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The start of finals week

Varying levels of stress and dread fill students, as the first day of finals week begins. Classes are attended, projects turned in and quizzes taken, all as students and teachers prepare for the three days of testing that will occur at the end of the week. Though there is much …

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The mystery of the Golden Talon

Today, the second issue of The Talon was distributed. To accompany distribution, Talon staff members chose a single newspaper, rolled it up and tied it with golden ribbon. Staff members Forrest Ahrens, Lucas DiBlasi and Kenny Kiratli decided to hide the newspaper somewhere in the school to create a scavenger …

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Page family stem lab opens

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Page Family Stem Lab was held on Tues., Nov. 3. Faculty and students gathered to watch Greg and Cindy Page officially open the lab in which students can further their learning in the sciences for many years to come. “It was great to see …

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Math team competes in first meet of the year

The math team finished third out of seven teams in their first of five meets today at Holy Angels. At a meet, each member of the team participates in two of four individual events: A, B, C and D, which consist of algebra, geometry, trigonometry and precalculus, respectively. The individual …

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Debate team carves pumpkins

The debate team had a pumpkin carving contest outside in the parking lot after school today. Junior, Slovak student Adam Hano had never carved a pumpkin before, so the team got together in the spooky spirit to fully show him the American tradition. Principal Jason Wenschlag and various other teachers …

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Decorating Pumpkins

In the spirit of Halloween, Mrs. Cripe’s senior advisory brought mini pumpkins to decorate. The room smelled of Sharpie markers and chatter filled the air. Hot glue guns were plugged into the wall, but after a few minutes the girls realized no one had brought buttons or glitter to glue …

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Cross country bonds before sections

Tonight the cross country running team ate their annual spaghetti dinner after practice. It was a time of fellowship and enjoying the companionship of teammates the day before a race. Tomorrow, the boys and girls varsity are racing in sections at Battle Creek Park. If either team takes first or …

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Sophomore class takes the ACT Aspire

The sophomore class took the ACT Aspire test today at Minnehaha. The test – which is administered only once to Minnehaha students during their time in high school – assessed student readiness in English, math, reading, science and writing. Today’s test needed an entire school day to complete and was the …

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