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Library adds new assistant

Lubar brings experience and computer skills to MA Clare Lubar, the new MA library assistant, is here to fill the gap this year that Lorie Christianson left when she retired. Lubar grew up in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., a small town in Door County, a peninsula that juts into Lake Michigan. …

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New alpine ski coach

Schaeppi hopes to continue tradition of success This alpine ski season there will be a new head coach, Brad Schaeppi. A former assistant coach at the Blake School, Schaeppi helped to lead the Bears to third place at the alpine skiing state meet last year. “Minnehaha Academy seems like a …

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New French Amity

French amity finds new home in Minnesota Sandrine Cagnat has decided to come to Minnehaha to serve as French amity for the 2012-2013 academic year. She grew up in Issou, France, a small village near Versaille, where, she says, “there is nothing.” Cagnat attended l’Université de Cergy-Pontoise about 13 minutes away …

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A weekend in Uptown

It takes about 15 minutes for students to get from school to one of the most vibrant and unique parts of the Twin Cities. Uptown Minneapolis, the greater area where Lake Street meets Hennepin and Lyndale Avenue, is an urban district known for its communities of artists and musicians as …

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New type of summer school offered

Classes offered at upper school for credit Minnehaha will be offering classes this summer for the first time, giving students the opportunity to earn semester credit for courses which they are interested in taking but are too busy with other electives to take them during the school year. The program …

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M.A. hopes to enter space project

International Space Station invites student involvement Next spring Minnehaha Academy will have the opportunity to send a science experiment to the International Space Station. This will be the first time a school outside of California has taken part in the program. Past projects have included mixing concrete in space and …

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The MIA illustrates a new perspective on sports

Minnesota is a wonderful state for sports fans to pledge their allegiance to. Through ups and downs, the Minnesotan roots run deep, resisting fair-weather tendencies. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is giving visitors an opportunity to see our favorite past times in a new light. Portraying media primarily in the …

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TV cuts lifespan

TV decreases life expectancy, study shows A study from the University of Queensland in Australia suggests that each hour you spend watching TV after the age of 25 shortens your life by 21.8 minutes. This has been the first study of its kind and the researchers admit that the conclusions involve …

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Music department must fill big shoes

Fine arts administrative assistant Terri Wade retires after six years at MA Fine arts administrative assistant and music accompanist Terri Wade is leaving Minnehaha this year after six years of hard work. “Every day she brings something to this place that is above and beyond her job,” said band and …

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