Attack on the arts: Why art programs struggle and why they matter

Attack on the arts: Why art programs struggle and why they matter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After spending a short amount of time around Minnetonka High School, one would most likely be familiar with “The Four A’s” the administration loves to advocate for: Activities, Academics, Arts, and Athletics. Although hearing this mantra repeated dozens of times throughout the year might be the norm for Minnetonka students, it is rather unusual that such a phrase includes “Arts” at all, especially when compared to the struggle that arts programs face nation-wide to earn recognition and funding.

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A day in the life of a student: Spain vs US

A day in the life of a student: Spain vs US

Alexandra Struble, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Wednesday, September 6th, fourteen Spanish students and their two teachers arrived at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The students attend Colegio San Ignacio school, located in Oviedo, a city in northern Spain.

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Classical Music Among Youth

Classical Music Among Youth

Anna Barnard, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, 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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One Act Play Wins State

One Act Play Wins State

Joey Cutts, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, Top Stories

The Minnetonka Theatre program is widely known as one of the best in the state, often boasting sold out crowds that gather for each seasonal musical. With incredible crew members, actors, and directors, there are countless things working together to make this happen, making it a great source of pride for many Minnetonka students and parents in the community. During each season, you will surely hear talk of the most recent musical.

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Top Flicks for Sweethearts

Top Flicks for Sweethearts

Becca Schumacher, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of chocolate, date night, heart shaped candy… and romantic comedies. The world is filled with romcoms of every shape and size, but here are the top ten best romcoms ever made.

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This is What Your Valentine’s Day Playlist Should Be

This is What Your Valentine’s Day Playlist Should Be

April Montgomery and Mac Martin

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is impossible to receive this mixtape and not fall into a deep love for the person who brought you this lyrical romance. There is no way you can't expect a proposal after gifting this mix - from 2008 Soulja Boy era and T-Pain classics, we can guarantee romance. If this mixtape fails you, please contact us at (678)-999-8212.

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