The Pony Express

Extraordinary staff and students make FFA plant sale happen

The SAHS greenhouse is full of plants that are ready to sell. You can purchase these plants at a social distancing sale on May 8 or 9.

Brianne Johnson, Layout Editor

May 2, 2020

Like many things the FFA Plant Sale has had some changes thanks to coronavirus (COVID-19) The annual FFA plant sale is still going to happen thanks to some extraordinary staff and students. This year, there are two options for the sale: an online order form with a pick up time or a small sale in the c...

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.  ...

Stillwater FFA fishes for a victory

FFA members explore the U of M campus after competing in state. Each year the U of M host the Minnesota State FFA Competition.

Toby Weiss, Broadcast Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2019

For members of the Stillwater FFA club, studying hard is a necessity as the Minnesota State Fish & Wildlife Competition is rapidly approaching on April 29, at the University of Minnesota. The FFA organization was founded in 1928 and has since brought forth many eye-opening opportunities for at l...

Upcoming Earth Day expects to inspire environmental change

Students in science teacher Glenn Boettcher's wildlife course are currently growing plants in the school greenhouse. There is an array of environmental classes offered at the high school, even including an environmental club.

AJ Gunderson, Podcast Reporter

April 20, 2019

The state of the environment has been rapidly declining, due to issues surrounding climate change and ozone depletion. With Earth Day coming up on April 22, it is critically important that we take action to resolve current environmental issues, while also recognizing what is already being done to r...

Construction impacts local businesses

Construction impacts local businesses

Evan Klein, Social Media Reporter

September 23, 2016

Earlier this year, the public found out that the new bridge spanning the Saint Croix River will not be completed until next fall. The delays certainly will not help traffic in downtown Stillwater, but it should give the city time to prepare for the change the new bridge will bring. By the end of construc...

Schultz wins top award from FFA

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“Schultz was one of my many bright and amazing students and I am proud to have taught her,” said Glenn Boettcher, science teacher at SAHS, is also a FFA member and he was very excited that she made it big and that she has a bright future ahead of her.

Kaitlyn Doyle, Photographer

November 17, 2014

Megan Schultz, a 2014 graduate was named one of the four national finalist for the Veterinary Science Proficiency Award by National Future Farmers of America Organization. The Veterinary Science Proficiency Award is sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The finalists for the award and their ...

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