Briefs

Talon editor honored

Senior wins top state award for journalism Minnehaha Academy senior Maddie Binning was named Minnesota’s “Journalist of the Year,” an award given annually in each state by the Journalism Education Association (JEA). To be considered for the honor, high school journalists across the nation collected pieces of their work and …

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MOSAIC: Games Around the World

MOSAIC, a group dedicated to exploring racial identity at Minnehaha’s South Campus, held an event this past May 8th called “Games Around the World.” Kids ranging from grades preschool to eighth grade came together to celebrate diversity – the key focus on which MOSIAC stand on. “[MOSAIC] is a multicultural …

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Digital Citizenship

Meyers honored for Digital Citizenship Program The Digital Citizenship Program, developed by Sam Meyers, physics teacher and Academic Integration Specialist at Minnehaha, has won the 2015 Private and Independent Education Program Award. This award, given by the Minnesota Independent School Forum––an organization that serves independent and private high schools in Minnesota––aims …

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Student video is contest finalist

Contest voting ends April 17.

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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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From teacher to rockstar, Freeman stars in The Buddy Holly Story

Starring as a young and energized fifties Rock ‘N Roller, Minnehaha theater director Nicholas Freeman headlines in the History Theatre’s production of The Buddy Holly Story. The show runs until Jan. 4. Freeman performs 17 songs, and the audience gets involved in the five that conclude the night. “We basically …

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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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