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Day 61 Empanadas

The Spanish amity makes a presentation prior to serving empanadas to the AP Spanish V class. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 60 International Service Project

A representative from Venture Expeditions visits during assembly to present this year’s international service project. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 59 Masonite

A student artist experiments with painting on masonite. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 58 Spotlight Awards

The cast and crew of the fall musical gather to hear the individual and group Spotlight awards. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 57 The Johnsons

Teachers and married couple Matt and Julie Johnson lead a song of worship during chapel. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Day 56 Paints

Painting students put away their paint tubes and other supplies at the end of class. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Shaping minds, changing lives

Reading children’s books is worth more than just entertainment, as children learn and grow through simple children’s tales When you talk about influencing people you’re much better off influencing children to be positive members of society than adults,” said David Adler, the author of the Cam Jansen Mystery series. “Because …

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An Examination of Sins and Virtues: Charity

Giving to receive Stephen King is world renowned for his gripping and terrifying novels. He’s also famous for an incredible work ethic, a past of drug abuse that he overcame through no small amount of mind blowing will and determination, and for making lots of money. But what many don’t …

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An Examination of Sins and Virtues: Envy

Wanting to want the right things There’s an old Russian fable found in Deirdre McCloskey’s book, Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World. This fable tells the story of Ivan, and his neighbor, Boris. God tells Ivan that he can have anything he wants, under one condition: Boris …

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Safety vs. School: how winter affects classes

While public school systems in the Twin Cities have a set of specific conditions which spur the decision to close schools, Minnehaha’s decision-making process is more complicated Last winter was one of the longest and coldest Minnesota has seen in years. The fact that the winter was so cold caused …

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