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Boys’ basketball

The boys’ basketball team has done it again: they have gone back to back on winning state championships. The team came into the year with high expectations, and they did not disappoint. With a record of 22-4, they came into the state tournament with the #1 seed. After defeating Jordan …

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Girls’ basketball

The girls’ basketball team won their section yet again. With going to state the year before and not losing many players, they were ready to make another run. With a record of 18-7 in the regular season, they headed into sections feeling good about going to state. They had to …

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Russians target U.S. elections

Investigation continues; impact measured, Trump involvement questioned Is Russia tampering with American public opinion? Did Russia meddle in our election? This is a question that hung over the 2016 presidential election, and since then, all of Donald Trump’s presidency. After firing the head of the FBI (supposedly for influencing the …

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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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Students adjust to change

Upperclassmen reflect on an unexpected school year After spending the majority of their high school time at North Campus, juniors and seniors are now forced to graduate from a temporary campus in Mendota Heights. Students reacted in different ways. Some were able to deal with the change easier than others. …

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Boys’ swimming – Andrew Karpenko

Karpenko wins state Sophomore Andrew Karpenko won the boys’ 200 individual medley (IM) at the Minnesota high school swimming state championship on Saturday, March 3. Not only winning but also setting a new personal best with a time of 1:53.32. Karpenko also took 2nd in the 100 breaststroke (BR) with …

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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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Spring update: boys’ tennis

Losing only one varsity player to graduation, the boys’ tennis team is looking forward to another successful season under the leadership of Mark Norlander, senior captain Nathan Radtke and junior captain Arjun Goswitz. “Most of us have been on the team for a few years so we all get along well …

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