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...

College Acceptance Rates: Why so low?

College Acceptance Rates: Why so low?

Hayley S, Feature Editor

December 17, 2010

Many Minnetonka students aspire to go to the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. MHS senior Laura Studer agrees, “When I was little, I’ve always wanted to go to the U. My entire family—mom, dad, grandparents, sister—all went to the University of Minnesota as well. So the U has always...

Winter Break Blues

Winter Break Blues

Rachel Z, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

As the winter holidays approach, the hallways are always full of talk about wish lists and vacation plans, but each year there are also complaints mixed in with the excitement. To us students, it always seems as though Minnetonka has the shortest amount of time off and that every other school gets a f...

Missions in the Gap

Missions in the Gap

Amy S, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

Jessica Keenan, a 2010 MHS graduate, chose to make a difference in the world during her gap year. Her Christian faith called her out of Minnesota and into the Mission Field – all the way to George, South Africa. This is her experience. Q: Why did you decide to take a gap year before going to college...

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