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


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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.

Team and Individual Sports: Looking at the Benefits and Drawbacks

Team and Individual Sports: Looking at the Benefits and Drawbacks

Anna Geldert, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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Once again the debate rises between individual sports and team sports. Which is more fun? Which is easier to coach? Which is more beneficial to athletes?   Haley Andrews, ‘21, was “born into skiing,” and says she loves practicing an individual sport.

Minnetonka Gymnastics Team Carries High Hopes into 2018 Season

Minnetonka Gymnastics Team Carries High Hopes into 2018 Season

Sabina Marty, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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When thinking of team and individual sports, what examples come to mind? In basketball, the team works together to get the ball in the hoop. In soccer, you pass the ball to your teammates with the hope of getting it past the goalie. In football, the offensive line clears the way for the running back in order to get a touchdown. But in individual sports, players have to depend on their own talent and skill to win.

Girls’ Swim & Dive Head to State 2017

Girls’ Swim & Dive Head to State 2017

Isabella Bennett, Managing Editor, Student Life

November 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Minnetonka’s girls' swim and dive team went to state last week, with thirteen individual athletes qualifying in twenty two events at the championship, as well as qualifying all three relays (200 IM, 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle). The team has had a very strong season so far, winning the majority of their dual meets and winning the section 2AA championships for the third year in a row. The team placed second overall, scoring a total of 281.5 points.

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