Tag Archives: technology

Modern Army Recruiting

Modern army recruiting Over the last two decades, as technology has become a bigger part of our lives, many companies and organizations have had to adapt in order to share their message. Possibly the biggest of these organizations in the U.S. to adapt to the new digital reality is the …

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Technology’s new role

Technology stepping up to the plate amid COVID-19 distance learning At Minnehaha Academy, technology is being used to bridge the gap between students in the classroom and at home for the 2020 school year. Because of the global pandemic, it has been necessary for the high school to find and …

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Terfa named technology director

Merry Mattson retires after 40 years at M.A.; Sam Terfa named new tech director With the recent retirement of the Director of Technology Merry Mattson after 40 years at Minnehaha, Sam Terfa was appointed to lead the tech team. Terfa had been the senior manager of information systems. Before that …

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AI: What you should really be worried about

How technology will reshape the future job market Knowing about the magnitude of previous technological revolutions, many experts think we are currently experiencing another historical upheaval, known to some as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Many workers face uncertainties about the consequences of this revolution, but one known tech development is …

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Tech team transitions to Mendota

How the tech team has adjusted to the explosion at North campus and the loss of server equipment It’s no surprise that everyone has faced challenges and obstacles in moving to the Mendota campus, but the often overlooked challenges are those of the tech team. Even before the first day …

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Job changes – Ryan Larson

Many students know Ryan Larson as one of the directors for the upper school band. But this year he’s taken on a new role, as a member of the tech team. “I’ve always had a fascination with technology. I’ve enjoyed using it in my own classroom, and I think it’s …

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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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Small business, big screen

In the era of Netflix and megaplexes, an independent cinema in Columbia Heights gives audiences a classic moviegoing experience Tom Letness dimmed the lights hanging from the movie theater’s chandeliers and waited for the audience to quiet. He pushed a small DVD labelled “Spotlight, 2015” into a disk drive and …

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“Fantasy has become reality” – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Amidst the dry hills of the deserts of Tatooine, a series of beeping noises can be heard on the wind. Two metal creations wander through the sand peaks, wheels and feet shuffling along the dusty ground. Another group of loud …

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Faith in the digital age

As electronic devices continue to grow in popularity, Christians gain the ability to interact with the Bible in new ways A woman with curly blonde hair sits down on an armchair by a large window. The curtains are drawn back, and the morning is just beginning as the sun peeks …

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