Creativity at MHS: The Student Organization Behind Recent Innovations

Anna Geldert, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

You may not realize it, but many of the recent changes made at Minnetonka High School are a result of student ideas and planning. The new crosswalk on Frontage road, for example, was all because of a small group of students who were concerned for the safety of their peers. But who is in charge of these changes? A relatively new club at the high school called the Student Innovation Team.

The Immersion Program at MHS Provides Students with Opportunities

The Immersion Program at MHS Provides Students with Opportunities

Jing McIntosh-Yee, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The Chinese and Spanish Immersion programs began at Minnetonka in 2007. These programs became available to every student enrolled at any of the elementary schools in the Minnetonka School District.

A Look Behind the Planning of Minnetonka’s 2018 Homecoming Parade

A Look Behind the Planning of Minnetonka’s 2018 Homecoming Parade

Anna Geldert, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It has been almost a month since Minnetonka’s annual homecoming parade, and, for the most part, it is now a fun and exciting memory. People of all ages lined the streets amongst a flurry of blue and white decor, anxiously awaiting the arrival of the dozens of decorated floats that soon streamed by.

College Tours: An Important Step this Fall in Post High School Planning

Emma Ostrom, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

With college application deadlines quickly approaching, many seniors are hunkering down to make headway in deciding where to go for college by touring. Many of them toured over MEA. Some bought round-trip tickets to places as far as New York or Arizona. In less than a year, some of these students will be trading their round-trip in for a one-way ticket.

The PSAT and What Being a National Merit Semifinalist Really Means

The PSAT and What Being a National Merit Semifinalist Really Means

Leyden Streed, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

With fall comes apple picking, sweater weather, Halloween, and for students, the Preliminary SAT (PSAT). The PSAT is a standardized test that is available throughout high school, but students usually take it junior year. However, the PSAT is much more than just preparation for the SAT. The scores from the PSAT junior year will determine who receives the National Merit Scholarships, highly respectable academic scholarships.

2018 South African International Studies Students’ Arrival in Minnesota

2018 South African International Studies Students’ Arrival in Minnesota

Jingjia McIntosh-Yee, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The International Studies program at Minnetonka High School, directed and led by Chet Masteller, allows for a unique experience and opportunity to build a relationship between Minnetonka students and students from a school in another country. It is a program offered at Minnetonka that is unlike any other. Students begin communicating with another student in a different country about six months before the exchange happens.

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