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Mark Norlander retires

Laughter, wit through three decades Beloved teacher, coach leaves after 30 years A canoe drifts through a stretch of lake in the boundary waters, gliding past a shoreline of dense trees that are reflected on the surface of the water. The water is full of native birds that flock together. …

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Changes to CFE for ’18-’19

Explosion alters CFE program Interim CFE director Jessa Anderson plans for CFE in 2018-2019 school year After the explosion on August 2, many things were forced to change and adapt to a new school year, including the Cultural Field Experience (CFE) program. The decision was made that the school year …

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Aerial fitness new in town

Aerial  fitness adds fun to workouts Exercising in the air balances health and wellness It all started in 2015 when Christine Longe, the owner and founder of “The Aviary” studio in Hopkins, Minn., was practicing law and started to attend circus classes. “People started to ask me how I got …

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Turf comes to south campus ice arena

Turf wars Five sports teams battle for space in the renovated arena It is no surprise that spring sports this year have been particularly difficult to get up and running, namely because of the weather. Almost all of the spring sports teams were inside for the entire month of April. …

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Survey: Trump’s first year

Published Dec. 17, 2017 How has the President been doing? A survey of Minnehaha student shows that two-thirds disapprove of Trump’s performance As the first semester comes to an end, students at Minnehaha will soon get their first grades of the year, but they have also handed out some grades …

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Design Revealed

North campus plans outlined The plans and renderings of the brand new Minnehaha Academy are here. These plans show the shape of the new building, the size of it, the possible materials being used to build it and the overall layout of the entire construction project. The plans have also …

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iGen book review

Move aside Millennials. iGen is coming to stay, bringing their phone-obsessed, risk aversive, and stressed tendencies to the forefront of the future. They are also the topic of Jean Twenge’s book entitled: iGen, Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood. …

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‘Something to point to’

MA Players to perform Working, a show that highlights everyday individuals “Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor, in short for a sort of life rather than a Monday to Friday sort of …

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Rebuilding at 3100 W River Rd

Board of Trustees makes decisions about design and time frame for rebuild This school year, Minnehaha Academy has seen many changes. However, after the transition to the Mendota campus and start to the new school year, there are still major questions that need to be answered: When will the new …

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