Tag Archives: Christmas

A visit from Santa

Ho, ho, ho. A special holiday edition of Dylan’s Dose finds a weary Santa visiting school just before finals and Christmas break.   Film by Arne Christiansen and Dylan Kiratli. Special thanks to Collin Quinn and many elves.  

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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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Christmas food meets global traditions

Christmas food meets global traditions It is almost Christmas time. Everyone is shopping for gifts, but what people don’t do, is ask what their friends do to celebrate Christmas. Some people at Minnehaha have very unique Christmas traditions and guess what, they might be sitting right next to you in …

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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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Talon picks what to watch during Christmas, for the people

All of the Talon members gave me their favorite Christmas movie. I had to rank them so you know who is telling the truth and who is a liar. Annika Johnson: Elf Dylan Kiratli: Home Alone Michael DiNardo: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jake McCabe: Polar Express Patrick Cullinan: A …

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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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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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Christmas around the world

While many Americans celebrate with Christmas music and gifts, the holiday season means different things to people all over the world Christmas is the main American holiday and is celebrated each year by hundreds of millions of people across the world. However, not everyone celebrates this holiday as adamantly as …

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12 years of Christmas: Quiver 1928

To finish off our Minnehaha Archive 12 days of Christmas series, featured below is a clip from the 1928 edition of The Quiver. All text with no images, this clip is the oldest one in our series and includes Christmas short stories and discussion of the purchase of Christmas seals. Merry Christmas …

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