The Pony Express

Andrew Smith, from businessman to beloved teacher

English teacher Andrew Smith has meaningful discussions with his students. One thing Smith prioritizes is keeping up to date with what his students find relevant and establishing strong connections with them that last for years to come.

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

November 22, 2019

“As teachers, we are what they have to grow beyond,” English teacher Andrew Smith said. Smith is incredibly fond of that quote from Star Wars. His individual approach to education follows the same principle. Smith has only been at the high school since 2017 but has amassed a large amount of po...

Zilmer breaks the barriers of traditional learning

Katie Markert

November 2, 2013

Walking down the crowded hallway on the first day of school to a new classroom with new students, new coworkers and a new teaching style unused by the rest of the school would be an intimidating obstacle for any young teacher. Spanish teacher Caleb Zilmer recently moved here from Oregon after creati...

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