Classical Music Among Youth

Classical Music Among Youth

Anna Barnard, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

When we think of the music that defines our current youth culture, genres like hip hop and indie music pop into our heads. We are living in the era of autotune and lip sync, with heavy backbeats that drown out melodies. On the other end of the spectrum, classical music is probably one of the genres with which many youth would be least likely to identify. However, the movement to promote classical music amongst youth is currently picking up steam, and some teens are already beginning to latch onto it.

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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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Why Our Minnesota Hockey Teams are the Ones to Watch this Season

Why Our Minnesota Hockey Teams are the Ones to Watch this Season

Seth Johnson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In recent years, some Minnesotans have expressed frustration that their hockey teams haven't lived up to the expectations of our state’s moniker of “The State of Hockey.” Some Minnesota teams have struggled to find success in the past few years.

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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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