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Champion for God on the track

Senior Jackie Bedhingham discusses how her athletic sucess reflects her strong faith Take a deep breath in, let it out. Jump twice, shake it off. High knees, slam back into blocks. Now she’s ready. Senior sprinter Jackie Bedingham has had this ritual before a race since she was 10 when …

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‘Jump through a brick wall’

It took more than a motto to lead the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team to state With a minute and six seconds left, Litchfield’s Zach Whitchurch makes a three to give the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team just a one point lead in the state championship game. Then with 16.2 seconds left senior …

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First Avenue strikes a chord locally

Men and women shuffle past each other, some clutching the hands of their children while others clutch the handles of their briefcase. They rush in all directions, trying to catch their bus or escape from the crowd and reach the exit. The year was 1937 when the Greyhound Bus Depot …

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CFE 2013: Where in the world?

Each year, Cultural Field Experience week (CFE) comes and goes with a great diversity of experiences and lessons learned. Whether the site is a 15 minute drive or an 18 hour plane ride away, each experience is individualized and every student takes away a different lesson based on what stood …

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A little perspective goes a long way (Extended)

Minnehaha alums expand their cultural palate through travelling and studying abroad “I was once headbutted by a drunken Scotsman for no apparent reason,” laughed Walker Angell (‘07). “The British people are wonderful and can be especially warm, though there are exceptions.” Angell’s interesting memory comes from his experience studying abroad …

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Disabled doesn’t mean incapable

Individuals with disabilities and their families strive for acceptance in today’s society   Thinking back, Lisbeth Vest Armstrong, former special education teacher, can remember the hurtful actions from students toward peers who had disabilities as they walked through the school. “They would get to our classroom and they would go …

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Christmas traditions

The things that make Christmas even more special As Christmas fast approaches many are scrambling to buy Christmas presents, put up Christmas lights and make everything perfect. Among the hustle and bustle families remember their traditions, the traditions that bring more meaning to the Christmas season. Among traditions some MA …

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