The Pony Express

Senior Margaret Swenson lets the frisbee fly through the air last summer at State. The Ponies won it all in Blaine with a final score of 15-7.

Ultimate Frisbee grows in size

Sumer Harrington, Social Media and Online Editor April 24, 2022

Rapidly growing in high schools, colleges and at adult levels, Ultimate Frisbee flies across America. Minnesota has the largest high school Ultimate Frisbee league in the country. At the state tournament,...

The varsity girls nordic team poses before a practice.

Torry Kraftson returns as nordic coach

Abby Thibodeau, Layout Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2022

Nordic coach Torry Kraftson returned to lead the team in their workout on Nov. 15. This marked his first practice as head coach for both boys and girls varsity teams. Kraftson began coaching after he...

Doug Long, HOSA advisor and health science teacher with junior Shania Youssef. Both will be contributors to the HOSA club.

HOSA club opens up for students

Bella Godfrey, Graphics Editor and Online Editor-In-Chief October 5, 2021

A new Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club has just started up for students. The club is geared towards young adults looking to go into a career in the medical field. In this club, they...

Andrew Weaver outside with one of his raptors.

Weaver hatches, raises falcons to instruct his classes

Harrison Walz, Copy Editor March 12, 2021

Andrew Weaver, biology and environmental science teacher, is most widely known for his long-time dedication to raising Peregrine Falcons.   Weaver's hobby started in his youth when he used an incubator...

The portrait wall at MIA, on the third floor, contains many different types of portraits.  Some are self portraits that are very realistic and others are more abstract portraits of others.

Teens visit Minneapolis Institute of Art

Katie Kangas, Layout Editor December 3, 2020

Teens visit the Minneapolis Institute of Art, MIA, throughout the year to see a variety of art styles that appeal to diverse audiences.  Visiting as a student creates the opportunity to find interactive,...

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