousands of other schools across the nation. NHS club adviser Chris Engler has stepped down as the teacher adviser and Becky Mazzara, a newly hired American Sign Language teacher, has begun to fulfill the role. Ma...

Winter Coffeehouse: music, talent and soul

For senior and MC Kallie Quist, this is her first time being MC.

Brian Jaap, Layout Editor

December 18, 2015

The biannual concert is one of the many fundraisers that NHS hosts. It is completely student-lead and all of the acts are chosen based off of auditions. As usual, all money raised will go to a charitable cause. This year, NHS is donating all funds to Bantfwana Phambili, an organization that provid...

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...

Alm knows no bounds

March 5, 2014

His tall lean figure schlepps through the door, carrying the day's ration of homework, sheet music and the notes from the numerous clubs and organizations he is responsible for. His slow, methodical movements are the only remnants that indicate his lack of sleep. His positive energy brings a unique pre...

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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