Briefs

Freshman 15 myth

Is it really true? By Rachel Bartz, Talon staff writer If you were to ask a high school what they are most worried about for college, you might find the dreaded “freshman fifteen” as one of the top answers. But is this feared legend simply a myth? According to a …

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SAT testing

National SAT scores drop What’s the true cause behind the decline? By Jorie Schwab, Talon staff writer Last year national average SAT scores plummeted six points to 1500, one of the lowest scores ever recorded, according to a report by the College Board. The national average for writing was 489, …

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Talon issue #1 news quiz

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Power outage at MA

Squirrel + transmitter = early weekend.

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MISP College Fair

On Oct. 10 Minnehaha Academy held the MISP College Fair where 168 colleges were represented, 16 from Minnesota. 690 students attended the event, and including parents the total number was about 1,500 people in attendance. There were schools from 32 states and two foreign countries. The fair season is over, …

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Hockey season outlook

The Minnehaha boys' hockey team will be faced with some upcoming changes this year, including the addition of a new head coach.

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Tennis season wrap-up

The Minnehaha varsity tennis team ended this year’s season with a 7-8 record. “We had some really tough matches, but we never gave up until the last point,” said freshman Jessamine Von Arx. Although it was a losing season, sophomore Camille Warren and junior Carly Spanjers made it to the …

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Dance team has plans to gain MSHSL status

Minnehaha has a new dance team as of this winter season....

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Service interns create opportunities for involvement

In November, advisory groups can take part in the annual Thanksgiving food drive where they can bring in canned food, which will be given to those who need it in the community. The advisory group with the most canned food will get a free lunch. Later in December, students can …

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Minnehaha art teacher to hold art show

MA art teacher Nathan Stromberg's art show will be at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in from Dec. 9, 2010, through Jan. 9, 2011.

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