Briefs

Pastor Greg Ellis works to integrate faith and academics

  Greg Ellis settles into his new role as Minnehaha Chaplain This year, Pastor Greg Ellis is serving as Minnehaha’s Upper School Chaplain and is  teaching two Bible classes. “I’m teaching the same classes that Rev. B taught, so freshman Introduction to Reading the Bible,  and sophomores Life and Teachings …

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New procedures for iPad use

BOLD changes New guidelines and consequences for use of BOLD devices Why: “We want this to be a place where kids can connect with each other, with adults, distraction-free and really invest in their attention and the work they do while they’re here,” said Principal Jason Wenschlag. Not only was …

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Slovakian students hope to learn from their experiences

Juniors Karolina Kamenska and Katarína Skyvorá settle into life at Minnehaha For junior Slovakian exchange students Karolina Kamenska and Katarína Skyvorá, both are working to settle into a culture that is very different from their own. “You see all the new things, new people, new ways of living, and still you …

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Restaurant review: A La Salsa

If you decided to venture inside the Midtown Global Market located on Lake Street in Minneapolis, you’ll see the restaurant A La Salsa hidden away deep in the corner of the building. Walking inside the restaurant, you’ll find a small, lowkey seated area with some of the most authentic Mexican …

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Restaurant review: Le Town Talk

After a drastic closing of the long loved Town Talk diner and a three year hiatus, the new and improved Le Town Talk reopened with a special twist. Continuing to include the old, flashy sign of the previous restaurant, the new owners simply added a “Le” on top of the …

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Restaurant Review: Taste of Love

What does the conventional bakery bring to mind? Tiered cakes, over-filled cannolis, trays of cookies, freshly baked brownies and coats of frosting? Amongst the small businesses and coffee shops on Marshall Avenue, Samoas, Thin Mints, and Tagalongs can be found in the form of cupcakes in a bakery that differentiates …

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Restaurant Review: Sabbai Cuisine

The first thing noticed is the sound of a sizzling griddle, the scent of clove, red pepper, ginger, garlic. What makes Midtown Global Market unique is the way multitudes of different shops can come together in one place, yet each restaurant still has its own atmosphere and presence. The same …

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Restaurant Review: Peppers & Fries

Shuffling and scraping comes from the kitchen as the popping sounds and savory scents of burger grease rise and drift among the beams of sunlight dancing across the tables in the three car garage. The thin, steel garage rafters strung above the heads of customers support ten TVs displaying a …

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Restaurant Review: Turtle Bread

If you wanted to feel like a writer, you could go to a cafe to do it. The scent of baking bread and fresh pastries, the peaceful atmosphere and kind servers, combining to form an experience that keeps you coming back for more. Almost as if the world around you …

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Plants in space

The Plant Team of Minnehaha’s ARE class is studying the effect of microgravity on phototropism; i.e. how microgravity affects orientation of plants toward or away from a light source. A plant will first orient itself by its sense of gravity; this is why plants grown in the dark grow similarly …

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