National Art Honor Society: Outsiders Perspective on Group

National Art Honor Society: Outsiders Perspective on Group

Chloe Benoit, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

National Art Honors Society: an organization that many Minnetonka students have heard of but many have little understanding about. National Art Honor Society is a club at the high school that focuses on using arts to better the community. Through monthly meetings and continual art-based volunteer projects, NAHS is a dedicated group, helping both our community and those around the globe.

Contra Theatre Company: The Future of Student Lead Theatre at MHS

Contra Theatre Company: The Future of Student Lead Theatre at MHS

Karen Rose, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

This summer, the play Spring Awakening took to the stage at the JSB Tek Box in Minneapolis. The show follows a group of teenagers in 19th century Germany who deal with numerous tragedies such as failure in school, abuse, suicide, and rape, all while trying to live up to the rigid expectations of society. These are some tough topics, but that’s precisely why the student-run Contra Theatre Company chose to perform it.

Artist Spotlight: J-Cut & Her Sudden Entrance to Electronic Dance Music

Artist Spotlight: J-Cut & Her Sudden Entrance to Electronic Dance Music

Josh Poppie, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Electronic Dance Music, also known as EDM, is a form of music that has been increasing in popularity recently.

Why “Crazy Rich Asians” Matters

Why

Gloria Lee, Web Editor

September 28, 2018

One of the most talked about movies of the year is Crazy Rich Asians, a feel-good romantic comedy that is bound to leave a legacy in Hollywood. The first major studio release to feature an all-Asian cast in over twenty years, Crazy Rich Asians is a hit with both the box office and critics.

The Loft: A New Space, The Impact of Its Design on the Student Body

All photos courtesy of Chloe Hanson.

Chloe Hanson and Jamie Hessian

September 28, 2018

At the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, the administration began to look for additional space at the high school to expand upon creative collaboration and classrooms.

Paula Holmberg: Minnetonka Choral Director Leaves a Legacy of Love

Photo Courtesy of Minnetonka Choirs

Abby Schindel, Feature Editor

April 27, 2018

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.

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