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Survey: Trump’s first year

Published Dec. 17, 2017 How has the President been doing? A survey of Minnehaha student shows that two-thirds disapprove of Trump’s performance As the first semester comes to an end, students at Minnehaha will soon get their first grades of the year, but they have also handed out some grades …

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The Oscars Best Picture Nominees

The Darkest Hour SUMMARY: The Darkest Hour is set in Great Britain when Hitler was taking over Europe. This movie focuses on Winston Churchill, who faces the choice of making a deal with Britain or fighting against a powerful army. Churchill goes to the underground train and asking British civilians …

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The best sources of sports news

  NFL Twitter: @RapSheet My favorite twitter source for NFL news is Ian Rapoport. He’s a reliable source that works for NFL Network and provides information on the most recent news surrounding The National Football League. He also writes a good amount for NFL.com and does a good job of …

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Food Review

Lucky 13 Pub Lucky 13 Pub is in the small city of Mendota, very close to the Mendota Campus. The exact location is 1352 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Mendota. Here I had the chicken tenders($11.49) with some fries. Everything except one thing I had here was amazing. The one thing was …

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Boys’ basketball

The boys’ basketball team has done it again: they have gone back to back on winning state championships. The team came into the year with high expectations, and they did not disappoint. With a record of 22-4, they came into the state tournament with the #1 seed. After defeating Jordan …

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Girls’ basketball

The girls’ basketball team won their section yet again. With going to state the year before and not losing many players, they were ready to make another run. With a record of 18-7 in the regular season, they headed into sections feeling good about going to state. They had to …

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Bdo-te, Mdo-te, Mendota: Reflecting on where the rivers come together

Minnehaha finds a temporary home near the confluence of rivers A familiar winding road follows the twists and turns of the Mississippi. Below, the river gradually meanders south, where it eventually meets another waterway, the Minnesota River. This meeting of the rivers is called a confluence, and the Dakota word …

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Russians target U.S. elections

Investigation continues; impact measured, Trump involvement questioned Is Russia tampering with American public opinion? Did Russia meddle in our election? This is a question that hung over the 2016 presidential election, and since then, all of Donald Trump’s presidency. After firing the head of the FBI (supposedly for influencing the …

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Design Revealed

North campus plans outlined The plans and renderings of the brand new Minnehaha Academy are here. These plans show the shape of the new building, the size of it, the possible materials being used to build it and the overall layout of the entire construction project. The plans have also …

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iGen book review

Move aside Millennials. iGen is coming to stay, bringing their phone-obsessed, risk aversive, and stressed tendencies to the forefront of the future. They are also the topic of Jean Twenge’s book entitled: iGen, Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood. …

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