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The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

CJ Fredkove dribbles past a Lakeville North player.

CJ Fredkove becomes a leader for young athletes

Brady Lau, Social Media Editor, Podcast Editor May 28, 2022

The sound of the roaring fans echo throughout U.S. Bank Stadium as the Ponies score against Centennial in the state final. All the work the team has put in, training and fighting, will make or break them...

Senior Lizzie Holder

Lizzie Holder commits to University of Colorado

Gabrielle Knowlan, Photographer and Copy Editor January 12, 2022

Senior Lizzie Holder signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 women's basketball at the University of Colorado on Nov. 10. Holder has been playing basketball for over 10 years and...

ASL teacher Becky Mazzara is back teaching after a license issue. She is very excited to be back doing what she loves, teaching ASL to students.

Becky Mazzara returns after updating her license

Brianne Johnson, Layout Editor December 18, 2019

ASL teacher Becky Mazzara has returned to teaching. In August, Mazzara found out she would not teach this year unless her license was up to state standards. Mazzara spent the last few months working on...

Freshmen Maura Christianson, Lauren Cuta, amd Edy McCurrie are shown socializing by the Student Leadership Board in the main rotunda during homecoming week.

Principal showcases student leaders

William Raymond, Podcast Reporter September 23, 2019

The school built a new installation showcasing student leaders in the downstairs main rotunda. This new installation brings an updated and refreshing look to the rotunda while also highlighting students...

Sophomore Hannah Dettmann practices her musical selection she has prepared for coffee house. I love performing because it gives me such a rush, its a great feeling, Dettmann said.

Student performers look forward to spring coffee house

Annika Brown, Business Editor May 10, 2019

Coffee House is one of the most popular school events held all year. Students audition for the show put on by National Honors Society (NHS), and share their talents with their peers and the community. Spring...

A glance from the audience as a performance occurred at the Winter Coffee House on Dec. 21. This was during the second show of the night at SAHS.

Coffee House kicks off winter break

Marie Lecuyer, Copy Editor January 1, 2019

Talented students and teachers participated in this year's winter Coffee House run by the National Honor Society. The show took place on Dec. 21 in the theater. Before being able to perform at Coffee...

Senior Ben Valerius rehearses in preparation for his Coffeehouse audition. He plans on auditioning with The Girl from Ipanema by Joao Gilberto and Stan Getz.

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Elsa Persson, Online Editor November 26, 2018

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating...

National Honor Society students help transport the food from a first hour class. They put the food near a door so it can be brought to Valley Outreach for families on Nov. 21.

National Honor Society food drive gives back to community

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness Editor November 20, 2018

The National Honor Society has teamed up with Valley Outreach during the Thanksgiving, the season for giving back. Starting Nov. 12, students are bringing in food to their first hour. All of the food is...

Spanish teacher Kirsten Carter and senior Peyton Classon browse Kiva for loan recipients. Its a great way to make an impact on someone elses life, and super fun, co president Isabel Bartosh said.

Small gesture creates chain reaction with Dollars for Dreams

Annika Brown, Business Editor November 2, 2018

Students are making a big difference in the world for a small cost. Since 2016, Dollars for Dreams has been loaning money to people in developing countries who live in poverty. The club is run by...

SNHS Students talking about the blood drive and other related events.

NHS members plan fall blood drive

Michael O'Gorman, Business Editor September 20, 2018

One pint of blood can save up to a potential of three people.  That is why giving blood at blood drives are a great way to help strangers and local community members save lives. The Stillwater...

Alternative Copy story by Will Gleason

Spring NHS coffeehouse preparing for unique performances

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief May 2, 2018

As the end of the year approaches, many fun student led events are taking place at the school, including spring Coffeehouse. This year's Coffeehouse is expected to have a vibrant mix of performances...

NHS puts on a successful winter Coffeehouse

NHS puts on a successful winter Coffeehouse

Lexie Sherrick, Editor-in-chief December 24, 2014

A glow of a light calmly hits the performers' face as they sing different melodies and tunes. The walls are lined with sparkling snowflake cutouts inside a black room with a large sign above the stage...

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