Tag Archives: Staff editorial

Finding Christ at Christmas

A call for a return to the true meaning of Christmas in a distracted culture Around 2,000 years ago in a town called Bethlehem, a savior was born in a manger on a heavenly night. I know what you’re probably thinking… “Oh, this is the story of how Jesus was …

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Political lectures from the pulpit

Pulpit politicking raises the question of ethics In 2009, the International Revenue Service investigated James Hammond, pastor of the Living Word Christian Center (a Brooklyn Park church), for directly endorsing congresswoman Michele Bachmann, which is a violation of the 1954 Johnson Amendment regarding churches with tax-exempt statuses. The court ultimately …

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High school pranks

Pranks: where to draw the line Congratulations, you made the varsity team! Now you and your parents have to clean up the mess of toilet paper hanging from the trees and all around your house. “Usually getting TP’ed is annoying and inconvenient, but getting TP’ed for making varsity is a …

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The real worth of Minnehaha

Integrating Christian faith in learning Jessamine Von Arx, Talon staff writer High school is a time to make memories and work hard. It’s a time you will never forget. Financial times are tough, so is it worth spending $15,000 for a year of high school? Minnehaha Academy offers spiritual opportunities …

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Use CTRL online

As members of a Christian school, we should conduct ourselves in a higher manner online (and everywhere else too); we should constantly be looking out for others feelings and asking ourselves if what we’re doing is right.

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Electronics policy

School electronics policy is fair, reasonable Talon staff Many students may think that the school’s personal electronic devices policy (referring to use during free hour and flex) is unreasonable or even unfair. In reality, the policy (which was implemented in the 2006-2007 school year) is not only understandable but justified. …

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