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Discovering new stories

Discovering new stories This year’s CFE theme puts focus on listening to others Pitter-patters and stomps from shoes echo throughout the gym as the little kids zoom around. Their laughs are roaring and their smiles are beaming as Anna Noble and her peers chase them around the gym at Baby’s …

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That much for a banana?

That much for a banana? Why a Florida couple paid $120,000 for a banana duct-taped to a wall The banana duct-taped to the wall is the most recent piece of “weird” art that sold for a staggering $120,000. Some may think, “Stupid, right?” However weird or quirky an art piece …

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Five schools, one class

Seven seniors are the only students to attend all five Minnehaha campuses Seven current seniors have done something that no one else at Minnehaha has done. The group includes Luke Von Arx, Trent LeVahn, Jake McCabe, Scott MacLeod, Bennett Thurow, Sam Harris, and Will Wamre. These students have been on …

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Minnehaha’s Journalism History

Minnehaha’s Journalism History Elaine Ekstedt talks with Mikey D and Dylan about her time as a journalism teacher at Minnehaha Academy.  

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Stromberg’s Masterpiece

Stromberg’s Masterpiece Nathan Stromberg talks with Mikey D and Dylan about his new North Campus art collage

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Sports recruiting: more than meets the eye

Sports recruiting: more than meets the eye Students need to be pro-active in getting recruited for many sports Over 460,000 student-athletes will participate in the various 24 sports that the NCAA has to offer in 2019. Each athlete has a unique path on their recruiting journey and variables such as …

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Beck to the Future

Beck to the future How Latin teacher navigated twisting career path to upper school Some people have a calling to specific work early on and feel they have a calling in college. But most importantly it is how they view the job that they are called to. Some are called …

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Growing crystals in space

Minnehaha ISS team growing crystals to combat kidney stones The 2019-2020 Minnehaha Academy International Space Station experiment will explore the condition of kidney stones by growing calcium carbonate crystals in space. Developing kidney stones is a common painful condition that is found in over 200,000 Americans per year. This years’ …

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Holiday Baking

Local bakers share holiday insights You’re rushing in from the chilly weather outdoors and you catch a waft of sweet-smelling goodness coming from the kitchen. Follow the aroma and find yourself staring down a table filled with decadent desserts and goodies. You can make this fantasy a reality by taking …

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Gymnastics makes its debut as winter sport

Gymnastics makes its debut as a winter sport Senior is Minnehaha’a lone representative in new co-op for girls The smell of chalk hangs in the air and the sound of someone jumping on a trampoline screeches. Senior Kylee Kassebaum gets ready to do yet another round-off backhand spring, a skill …

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