Paula Holmberg: Minnetonka Choral Director Leaves a Legacy of Love

Paula Holmberg: Minnetonka Choral Director Leaves a Legacy of Love

Abby Schindel, Feature Editor

April 27, 2018


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Paula Holmberg has been teaching Minnetonka High School choirs for 24 years. She teaches Concert, Treble and Varsity Women choirs, along with two small group choirs, Donna Voce and Chamber Singers. Before Minnetonka, she taught for eight years at Robbinsdale Cooper High School in New Hope, Minnesota. Mrs. Holmberg heard of the choir program at Minnetonka from the director at the time, Joan Larson, who taught at Minnetonka from 1976 to 1994.

The Emerging Future and Significance Behind Internet Streaming Services

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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For years on end, there has been a discussion around the death of cable television. This emerged as other streaming platforms such as Netflix and Hulu began to make their names known. Recently, the conversation has changed to focus on other streaming services, such as Twitch.tv, and the monumental pull they are having in terms of viewership.

A Closer Look at Prom, Its History and the Impact It Has Had On Students

A Closer Look at Prom, Its History and the Impact It Has Had On Students

Reagan Alexander, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Prom, beginning in the 1800s, came from the term promenade, or the formal parading of guests at a party, according to Bustle.com. This tradition took the United States by storm. Before prom became popular in high schools, it first occurred in colleges in America. Students at these colleges competed with rival schools to have the best prom. Prom has become a big deal today, especially at the high school level. Is it because of the dressing up, the friends, the dates, or just the fun of prom in general?

Food Feature: Station Pizzeria Serves Fresh, Delicious Homemade Slices

Food Feature: Station Pizzeria Serves Fresh, Delicious Homemade Slices

Colette Benoit, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Dominoes and Pizza Hut might be the norm for pizza delivery, but new pizza restaurants have been moving away from “fast-food-style pizza” and providing an arguably  more pleasant customer experience in a sit-down environment.

Minnetonka Breezes Musician Spotlight: Cheslea Lai and Mary McDonald

Sophie Moore, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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For this month’s Artist Spotlight, Breezes focuses on two talented musicians, Mary McDonald, ‘20, and Chelsea Lai, ‘20. In March, the duo performed at the Coffeehouse Concert with the songs “My My My” by Troye Sivan and “Dear Happy” by Dodie Clark (featuring Thomas Sanders).

Questioning the Role of Net Privacy in the Wake of the Facebook Scandal

Questioning the Role of Net Privacy in the Wake of the Facebook Scandal

Ellie Retzlaff, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On April 10, 2018, one of the current leaders in social media and technology faced the United States Senate, fielding questions concerning the recent social media scandal. This individual is Mark Zuckerberg, creator of Facebook, and the reason for his appearance was due to Facebook’s role in allowing Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm, access to the data of over 87 million facebook users.

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