Keepin’ it class-y

Keepin’ it class-y

Rachel Z, Staff Writer

May 23, 2011

                As Minnetonka students’ interests are changing, so are the classes being offered . One major change is the increase in enrollment in the higher-level science and mathematics courses. Because students are challenging themselves more and more at the middle school level,...

Pale is the new tan

Pale is the new tan

Libby K, News Editor

March 21, 2011

After a long and snow-filled winter, many of us are dreaming of sun and the beach as spring break nears and we take a look in the mirror at our lack of color.  Before you head off to that tanning salon to get your “base” on prior to heading off to your tropical destination, it is important to consider...

Show me the money – what happens with the Heart Week revenue

Show me the money – what happens with the Heart Week revenue

Daniel W, News Editor

February 19, 2011

Normally when we think of the season of giving, Christmas comes to mind. Here at Minnetonka High School, though, there is another time for giving: Heart Week. It’s not just “giving” flowers to your date either; it involves giving back to the community through a charity called Minnetonka Family...

Scarf or sandals?

Scarf or sandals?

Libby K, News Editor

February 14, 2011

As I walk to my biology class, I prepare myself mentally and physically to head into the arctic tundra. I think warm thoughts while I slip on my parka to get ready for the low temperatures in the classroom.  Whether it’s hot and steamy or freezing cold, the temperatures in our school are quite unpredictable...

Local Alternatives: Other options close to home

Local Alternatives: Other options close to home

Courtney B, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

 To some college applicants, the concept of a four-year college away from home full of complete strangers can seem daunting. The costs of tuition, room and board, textbooks, and perhaps transportation that come with the four-year-college package do nothing to alleviate these apprehensive feelings. However,...

Military Service Benefits

Hayley S and Rachel Y, Feature Editors

December 17, 2010

Why the armed forces might be the best path for you: 1.You’re tight on funds. Those in the military receive government benefits as well as free college tuition if they are in the ROTC (Registered Officer Training Program). 2. You are not sure about college. Maybe you don’t know if you want to g...

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