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Students act out powerful moments from The Burial at Thebes

Today, students in Honors English 10 chose a meaningful scene from The Burial at Thebes, a version of Sophocles’ Antigone, and practiced it for classroom presentations which will take place at the end of next week. The plot of this story revolves around a man’s defiled, disrespected, unburied body and …

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Junior Advisory Racewalking Championship

Racewalking from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Juniors hold nothing back in first annual racewalking championship During Flex today, a new tradition was born as the junior boys’ advisories competed in the first annual racewalking championship. The competition, a relay race, was held on the Minnehaha soccer field. Each advisory selected eight students who walked a …

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Chapel provides a literal interpretation of God’s influence on us

As Mr. Stromberg sculpted pot after pot on stage today in front of the school, Dr. Crafton provided a less literal interpretation of how God is a potter and we are the clay that he molds. Stromberg’s focus on making unique pots was an example of how God must go …

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Page family stem lab opens

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Page Family Stem Lab was held on Tues., Nov. 3. Faculty and students gathered to watch Greg and Cindy Page officially open the lab in which students can further their learning in the sciences for many years to come. “It was great to see …

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Boys’ soccer season concludes with banquet

The Minnehaha’s boys’ soccer program will congregate in the Campus Room tonight for their end of the season banquet. Varsity Coach Ben Linder will recognize honors like junior Matthew Gibbon’s award for All State. The boys will also reflect on the memories they made this fall. Freshman Lars Askegaard attributes …

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Math team competes in first meet of the year

The math team finished third out of seven teams in their first of five meets today at Holy Angels. At a meet, each member of the team participates in two of four individual events: A, B, C and D, which consist of algebra, geometry, trigonometry and precalculus, respectively. The individual …

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Debate team carves pumpkins

The debate team had a pumpkin carving contest outside in the parking lot after school today. Junior, Slovak student Adam Hano had never carved a pumpkin before, so the team got together in the spooky spirit to fully show him the American tradition. Principal Jason Wenschlag and various other teachers …

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Decorating Pumpkins

In the spirit of Halloween, Mrs. Cripe’s senior advisory brought mini pumpkins to decorate. The room smelled of Sharpie markers and chatter filled the air. Hot glue guns were plugged into the wall, but after a few minutes the girls realized no one had brought buttons or glitter to glue …

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Cross country bonds before sections

Tonight the cross country running team ate their annual spaghetti dinner after practice. It was a time of fellowship and enjoying the companionship of teammates the day before a race. Tomorrow, the boys and girls varsity are racing in sections at Battle Creek Park. If either team takes first or …

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Girls’ volleyball prepares for first section game

Girls’ volleyball takes to the court tonight at 7 p.m. for their first section game. Ranked seventh in section 4AA, the girls will face St. Croix Prep, the tenth seed. This year, with an 18-11 season record and an 11-1 record in conference play, Minnehaha volleyball was crowned IMAC conference …

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