Distraction-Free Life Club: A New Addition to Minnetonka Advocating Against Distracted Driving

Distraction-Free Life Club: A New Addition to Minnetonka Advocating Against Distracted Driving

Scott Sorenson and Aileen Dosev March 19, 2021

Being distracted while driving is a terrible idea, isn’t it? Most people agree with this statement when asked, and yet thousands die every year in the accidents caused by distracted driving. The growth...

A Brief History of St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations 

A Brief History of St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations 

Catherine Komp, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

For many students, annual traditions that surround St. Patrick’s Day—wearing green to avoid a friendly pinch, looking for leprechauns or rainbows, wishing each other good luck and so on—have been...

Are Students More Concerned About Grades Than Learning? How to Make Learning About Learning

Harriet Bennett, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

When a student gets their grade back for an assignment, their first worry is often how it will affect their overall grade in the class rather than whether they actually understood the material. As many...

Investigating the Gender Gap and Bias against Female Scientists

Kyla Fung, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

  After the U.S Congress officially designated the month of March as Women’s history month in 1987, the tradition has continued to this day, celebrating various achievements women have made over...

The Change Curve: How We React To Life’s Ups And Downs

Aileen Dosev, Deputy Editor, Student Life February 12, 2021

Looking back, what many people have dubbed “the disaster year” of 2020 was full of large-scale change. Whether it be the COVID-19 pandemic which has affected daily life for nearly a year, the nationwide...

Student Motivation Declines In Online School

Catherine Komp, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

Ask nearly any student, teacher, or parent and they’ll say that this school year has been difficult. Adapting to the new reality of learning and working from home, with all of its benefits and frustrations...

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