The Pony Express

Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year

Senior Abby Banks stands next to newspaper teacher and advisor Rachel Steil after receiving award for second place in the JEM Minnesota journalist of the year contest.  Both are excited for such a great accomplishment for a Pony Express Editor-in-Cheif.

Rosie Nichols, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

After three years venturing into the world of journalism and a lifetime of perseverance, senior Abby Banks takes second in the Minnesota Journalist of the Year contest sponsored by Journalism Education Association. This achievement is a true honor in terms of recognition and excellence.  Being gr...

Hannah Sween and Madi Weispfenning win national journalism awards

Senior Hannah Sween works on her newspaper assignment. Sween is an Editor-in-Chief for the newspaper this school year. During class, Sween works on her assignments and also answers the field reporters' questions. The work she puts into this class is directly correlated to her accomplishments.

Carina Block, Copy Editor

November 5, 2018

Two newspaper students during the 2017-2018 school year have been nationally recognized for the opinionated pieces they completed last year. Seniors Hannah Sween and Madi Weispfenning were named Honorable Mentions and in the top 10 in their categories by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). ...

Print media has declined over last decades

Most students use their phones as their primary source of information.

Emma Clarkowski, Student Playlist Editor

May 2, 2017

Over time, do fewer Americans receive print media? With the internet providing all sorts of other news sources, many families choose not to receive print magazines and newspapers. Over the last decade, much of the population stopped getting newspapers and print media, but that still leaves a large p...

Pony Express ranks International First Place, Quill and Scroll

Seniors of the Pony Express proudly stand together with their awards from the MHSPA convention.

Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor

November 6, 2015

Stillwater staff and students have always taken pride in their school and achievements, which is a very long list. On the list includes the school newspaper, The Pony Express, with a staff of nearly 100 students that dedicate their school and personal time to create an award winning newspaper. ...

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