The Pony Express

Numerous community resources available for homelessness

Valley Outreach is a company that helps the Stillwater community grow. They have a food shelf and clothing shelf for families. Valley Outreach members offer appointments and walk-ins as well to shop and for financial help.

Jordyn Le Vasseur, Layout Editor

February 28, 2019

Homelessness is an issue that is faced today by thousands of people, including some students. Being homeless affects students’ education and how they learn. In Stillwater, there are shelters for individuals and for families who are struggling financially and those shelters offer food and cloth...

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Senior Ben Valerius rehearses in preparation for his Coffeehouse audition. He plans on auditioning with

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

November 26, 2018

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating audience members await the laid-back environment of this popular event. A favorite amon...

National Honor Society food drive gives back to community

National Honor Society students help transport the food from a first hour class. They put the food near a door so it can be brought to Valley Outreach for families on Nov. 21.

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness Editor

November 20, 2018

The National Honor Society has teamed up with Valley Outreach during the Thanksgiving, the season for giving back. Starting Nov. 12, students are bringing in food to their first hour. All of the food is being brought to the Valley Outreach food shelf Nov. 21 and is being given to families that cannot...

Amnesty supports all human rights

Senior Co-presidents Abby Banks and Amy Longtin are going over future events in Amnesty Club during Friday Morning Club.

Claire Anderson, Field Reporter

November 1, 2018

Amnesty International club raises awareness of human rights issues through activities. They protect the human rights of all genders, races, religions and sexualities. The Amnesty club protects and helps students with human rights issues by funding Valley Outreach and BIZAA (Basic Institute fo...

Amnesty club holds Hygiene Drive for local charities

Infographic showing the most important things you need to know about the upcoming hygiene drive.

Ashlyn Aarness, Photo Editor

November 5, 2016

The Amnesty International Club will host a hygiene drive at school toward the end of October. Items will be brought in to help local families in need of personal products. Donations are not required, but are much appreciated. The week after MEA break, students will be collecting hygiene items. ...

Fines turned into food for Valley Outreach

Tiffany Horwath, Layout Editor

March 25, 2015

Getting a parking ticket can be a pain, but Valley Outreach is helping people feel good about paying off their parking ticket. Valley Outreach is celebrating Minnesota's Foodshare Month by introducing "Food for Fines." The program was created by Tracy Maki, Valley Outreach's Executive Director, and is being enforced throughout the month of March in Downtown St...

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