The Pony Express

Lori Stippel has ‘nailed it’ in final days of teaching

Lori Stippel has ‘nailed it’ in final days of teaching

Ben Valerius, Announcements Editor

May 4, 2018

With the end of the year on the horizon, students are anxiously anticipating the end of long school hours and endless nights of homework. Teachers get the chance to take a break as well, and many look forward to the start of summer vacation. However, when fall rolls around and the high school beg...

Boys, girls track look to follow up last year’s run

Boys, girls track look to follow up last year’s run

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor

April 7, 2018

Track and field season is about to jump off the gun, and this year's group of Ponies are looking to bolt ahead.  The girls and boys team were successful last year, and are looking to back that up.  Long distance running is the team's strength, while events in the field lack the depth the runners have. &n...

Petition circulates to end Pony Activity Center fees

Petition circulates to end Pony Activity Center fees

Levi Gregg, Copy Editor

January 6, 2018

  Hundreds of students join junior Bryn Cater in petitioning school authorities to remove a student fee for use of the Pony Athletic Center. In December, about 900 students and staff members signed a petition, which seeks to remove a monthly $20 fee for the Pony Athletic Center, known...

Recreational marijuana will cause harm

Recreational marijuana will cause harm

Jack Degonda, Social Media Editor

April 5, 2017

In early Feb. of 2017, legislation was introduced to the Minnesota government aimed to allow the recreational use of marijuana in Minnesota. Other states in the U.S. have passed similar legislations to legalize the drug. The truth about the matter is marijuana is a gateway drug that introduces peo...

Planned Parenthood, needed rather than removed

Planned Parenthood, needed rather than removed

Jack DeGonda, SNO Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit foundation that provides vital reproductive health care, sex education and basic information to millions of women and men worldwide. Recently, President Trump has decided to cut government funding for Planned Parenthood organizations worldwide. The reason why ...

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