Elsa Johnson

Brown brothers gunning for gold in biathlon

Skiing and shooting, M.A. alums represent Team USA in little-known winter sport In a cold sweat, with hearts racing, the skiers lay on their stomachs, .22-caliber rifles in hand, waiting for the perfect moment to shoot, between breaths. Breathe-breathe-hold-shoot. Among these world-class skiers, Minnehaha alumni Jake Brown (‘10) competes to …

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Shooting for Mars

SpaceX has partially successful launch as the company makes steps toward interplanetary travel On December 8, 2020 in Cameron County, Texas, the SpaceX Starship SN8 successfully “ascended, transitioned propellant, and performed its landing flip maneuver with precise flap control to reach its landing point” before exploding upon landing due to …

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Crime in MPLS and STP

2020 sees rise in crime across country, including the Twin Cities, as cities debate police reform It was October 2nd, around 8 pm. when junior Caroline McHugh, along with fellow junior Stella Berlin, had just returned to Berlin’s St. Paul home after dinner at a restaurant. And it all happened …

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Music and Quarantine

Creating, recording and listening to music over quarantine The silver stars of First Avenue were illuminated only by city lights as the bright bulbs above were turned out for the night. Little did Minneapolis know at the time, but this would be the last day music would be played for …

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Coronavirus and the Economy

How COVID-19 has affected the economy Since March, the US economy has been greatly affected by COVID-19. Unemployment levels have skyrocketed. According to a study by the University of California, as much as one-third of the US economy may be shut down and real unemployment levels may have rise to …

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Welcome to “Schollville”

Welcome to “Schollville” Math teacher Scott Scholl’s wide scope of influence enriches the lives of students Math equations. They are the first thing you see when you walk into Scott Scholl’s third-floor math classroom written across all three whiteboards. Occasionally, among the graphs and equations, you might even see the …

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Blockbuster hoops set for January

Boys’ basketball team plans huge event in January In early January 2020, Minnehaha Academy will be hosting basketball games in which some of the best teams in the country will be playing against each other, including Minnehaha’s own boys’ team.  This tournament will take place on Friday, Jan. 3, and …

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