Steven Cline & Gerald Smith are two adorable sophmores. From looking alike to devouring Pizza Rolls, these guys have a ‘bro-tiful’ relationship. Marie Smith and the “ME” caught up with them for an interview. Mustang Express: How long have you been friends with your bro? Steve: Three Years ME: Where did you meet you bro? [...]
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The Thorsens: ME: How do you feel about Valentine’s Day? Mrs: I think it’s fine, but I also think that it’s important to show that you love each other always, not just on Feb. 14th. Mr: I like it. ME: How do you usually spend Valentine’s Day? Mrs: It varies. We are always in [...]
Mustang Express: When did you first become interested in art? Katie Nemchek: I started drawing in 8th grade. I always doodled, but I didn’t start drawing seriously until middle school, so I got into it kind of late. ME: Is there anyone who helped you start? KN: I had outside influences, but it was [...]
Due to their involvement with the PHS Yearbook, two students and their photography talents are often overlooked. Mckenna Bird and Andrianna Katsioleris are two of Ponderosa’s finest when it comes to picture taking, proven by the contests that they have won and their work as co-photo editors for this publication. Mckenna is currently a junior [...]
Students who have not taken a Sculpture, Drawing and Painting, Art Experience, or Airbrush class have not had the pleasure of having Mr. Garland as a teacher. Hidden deep upstairs in the art hallway, he inspires his students with his quirky teaching tactics in a relaxed environment. He is a Ponderosa grad himself and has [...]
Every year schools across the state of Colorado select an Apple Award winner, someone who, for that institution, represents excellence in education. Last year, Ponderosa’s candidate was Jess Becker, who went on to win the state-wide award. This year, Ponderosa’s faculty, staff, and surrounding community, chose Ryan Miwa from the science department to represent our [...]
For most students at PHS who know Mr. Dolezal, passing by room 218 and 216 is always a pleasure. His reputation for being the down to earth, friendly, science teacher, always ready to greet you by name in the halls, is well deserved. That’s why, during his leave for surgery, he left big shoes to [...]
While sitting in Mr.Molé’s classroom, a student will undergo a multitude of feelings including laughter, joy, fear, confusion, and, most of all, respect. This perfect combination makes Mr. Molé a common favorite among his students. His stand-out teaching style allows his students to gain a great amount of knowledge, and everything is hidden behind his [...]
She doesn’t walk down the halls in tights and a cape, but she is a super hero none-the-less. Cindy Parsons, Ponderosa and Sagewood’s only German teacher, brings her all every day. On top of teaching all five levels of German here at Ponderosa, including three levels in one single class period, she spends the second [...]
by Promise Jensen We all see him every day, hopefully in the halls, passing with a smile. We know he’s here to protect Ponderosa and keep our students safe, but not many know the details behind that shiny sheriff badge. The Mustang Express sat down with him to discuss the in and out’s of [...]
Who will be this year’s valedictorian? It is no secret that most of Ponderosa’s students do well in school on a daily basis, but what about the students who succeed on the highest level?