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New faces – Tána Mesíková

Junior Slovakian student, Tána Mesíková, is adjusting and is grateful of the new community and experience of learning here at Minnehaha Academy. “I like the community of people because everyone is so nice and welcoming and willing to help you,” said Mesíková. Mesíková was chosen for the scholarship program at …

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New faces – Hana Jakubíková

    Junior Slovakian exchange student, Hana Jakubíková, is both adjusting to and appreciating the different learning experience and culture at Minnehaha Academy.    “It definitely is tiring having to speak in a different language the entire day but I think it’s a great learning experience because it forces you out of your …

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New faces – Tim Swanson

Minnehaha Academy recently hired a new physics teacher, Tim Swanson. Before coming to Minnehaha, Swanson taught at a elementary school science program called Star-Base. When Swanson wanted a change and was in the market for a new job, his wife, a graduate of Minnehaha, recommended looking for a teaching position …

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Homecoming 2017 schedule

Minnehaha’s Got Talent! Ready or not, it’s already time for Homecoming 2017. M.A. Royalty Today, the Homecoming Court for the Class of 2018 was chosen: Lily Mullinix Sara Bakke Greta Hallberg Cynthia Garcia Balmaceda Anna Northenscold Kayla Williams   Luke Burnham JaVonni Bickham Hussein Farah Seth Retzlaff Forrest Ahrens Daniel …

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A walk for unity

“This sea of red warms my heart,” Minnehaha Academy President Dr. Donna Harris said as she stood atop a fire truck, surrounded by students, staff, and other community members. On Tuesday August 15, 2017, more than 1,000 members of the Minnehaha community gathered at the Minnehaha Academy Upper School, the …

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A helper in every way

Minnehaha remembers John Carlson As the Minnehaha community mourns the loss of John Carlson, it celebrates his life and his lifelong relationship with the school. Listen to an interview conducted by Talon staff writer Emma Melling from March 24, 2016, as she was working on a story published in April …

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Congratulations, Class of 2017!

…and congratulations, Talon graduates! Front row: Kate Ali and Ella Fredrickson, multimedia specialists and creators of Milk with Ella; Sierra Takushi, story editor; Meena Morar, online editor. Second row: Kenny Kiratli, social media editor; Elliot Dorow Hovland and Jake Frisell, sports editors; Katerina Misa, editor in chief; Reid Westrem, adviser. Photo by …

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Vehicles for understanding others

English teacher carries passion for reading, writing into new chapter of life Every student has undoubtedly experienced the wrath of Mrs. Myers’ deliberate purple pen across their essay. With every comment made, yet another feeling of failure crossed the student’s mind. Yet, with every so called failure came a more …

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Never too late to learn: Gabe Satoskar

A climbing engineer Decelerating over the Nicollet Avenue Bridge, senior Gabe Satoskar makes an acute turn onto De La Salle Drive and drives directly into his concentrated neighborhood on Nicollet Island. Passing Minneapolis’ iconic Grain Belt Beer sign on his left, Gabe pulls into his narrow alleyway and parks his …

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