The Pony Express

Andrew Smith, from businessman to beloved teacher

English teacher Andrew Smith has meaningful discussions with his students. One thing Smith prioritizes is keeping up to date with what his students find relevant and establishing strong connections with them that last for years to come.

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

November 22, 2019

“As teachers, we are what they have to grow beyond,” English teacher Andrew Smith said. Smith is incredibly fond of that quote from Star Wars. His individual approach to education follows the same principle. Smith has only been at the high school since 2017 but has amassed a large amount of po...

Deaf event fosters appreciation for deaf culture

ASL teacher Amy Caslow flips hash browns at Metro Deaf School on Nov. 10. She, along with many of her students, were volunteering at the Pancake Breakfast fundraiser.

Taylor Lee, Distribution Reporter

November 26, 2018

 On Nov. 10, a select number of ASL teacher Amy Caslow’s American Sign Language level two students went to St. Paul Metro Deaf School to complete their first of two Deaf culture events. They were instructed to interview a Deaf individual and write an essay on their experience. However, it was not on...

High parking parking pass prices limit some drivers

Students either have to cough up the chase for the high priced parking permit or try and find another ride to school.

Mya Lysne, Field Video Editor

September 25, 2017

Every morning, junior Anna Novalany hops into her rusty and beat-up 1990 Plymouth Voyager and drives a fifteen minute commute to school. Meanwhile, on the other side of the district, senior Jake Ledson is also making his morning commute, with his neighbor in the backseat, and girlfriend in the front sea...

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