The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

Picture of Mr. Bergquists classroom

High school offers dual enrollment opportunities

Nissa Wilcox, Layout Editor-In-Chief May 27, 2022

Stillwater Area High School offers a variety of dual enrollment opportunities for students to earn college-level credits while still in high school. Among the seven offered credit options, Post-Secondary...

Junior grader Lucy Siedschlag swims the 100 yard butterfly at a dual meet against Park. Siedschlag takes a deep breath as she fights for first place with a time of 1:05.97.

Girls swim and dive team thrives after 2020 season

Kennedy Tope, Podcast Editor and Online Editor October 15, 2021

The 2020 ponies swim and dive team refused to be nothing less than great despite the restraints of the pandemic. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, two practices were held and masks were worn when swimmers...

Senior and Junior girls face off for Powder Puff in Pony Stadium during homecoming week.  The competing teams get ready to start a first down in the first 25 minute half of the game.

Juniors win annual Powder Puff

Katie Kangas, Print Layout Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2021

During Homecoming week,  junior and senior girls faced off in the annual Powder Puff football game for the prize title of winner. The upperclassmen girls are coached by their respective grade male football...

 Myth is usually where Prom is held every year, but will not likely be there this year due to safety precautions.

Due to COVID 19, prom open to seniors only

Olivia Fear, Copy Editor March 18, 2021

This year, prom will look quite different because it will only be for seniors, which has never happened before. Prom will not take place until the end of May, but students are apprehensive about what to...

Graduation, right around the corner

Graduation, right around the corner

Bella Anderson, Online Editor May 8, 2017

This school year is coming to an end, the seniors will graduate after spending three years at Stillwater Area High School. They will move on with their lives either to a career or college. Yet the...

Team captains meet at the middle of the field before the game to decide who will start with the ball. Coach Beau Labore oversees this.

Powderpuff brings out competitive spirits

Dylan Andres, Social Media Editor October 4, 2015

A flag football game played between girls from senior and junior classes, known as Powderpuff, is kicking off for the third year under the lights at Pony Stadium. The seniors look to bounce back with...

Upperclassmen have life knowledge that can be deemed very useful for sophomores and juniors. Junior Ali Reardon said, “The best piece of advice I have learned was to remember to not only learn for school but for life.

Words from the wise: advice to underclassmen

Allie Langness, Online Editor-In-Chief May 18, 2015

In a short couple of months, the seniors will be leaving to go their separate ways, and they will be venturing off to begin the next adventures in their lives. Before they leave, they will make some of...

For students who enjoy learning beyond the basic course outline or simply want to get ahead on college work, one option is the Postsecondary Enrollment Options, open to sophomores, juniors and seniors who want to get college credit in high school while avoiding paying hefty fees for a regular college course.

Seniors take on college courses

Alexander Pavlicin, Advertising Editor October 30, 2014

PSEO is a unique way to accelerate learning in high school and be introduced into the college environment. For students who enjoy learning beyond the basic course outline or simply want to get ahead on...

Senior Superfans Grace Charpentier, Megan Aller and Erin Theits dress in all white for the whiteout against Roseville in the first game of the Ponies 2014 season. Grace holds the flag that excites Pony Pride when its waved. They are always so energetic! said junior Ella Janochoski, it motivates us all to go to the games!

Pony fan section cheers loudly

Olivia Arkell, Social Media Reporter October 14, 2014

This year at Stillwater Area High School, students seem to be showing up to more and more sporting events such as football, volleyball, and soccer games to cheer on and support athletes, leading to more...

Students look to interim principal for prank policies

Brinna Dochniak May 18, 2014

For decades, Stillwater seniors have practiced the tradition of a school-wide prank with little interruption. Along with this “tradition”, the administration has played a cat-and-mouse game with seniors...

As the year progresses, the college pressure placed upon seniors continues to rise. In recent years the competition to get into college has become more intense as students are achieving higher grades, taking more AP courses and achieving higher average scores on the ACT.

Pressure increases as seniors compete for college admission

Savannah Sylvis November 26, 2013

Students at Stillwater Area High School are slowly being introduced to the aggressive world of college. They find that to succeed after high school, ambition is a necessity. Seniors graduating in the class...

Seniors bring back Powderpuff football

Seniors bring back Powderpuff football

Eric Bromback October 31, 2013

While the senior girls huddled up with their coach to call the next play, the junior girls waited on the line of scrimmage, ready to take the win. On Sept. 30, Stillwater Area High School held their first...

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