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Swim team advances to section finals

The Minnehaha-Holy Angels co-op swim team participated in section preliminaries yesterday at St. Kates. The three relay team participants all advanced to the section final, being held tomorrow. Swimmers on the relay teams were the varsity team, which included junior Olivia Lutter, sophomores Winnie Commers, Caelin Hoben, Grace Percich and …

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Anatomy students dissect deer hearts and lungs

Four deer hearts and lungs were donated to the CIS Anatomy and Physiology class by the Pattison family from their family hunting trip. Mrs. Cripe encouraged students to arrive 15 minutes early to class and examine and dissect the organs. Once getting past the “gross factor,” the students  happily held …

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Junior Advisory Racewalking Championship

Racewalking from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Juniors hold nothing back in first annual racewalking championship During Flex today, a new tradition was born as the junior boys’ advisories competed in the first annual racewalking championship. The competition, a relay race, was held on the Minnehaha soccer field. Each advisory selected eight students who walked a …

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Debate team carves pumpkins

The debate team had a pumpkin carving contest outside in the parking lot after school today. Junior, Slovak student Adam Hano had never carved a pumpkin before, so the team got together in the spooky spirit to fully show him the American tradition. Principal Jason Wenschlag and various other teachers …

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Decorating Pumpkins

In the spirit of Halloween, Mrs. Cripe’s senior advisory brought mini pumpkins to decorate. The room smelled of Sharpie markers and chatter filled the air. Hot glue guns were plugged into the wall, but after a few minutes the girls realized no one had brought buttons or glitter to glue …

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Cross country bonds before sections

Tonight the cross country running team ate their annual spaghetti dinner after practice. It was a time of fellowship and enjoying the companionship of teammates the day before a race. Tomorrow, the boys and girls varsity are racing in sections at Battle Creek Park. If either team takes first or …

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Sophomore class takes the ACT Aspire

The sophomore class took the ACT Aspire test today at Minnehaha. The test – which is administered only once to Minnehaha students during their time in high school – assessed student readiness in English, math, reading, science and writing. Today’s test needed an entire school day to complete and was the …

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