The Pony Express

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

Photo by Aubrey Kelley
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...

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year

Stippel awarded Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the year
Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor February 20, 2018

Lori Stippel began teaching at Stillwater in 1997 and since then has changed the lives of many students. She won the Educator of the Year award by the Chamber of Commerce and was well deserving.  Stippel...

Adult advocate time redundant for seniors

Alternative Copy Story by Ben Valerius
Hannah Boardman, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2018

Since flex time premiered at the beginning of the year, Adult Advocate days have been few and far between. The few there have been, however, have had specific activities for the senior class that differ...

New conference schedule puts barrier between community and school

New conference schedule puts barrier between community and school
Megan Karnuth, Online Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2017

Conferences have always been seen as an opportunity for parents to connect with their children’s teachers to hear about the progress they have made during the year. However, this spring the school...

Stillwater tackles social justice issues

Graphic by Clara Ilkka
Maddie Ek March 31, 2014

The concept of what social justice and equality for all really means has been constantly debated, and is forever changing along with society. Some believe it has everything to do with the redistribution...

Book Club initiated by students


English teacher Lori Stippel teamed up with senior Carly Johnson to start a new book club for anyone interested. The club is starting out reading 'The Color Purple'.
Christy Prust January 20, 2014

Stillwater Area High School is welcoming a new Book Club for students. The club will be open to all students as a way to be exposed to new literature and meet other students with similar interests. English...

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