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Homecoming 2017 schedule

Minnehaha’s Got Talent! Ready or not, it’s already time for Homecoming 2017. M.A. Royalty Today, the Homecoming Court for the Class of 2018 was chosen: Lily Mullinix Sara Bakke Greta Hallberg Cynthia Garcia Balmaceda Anna Northenscold Kayla Williams   Luke Burnham JaVonni Bickham Hussein Farah Seth Retzlaff Forrest Ahrens Daniel …

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A walk for unity

“This sea of red warms my heart,” Minnehaha Academy President Dr. Donna Harris said as she stood atop a fire truck, surrounded by students, staff, and other community members. On Tuesday August 15, 2017, more than 1,000 members of the Minnehaha community gathered at the Minnehaha Academy Upper School, the …

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A helper in every way

Minnehaha remembers John Carlson As the Minnehaha community mourns the loss of John Carlson, it celebrates his life and his lifelong relationship with the school. Listen to an interview conducted by Talon staff writer Emma Melling from March 24, 2016, as she was working on a story published in April …

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Congratulations, Class of 2017!

…and congratulations, Talon graduates! Front row: Kate Ali and Ella Fredrickson, multimedia specialists and creators of Milk with Ella; Sierra Takushi, story editor; Meena Morar, online editor. Second row: Kenny Kiratli, social media editor; Elliot Dorow Hovland and Jake Frisell, sports editors; Katerina Misa, editor in chief; Reid Westrem, adviser. Photo by …

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Vehicles for understanding others

English teacher carries passion for reading, writing into new chapter of life Every student has undoubtedly experienced the wrath of Mrs. Myers’ deliberate purple pen across their essay. With every comment made, yet another feeling of failure crossed the student’s mind. Yet, with every so called failure came a more …

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M.A. ‘lifer’ steps away for motherhood

Physical Education teacher plans to stay at home with her child for the next few years A cluster of young girls giggle as they slip beneath the gym bleachers. Their father stands in the middle of the gym, discussing strategy with a group of volleyball players. The girls, Julie, Amanda, …

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Never too late to learn: Gabe Satoskar

A climbing engineer Decelerating over the Nicollet Avenue Bridge, senior Gabe Satoskar makes an acute turn onto De La Salle Drive and drives directly into his concentrated neighborhood on Nicollet Island. Passing Minneapolis’ iconic Grain Belt Beer sign on his left, Gabe pulls into his narrow alleyway and parks his …

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Never too late to learn: Raye Ebensteiner

Creativity from cooking to lamp design As Frank Sinatra’s satin voice resounds from the kitchen’s sound system and bounces off of white gallery-like walls, senior Raye Ebensteiner unpacks a paper bag of groceries onto a granite counter top. Raye gently pulls her brunette hair into a high ponytail and turns …

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Sustaining on sunshine

The national trend of investing in solar energy reaches Minnesota schools and businesses Schools and businesses in Minnesota are beginning to explore solar energy as a possible implementation in order to focus on sustainability and community building. Richfield High School and Mounds View High School have both turned to solar …

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Unconscious bias: gender vs. careers

Gender distribution differences in the labor force possibly affect seniors’ choices of intended majors “Is this meal for a girl or a boy?” You promptly reply to the speaker that the 4 piece McNugget Happy Meal is for your little brother. Within minutes, the ripped plastic package he got from his …

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