The Pony Express

The 9/10 formal gives underclassmen opportunities

The 9/10 formal gives underclassmen opportunities

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

May 9, 2019

A classic high school tradition, prom, is quickly approaching. Students worldwide look forward to it as an extravagant cultural element of their high school careers. Though the majority of juniors and seniors attend, sophomores and freshmen mostly miss out on the opportunity simply due to their age....

Free the Pee open forum answers questions, leaves changes uncertain

Free the Pee open forum answers questions, leaves changes uncertain

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019

Monday, April 1 marked the date bathrooms at Stillwater Area High School closed during class times, except for those next to the Red, White and Black Pony Centers. After the viral success of the "letuspee" Instagram account protesting the closures, the administration held an open forum in the cafeteri...

Three school board members exemplify the bystander effect in private Facebook group

Three school board members exemplify the bystander effect in private Facebook group

Hannah Sween, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019

There is a secret Facebook group called “Support Our Schools - 834 Unites.” It does not show up on the search page, the only way to gain access is by requesting admission from one of its current members. The group boasts 1,600 plus members including three school board members: Sarah Stivland, Liz We...

Black History Month represents growing community for students of color

Black History Month represents growing community for students of color

Abby Banks, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2019

Black History Month saw different events celebrating the cultures of students of color. Via panels, showcases, dancing and culturally significant music played during passing time, Black Student Union and Student Council worked together to host events throughout February. Black Student Union is entering its second year and increasing ...

President intends to build a wall, a wise move

President intends to build a wall, a wise move

Cady Solberg, SNO and Social Media Editor

February 15, 2019

President Donald Trump has been fighting for a border wall between the United States and Mexico since he became president back in 2016. He wants the wall to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking in the United States. The president is trying to do what he believes is the best although as a citiz...

First Student Council presidents of color help increase their peers’ voices

First Student Council presidents of color help increase their peers’ voices

Ashlynn O'Connor, Social Media Editor

January 27, 2019

Senior best friends Abdulaziz Mohamed and Nikhil Kumaran are known as the first student council presidents of color. These young men are known to have done a remarkable job leading the student council. They both want to make a difference for their peers. They lead the council with party planning, dances...

Student Council plans Homecoming dance

Student Council plans Homecoming dance

Benjamin Jacobs, Podcast Reporter

September 23, 2018

The Student Council is working to make an engaging and enjoyable experience for students in hopes to boost pony pride for Homecoming week. The Homecoming dance and the following week leading up to the Homecoming football game occupies the Student Council's time, as a large and happy turnout would mark ...

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