Tag Archives: Student Life

Bikes, buses, and more: MA student commutes

During online learning, a student’s commute could be as short as pressing a Zoom link but now that we’re back in class, it’s gotten a lot longer. Of course, the way students commute can vary and COVID-19 has meant changes for the school and families. Transportation Director, Scott Glenn said …

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Winter is Coming and so is COVID

What is the COVID plan for teachers Now that winter has closed in, we have been met with a new wave of COVID-19 cases as well as 5 weeks of school wide quarantine. This is of course not ideal for teachers or students but there might be a silver lining. …

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Redhawks (at home) Online: December 7 – 11

Online school continues As Coronavirus cases continue to surge, Minnehaha students tackle their second week of online school. In addition to school work, students have been keeping busy by doing a variety of different activities. From cross country skiing to taking a trip to Arizona, many have found ways to …

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The art of chocolate chip cookies

The art of chocolate chip cookies Learn how to make the cookies, using science Chocolate chip cookies: an American classic that is a staple in everyone’s kitchen. Some people like them with melty, ooey-gooey chocolate. Not everyone likes them this same way so here is how to make the chocolate …

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Fall coffee drinks to satisfy your tastebuds

Fall coffee drinks to satisfy your tastebuds Starbucks: for drivers Cinnamon Dolce Latte: hot coffee with flavor bursts of sweet cinnamon and fresh whipped cream hits the spot at Starbucks. I loved how the cinnamon gave me a warm feeling inside. On a cool fall morning as you are headed …

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Twin Cities scooter craze

E-Scooters: They’re simple, but are they safe? In the past two years the Twin Cities has been dramatically impacted by the electric scooter craze. You probably have seen these shifty little vehicles zipping down the parkway, or even in your own neighborhood. These scooters may provide an enticing rush of …

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Snapchat snapped?

Snapchat snapped? Snapchat may be on a streak of loss of users Is Snapchat going the way of MySpace? Last quarter, Snapchat reported its first decline in daily active users, down from 191 to 188 million. Its stock lost nearly half of its peak value, hovering near its all time …

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A critical decision

How the Minnehaha Academy administration chose Mendota Heights After the devastating blast on August 2, the school board and staff had a tough decision to make: which temporary school location to choose. Vice Principal Mike DiNardo visited all of the possible temporary locations over a week span of time. It …

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M.A. then and now

Sophomore, teacher compare notes on life at Minnehaha For many people it is easy to understand what the Minnehaha was like many years ago. There are articles and stories in class from the teachers who attended M.A. in high school. However, many people don’t know how it was like to …

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Freshmen explore different interests

How different extracurriculars change high school experiences In the midst of the chaos that is a morning at the freshmen lockers, freshman Evelyn Ramgren is hanging out with a group of friends. Upstairs, outside the chapel, junior Tea McLawhorn is sitting with her friends below the art wall that is …

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