The Pony Express

Marquez serves others around the world

Every week Rebecca bring in a new batch of fresh, homeade cinnamon rolls for her classmates to buy. Rebecca makes, on average, 24 cinnamon rolls a week.

Haley Nelson, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2019

"The trip of a life time", is just one phrase describing the trip that junior Rebecca Marquez is going to take this summer. June 26 to July 13, Rebecca will travel with a group of about 20 other kids and a couple adults to Brazil for a mission trip. This experience takes a special person, who is willing to give time and effort to others. Not ev...

The Partnership Plan hosts annual Partnership Party

Members of the community celebrated the Partnership Plan at last year's Partnership Party. They helped raise money for the school district. They are able to gather again this year on April 5 at the JX Event Center.

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

April 15, 2019

The Partnership Plan is celebrating 30 years of providing educational opportunities for classrooms during its annual fundraising party at the JX Event Center April fifth. They hope to raise money and recognize years of hard work by making this year's gala an 80's theme. The Partnership Plan is a nonprofit organization that b...

Fundraising for fundamentals teaches skills for life

Junior and sophomore boys bring in food to help support the food drive hosted by NHS. Alex Wiegel, Ethan Hall, Andy Constant and Caleb Catt-Hall brought five items each so their first hour class could win the bagel party.

Issy Boegel, Copy Editor

December 15, 2018

From gift wrap paper to Girl Scout cookies, kids are subjected to tremendous amounts of fundraising. As children, they were lured in by knowing they could win different toys depending on how much they sold for their school or given a badge for their hard work walking around the blocks. Kids asked their...

Parents, committee plan all-night party

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Every year the planning committee spends $50,000 to $60,000 a year on the party. “A large portion of our fundraising comes from donations from community members - businesses and individuals that give generously - to enable us to keep the cost low for graduates,” Wille says.

Teagan Andrews, Copy Editor

March 10, 2017

After graduation is a time to celebrate what students have accomplished throughout their high school years and be with their closest friends.  People like parent Jennifer Wille do just that. She is one of the parents who plans the senior class party. The senior class party is a time for the g...

Sports fundraising necessary for equipment

Sports fundraising necessary for equipment

Judd Zaspell

April 10, 2014

With funding from many sponsors, clubs and local businesses Stillwater’s sports play a role not only in the players and coaches lives, but also in the communities. Local funding for sports teams  from businesses and clubs are the two biggest ways to raise money for a team. Athletes usually particip...

Hold or fold, wrestling team raises money

July 20, 2013

With many Stillwater teams having to raise additional money over the past several years, the Stillwater Area High School Wrestling booster club has decided to go beyond the usual Pony Cards or cookie dough tactics to cover the team’s cost this spring. Deciding to move forward with a unique idea,...

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