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The big test(s)

Everyone has to take them, but which one will suit you? The big tests. Everyone in high school knows what they are. They’re the tests that can make or break your decision on where to go to college. But, depending on your skill set, you may want to review them …

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Teens perceive widespread depression, anxiety

National survey reveals concerns about mental health Though society has fought a long fight in the matter of mental stress, there still remains an alarming number of teens who feel depressed, who feel they have anxiety, or just overall, have concerns about mental health. What researchers deduced from recent phone …

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New co-ops for lacrosse teams

With spring sports under way, boys’ and and girls’ lacrosse are two of many Minnehaha sports benefiting from a co-op, in which athletes from different schools unite to form a team. This year boys’ lacrosse co-op, known as the TrIMAC Blackhawks, is expanding. Minnehaha will again team up with Concordia …

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Why you should read the Talon

Your newspaper (print or digital) has more value for you than you might think For many Minnehaha students, the Talon is simply something that comes out every month or so, might have an interesting headline or two, but doesn’t have anything worth reading. For many of our readers, this might …

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Taking their turn in the spotlight

Winter 2018: Catch these shows before they end! Nicholas Freeman Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story The History Theatre, St. Paul Tonight 7:30; Sat. 2:00 & 7:30; Sun 2:00 Karen Lutgen Magnum Chorum: “Tomorrow I Will Come” Dec. 22 @ 7:30, Gloria Dei (St. Paul) Dec. 23 @ 4:00, Holy …

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Volunteering: a way to give

Holidays bring opportunities to meet crucial service needs Around this time of year, many teens are focused on getting the latest iPhone or the newest pair of shoes for themselves, not others. During the holiday season, and Christmas especially, it is worth considering whether this mentality should be flipped. Jessa …

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Chris Larson’s art of ‘transformation’

Chris Larson (‘85) is a Minneapolis based artist and Minnehaha alumnus. His work is extensive and his fields diverse: Videography, photography, performance art, sculpture, among others. His work has been featured in the Walker Art Center and at the Whitney Biennial. This past year, Larson was inducted into the Minnehaha …

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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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