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Five schools, one class

Seven seniors are the only students to attend all five Minnehaha campuses Seven current seniors have done something that no one else at Minnehaha has done. The group includes Luke Von Arx, Trent LeVahn, Jake McCabe, Scott MacLeod, Bennett Thurow, Sam Harris, and Will Wamre. These students have been on …

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Minnehaha’s Journalism History

Minnehaha’s Journalism History Elaine Ekstedt talks with Mikey D and Dylan about her time as a journalism teacher at Minnehaha Academy.  

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Stromberg’s Masterpiece

Stromberg’s Masterpiece Nathan Stromberg talks with Mikey D and Dylan about his new North Campus art collage

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Sports recruiting: more than meets the eye

Sports recruiting: more than meets the eye Students need to be pro-active in getting recruited for many sports Over 460,000 student-athletes will participate in the various 24 sports that the NCAA has to offer in 2019. Each athlete has a unique path on their recruiting journey and variables such as …

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Beck to the Future

Beck to the future How Latin teacher navigated twisting career path to upper school Some people have a calling to specific work early on and feel they have a calling in college. But most importantly it is how they view the job that they are called to. Some are called …

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Growing crystals in space

Minnehaha ISS team growing crystals to combat kidney stones The 2019-2020 Minnehaha Academy International Space Station experiment will explore the condition of kidney stones by growing calcium carbonate crystals in space. Developing kidney stones is a common painful condition that is found in over 200,000 Americans per year. This years’ …

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Holiday Baking

Local bakers share holiday insights You’re rushing in from the chilly weather outdoors and you catch a waft of sweet-smelling goodness coming from the kitchen. Follow the aroma and find yourself staring down a table filled with decadent desserts and goodies. You can make this fantasy a reality by taking …

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Gymnastics makes its debut as winter sport

Gymnastics makes its debut as a winter sport Senior is Minnehaha’a lone representative in new co-op for girls The smell of chalk hangs in the air and the sound of someone jumping on a trampoline screeches. Senior Kylee Kassebaum gets ready to do yet another round-off backhand spring, a skill …

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Hunt for four-peat

The Redhawks come back on the court with high expectaions, consider this headline by the StarTribune, “Is star-studded Minnehaha Academy the state’s all time best boys basketball team?” The Redhawks have become a basketball powerhouse in not only Minnesota but the country. With star players Jalen Suggs, Chet Holmgren, Prince …

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How Minnehaha athletes prepare for games

Minnehaha athlete’s game preparation Preparing for a game is a huge part of the sport you play. Some athletes listen to a pregame playlist, others eat a certain meal before big games, and some wear the same socks every game. For Molly DiNardo, a freshman, cross country is a very …

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