Stillwater Area High School Newsletter for Week of September 17, 2018

SAHS E-Newsletter

September 21, 2018

SAHS Fall Academic Awards

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Congratulations to our Stillwater Area High School students who earned academic letters for their school work! 

Letters were given out during a ceremony on Monday to 541 students who earned a 3.75 grade point average and above during the 2017-2018 school year. 111 of those students earned a perfect unweighted 4.0. 


Pony Express recognized as top high school newspaper

The Pony Express has been recognized as one of the top high school newspapers in the country. Stillwater student journalists earned the 2018 George H. Gallup award from Quill and Scroll News Media Evaluation service. 

Stillwater is one of only 10 schools from across the country and the only school in the state of Minnesota to receive this high honor. It is given to those publications that achieved and sustained excellence during the 2017-2018 academic year. 

Read more.

Pony Express newspaper

Darrell Salmi named 2018 Secondary Teacher of the Year

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Stillwater Area High School teacher Darrell Salmi has been named 2018 Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Minnesota Society of Health and Physical Educators (MNSHAPE). The award recognizes his outstanding services and contributions in secondary school education.

Salmi has taught physical education and health in the Stillwater Area Public School district for 22 years. He also serves as a football and strength and conditioning coach. 

Salmi has been an active leader in helping to advance physical education opportunities for all district students. He’s even presented on health and physical education at the local, regional and national level.

Congrats Mr. Salmi!


Pony Homecoming week student activities

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Celebrate Homecoming week with fun, daily student activities!

  • Monday, Sept. 24 Comfy Day
  • Tuesday, Sept. 25 Tourist Day
  • Wednesday, Sept. 26 Activities/Club/Sport Day
  • Thursday, Sept. 27 Patriotic/Cultural Day
  • Friday, Sept. 28 Pony Pride Day

Visit stillwaterschools.org/homecoming2018 for a calendar of events and happenings.


See you at the Pony Homecoming Carnival!

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The second annual Pony Homecoming Carnival will be held on Friday, Sept. 28 from 4-6:30 p.m. at the high school. This family-friendly event features inflatables, carnival games, activities, food trucks and more. 

Make sure to wear your favorite Pony Pride gear!

#GoPonies