The Pony Express

Synchro team shoots for success

The team is very large in numbers and we're joined by many new faces this year. “We have a big number of new girls this year that are coming from the swim and dive team. Having a swimming background helps so much when learning this sport so it's really nice that we have such a big crossover,” junior Claire Summary says.

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter

May 2, 2017

Synchronized swimming, or as some call it underwater dancing, has had a long legacy of great athletes doing great things at Stillwater. The team's competitive side paired with the bonds formed between their teammates, creates a recipe for success. That is exactly what they have had and are prepar...

District 834 spends $8.8 million on long range facilities renovations

District 834 spends $8.8 million on long range facilities renovations

Christian Anderson, Distribution Reporter

March 31, 2017

  Feb. nine, the district approved the spending of $8.8 million for the renovations of Lake Elmo Elementary, Afton-Lakeland Elementary and Stillwater Junior High School. Among these renovations includes heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) and special education accommodation...

Rachel’s challenge replaced with health initiative

Infographic by Jared Taylor.

Jared Taylor, Distribution Reporter

November 16, 2016

Healthy eating, physical fitness, mental health specialists and anti-bullying campaigns all have one thing in common: they are all health initiatives. What’s special about health initiatives in schools is how they effect the students within the school in which the program is being used. Rachel's Challeng...

District seeks public opinion in naming middle schools

District seeks public opinion in naming middle schools

Kalley Lewis, Copy Editor

October 12, 2016

At the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, there will be a large district wide transition between grades. The freshman will be moved to the high school and the sixth graders will be moved to the junior high schools. Along with those changes, the two Stillwater Area Junior High Schools will h...

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