Pony E-News: Getting ready for another great year

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August 20, 2017

Teachers, staff heading back to school this week


The new school year is just one week away and we're working hard to get our schools ready to welcome students!

All district teachers and staff return to work on Monday to prepare for the start of another great year. We're looking forward to greeeting students and families during back to school events this week. Check your school's website or the districtwide calendar for event details. 

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Two students have an out-of-this-world summer vacation

Two siblings from Stillwater had an out-of-this-world summer vacation. Austin (AJ) and Lorelei Fierro traveled to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama and spent a week at Space Camp in the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. Read more.

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Bus routes are in the mail

Be sure to check your mailboxes this week for specific bus route information for your child.

New This Year: Families can download a mobile app to track their bus. The Versatrans MyStop app compares GPS data to routing data to give families information as to where their school bus is located and what time it is expected at their stop. More information about the app can be found on our website 

Official school board meeting notices

Closed session to be held Aug. 23
The school board will hold a closed session (see official notice) at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Central Services, to discuss the following: 

  • Properties identified as Parcel ID, Parcel ID and Parcel ID  
  • Pursuant to Minnesota Statute §13D.05 Subd. 3. (3) to develop or consider offers or counteroffers for the purchase or sale of real or personal property. 

Learning Session canceled on Aug. 24
The school board is canceling their learning session scheduled for 5:30 pm. on Thursday, August 24, 2017. See official notice.

Mark your calendar for the Pony Homecoming Carnival

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Bring your entire family to the first-ever Pony Homecoming Carnival, which will take place from 4-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 on the high school campus. This free, family-friendly event will feature games, activities, stage performances, food trucks and concessions. Learn more at stillwaterschools.org/homecoming2017.

Buy your official Homecoming 2017 t-shirt at ponypride.org. Child through adult sizes are available. Proceeds will go to the high school to support next year's homecoming festivities.