The Pony Express

Distance learning: a new way of engaging in school

Mya Brainard is a seventh grader at Oakland Middle School. Mya kicks off the day right by getting her distance learning done for the day.

Alexis Brainard, Online Editor

April 13, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, distance learning delivers a new way of learning and will continue until the end of the school year. Students have mixed responses to the distance learning compared to traditional learning.  Distance learning started when Governor Tim Walz declared  Minnesota was on ...

Fish and Wildlife students recieve hands-on experience

Week old Trout swim in Weaver's trout tank marking the beginning of the breeding season. Many precautions need to be taken to make sure the trout grow healthy and strong for release in the spring.

Adam Guinee, Podcast Reporter

March 10, 2020

Passion for animals is so common that the school has an entire Fish and Wildlife class dedicated to them. Fish and Wildlife has been a staple of elective sciences for several years and is dedicated to teaching students about the local ecosystem and about Minnesota's fish, birds and mammals.  ...

Moms Demand Action fight to stop gun violence, start responsible gun ownership laws

The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times that of other high-income countries and Moms Demand Action is fighting to bring that number down. They are fighting to prevent gun violence and fighting to keep everyone safe. Protesters gather in Washington for a gun march in January 2013.

Alexis Brainard, Online Editor

December 7, 2019

  Moms Demand Action is an organization that focuses on preventing and stopping gun violence in the United States. They fight for public safety and push for responsible gun ownership. The groups have meetings and activities to spread awareness in different communities. “I like owning a ...

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