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Restaurant Review: Turtle Bread

If you wanted to feel like a writer, you could go to a cafe to do it. The scent of baking bread and fresh pastries, the peaceful atmosphere and kind servers, combining to form an experience that keeps you coming back for more. Almost as if the world around you …

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Still denied after 100 years

The Armenia Genocide: a family memoir Few Americans know of the tragic events, while political leaders are reluctant to speak the ‘g-word’ “Raise your hand if you have heard of the Holocaust.” Every single hand went into the air. “Now,” said former history teacher Elizabeth Van Pilsum in AP World …

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Plants in space

The Plant Team of Minnehaha’s ARE class is studying the effect of microgravity on phototropism; i.e. how microgravity affects orientation of plants toward or away from a light source. A plant will first orient itself by its sense of gravity; this is why plants grown in the dark grow similarly …

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Godspell Musical Official Trailer

Don’t miss out on seeing Godspell next week! Shows are on April 14,15,16 at 7:30pm and a special matinee showing on April 16 at 2pm. There will be a brief talk-back after the matinee with cast, crew and musicians! Tickets are available at the door one hour before curtain. $12 …

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Scripture chapel

The annual scripture chapel was held today as 500 notecards with bible verses were strung up on fishing lines among the chapel stage. Social studies teacher David Hoffner introduced the chapel with a message reiterating how important remember the scripture really is. This chapel has been happening for 5 years …

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The man behind the solo

Guided by his passion for music and guitar, sophomore Zack Schuster explores both creativity and structure in how he practices and lives A faint vibration can be felt through the light blue wood of the porch. Through the front door and into the house echo the sounds of an electric guitar …

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Studying, from room 240 to La France

Three Minnehaha alumnae are currently studying abroad in France. They learned French together at MA and parted ways at graduation, yet all ended up in France just a few years later It all started in room 240. “[Mr. Norlander] would pass around a sheet every year with names of former …

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Minnehaha finance: where’s your money going?

What are Minnehaha’s sources of income? Minnehaha Academy has an “operating budget” that supports the instructional and extracurricular programs of the school. Approximately 87 percent of the income to support the operating budget comes from student tuition and fees. In addition, approximately 9 percent of operating budget income is in …

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Finding your passion

Conventional wisdom holds the idea that pursuing your dreams leads to a fulfilled life—that, by following a single, vested interest, you can achieve genuine happiness. Now, while the inspirational mainstay “Follow Your Dreams” may lead to an enjoyable career, its simplicity is often misleading: Passion isn’t easy to come by. …

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