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Caffeine versus teens

Stimulants have become prominent in teens with side effects becoming more well known “One time at work, I had about four or five cups of coffee,” junior Marin Fredrickson remembered. “By the end of work, I wasn’t feeling good and my stomach was cramping up. I was standing at the …

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Co-op teams take MA

Minnehaha looks at benefits of co-oping with other schools’ sports Friday nights next fall will be different for students. Minnehaha Academy has decided to create a new football team with St. Paul Academy, Blake and Hope Academy (see right). This new team was put into effect April 1. Cooperation sponsorship, …

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Student video is contest finalist

Contest voting ends April 17.

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Illegal ways to win

For Minnesota high schools, success in sports can lead to accusations of illegal recruiting of athletes “You have quite a bit of leeway in promoting your school.” said Athletic Director Homer Ramirez “If it’s student to student contact, you’re going to tell them everything that’s great about your school.” Ramirez has …

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Day 129 Congress

In government class, students diagram the process of passing a bill in congress. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 128 AP World History

Social studies teacher Elizabeth Van Pilsum helps students as they work on homework. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 127 Digital Citizenship Award

Science teacher and tech integrationist Sam Meyers is congratulated by principal Nancy Johnson for his recent award. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Coach honored

Redhawk Boys’ Hockey assistant coach wins award The Assistant Coach of Minnehaha’s Boys’ Varsity Hockey team, Bill McClellan, was awarded two honors this spring, at the end of the hockey season. McClellan was voted “Section 4A Assistant Coach of the Year” for 2015 and was also voted “Class A Assistant …

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Football co-op

Two years after instituting a co-op with Hope Academy, Minnehaha is eager to add to last year’s 28-man roster by co-oping with three new schools: Blake, St. Paul Academy and Mounds Park Academy. Due to diminishing numbers, each school saw the need for change, and chose to form a single …

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Looking to the state tournament

As the baseball team heads into the season they work to build upon their achievements “Last year was a rebuilding year,” said infielder Ford Schroeder of the Minnehaha Varsity Baseball team. “We had some mistakes last year, but that’s just fuel to the fire. We’re going to come out firing …

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