Education

BY JESSICA THOMAS PONY EXPRESS   Many teams often go unnoticed but are secretly very successful. The robotics team at Stillwater Area High School is no exception. Senior Joey Fedor is this year’s captain of the robotics team. The adult supervisors of the team, are science teacher Dennis Symalla and industrial tech teacher Todd Kapsner. […]

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BY LUCY LANGMACK PONY EXPRESS The crazy epidemic of holiday shopping begins again before Halloween decorations are put away. Twenty-nine percent of shoppers start Christbefore Halloween, according to a Google Consumer survey. However, retail stores face the rising issue of competition with online spending. Fifty six percent of purchases are online while 62 percent are […]

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BY MACKENZIE BOTTOLFSON PONY EXPRESS   The Stillwater Area High School debate team placed fifth at the 2011-12 state tournament, third at the 2013-14 state tournament, and is currently working hard to prepare their arguments for the 2014-15 state tournament. The Stillwater Area High School debate team is overflowing with kids who have an immense […]

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Big changes may be coming to the buildings and facilities of Stillwater Area Public Schools with a possible price tag of nearly $100 million. The school board will receive the first report from the Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee Nov. 13. Composed of school and community members, the committee was tasked with developing a plan on […]

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“These teachers have dedicated their lives to serving students and been recognized for outstanding work. As we examine how to improve public policy, it’s important to hear from some of the best of the best. We need to learn from their success.” That’s how state Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, explained a recent hearing he convened […]

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