The Pony Express

BLAST week promotes cohesiveness

Senior Khuluc Yang, juniors Mark Sinyigaya, Shahd Abouhekel and freshman Ariam Mussiel speak about being first generation citizens. This forum helped students understand what first generation students go through on a day to day basis.

Joseph Devins, Business Editor-in-chief

February 11, 2020

BLAST week is a weeklong event consisting of various panels talking about the school coming together as a community as well as tribulations high school students may have. BLAST stands for “be loving and sharing together” and is meant to promote positivity and diversity. Along with the speakers, the st...

Gymnastics season looks positive overall

Junior Heather Wiehe practices for the season by working on her up rises on the uneven bars in the gymnastics gym. Coach Dusty Dennis prepares with gymnasts for the upcoming season.

Mylana Nederloe, Buisness Editor

November 1, 2019

The past few years, the gymnastics team has had victorious seasons. Many attributes contribute to how the girls will perform during their competition days. They have been doing a lot to prepare themselves for this upcoming season. The official season started with tryouts held in the gymnastics gym N...

Principal showcases student leaders

Freshmen Maura Christianson, Lauren Cuta, amd Edy McCurrie are shown socializing by the Student Leadership Board in the main rotunda during homecoming week.

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

The annual junior/senior prom will be held on May 4 at the Myth Live in Maplewood. Many students look forward to dressing up and hanging out with friends.

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 members participated in making May Day baskets for teachers last year. The Key Club has over 90 members and meets every other Thursday in the main gym.

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

The Facebook group titled “SAHS Prom Dress 2019” was established Jan. 13 by senior Hannah Sween. The group is open to anyone who plans on attending prom or that would like to sell used dresses.

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

(From Left) Abdulaziz Mohamed, Dusty Dennis, and Nikhil Kumaran as they planned for upcoming events the Student Council had taken on.  Student Council meets before the school day begins on Tuesday mornings.

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

Infographic by Madison Weispfenning

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...

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