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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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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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