Then and Now: Disabilities and Special Education at MHS and in US

Then and Now: Disabilities and Special Education at MHS and in US

Sophie Moore, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

April is National Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. In light of this, Breezes wants to highlight the importance of MHS special education program and our students in it.

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Surviving Through Cancer: Advice from a MHS Cancer Survivor

Surviving Through Cancer: Advice from a MHS Cancer Survivor

Liam Boris, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Courtney Chase ('20) was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (or ALL) cancer when she was only four and a half years old. She fought for a long two and half years when finally, she turned seven years old, she won her battle. Now, she has decided to share her experience with Breezes.

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Is That A Poem In Your Pocket?

Is That A Poem In Your Pocket?

Joey Cutts, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

April is National Poetry Month. Not known for their marketing prowess, the Academy of American Poets in 1996 introduced the celebration to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry.

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The Fault in Our Studies

The Fault in Our Studies

Sydney Moser, Backpage Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

If Minnetonka is known for one thing, it’s academics. Ranked 9th out of all schools in the state of Minnesota by US News and first on the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s international student assessment, Minnetonka is entitled to brag about its college preparation and high test scores.

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Is it Worth it to Take Tonka Online?

Is it Worth it to Take Tonka Online?

Isabella Bennett, Admin. Correspondent
April 28, 2017
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Offered as an option to all Minnetonka students, Tonka Online can allow for people to take a class on their own time in addition to their regular schedule. With over forty courses available, there are plenty to choose from in practically every subject already available at Tonka. But, is it worth it to actually commit to a T.O. course?

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Mr. Erickson’s High School Experience

Mr. Erickson’s High School Experience

Maddie Blanz and Wyatt Singh
March 22, 2017
Filed under Student Life

While walking through the commons or the hallways, you have undoubtedly seen Mr. Erickson numerous times throughout your high school years. Although Mr. Erickson is well-known professionally, when it comes to the personal level, MHS students are less educated about their principal.

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