Tag Archives: winter

Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past?

A Minnesota tradition could be replaced with distance-learning days Snow days have long been an iconic piece of Minnesota winters. However, the growing amount of technology available for distance learning may soon change this. Due to Covid-19, Minnehaha Academy is set up for distance learning, which could replace a snow …

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Superior Sledding: Columbia Golf Club (GoPro)

Columbia Golf Club Sledding A location with lots of variety, making it good for all ages. The scenery and steep jump are pluses as well.

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Superior Sledding: Matthews Park (GoPro)

Matthews Park Sledding A fairly steep, short, yet fast hill in the heart of the city that’s great for casual sledding.

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Superior Sledding: Theodore Wirth Regional Park (GoPro)

Theodore Wirth Sledding Though this footage may seem underwhelming, the potential is certainly there. I have confidence that, given better snow conditions, this hill would be the star of the show, thus its appearance on my review.

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Superior Sledding: Powderhorn Park (GoPro)

Powderhorn Park Sledding A hill that didn’t quite make the cut, but is still steep and plenty of fun. Enjoy some footage of the one and only, Owen Hoffner, flying down the hill.

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Warm Weather Woes

On Feb. 18, Sam Myers (‘16) competed in a Nordic ski meet at Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Myers, who now skis for the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, faced bizarre conditions for Nordic skiing: it was 60 degrees, and there was no natural snow. The course was comprised entirely of …

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Winter Sports Preview

Girls’ Basketball This year will be the first in a while without star point guard Sarah Kaminski who now plays at George Mason University. According to senior Olivia DuBois, the team dynamic has changed. “We  have a very young team,” said DuBois. “Sarah brought a lot of maturity and so …

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A chilly pastime

Students and faculty share a passion for ice fishing “They just kept coming and coming,” said freshman Cole McKinney, referring to the sunfish he was reeling in one morning up in northern Minnesota. “All of a sudden my rod began to bend and it looked like it was going to …

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January 11

With windchills of negative 17, students bundled up both outside and side the school. Winter coats were seen all throughout the day, along with blankets and extra sweatshirts. After the bell rang, students flooded out to their cars and made sure to leave a few extra minutes to let the …

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Day 81 Leaving for Break

Once finals are complete, students make their way out the door for winter break. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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