The Pony Express

‘Where Dreams Come True’; Newspaper visits Anaheim

After the awards ceremony on April 27, Pony Express students head to Huntington Beach to watch the sunset and grab a group dinner.

Lilly Sample, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019

  While most high schools students whistled away at schoolwork and homework April 24 through the 28, 10 members of the Pony Express, accompanied by advisor Rachel Steil and parent volunteer Staci Banks, whistled a different tune. The tune of Disneyland theme park soundtracks, elevator music, ...

Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year

Senior Abby Banks stands next to newspaper teacher and advisor Rachel Steil after receiving award for second place in the JEM Minnesota journalist of the year contest.  Both are excited for such a great accomplishment for a Pony Express Editor-in-Cheif.

Rosie Nichols, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

After three years venturing into the world of journalism and a lifetime of perseverance, senior Abby Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year contest sponsored by Journalism Education Association. This achievement is a true honor in terms of recognition and excellence.  Being gr...

Hudachek named Minnesota journalist of the year


Senior Paul Hudachek works hard to make the publication as strong and high quality as his individual writing. “I felt pretty content with my writing and design portfolios,” said Hudachek upon compleating his application.

Olivia Novotny

May 5, 2014

Wearing a paper towel roll around his head, senior Paul Hudachek practically bounces off the walls in the high school’s publications room. Laughing and running around, at first sight it may be hard to believe that this energetic student is the Minnesota State Journalist of the Year. Hudachek, who is Editor-in-chi...

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