The Pony Express

Belle Chanter shares their music with Duluth

On Friday, the Belle Chanter visited the Glensheen Mansion. Fry said,
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Samantha Flipp, Director of Pony Express TV

April 29, 2016

Performing is the most rewarding part of singing in a choir. It is important for choirs to share the music they have been working on with an audience, so that the audience can share in the emotions that are being expressed through each note in each song. Usually Belle Chanter goes on tour to Chicago,...

24 Hour Play Festival immerses students in theatre

Participants, like sophomore Flora Sherr-Nelson, worked to produce short plays under 15 minutes in length at the Festival.

Liv Krusinski, In-Studio Video Team Director

April 27, 2016

One way to get a taste of theatre is to audition for a show and take a few months and really get to know the way things work around there. This year, the theatre department decided to put a new twist into the recruiting of new members. The 24 Hour Film Festival is the key to getting completely immersed in ...

Director says ‘Anything Goes’ when it comes to live music

Anything Goes is the first musical in a long time at Stillwater to feature a complete student pit orchestra. The new pit orchestra is hoped to be a new trend as the fine arts department continues to work together to create performances for the community to enjoy, Sawyer says,

Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor

February 22, 2016

In November of 1934, Anything Goes made its Broadway debut. With dazzling jazzy numbers and a stellar orchestra, it won over audiences and was revived on Broadway twice, winning best revival of a musical both times. Now this classic musical is being performed at Stillwater Area High School. Directed...

Coats: traditional trends resurfacing

If a trench coat or peacoat is not a students style, many others are available for stores such as Herberger's, Kohls, Columbia and Eddie Bauer.

Liv Krusinski, In-Studio Camera Editor

February 9, 2016

Throughout the year of 2015 and into this year, a multitude offrom many different eras. These include the 90's grunge trends such as the 'crop top' and 'plaid flannel', as well as the 'overalls' and 'colored mascara' of the late 80's. Even 20's glamour is coming back around. What was once deemed old...

Sara Swartz, small town theater star making it big


Sara posing in front of the marquee lights that are outside of the drama building at CMU.

Isabel Boedigheimer, Head Copy Editor

October 26, 2015

Senior Sara Swartz was selected as one of the top 100 applicants to attend Carnegie Mellon University over the summer for a 6 week musical conservatory program. She never imagined the intensity of what would happen when she arrived. She had auditioning class, ballet class, acting class, singing class,...

Feather corsages make prom appearance

Samantha Flipp, Broadcast Field Reporter

April 29, 2015

The tradition of giving your prom date a corsage has been around since the early 20th century. Today there are a few new styles that are more popular this year than ever before. One fun new style is to have a corsage that is decorated with feathers. Some of them have feathers in addition to the flower in ...

‘Grease’ is the word

Tessa Rosa, Fashion Blog Editor

February 25, 2015

The curtain rises and Principal McGee’s words float across the stage. “Welcome back students. We are changing things up this year. Please report immediately to the gymnasium, for our school song and class picture. Please refrain from stopping at the lavatory to tease or grease your hair and ch...

Music department delivers serenades for Valentine’s Day

Music department delivers serenades for Valentine's Day

Ali Thul, Team Lead Editor

February 12, 2015

Valentine's Day is a day to express love towards others. The orchestra board and other musically inclined students help their fellow students express that through serenading their loved ones. Each year, students can buy one another serenades to raise money for the school's orchestra departmen...

Belle Chanter takes on Omaha

Courtesy of Hannah Quinn.
Belle Chanter traveled to Omaha, NE as their performance tour, and made stops along their journey to hear other choir's and show off their talent. One of their stops at Albert Lea High School was said to be especially interesting because of the people they met and became friends with for the short time they visited.

Kate Price

May 5, 2014

Omaha, NE is certainly not the most exciting place to be, but it gave the Belle Chanter girls choir a great chance to show off their voices. The large choir traveled by bus on a six hour drive to Omaha in early April. They got a rewarding experience out of it. The five day trip included sightseeing, ...

Community performs in Best of Broadway

Senior Jake Federowski stands center stage as Evan Goldman from the hit Broadway musical 13. Federowski starred in the musical with Stillwater Junior High School when he was a ninth grader in Spring 2010. Much of the cast got together for a reunion performance of the song

Andrea Rustad

April 19, 2014

You can’t stop the beat of the community theater’s spring variety show, performed on May 8-10. The theme was the Best of Broadway, meaning all the acts had to be songs from a Broadway production. The show featured songs and dances from all ages, as well as a few group numbers that were crowd-pleas...

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