The Pony Express

Homelessness brings attention to community

Homelessness brings attention to community

Jordyn Le Vasseur, Layout Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Spotlight

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

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under News

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 food drive gives back to community

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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

Amnesty supports all human rights

Claire Anderson, Field Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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

Amnesty club holds Hygiene Drive for local charities

Ashlyn Aarness, Photo Editor

November 5, 2016


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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...