Tag Archives: Student Life

The art of chocolate chip cookies

The art of chocolate chip cookies Learn how to make the cookies, using science Chocolate chip cookies: an American classic that is a staple in everyone’s kitchen. Some people like them with melty, ooey-gooey chocolate. Not everyone likes them this same way so here is how to make the chocolate …

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Fall coffee drinks to satisfy your tastebuds

Fall coffee drinks to satisfy your tastebuds Starbucks: for drivers Cinnamon Dolce Latte: hot coffee with flavor bursts of sweet cinnamon and fresh whipped cream hits the spot at Starbucks. I loved how the cinnamon gave me a warm feeling inside. On a cool fall morning as you are headed …

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Twin Cities scooter craze

E-Scooters: They’re simple, but are they safe? In the past two years the Twin Cities has been dramatically impacted by the electric scooter craze. You probably have seen these shifty little vehicles zipping down the parkway, or even in your own neighborhood. These scooters may provide an enticing rush of …

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Snapchat snapped?

Snapchat snapped? Snapchat may be on a streak of loss of users Is Snapchat going the way of MySpace? Last quarter, Snapchat reported its first decline in daily active users, down from 191 to 188 million. Its stock lost nearly half of its peak value, hovering near its all time …

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A critical decision

How the Minnehaha Academy administration chose Mendota Heights After the devastating blast on August 2, the school board and staff had a tough decision to make: which temporary school location to choose. Vice Principal Mike DiNardo visited all of the possible temporary locations over a week span of time. It …

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M.A. then and now

Sophomore, teacher compare notes on life at Minnehaha For many people it is easy to understand what the Minnehaha was like many years ago. There are articles and stories in class from the teachers who attended M.A. in high school. However, many people don’t know how it was like to …

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Freshmen explore different interests

How different extracurriculars change high school experiences In the midst of the chaos that is a morning at the freshmen lockers, freshman Evelyn Ramgren is hanging out with a group of friends. Upstairs, outside the chapel, junior Tea McLawhorn is sitting with her friends below the art wall that is …

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Listen to their silence

After the polarizing presidential election, students must learn to hear each other Even within a substantially safe environment like Minnehaha, there are members of the community who feel ridiculed for their beliefs. Such feelings of alienation were notably intensified during the 2016 presidential election, when liberal ideologies emerged as popular …

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New procedures for iPad use

BOLD changes New guidelines and consequences for use of BOLD devices Why: “We want this to be a place where kids can connect with each other, with adults, distraction-free and really invest in their attention and the work they do while they’re here,” said Principal Jason Wenschlag. Not only was …

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Slovakian students hope to learn from their experiences

Juniors Karolina Kamenska and Katarína Skyvorá settle into life at Minnehaha For junior Slovakian exchange students Karolina Kamenska and Katarína Skyvorá, both are working to settle into a culture that is very different from their own. “You see all the new things, new people, new ways of living, and still you …

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