The Pony Express

Puhrmann finds calling through campaign internship

Senior Megan Puhrmann smiles with District 39 senator candidate Josiah Hill during a campaign gathering. Puhrmann began volunteering on the campaign in the fall, and she really enjoys it.

Sandy Liu, Distribution Reporter

February 15, 2020

Essays. Research papers. Dry facts and statistics. These characteristics typical of most final projects were completely thrown out the window by one student, and in such a way that allowed for a fresh wind of inspiration to gust in. For her semester one final project in Matthew Bergquist’s AP Gove...

Annual junior/senior prom “prom”ises greatness

The annual junior/senior prom will be held on May 4 at the Myth Live in Maplewood. Many students look forward to dressing up and hanging out with friends.

Taylor Lee, Distribution Reporter

May 4, 2019

After a long year of tests, quizzes, and a lot of busy work, it is finally time for students to celebrate a job well done. What better way than to attend the annual junior/senior prom. Prom will be held at the Myth Live in Maplewood, similar to the past few years. It will be held on May 4 from 7 - 11...

Nordic team struggles during warm winter

The girls nordic varsity team trains in Yellowstone, Wyoming from Nov. 16-24 for a training camp. The girls in the picture from left to right are Emma Albrecht, Libby Tuttle, Piper Wilson, Sydney Peterson, Emma Bourne, Liv Myers, Gabi Danielson, Amelia Lehmann, Louisa Ward, and Maddy Koltun.

Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist

January 31, 2019

This winter, the girls nordic ski team practices hard despite the lack of snow. This year's stretch goal for them is to win the state championship for a second year in a row. While not as prominent as its downhill cousin Alpine, cross country Nordic skiing is enjoyed by many students. Though cent...

Backstreet returns to fame with new album ‘DNA’

The Backstreet Boy's New album

Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor

January 26, 2019

With their first album in six years, their first Grammy nomination in 17 years and their first song in the “Hot 100” in 11 years, Backstreet is back alright and they're here to stay. Going on year 26, the Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated BSB) are back with their new hit album DNA released Jan 25...

Franconia Sculpture Park showcases new talent

Alternative copy story by Hannah Sween

Emma Polucha, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2018

Art is in the eye of the beholder. It can consist of many different materials like bricks, tires, paint, crayons or many other things. Artists can decide which materials best fit their art or creation. Ultimately, artists are using more creative ways to portray their art. There are not many pla...

New recruits, seniors lead to strong season for girls nordic ski

Reprinted with permission by Skinnyski

Kenzie Motz, Layout Editor

January 5, 2018

This year the girls nordic ski team is looking towards a successful season with many new recruits, and a handful of talented seniors. They started practicing before snow hit the ground in order to get a head start on their goal of a high place finish at state. The team practices at Afton State Park a...

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