Tag Archives: Profiles

Global repositioning

Chemistry teacher Chris Thompson prepares for his mission work in Haiti Chris Thompson, who teaches chemistry in the Minnehaha science department, is leaving the school after six years to move to Haiti with his wife, Sara, and his three kids, Luke (11), Ella (7) and Kate (4). The Thompson family is …

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Meaning suits him

Donkersgoed has success, wisdom beyond his years There are 150,000 people staring and 50 television cameras running as a long whistle sounds, signaling for athletes to climb onto their blocks. Suddenly, the crowd surrounding the pool adopts a thick silence as the referee’s hands extend to the starter. On lane eight’s block there’s …

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Q and A with John Pryor

Pryor discusses offseason training, quest for D1 scholarships and possible state tournament Senior Talon staff writer Andrew Graham sat down with junior pitcher John Pryor to discuss his offseason training and this year’s baseball season as well as his quest to play Division I college baseball. You were All-Conference Honorable …

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Charissa Cable

Girl on a mission Taylor Bye, Talon Staff Writer Charissa Cable settled herself at a Dunn Brothers table for two, draping her thin coat on the back of her chair, and sipping her hot chocolate contentedly, poised for the first question. With her warm brown eyes, shoulder length milk-chocolate colored hair, …

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Peterson’s pursuits

A hectic senior year points to overseas medical studies By Maggie Pelissero Talon staff writer   When asking a high school senior where they desire to attend college the following year, many will reply with “somewhere warm” or “a place where I can hit the slopes,” however, senior Alex Peterson …

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Challenging values

Junior Brady Ryan examines the value of his possessions by tossing most of them out by Brigid Kelly Talon Staff Writer 100 things. That’s it. Nothing more. Could you do it? Junior Brady Ryan is trying. Over the past year, the “100 Thing Challenge” has gone viral because of a …

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Students to release CD

MA music group has hopes for summer CD Jeffrey Riley Talon Staff Writer Over the summer, many seniors will be focusing on the transition from high school to college, making memories in the process as they scatter across the nation. But seniors Stig Benson and Fiona Cummings have an additional …

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