Exercising the Benefits of Physical Activity and Its Effects on Academics

Exercising the Benefits of Physical Activity and Its Effects on Academics

Annika Tamte, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Exercise may seem like an extremely strenuous and daunting task, but there are many benefits to exercising, especially in relation to school.

Spiking to Success: Minnetonka Girls Volleyball Takes Lake Conference

Spiking to Success: Minnetonka Girls Volleyball Takes Lake Conference

Danielle Lohrenz, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

The blaring echo of noise in the Minnetonka gyms cannot distract the high school’s  Varsity volleyball team from their goal: winning. As they push for every single point, they come out victorious once again and maintain an 18-4 winning record. Despite many injures, grueling practices, and many other obstacles, the Skippers fly high above the net and continue to play the game that they love.

Minnetonka Boys Cross Country: Young Athletes Rising to the Occasion

Minnetonka Boys Cross Country: Young Athletes Rising to the Occasion

Scott Sorenson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Cross country running can be a brutal sport. When asked what it was like, one runner replied, “I’m too busy panting to think about it.” Demanding workouts, rampant injuries, and chaotic races make it a very challenging sport. Despite all of this, Minnetonka excels at it.

The Importance of Prioritizing Sleep as an Involved High School Student

The Importance of Prioritizing Sleep as an Involved High School Student

Aarya Dev, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sleep is something that all students need. According to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, adolescents are recommended to get approximately eight to ten hours of rest every night, yet it’s usually not their highest priority. The most common response received when asked how much sleep a student receives in a night was 6.5 hours or even less. The cause for the lack of sleep is mostly due to the vast amount of homework, studying for tests, and procrastination.

Back to School: Procrastination and Stress Management Techniques

Back to School: Procrastination and Stress Management Techniques

Alexandra Struble, Managing Sports and Wellness Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a month into the school year, teachers are assigning homework most nights and students have to find a way to balance school and relaxation. Some students have multiple hours of work a night. The elementary school question of “Do I have homework?” transforms into “What do I absolutely need to get done tonight, and what things are not as important?” Thus begins the cycle of procrastination.

MHS September Sports Brief: Varsity Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer

MHS September Sports Brief: Varsity Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer

Liam Boris and Alexandra Struble

September 28, 2018


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During the fall, many Minnetonka High School students spend time supporting the Skippers and cheering them on to victory.

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