Features

International students at MA

Our students from around the world: their journeys and experiences in the United States After a three-hour car ride from Bratislava, Slovakia to Budapest, Hungary, a two-hour flight to Amsterdam and an eight-hour flight to the United States, junior Karolina Cizmarova finally landed in Minneapolis on a hot August day. …

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Welcome to “Schollville”

Welcome to “Schollville” Math teacher Scott Scholl’s wide scope of influence enriches the lives of students Math equations. They are the first thing you see when you walk into Scott Scholl’s third-floor math classroom written across all three whiteboards. Occasionally, among the graphs and equations, you might even see the …

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Secret lives of teachers

Minnehaha teachers enjoy unique interests, hobbies outside of school When at school, it’s pretty easy to find teachers. They’re most often in their room doing something like lesson planning or grading. But, once their work is done, there are many different places they go to do interesting things. Who knew …

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Advantages of martial arts

Members of school community find that martial arts builds confidence, discipline “As a woman, I do feel nervous walking around in public by myself sometimes, and just always being more aware and conscious of the people around me and their perceived intentions has helped me in a couple different situations,” …

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How are you using your time after school?

Expert tips for students who need a break but also need to get to work After school, most students who are still on campus waiting for a sports practice or for a ride home with parents like to socialize and play around with friends or go to get something to …

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Getting involved in the community

Students keep busy with internships, jobs and volunteering “You can’t put a price tag on [the value of internships] because you’re learning about responsibility,” said Principal Jason Wenschlag. The difference between the three is shown by the distinctive values each has to offer. In the long run, the goal of …

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The Crisis in Hong Kong

The Crisis in Hong Kong Hong Kong protesters fight for freedom against an oppressive totalitarian Chinese government This summer saw the largest protest in Hong Kong history, a city that has seen hundreds of protests. On June 16th, more than 2 million Hong Kong citizens or supporters of the Hong …

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Twentieth year of peace protests on the Lake Street-Marshall Ave. Bridge

Sub-zero temperatures, rain or shine. Christmas Day or just an average Wednesday, peace protesters will be on the Lake Street Bridge. “[The weeks I didn’t come out] were when my husband was dying, when I was getting chemo and the one or two times that I was out of town. …

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Christmas food meets global traditions

Christmas food meets global traditions It is almost Christmas time. Everyone is shopping for gifts, but what people don’t do, is ask what their friends do to celebrate Christmas. Some people at Minnehaha have very unique Christmas traditions and guess what, they might be sitting right next to you in …

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Poll: Younger Americans express shift in values

Teens’ values are shifting Rutger Hoekstra, a junior, considers patriotism, having children and religion as “very important” values. These views actually put Hoekstra in the minority among his generation. According to an August 2019 poll by The Wall Street Journal, young generations consider values like those much less important than …

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