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Talon guide to Christmas music, for the people

With Christmas being right around the corner, everyone is listening to Christmas music and I’m here to tell you my top five favorite Christmas songs and ranking the Talon members favorite Christmas songs. 1. “White Christmas” by the Drifters Explanation: Best Christmas song, hands down. What’s makes this song amazing …

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Shooting for three

MA boys’ basketball looks to repeat success with a third straight state title The Minnehaha Academy boys’ basketball team is looking to defend their back to back state titles. Coming off a 28-3 season, the Redhawks have some shoes to fill with the departure of two key starters due to …

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Surviving Christmas with the relatives

Closing in on the holidays spikes stress levels for teens, luckily Counselors have great ways to cope. “We’ve discovered two critical things: one, most Americans feel that Christmas is a time for family. Two, most Americans feel that in order to stand being around their family, for even one or …

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A blizzard of co-ops

Many sports teams have a co-op with other schools, but how does it work? All the girls were packed tightly into Panera. It was the first game of the season, and everyone was getting to know each other over their meals. They were all from different schools, talking about their …

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Alum turned coach

Alum turned coach Matt Pryor returns to Minnehaha Academy to take over as head coach of the girls’ varsity basketball team The Minnehaha Academy girls’ basketball team has been dominant ever since ex-head coach Josh Thurow took over. But now that Thurow is stepping down, who is going to take …

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Should MA boys’ basketball move up?

After back to back state titles for the MA boys’ basketball team there has been talk surrounding whether the Redhawks should move up a class Despite winning two straight state championships, and winning 24 out of 30 games against class AAA and AAAA competition in the past two years, the …

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Homeschoolers find sports home

Homeschooled athletes join Minnehaha Academy teams to play sports After making it all the way to the section semi-final this year, the boys’ soccer team will need all the help they can get next year to keep improving. They will lose 8 seniors, 6 of which were starters. Junior goalie …

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Fundraising goal begins

Fundraising goal begins 50 million dollar goal set for campuses Minnehaha Academy’s leadership launched the largest fundraising effort in the school’s history, which was announced Oct. 17 in letters to M.A. parents from President Donna Harris and Marc Belton, a Board of Trustees member, parent and chair of the Together …

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Stuck on the sidelines?

Stuck on the sidelines? Minnehaha academy athletes are noticing an increase in more severe injuries Injuries are always a part of every sports season and teams have learned to deal with the challenge of key players being unable to play. But when those injuries start to become more frequent and …

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