Tag Archives: traditions

Christmas food meets global traditions

Christmas food meets global traditions It is almost Christmas time. Everyone is shopping for gifts, but what people don’t do, is ask what their friends do to celebrate Christmas. Some people at Minnehaha have very unique Christmas traditions and guess what, they might be sitting right next to you in …

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Cross country bonds before sections

Tonight the cross country running team ate their annual spaghetti dinner after practice. It was a time of fellowship and enjoying the companionship of teammates the day before a race. Tomorrow, the boys and girls varsity are racing in sections at Battle Creek Park. If either team takes first or …

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Homecoming traditions

Observing Minnehaha’s history through the annual return of alumni, commemeration of seniors and collection of events and activities that has brought the school community together for over half a century Although the origins of the homecoming traditions are not crystal clear, the University of Missouri claims the first homecoming. In …

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Christmas tree origins

Traditions surround the tree Christmas is celebrated throughout America with the erecting of the Christmas tree. But where did this tree originate? As early as 1570, people erected trees hung with nuts, paper flowers, apples, and dates. The custom was originally a pagan tradition where the people would hang evergreen …

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Juniors and seniors carry on the tradition of Nerf wars

“Hey, are we going nerfing tonight?” “We should ambush him tonight!” Things like these are being said around school between juniors and seniors. They are carrying on the tradition of nerf wars. Every year in the spring the upperclassmen at Minnehaha create teams with up to ten people on them …

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Christmas traditions

The things that make Christmas even more special As Christmas fast approaches many are scrambling to buy Christmas presents, put up Christmas lights and make everything perfect. Among the hustle and bustle families remember their traditions, the traditions that bring more meaning to the Christmas season. Among traditions some MA …

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