A Minnetonka Student’s Personal Look On Their Journey With Mental Illness

A Minnetonka Student’s Personal Look On Their Journey With Mental Illness

Abby Schindel

November 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

In recent years, mental illness has become more apparent in teens. One in five teens from years thirteen to eighteen has a mental illness, statistic courtesy of NAMI.  I am one of them.

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Cyber Monday: Its Growth And The Effect It Has On Sales And Shoppers

Cyber Monday: Its Growth And The Effect It Has On Sales And Shoppers

Gabbie Lopez, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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Cyber Monday falls on November 27th this year, and many people are looking forward to getting some good holiday deals without even having to leave their couches. On Cyber Monday, many retailers, both large and small, release amazing deals that only are available online. If you’re thinking of doing your holiday shopping online, do it fast because things are going to be flying off of the digital shelves in minutes.

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Despite Tricks, Halloween Still Remains A Sweet Treat For All to Enjoy

Despite Tricks, Halloween Still Remains A Sweet Treat For All to Enjoy

Ellie Retzlaff, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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Weeks before Halloween, department stores were lined with an assortment of costumes and bags of candy featuring the signature purple and orange. It’s true that this holiday largely survives on stores’ agendas who are trying to rake in candy revenue. But after interviewing peers at MHS and a Halloween enthusiast, I found a bigger reason for Halloween to be in the hearts of young and old alike: it brings people together.

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Do It Yourself: Halloween Costumes That Go Above and Beyond

Do It Yourself: Halloween Costumes That Go Above and Beyond

Reagan Alexander, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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Every year you get the special few people who go all out on their costumes, planning months in advance and searching everywhere for what they’ll need. But not very many people have that much time, or are actually that dedicated. Nevertheless, Halloween is a holiday for everyone, so spice your costume up this year by making it yourself.

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Popular Minnesotan Traditions to Enjoy This Fall With Your Family

Popular Minnesotan Traditions to Enjoy This Fall With Your Family

Gabbie Lopez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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The beginning of fall is marked by changing leaves, dropping temperatures, and the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. Some people live for fall and everything that come with it, while others dread the cold months that follow. Many families like to go outside and enjoy the last bits of the warm weather while it’s still here. Some go outside to pick pumpkins for carving Jack-O-Lanterns or apples for eating. Others might sit and watch scary movies with their apple cider in preparation for Halloween.

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You may think your pack has your back… But does it really?

You may think your pack has your back… But does it really?

Abby Schindel, Feature Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Feature

We are officially back to school, and with that comes the beauty that is school supplies. The colorful pens and the variety of notebooks and folders could make anyone jump with excitement, even if it’s only the middle of July. But with that excitement comes the two extra notebooks and a 36 pen set that will never be used, making your backpack so much heavier. Having a heavy backpack puts a lot of unnecessary stress on your back and shoulder muscles.

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