Student journalists among the best in the state
Student journalists from Stillwater Area High School won numerous awards at the Minnesota High School Press Association’s (MHSPA) State Convention. The Pony Express newspaper and the Kabekonian yearbook were recognized by the Journalism Educators of Minnesota as among the best in the state, winning Gold in the newspaper category and Silver in website and yearbook.
Students also earned a dozen MHSPA Gold Medallion Awards:
2nd Place: Best of Show Print
7th Place: Best of Show Website
Broadcast News Story 2nd place: Ruby Suro, Isabella Godfrey, Jeremiah Swartz Flight School
Broadcast News Story 4th place: Maya Disher, Ava Stein, and Olivia Kulisch
Broadcast Feature Story 5th place: Nissa Wilcox, Delaney Clendenen, Sydney Rodd Pony Brew teaches skills
Newspaper Page Design 2nd place: Katie Kangas Breaking the Chain
Photojournalism News photo 2nd place: Sophia Arndt Chicago
Yearbook Academics Club Story 2nd place: Ivy Lukowicz Off of Each Other
Yearbook Sports Story 2nd place: Mason Wilson Turning Back the Clock
Yearbook Sports Story 3rd place: Carter Stratmann Can’t Stop Us
Yearbook Student Life 2nd place: Hugh Hanlon, Noah Casement Then and Now
Yearbook Spread Design 2nd place: Ada Gerber, Amaal Abdullahi Life-long Bonds
In Other News
All students must have an up-to-date immunization record or exemption form on file with their school's health office or they can't attend school.
Join in the fun with the 2023 Homecoming Carnival on Friday, Sept. 29 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
After serving as the assistant principal at Stillwater Middle School and interim assistant principal at Oak-Land, Ann Giardino has been named the new principal of Oak-Land Middle School.
Counselors at Oak-Land Middle School were awarded $9,950 from The Prairie Care Fund to access student support services.
Students in middle school or younger must be accompanied by an adult when attending Pony football games.
With a dip in MCA test scores, district leaders focus efforts on aligning systems to improve outcomes for students.
If voters approve a bond referendum this fall, Lake Elmo Elementary will be moving to a new site on the northwest corner of Lake Elmo Avenue and 10th Street North.
19 teachers from Stillwater Area High School recently took part in an eye-opening experience through the EXCITE Teacher Externship program. The program aimed to give teachers a firsthand understanding of employer practices, workforce needs, and potential partnerships to better prepare their students for future careers.