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Alum turned coach

Alum turned coach Matt Pryor returns to Minnehaha Academy to take over as head coach of the girls’ varsity basketball team The Minnehaha Academy girls’ basketball team has been dominant ever since ex-head coach Josh Thurow took over. But now that Thurow is stepping down, who is going to take …

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Fundraising goal begins

Fundraising goal begins 50 million dollar goal set for campuses Minnehaha Academy’s leadership launched the largest fundraising effort in the school’s history, which was announced Oct. 17 in letters to M.A. parents from President Donna Harris and Marc Belton, a Board of Trustees member, parent and chair of the Together …

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Stuck on the sidelines?

Stuck on the sidelines? Minnehaha academy athletes are noticing an increase in more severe injuries Injuries are always a part of every sports season and teams have learned to deal with the challenge of key players being unable to play. But when those injuries start to become more frequent and …

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Evelia Barrera–making our school home

Making our school home What makes a school? Is it the building or the students? Is it about the teachers? The answers to these questions are definitely “yes.” But a school is not only those things. What about the unheralded, underhyped people who make a big, if quietly essential, impact …

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Consoles and video games

Which video game console is right for you? The PS4 (PlayStation 4), Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are currently the three hottest video game consoles on the market. Each console brings a different key element to the table and it’s important to know what all three consoles specialize in  before …

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Fortnite falling fast

Fortnite falling fast The worlds most popular game is losing its momentum   After the release of Fortnite Battle Royale on July 25, 2017 the number of players has skyrocketed from less than 1 million within the first month to over 125 million players in June, 2018. Players from around …

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New Summer Movie Previews

Summer is just around the corner, and with that Hollywood has begun advertising for its summer movies. Without a doubt this summer is going to be the summer of movie sequels. Some films we plan to see due to childhood memories, and some we want to see because they just …

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Jack Ryan Brief

Jack Ryan Adapting to Minnehaha Academy has been better than expected for Slovakian exchange student Jack Ryan, who said he is doing just as well here as in Slovakia. “Everyone at Minnehaha is just welcoming, and everybody in my classes and at home are all very helpful which is just …

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Snapchat snapped?

Snapchat snapped? Snapchat may be on a streak of loss of users Is Snapchat going the way of MySpace? Last quarter, Snapchat reported its first decline in daily active users, down from 191 to 188 million. Its stock lost nearly half of its peak value, hovering near its all time …

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