PWHL Minnesota season in review

From underdogs to champions, PWHL Minnesota had a whirlwind of a season As the last buzzer sounded, Minnesota’s gloves and helmets went flying. Only this time, it was for real.  Game four of the PWHL finals went into two overtime periods before Minnesota's Sophie...

Nicholas Freeman as Buddy Holly

Freeman brings stage experience to classroom, school productions Minnehaha Academy theater and film teacher -- and professional actor -- Nicholas Freeman reflects on 15 years of portraying iconic rock’n’roll pioneer Buddy Holly in productions and concerts, usually at...

Spelling Bee: an MA Players Production

For the 2023-2024 musical, the MA players performed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee April 18 through 20. Photos and slideshow by Josephine Johnson.

Spelling Bee: The rehearsal

This year, for the Spring Musical, the MA players performed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee April 18 - 20, 2024. This is their rehearsal. Photos and slideshow by Josephine Johnson.

Churches Pushing Assimilation

In 1493, following Columbus’ arrival in the New World, the Doctrine of Discovery changed the scope of European involvement in the Americas for centuries. Signed by Pope Alexander VI, this Doctrine permitted Europeans, the Portuguese and Spanish in particular, to claim...

Track and field record-breakers

Click the photo below to view a galleryAthletes smash school records! (This story has been updated to include end-of-season records.) It’s been yet another record-breaking season for the Minnehaha track and...

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Spelling Bee: an MA Players Production

For the 2023-2024 musical, the MA players performed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee April 18 through 20. Photos and slideshow by Josephine Johnson.

Spelling Bee: The rehearsal

This year, for the Spring Musical, the MA players performed The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee April 18 - 20, 2024. This is their rehearsal. Photos and slideshow by Josephine Johnson.

2023-24: The Year in Photos

Instant replay Once again, Minnehaha Academy’s Upper School journalism students captured the life of the school throughout the 2023-2024 year. Here is a collection of their photos. Slideshow by Olivia Hughes and Greta Christiansen.  

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Nicholas Freeman as Buddy Holly

Freeman brings stage experience to classroom, school productions Minnehaha Academy theater and film teacher -- and professional actor -- Nicholas Freeman reflects on 15 years of portraying iconic rock’n’roll pioneer Buddy Holly in productions and concerts, usually at...

Experiencing the forces of physics

Screams accompany 9th graders on Physics Day Besides measuring and learning about forces, first-year students experienced them in a fun day of rides at a local mall. GoPro videos by Desmond Berthiaume, Benjamin Misa and Alex Salo. Editing by Desmond Berthiaume....

Stromberg’s Star Wars secret mission

Piecing together decades of film classics Minnehaha Academy art teacher and collage artist talks about his most recent commission, which he created in secret. It now hangs at the center of the Star Wars universe. For more on the...

Diversity at Minnehaha: Family Languages

Upper-school students prove they’re fluent in many ways Many students often speak a language other than English when they’re at home with their families. Here is a sample of their language diversity. Filmed by Aaron Melling, Lucas Freeman, Finn Foster, Lucy Hoffner...

Chet Holmgren High School Jersey Retirement

Video by Aaron Melling: Coach Lance Johnson and Athletic Director Josh Thurow reminisce about the moments they shared with Chet Holmgren during his high school days. Photos by Greta Christiansen: Chet Holmgren celebrates his jersey retirement with OKC Thunder...

Fall play 2023: Interview with James Williams

Theater superfan visits from Illinois to see M.A. plays James Williams explains why this year's play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, has special meaning for him. Video by Olivia Pederson and Amanda Linkskoog, with editing help from Aaron...

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Discovering new stories

Discovering new stories

Discovering new stories This year's CFE theme puts focus on listening to others Pitter-patters and stomps from shoes echo throughout the gym as the little kids zoom around. Their laughs are roaring and their smiles are beaming as Anna Noble and her peers chase them...

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Summer at South

Summer at South

Time on campus doesn't end for some students It's a hot summer day. The sun is shining down on the kindergarteners' beaming smiles. All eyes are fixed on the monkeys - on those in the enclosure and on those peering in. Current senior Roddy MacDonald is trying to...

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iGen book review

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...

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The goalie mentality

The goalie mentality

The art of being a confident goalie How Minnehaha goalies process setbacks and help teams move forward Whenever a goal is scored, the team is often quick to blame the goalie. Goalies often struggle with guilt and feel responsible for the outcome of the game. In order...

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新的学校,新的世界

中国留学生在去美过学校时,在经历很多难处和学习很多知识 [This story is also available in English.] "(在美国)基本上,老师递给你考试成绩的时候,是反过来的。" 邓悢婷,一位在 Minnehaha...

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New school, new world

Chinese students overcome challenges and gain valuable experiences during their time at an American school [This story is also available in Chinese] "[In America], when a teacher gives you back an exam, they give it to you flipped over,'' said LangTing Deng, who goes...

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