The Pony Express

Students receive National Merit Scholarship Award

Alex Rodriguez, Sports Editor

November 17, 2011

Each year, the National Merit Scholarship program gives away over $51 million in scholarship money to more than 10,000 students. According to nationalmerit.org, the National Merit Scholarship program is an academic competition...

Every Student has Story: Kelly Cuppett

Alex Rodriguez, Sports Editor

November 11, 2011

One remarkable who that has been a soccer player and now a profound pianist had impacted both her mentors and peers in positive outcomes. Kelly Cuppett is a senior at Gaither high school and has an unweighted GPA of a 4.0....

Students disrespect the school

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

November 3, 2011

Students have no respect towards their school, where they spend just as much time as they do at home. Why in the world would someone trash a place they have to spend so much time at? Even if they really don’t like Gaither,...

Bucs blackouts anger fans

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2011

The Tampa Bay Bucanneers are are 4-2 this season, but it is only the people that are going to see the games live at Raymond James that are seeing them playing home games.   The Bucs home games have been blacked out since last...

Summer reading survey results

Lexi Cuervo, Graphics Team

October 21, 2011

Summer reading is something every student dreads doing over the summer, but how many students actually completed the summer reading?  To find out, The Pony Express staff passed out surveys in various English honors and AP c...

People are always exaggerating

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

October 21, 2011

CJ’s Bar-B-Skew rocks Carrollwood

Michael Farrell, Business Manager

October 21, 2011

As soon as you walk into CJ’s Bar-B-Skew you are thrown into a world of music and food where you are bound to say that you’ve never seen anything quite like it before.  The “rock star” atmosphere is pushed from t...

Don’t knock it till you try it

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

October 21, 2011

Picture this: a student is sitting down in the lunch room and the girl next to them decides to crunch her Sunchips into her salad.   Instantly, the thought that comes to mind is did she really just do that? This happens to...

Paranormal Activity 3 surpasses expectations

Camila Acosta, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2011

My expectations for Paranormal Activity 3 were completely shattered as soon as the ending credits rolled in; this time, Paranormal Activity’s third film strayed to a more distinct path.  A widowed woman with two daughter...

Ten points for Gryffindor, Ed Sheeran scores with ‘+’

Camila Acosta, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2011

The first time one would Ed Sheeran perform, one would most likely agree that Ron Weasly has very impressive rapping skills, although singing seems to compliment him even more. However, the real genius behind the mix is British...

Who are you trying to impress?

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

October 21, 2011

Picture this: being the only person in the group knowing French at the restaurant, you smugly comment to the waiter “Je sui un gros melon d’eau”; he smirks at you politely and replies, “No sir, you are not a large watermelon.”  A...

Character Education Week ends

Amber Razzano, Features Editor

October 21, 2011

Every year the U.S. president and government announce the third week of October as Character Counts week. Character week is a week when schools all around the nation come together and raise awareness for good qualities that studen...

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