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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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Sophomore class takes the ACT Aspire

The sophomore class took the ACT Aspire test today at Minnehaha. The test – which is administered only once to Minnehaha students during their time in high school – assessed student readiness in English, math, reading, science and writing. Today’s test needed an entire school day to complete and was the …

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Minnehaha celebrates Mole Day

This morning, Minnehaha’s chemistry department celebrated Mole Day – which honors the mole, an SI unit created by Amedeo Avogadro – with an assortment of mole songs, mole dances and mole treats. The mole is a basic unit of measurement in chemistry that measures amount of any given substance. Avogadro’s …

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Homecoming traditions

Observing Minnehaha’s history through the annual return of alumni, commemeration of seniors and collection of events and activities that has brought the school community together for over half a century Although the origins of the homecoming traditions are not crystal clear, the University of Missouri claims the first homecoming. In …

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There’s a lot more to him than his height

Jason Wenschlag’s past experiences have formed him into the leader he is today Within walking distance of Lake Nokomis, directly off Minnehaha Parkway, 30th Avenue South, barely wide enough to fit parked cars, is lined with houses on either side. In front of the houses is an assortment of overhanging …

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I.S.S. team stays positive after Falcon 9 explodes

  The I.S.S. team reflects on their journey after the destruction of their experiment in the launch explosion “I was in Switzerland. It was the afternoon of the launch,” said science teacher and one of last year’s International Space Station (I.S.S.) mentors Nancy Cripe. “We got back to the hotel …

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Table-turning Trump

Donald Trump is known for having offensive and controversial views, but are they only helping his case? The Summer of Trump is passing and it is about to be the Autumn of Donald. Defying all common beltway media wisdom, capturing the attention of the nation, making headlines with his brash …

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Caught between two worlds

First and Last: a year-long series following freshman Lars Askegaard and senior Bailey McKenzie through a year of hopeful starts and emotional endings It was at the end of the Back to School Dance when the music softened to the piano chords of “Lean on Me.” Senior Luke Frazier grabbed …

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An Examination of Sins and Virtues: Justice

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God,” Micah 6:8. What does it mean to act justly? Justice itself means to “do the right thing” – things …

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