Halloween: A History

Halloween: A History

Alex Pears, Feature Editor

October 27, 2011

Some of our favorite childhood memories are from that last day in October. And what was not to love? We were allowed to dress up as our favorite superhero or princess, get free candy from the neighbors, and then fill our bodies with processed sugar while we should have been in bed. Looking at it this...

“What’s New Minnetonka?”

“What’s New Minnetonka?”

Brien Drake, Feature Editor

September 23, 2011

The new school year has brought many changes to our daily student life.  Some of these, such as the new look to some of the Math department hallways, are fairly obvious to the student body.   But others may be a bit more subtle. For example, many students may not have had the experience of using...

New (school) Year’s Resolution: Time Management

Alex Pears, Feature Editor

September 23, 2011

It’s September, which means back to school, back to homework, and back to 1 am bedtimes.  But why do I find many of my fellow classmates complaining each morning, caffeine in hand, that they were up “soooo late last night”? Of course there is homework, extra-curriculars, and life that needs to...

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...

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