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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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Vape Nation?

Vape nation? We’re not far off. Many have likely noticed the jump in vape interest in recent years. In fact, according to a study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 16.2 percent of high school seniors reported they used an e-cigarette in the past 30 days, while only 11.4 …

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Quiet leaders

Exploring introverts’ ability to lead Many people are familiar with an iconic scene from Dead Poets Society, in which a classroom full of boys watches in astonishment as their English teacher springs from his chair and climbs atop his desk. The students chuckle, not knowing how to respond. Full of …

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The college decision

Understanding the importance of the college process; how to thrive The college decision is one of the most important decisions people have throughout their whole life. College is another four or more years of a person’s life figuring out more about themselves. During high school standardized tests like ACT and …

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Run, Andrea, run

What was your dream job when you were in high school? My dream job in high school was to be a corporate lawyer. I didn’t know much at the time, but my thought was that if I was a lawyer I could help people get out of trouble or lead …

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Long hours, large rewards

Sophomore Grace Anderson plays Belle All the world’s a stage — at least it has been this winter for Minnehaha Academy sophomore Grace Anderson. Forty-eight performances, weeks of practices and rehearsals have made for a frenetic but exciting schedule enabling Anderson to do what she loves to do: Act. Anderson …

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Christmas around the world

While many Americans celebrate with Christmas music and gifts, the holiday season means different things to people all over the world Christmas is the main American holiday and is celebrated each year by hundreds of millions of people across the world. However, not everyone celebrates this holiday as adamantly as …

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Looking back on “US”

Reflecting on a once in a lifetime opportunity “If the plane hadn’t been delayed…that could’ve been them.” With that line, Minnehaha Academy’s first full-length student-written play ended and revealed that most characters might have died if not for the plane delay they so resented. The play held many important messages …

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Tech team transitions to Mendota

How the tech team has adjusted to the explosion at North campus and the loss of server equipment It’s no surprise that everyone has faced challenges and obstacles in moving to the Mendota campus, but the often overlooked challenges are those of the tech team. Even before the first day …

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