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MA Boys’ track team wins state championship

by Lucas DiBlasi “It feels great…winning the state [championship] feels like you’ve done something,” said senior Ephraim Bird from Hope Academy. Last season, the Minnehaha Academy boys’ track and field team, paired with runners from Hope Academy, reached one of the highest levels of achievement for a high school sport: …

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Minnehaha’s AP Policy

As AP testing season approaches full swing, students are gearing up for the big test. But why does Minnehaha require all AP students to participate? Vice principal and academic dean Mike DiNardo clarifies Minnehaha’s AP policy. Why does Minnahaha have an open AP enrollment policy? “There’s a lot of research that shows …

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A double-edged sword

Though texting is a quick mode of communication, it is often used in place of face-to-face interactions, affecting the quality of our conversations and how we form relationships  It’s everywhere. It’s aboard buses and in cafes. You see it when you’re walking down the pavement. You even see it in …

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Divergent stays true to the book

The moment that Ansel Elgort and Veronica Roth’s heads become visible as they ascend the escalator and step onto the red carpet, the screaming begins. The two are welcomed by throngs of fans, most of whom have been waiting in line for hours, or had to win some contest, to …

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New Leadership class

More than following the leader: New Leadership Studies course teaches males how to set an example within their gender-community Five months, four units, three class periods per week, two years to develop a curriculum, one gender and infinite definitions of the subject in question: leadership. Social studies teacher Matthew Ridenour …

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Teamwork across the metro

Hope Academy officially joins Minnehaha Academy sports teams in an across metro co-op Many Minnehaha athletics teams have struggled to get depth in their programs because lower numbers. Even middle school teams are being dropped and younger kids are being brought up to fill in junior varsity and C-squad teams. …

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Spring sports update

The spring sports season is coming to an end and with that the baseball team has had 10 wins and one loss in the regular season. They are ranked number one in their section and will be hosted St. Croix Lutheran on 28 May. The softball team finished their season …

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‘Jump through a brick wall’

It took more than a motto to lead the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team to state With a minute and six seconds left, Litchfield’s Zach Whitchurch makes a three to give the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team just a one point lead in the state championship game. Then with 16.2 seconds left senior …

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