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Vehicles for understanding others

English teacher carries passion for reading, writing into new chapter of life Every student has undoubtedly experienced the wrath of Mrs. Myers’ deliberate purple pen across their essay. With every comment made, yet another feeling of failure crossed the student’s mind. Yet, with every so called failure came a more …

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M.A. ‘lifer’ steps away for motherhood

Physical Education teacher plans to stay at home with her child for the next few years A cluster of young girls giggle as they slip beneath the gym bleachers. Their father stands in the middle of the gym, discussing strategy with a group of volleyball players. The girls, Julie, Amanda, …

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Never too late to learn: Gabe Satoskar

A climbing engineer Decelerating over the Nicollet Avenue Bridge, senior Gabe Satoskar makes an acute turn onto De La Salle Drive and drives directly into his concentrated neighborhood on Nicollet Island. Passing Minneapolis’ iconic Grain Belt Beer sign on his left, Gabe pulls into his narrow alleyway and parks his …

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Never too late to learn: Raye Ebensteiner

Creativity from cooking to lamp design As Frank Sinatra’s satin voice resounds from the kitchen’s sound system and bounces off of white gallery-like walls, senior Raye Ebensteiner unpacks a paper bag of groceries onto a granite counter top. Raye gently pulls her brunette hair into a high ponytail and turns …

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Musically minded junior finds success

The Korean pop scene has been kind to junior Jimmy Woo, whose musical composition was incorporated in the making of a hit single that became a four million view YouTube video Creating music requires an extensive sense ofcreativity—a vision, even—to convert a series of jumbled thoughts and ideas into a …

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For the love of aviation

Eddie DiBlasi creates model planes, attends flight school and strives for his pilot’s license “Fly the plane,” he thinks to himself, “ just fly the plane. If anything goes wrong or I get lost, just remember to fly the plane.” The plug door shuts tightly, sealing the pilot in his …

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Amy Eikenbary-Barber: Moving to Washington (Extended Version)

“I can’t imagine doing a different job, I really love being here,” said Amy Eikenbary-Barber, spanish teacher at Minnehaha. After nine total years of teaching at Minnehaha, Eikenbary-Barber has announced her departure. “As I’ve started saying goodbye and thinking about leaving, I realize that this is a really good place,” …

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A dream becoming reality

With hard work and passion, Shawn Zobel’s love for football became a lifestyle “Harris shows the natural vision needed to dart in and out of traffic,” said Shawn Zobel (‘08) of his 28th cornerback pick Cliff Harris in his 2007 draft preview. “However he also displays unique anticipation and awareness …

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Lim embraces his passion for volunteering

“Ever since I was really young, I was that kid that would talk about how much I wanted to help people,” said junior Hayoung Lim. “I would say [things] like, ‘when I get money, I’m going to give all of it to the homeless people.’ I’ve just always felt like …

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Changing Minnehaha’s history with a single face

The small office that outlooks the street before Harvest Preparatory Academy blazes with culture and personality. Framed posters proclaiming “Knowledge is power” are mounted to the wall, a photo of Barack Obama watches over the room, an African drawing of a woman hangs in back of the desk, and a …

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