What’s Happening in Syria

Cecilia Anderson, Commentary Editor

September 17, 2013

In April 2011, mass protest against Syrian dictator Assad was sparked, supported by jihadists unhappy with Syria’s secular government and those looking to spread democracy. The reasons behind the protest run deep. The rebellion force is mainly fighting to rebalance the power that was disrupted by...

A Curmudgeon’s Guide to Homecoming

Sam Greenstein, Commentary Editor

September 17, 2013

Within the first weeks of school, after the initial buzz of the new school year, everyone pretends to be excited at entering yet another year of drudgery and to care about what you did this summer. We make a futile attempt to create a forcefield to protect ourselves from becoming...

Accelerated Culture

Ellen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

With a little over two-thirds of Minnetonka students taking at least one advanced class, it’s easy to believe that more classes, more credits, and more credentials are the way to go. And it’s hard to deny that achievement is important, whether for college, employment, or simply general knowledge....

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Costs?

Sylvia Bindas, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

As if the Skipper Log wasn’t already thick enough, Minnetonka’s administration is continuing to find or create additional opportunities and courses for students. Joining the existing options for IB, AP, and PSEO dual enrollment courses are twelve brand new classes along with the Vantage professional...

Language Over Immersion

Language Over Immersion

Mike Golz, Editor

February 15, 2013

Quoting Bible verses tends to get you weird looks these days. But whether or not you believe in God, here is verse that should strike a chord: “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them” (Genesis 11). The English...

Men in Tights

Ava Bindas, Editor

February 15, 2013

The entire MHS student body has spent their February physically as well as emotionally preparing themselves for what they know to be the single greatest event of the year: viewing the finest senior male specimens MHS has to offer at the annual Man Pageant. In fact, the guidance office has reported...

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