The Pony Express

School should require financial literacy

Freshman Jaden Petersen spends his free time learning about finances. He finds them both interesting and vital to success later in life. Finances are seen in every aspect of adult life.

Dorothy Chislett, Graphics Editor

February 27, 2020

Financial literacy classes should be required if students are expected to lead an educated, financially independent life.  Students statistically show a lack of knowledge in important subjects such as taxes, investing and debt. Personal finance classes are offered widely, but not required in more than half of states, including Minnesota. But students seem ...

Sara Damon uses her skills from Fulbright to benefit students

Sara Damon helps her AP human geography students on a class assignment. Her experiences from the Fulbright scholarship helps her students who are struggling to complete their work.

Grace Sneden, Buisness Editor

October 20, 2019

AP human geography and global studies teacher Sara Damon received the Fulbright scholarship last school year and spent January through June traveling to 11 different countries in Africa. Damon spent most of her time there in Botswana, as a part of the population studies department. She took classe...

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