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100 years of journalism at M.A.

A century of student voices Since 1920, Minnehaha Academy students have been covering news, exchanging opinions and recording school history. In 2019-20, The Talon newspaper staff reviewed this history in a four-part series. PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4

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2020 Election: What Republicans should expect this summer

Republicans need voters to focus on issues, not personalities By Tollef Currell, guest writer The presidential election is certainly the most widely discussed top- ic on this upcoming ballot. It’s arguably the most important, too, but not for the reason most people suspect. We are about to have a fight …

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2020 Election: What Democrats should expect for summer

Democrats need voters to pay attention By Danielle Robinson, guest writer We’ve narrowed down the top two candidates for this year’s race: former vice president Joe Biden and current president Donald Trump. The COVID-19 outbreak has made campaigning difficult for Biden, as he is solely participating in presidential events via …

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Class of 2020: Athlete destinations

Senior destinations for Redhawks athletes Compiled by Grace Kassebaum, Mykelti Dillard Smith and Luke Von Arx. Congratulations to the following members of Minnehaha Academy’s Class of 2020: Swimming: Andrew Karpenko Softball: Kate Pryor Basketball: Mia Curtis and Jalen Suggs Football: Craig McDonald, Kaden Johnson and Terry Lockett

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Slideshow: M.A. boys are section champs

Minnehaha boys win Section 4AAA hoops title After winning three straight Class AA state championships, the Redhawks were going for a four-peat, but a day after their victory, the coronavirus forced the cancelation of the Minnesota state basketball tournaments. Final score: Minnehaha Academy 94, Totino-Grace 58 Photos and slideshow by …

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Digital Learning: Tips for Students

New methods require new mentality When taking courses online, you need to think carefully about how you’ll learn before you dive into the learning itself. Minnehaha’s teachers, administrators and staff members offer tips for making the most of this learning experience. Tips were gathered in March 2020 during the global …

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The Tent with Trent: Ep. 2, Anne Calvin

Seniora Calvin en la tienda

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Rap Music and Women

How does rap music shape our understanding of gender? BY DANY ROBINSON, GUEST WRITER One of the most popular genres of music is Rap/Hip-Hop. Rap is a form of musical expression that incorporates rhyme, rhythm, and “street” vernacular. Majority of today’s rappers rap about: money, cars, drugs, fame and success, …

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Wolfpack wins state!

First football title caps undefeated season The SMB Wolfpack, a co-op of Minnehaha Academy, the Blake School and St. Paul Academy, defeated Willmar to win the 2018 Minnesota Class AAAA Championship on Nov. 23. Watch the highlights below: Wolfpack wins state! from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Minnesota Class AAAA championship game: …

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2018 Class AA Boys’ Basketball State Championship

Minnehaha 73, Caledonia 60 Back-to-Back Champions! Watch the highlights below: 2018 championship: Minnehaha vs. Caledonia from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. 2018 MN Boys’ Basketball Class 2A state tournament (3.24.18) at Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Note: This is not a student project. It was created by journalism teacher Reid Westrem for instructional …

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