The Pony Express

FCA builds community and serves school and community

Senior Aj Laudet and FCA Advisor Brad Madison participating in the discussion during a FCA meeting.

Jared Dean, News Anchor

January 13, 2016

    'The Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ goal is to present coaches, athletes, and all of whom they influence with a relationship with Jesus Christ as well as being a follower of Jesus. They do this by helping and informing all that attend, with the tools they need to make sur...

Yoga trend has students bending over backwards

Pure Yoga is one of the few yoga studios in the St. Croix Valley. They offer an array of classes for all experience levels. Senior Elise Hendrickson goes to yoga at Pure Yoga. “I love barre! Even though it's not necessarily a yoga class, the spiritual idea of connecting with your body still plays a huge role throughout the class. I also prefer traditional level two Vinyasa flow classes. I don't like hot yoga because I have trouble breathing in hot environments and I start to feel claustrophobic,” Hendrickson says.

Sarah Junko, Layout Editor

December 24, 2015

Students are always looking for fun and new ways to stay fit. For students who do not participate in sports, exercising is often a difficult task. Yoga is a different way for students to relieve stress and to get some physical activity. The practice of yoga was developed around 5000 years ago by...

Class of 2016 plans senior party

A few seniors including Sophia Portelli, Emily Weigand, Ashlyn Jelinek and Anna Corman enjoy some of the great food the senior class party has to offer. Local restaurants such as Chipotle, Acapulco and Buffalo Wild Wings donate food for the new graduates at their senior party.

Hannah Anderson, Social Media Managing Editor

December 10, 2015

  The celebration of the senior class continues at the senior class party following the graduation ceremony. Seniors are looking forward to spending an all-nighter with their classmates, participating in different, activities and eating lots of food and snacks and getting no sleep with the possib...

Valley Ridge mall welcomes Sweet Taste of Italy

Photo by Megan McGuire  Sweet Taste of Italy is located in the Valley Ridge Mall just off Highway 36 in Stillwater. They are open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., offering a breakfast menu in the morning full of skillets, omelets, french toast and meat and potato platters, along with a dinner menu in the evening.

Rachel LeMire, Photographer

April 8, 2015

Stillwater is no stranger to new and exciting restaurants popping up all over town. The newest of these restaurants, Sweet Taste of Italy, provides favorites like spaghetti, lasagna and chicken alfredo, along with options that attract a wide array of customers. This new Italian eatery, located at t...

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Elise Hendrickson