You Can’t Spell Effort Without F

Mike Golz, Commentary

September 28, 2012

There are the A’s and B’s, then the C’s and D’s, all followed by… F? F. That monstrous character which I assume ate E at some point in the planning of our educational system. But here at Minnetonka, the district has implemented a program to drive out this unsightly letter. Academic Inte...

“Remember when?”

“Remember when?”

James Holden, Commentary Editor

May 25, 2012

Walking through the halls of our high school, it is striking just how different I am from the rest of the student body. Being a tall guy, I tower over almost everybody in the school, but I must say, the students of Minnetonka have fantastic scalps. Grade A crowns and some phenomenal hair-parts. In addition,...

“Wait… She’s supposed to be black?”

“Wait… She’s supposed to be black?”

Portia Bartley, Staff Writer

April 27, 2012

Upon the release of The Hunger Games in theaters, some people caused an uproar about Rue being played by a black female. Turning to Twitter, some of the tweets included: “I was pumped about the Hunger Games, until I found out that a black girl was playing Rue,” from @johnny- knoxIV, and “Ru...

Is this the bus for us?

Is this the bus for us?

Ava Bindis, Staff Writer

April 27, 2012

Prom season is upon us, and as the posters and pizzas asking dates appear in droves, girls discuss dresses, and guys discuss dates, MHS staff and parents have been vocal about prom as well. Voicemails have been sent out and announcements have been made discouraging the popular transportation meth...

Video games don’t make killers

Video games don’t make killers

Daniel Wang, Commentary Editor

April 27, 2012

Most of us are familiar with Anders Breivik, the Norwegian man who attacked a youth camp last July, killing 77 people. He’s currently being tried for his crimes, and it’s clear that he’s a mentally disturbed individual. Breivik describes his killings with calmness, showing no emotion or regret...

Head-to-head: teacher’s personal opinions in class

Head-to-head: teacher’s personal opinions in class

Daniel Wang, Rachel Yang, Commentary Editor, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012

NO: by Daniel Wang Teachers rarely express personal opinions in class. It’s almost a given that students don’t know a particular teacher’s political or religious beliefs, because the classroom doesn’t seem like the right place for such proclamations of belief. Our school administration...

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