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State racewalking championship!

Westrem’s advisory defends title; Keefe, Finney win individual medals

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What’s It Like: Alpine Skiing

Introducing a new series Grace Torgeson takes you down an alpine skiing course This is the first episode in a GoPro video series that will take you into the action that Minnehaha students and athletes experience. Congratulations to Grace for finishing 5th in the Minnesota State Alpine Skiing Meet at …

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What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

M.A. nurse explains how vaccines are developed, provides latest information, addresses anti-Vax concerns Heidi Streed, Minnehaha Academy’s upper-school nurse, addressed vaccine questions and concerns before students returned to school to attend second-semester classes in January 2021. [Links mentioned in the video are listed below.] Links mentioned in the video: The …

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Digital Learning: Tips for Success

As the pandemic continues, students face new challenges as their classes go online. A few simple adjustments can make a big difference for student success. (See photos below video for proper test set-up.) Also: Students not only should set up a place for school work, they will need to have …

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100 years of journalism at M.A.

A century of student voices Since 1920, Minnehaha Academy students have been covering news, exchanging opinions and recording school history. In 2019-20, The Talon newspaper staff reviewed this history in a four-part series. PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4

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2020 Election: What Republicans should expect this summer

Republicans need voters to focus on issues, not personalities By Tollef Currell, guest writer The presidential election is certainly the most widely discussed top- ic on this upcoming ballot. It’s arguably the most important, too, but not for the reason most people suspect. We are about to have a fight …

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2020 Election: What Democrats should expect for summer

Democrats need voters to pay attention By Danielle Robinson, guest writer We’ve narrowed down the top two candidates for this year’s race: former vice president Joe Biden and current president Donald Trump. The COVID-19 outbreak has made campaigning difficult for Biden, as he is solely participating in presidential events via …

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Class of 2020: Athlete destinations

Senior destinations for Redhawks athletes Compiled by Grace Kassebaum, Mykelti Dillard Smith and Luke Von Arx. Congratulations to the following members of Minnehaha Academy’s Class of 2020: Swimming: Andrew Karpenko Softball: Kate Pryor Basketball: Mia Curtis and Jalen Suggs Football: Craig McDonald, Kaden Johnson and Terry Lockett

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Slideshow: M.A. boys are section champs

Minnehaha boys win Section 4AAA hoops title After winning three straight Class AA state championships, the Redhawks were going for a four-peat, but a day after their victory, the coronavirus forced the cancelation of the Minnesota state basketball tournaments. Final score: Minnehaha Academy 94, Totino-Grace 58 Photos and slideshow by …

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Digital Learning: Tips for Students

New methods require new mentality When taking courses online, you need to think carefully about how you’ll learn before you dive into the learning itself. Minnehaha’s teachers, administrators and staff members offer tips for making the most of this learning experience. Tips were gathered in March 2020 during the global …

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