The Pony Express

Principal showcases student leaders

Principal showcases student leaders

William Raymond, Podcast Reporter

September 23, 2019

The school built a new installation showcasing student leaders in the downstairs main rotunda. This new installation brings an updated and refreshing look to the rotunda while also highlighting students leaders recognized for leadership in academics to our democratic elected representatives in Student Council. Over the course of the last four mon...

Annual junior/senior prom “prom”ises greatness

Annual junior/senior prom “prom”ises greatness

Taylor Lee, Distribution Reporter

May 4, 2019

After a long year of tests, quizzes, and a lot of busy work, it is finally time for students to celebrate a job well done. What better way than to attend the annual junior/senior prom. Prom will be held at the Myth Live in Maplewood, similar to the past few years. It will be held on May 4 from 7 - 11...

Key Club strives to serve community

Key Club strives to serve community

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor

March 14, 2019

Most students do not participate in community service, but those who do have a special space for community service join Key Club. The Key Club is a student-led community service club; they meet every other Thursday in the main gym after school. Dusty Dennis is the advisor of the club. The Key Club...

Prom dress Facebook groups necessary

Prom dress Facebook groups necessary

Taylor Lee, Distributive Reporter

March 7, 2019

Dress Special Teenagers love prom, it is a fact of nature. They love getting their nails and hair done, picking out glitzy shoes, elaborate and very public prom proposals and most of all, they love having their own unique prom dress. Within the last decade, with the rise of social media, teenagers...

Student Council plans Homecoming dance

Student Council plans Homecoming dance

Benjamin Jacobs, Podcast Reporter

September 23, 2018

The Student Council is working to make an engaging and enjoyable experience for students in hopes to boost pony pride for Homecoming week. The Homecoming dance and the following week leading up to the Homecoming football game occupies the Student Council's time, as a large and happy turnout would mark ...

State champion gymnasts prepare for upcoming season

State champion gymnasts prepare for upcoming season

Elle Sprenger, Social Media Editor

September 12, 2018

After winning State last year, the gymnastics team prepares for their upcoming season as returning State Champions. The girls 2017-18 gymnastics team beat Lakeville North to claim the title of State Champions. The gymnasts have started offseason practicing at their home gym, which was a new addit...

CHAMPS: Gymnastics posts school record score to win state title

CHAMPS: Gymnastics posts school record score to win state title

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018

If the Stillwater gymnastics team was going to have its best performance of the season, then the 2018 Class 2A State Tournament was the time to do it. The Ponies posted a team score of 150.25, their highest total not only of the season, but in school history.  That was good enough to take the Stat...

Gymnastics sets eyes on state tournament

Gymnastics sets eyes on state tournament

Madison Weispfenning, Editorial Cartoonist

February 19, 2018

The gymnastics team has been one of Minnesota's best this year, currently ranked No.1 in the state.  Led by coaches Dusty Dennis and Traci Swenson, experience is everywhere, from the coaching staff to the team itself....

Student Council plans big changes for winter Snoball dance

Student Council plans big changes for winter Snoball dance

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

November 27, 2017

As December begins, the talk of many students is the upcoming Snoball dance. This dance is unanimously a favorite amongst students. However, for this year’s Snoball dance Student Council plans on making the popular tradition have many new and fun twists. In the past, Snoball has been held a...

First homecoming carnival sets its course

First homecoming carnival sets its course

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017

In a drastically changing school district, it can sometimes be difficult to feel a strong sense of unity.  The Homecoming Committee had a vision though, and their vision was to bring the community together through a carnival. The carnival took place on Sept. 15,  on the school campus.  Only high school students were allowed to at...

Kristen Diedrichs wins AAA award

Kristen Diedrichs wins AAA award

Lucas Braun, Social Media Reporter

April 12, 2016

Senior Kristen Diedrichs received the AAA award for her excellence in arts, athletics, and academics. Her interest in many different fields  has allowed her to become involved in a lot of different activities. She participates in  band, orchestra, choir, track, soccer, nordic skiing and has a 4.116...

Student Council and Special Ed department team launch Pony Market

Student Council and Special Ed department team launch Pony Market

Dylan Cook, Visual Arts Media Editor

February 10, 2016

    This year, student council and the special education department have teamed up to open a new school store called the Pony Market. The Pony Market, located in the main rotunda, is open on Wed. and Thurs. from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is being run by both the student council and the spe...

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