A Bigger Picture: The Students Behind Tonka’s Theatre Program

A Bigger Picture: The Students Behind Tonka’s Theatre Program

Grace Johnson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

In the glitz and glamor of the theater, a lot of people can forget just how many individuals go into making the whole show happen. In Minnetonka’s own fall show On the Town, more than sixty young actors come together along with over a hundred crew members backstage to make the show happen, each person bringing their own personal skills and talents.

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Studying for the ACT Without Breaking the Bank

Studying for the ACT Without Breaking the Bank

Rebecca Schumacher, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Studying for the ACT can be incredibly nerve racking, especially with the pressure of college applications approaching. Scrolling through lists of ACT prep classes and tutors that cost hundreds to thousands of dollars can only add to the stress surrounding the ACT. Fortunately, ACT aspirants can achieve a high score on this intimidating test without wiping out their entire savings account.

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Human Rights and Relations Club: MHS’ Growing Political Discourse Club

Human Rights and Relations Club: MHS’ Growing Political Discourse Club

Hibo Ali, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Human Rights and Relations Club was started just over a year ago by three concerned students who have taken the club to new heights. Maria Plombon, ‘18; Aubrey Salita, ‘18; and Anna Jones, ‘18, started this club just after the 2016 presidential election with the help of their advisor, Mr. Boline. Although this club has been around for little over a year, it started to gain momentum this fall.

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Minnetonka’s Muslim Student Alliance: What Makes It Special?

Minnetonka’s Muslim Student Alliance: What Makes It Special?

Hibo Ali and Rebecca Schumacher

October 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Muslim Student Association (MSA), is one of the newest and fastest growing clubs at MHS. The club was started last year by a passionate student. Almost a year later, it has accumulated approximately thirty kids. So why exactly was this club started? To find the answer to this question and more, we interviewed Zainab Abdi, ‘18, the founder of MSA. According to Abdi, she wanted Muslim and non-Muslim students alike to a have a space to openly discuss issues going on at MHS and around the world.

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Importance of Design and Technology Education at MHS

Importance of Design and Technology Education at MHS

Karen Rose, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

There are countless different electives available at MHS that provide the opportunity to explore various interests. However, there is a category of these classes that has recently become quite noteworthy: Technology Education. What are the benefits of taking these classes?

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Gender Sexuality Alliance: A Safe Space Where Everyone is Welcome

Gender Sexuality Alliance: A Safe Space Where Everyone is Welcome

Ellie Bergfalk, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life

There is no doubt that MHS has a vast assortment of clubs to choose from, ranging from world language to recreational clubs and everything in between. However, there seems to be one fellowship club that stands out from the others, a place where everyone is welcome and a message of love and positivity echoes strongly. Gender Sexuality Alliance, or GSA, is a club where students gather to show and receive support from members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies.

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