The Pony Express

Former police officer David Kisch impacts many by doing what he loves

Former high school resource officer David Kisch spoke to the second hour newspaper class for their final. Kisch talks about his experiences at the high school and what it is like working with law enforcement.

Ella Gag, Social Media Editor

January 17, 2020

The traits devotion, loyalty, being trustworthy, dependable, and courageous make an inspiring leader. Officer David Kisch is a former Oak Park Heights police officer and former School Resource Officer at Stillwater Area High School from 2006-2011. Kisch is that inspiring leader making a difference in p...

Carter makes a difference one dollar at a time

Dollars for Dreams displays a map in Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter's room to show where their loans go. Members started this map when the club first began three years ago. They have helped 63 different people in 26 countries.

Julia Bennett, Business Editor

March 5, 2019

Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter began the club Dollars for Dreams three years ago to help people in other countries to escape the poverty cycle. She never imagined the impact it would have on not only her students, but all the people they have been able to help around the world. They recently reached a ...

BIZAA members fight human trafficking

Photo submitted by Kirsten Carter.

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

February 14, 2018

On Jan. 22, students in all grades met with Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter for the first meeting of the Basic Institute for Zonal African Advancement, also known as BIZAA. The club will be sponsoring a student in Nigeria, Africa so that the child will receive an education and not get involved with ...

Rogers lends a hand to the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands were hit very hard in the tropical storms. Any donations aid in getting supplies and the rebuilding following massive amounts of devastation.

Rosalie Braun, Online Editor

November 19, 2017

Senior Lauren Rogers took initiative to help raise money for the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma hit the northern US and Puerto Rico at the end of August. She used the organization All Hands Volunteers in order to wire money to the US Virgin Islands to go towards building the islands back up...

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