The Pony Express

Idea Quest hopes inspires change within district

Idea Quest hopes inspires change within district

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under News

Idea Quest is a way for the district staff to submit ideas about solving problems or adding to the district. During the end of Oct. and beginning of Nov., staff are able to submit their solutions through a website and then vote on them. Idea Quest began in 2017 with five ideas being accepted, one...

Idea Quest garners original ideas from staff to improve district

Idea Quest garners original ideas from staff to improve district

Susan Hubard, Video Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under News

During the early part of November, staff have been invited to create and share suggestions via PONY Idea Quest, a website for sparking innovative ideas and helpful changes in schools districts. Idea Quest is a big step up from the school districts’ last approach at making changes. This is t...

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Student Life

Stacy Bartlett teaches both biology and AVID in room A1234. She is known as a wacky and free spirited teacher with some crazy funny stories. It's no wonder she would have some pretty interesting stuff in her desk. From silly glasses to plush figurines - she's got it all, come check out what she has! ...

Standardized testing helps for college but does not measure knowledge

Standardized testing helps for college but does not measure knowledge

Tiana Meador, Photographer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Editorial

Standardized tests are something considered unnecessary for proficiency and success among many high school students because of how they are found to cause minimal, but in most cases zero, impact on final grades.  Little do students know, these ungraded tests play a large role in success prior...

Is cash dead: the increasing use of credit cards

Is cash dead: the increasing use of credit cards

Kyle Alvarez, Advertising Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Our society's economy is gradually becoming  completely paperless. Society is moving primarily into an online transaction economy, bringing an end to the great era of paper money. With online shopping websites such as Ebay and Amazon, paper money is becoming absolute. In 2013, there was an estimate...