Tag Archives: Faculty

Saying good-bye to Ms. Van Pilsum

One day during advisory, social studies teacher Elizabeth Van Pilsum, (known to her students as “VP”), projected a photo of the beautiful Dominican Republic and told her advisory, “I’m moving here.” At first the girls assumed it was a joke, maybe wishful thinking. But soon, they realized their beloved advisor …

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Day 4 Life Stories

Dr. Crafton shares his life story to kick off a project series in Senior Capstone. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Reminiscing about JJ

From her first trip to the principal's office to her first selfie: 40+ years of JJ. By Luke Frazier.

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Jill Westermeyer

Band director leaves mark after 13 years at M.A. By Carter Schuld.

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David Elliott

Sacred Studies teacher reflects on 14 years at M.A. By Elliot Dorow Hovland.

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Erik Hadlund

Science teacher, coach leaving to pursue PhD. By Chris Schold.

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Richard Harris

College and guidance counselor to leave M.A. By Raye Ebensteiner.

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So how did you meet?

Minnehaha faculty reminisce about how their relationships began Katherine Myers (English): “We were really good friends. We did everything together. Then my best friend Sue told me one day: ‘I think you really like him.’ That night on the phone, I said, ‘Sue says we like each other. What do …

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Freeman showcases his talent outside of school

Nicholas Freeman was acting in a play, Baby Case, outside of school. The show told the story of the 1932 trial following the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s twenty-month-old baby. Freeman’s main character was the prosecuting attorney, named Wilentz, but he also plays seven other characters. Baby Case was …

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Day 36 Lunch in the Office

A special lunch of Chipotle is served for office employees in the Student Services office. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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