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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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Highlighting junior Evalin Olson

It’s showtime. Everything is ready to go. Suddenly, the computer crashes and the projections stop. Everyone is scrambling in the box. Who’s going to fix it? As stage manager, that’s the job of junior Evalin Olson. Olson was the stage manager of the Minnehaha fall play, US, performed at the …

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Explosion leaves permanent mark

Minnehaha Academy is forever changed by the tragic events of August 2nd Three months later, community members reflect on loss, find hope At 10:22 AM on Wednesday August 2, 2017, a gas explosion occurred at Minnehaha Academy’s Upper School. According to a preliminary investigation report released by the NTSB, this …

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A tribute to Ruth and John

Remembering two beloved members of the Minnehaha community August 2, 2017 was a day on which Minnehaha lost two beautiful members of its community: Ruth Berg and John Carlson. A graduate of Minnehaha, Carlson worked as a custodian at his alma mater for 13 years and was known for his …

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