Tag Archives: girls

New starts and happy endings

Transfer students find a home in the Minnehaha community It was an early morning in January 2011 when junior Kat Knutson woke up to get ready. Halfway through her freshman year, she had the chance to start over – and she was worried out of her mind. Too nervous to eat …

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What’s in your closet this summer?

Be fashionable, and stay classy, over summer break 7 for All Mankind Jeans, glitter glam makeovers, new and chic clothes all available in different places than you might think. Around the Minneapolis and St. Paul area, there are a lot of cool little boutiques that you might have seen but …

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Girls’ hockey season preview

With the graduation of strong team leaders, the team turns to new players to lead the team.

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Girls XC comes up short

Facing a discouraging loss Team loses chance to compete in state due to scoring error By Jessamine Von Arx, Talon Staff Writer On Oct. 27, the girls’ cross country team were handed second place medals which meant a trip to state. This was the first time in eight years the …

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Winter fashion trends

Making winter fashion trends work How to stay warm and in style by Emma Tyler, Talon staff writer The dreaded walk in the dead of winter, from the warm heated car to the commons of M.A. No one wants to fall on their butt and embarrass themselves in front of …

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Sexual harrassment

Sexual harrassment of teens on the rise By Maddie Binning, Talon staff writer Sexual harassment has been on the rise among students in grades 7 through 12, according to study conducted by the American Association of University Women released on Nov. 7.  Based on the survey, 56 percent of girls and …

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Playing with PEP

In high-school athletics, girls are more likely than boys to suffer knee injuries. But a new program may keep more girls in the game. This story was named a national winner in the 2011 Quill and Scroll Writing and Photo Contest.

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Girls lacrosse looks forward optimistically to season

“I am excited for a team with so many new freshmen!” said senior captain Mimi Levin. “This means so much potential for a great next four years.”

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Track teams work hard in offseason to maintain competitiveness

At the end of last year’s track season, many thought that Minnehaha Academy’s future track teams would not be as competitive in the conference after graduating former stars like Phil White and Jake Brown, who finished third at last season’s state meet in the 3200 meter.

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Fourth trip to state

The Minnehaha girls varsity basketball team came up short this year in their attempt to repeat as state champions, losing in the championship game 68-61 to the Braham Bombers.

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