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Coach honored

Redhawk Boys’ Hockey assistant coach wins award The Assistant Coach of Minnehaha’s Boys’ Varsity Hockey team, Bill McClellan, was awarded two honors this spring, at the end of the hockey season. McClellan was voted “Section 4A Assistant Coach of the Year” for 2015 and was also voted “Class A Assistant …

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Football co-op

Two years after instituting a co-op with Hope Academy, Minnehaha is eager to add to last year’s 28-man roster by co-oping with three new schools: Blake, St. Paul Academy and Mounds Park Academy. Due to diminishing numbers, each school saw the need for change, and chose to form a single …

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School lunch prices increase

To retain qualtity, lunch prices rise When students returned from Christmas break, Taher Inc., the food service provider at Minnehaha, announced a 20 cent price rise on entrees from $3.75 to $3.95. This price increase was the result of a simple and definite factor. “We had no choice,” said Chef …

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Winter medallion found by MA dad

– Forrest Ahrens and Sierra Takushi “It’s almost like being inducted into the hall of fame!” exclaimed senior Harris Worthman, who enjoyed his eighteenth birthday in the procession of the St. Paul Winter Carnival parade this past weekend. Worthman’s step into adulthood, however, was not the priority of celebrations but …

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Debate heads to State

“State is always a little bit unpredictable,” said captain and senior Caroline Pellegrin. “Just because you’ve been doing super well the entire season, doesn’t mean it’s going to great at State. So there’s always that element of surprise and kind of twist.” Pellegrin, along with fellow senior captain Scott Stewart, …

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Arguing for the sake of learning and improving

by Erik Snook Debate (noun): “A discussion, as of a public question in an assembly, involving opposing viewpoints.” Minnehaha Academy’s debate team is led by World History, AP Government and Speech/Debate teacher Nathan Johnson and senior captains Caroline Pellegrin and Scott Stewart. The team so far has attended three tournaments …

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A move from college admissions to college counseling

by Sierra Takushi As a new counselor at Minnehaha Academy, Ann Buesgens is eager to apply her experience with college admissions in order to guide high school students academically. Buesgens has worked in various positions in university offices, ranging from being a multicultural counselor to an international coordinator. With this …

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Taking a chance in teaching

by Emma Melling M.A.’s new French amity, Omaima Feriani, is excited to be in Minnesota. Feriani lives in Montluçon, France with her parents and three brothers. She is staying in Minneapolis with the Katz family during her visit. Feriani chose to be a part of the amity program to gain …

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