Tag Archives: Faculty

Sno Daze 2020: Seniors, faculty clash on the court

Redhawks manage to hold annual event before school closures At the end of the school day on Friday, Feb. 28, a series of teams made up of seniors took on the faculty in a basketball game. The longtime tradition was held once again at North Campus for the first time …

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Mikey D’s Top Three: Episode #1, Eamonn Manion

Eamonn Manion answers Mikey D’s Top Three questions about his first year teaching at Minnehaha Academy.

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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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Saying good bye to a ‘teacher’s teacher’

“I don’t love history. I like it, but I don’t love it,” said social studies teacher Matt Ridenour. “The best parts of the job are, and it’s so cliché but it is so true, these wonderfully dynamic relationships we get to have with students.” After teaching for eight years at …

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Nathan Stromberg’s “Significant Stuff” exhibit

Art teacher Nathan Stromberg showcases 28 pieces of original artwork in a solo exhibit at Artistry (formerly the Bloomington Theater Center for the Arts). It is titled “Significant Stuff” and it displays 28 collages of recognizable objects of each decade from the 50’s to the 80’s. “The idea is about …

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Faith v.s. arts?

Theater teacher and director Nicholas Freeman rested his chin against his knuckles and gazed across a room of empty chairs. After months of moments like these, Freeman was again thinking of the musical Godspell and his hopes for the coming production. “From the show, in it of itself, I want …

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Dan Hauge

Retiring after 33 years at middle school Sixteen years ago, Middle School math and science teacher Dan Hauge partnered his son with a girl for their math competition, Math Masters. “They started going out as sophomores and after a year I told my wife that they would get married,” said …

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Nancy Johnson: departing after decade as principal

“I’m just going to try to do the very best I can do until the last day,” said principal Nancy Johnson. After 19 years at Minnehaha, Johnson has announced her departure. Johnson began her teaching career in 1971, moving to Minnehaha in 1996. When Johnson first arrived from Osseo Senior …

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Mary Carlson: the final walk

“I never had a break,”said health teacher Mary Carlson as she reflected on her early days at Minnehaha Academy. Her first nine years of teaching and coaching usually involved ten or more hours a day at school. The Title IX Amendment sent Carlson and Minnehaha head first into girls’ sports. …

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Day 139 JJ’s Legacy

A new sign on the bathroom contains Janet Johnson’s initials to commemorate her final year. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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