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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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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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