Tonka MUN Hosting Conference

Tonka MUN Hosting Conference

Leyden Streed, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

This saturday, March 9, students from schools all around the twin cities met at Minnetonka High School to participate in Minnetonka’s Model United Nations conference. The conference had students collaborate to find solutions to two international issues, free and fair elections in the African Union, and Safety of Journalists. When looking around, it was clear that a lot of work and organization was put into this event, and it was all made possible by the work of Minnetonka student leaders and advisers.

MHS Speech Club

Chahyun Lee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Speaking in front of a crowd is difficult, but, at the same time, it is a useful ability that Speech Club can help MHS students develop.

Stay-cation: How To Enjoy Spring Break in Minnesota

Anna Geldert, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Maybe it’s somewhere tropical, with white sandy beaches and blue-green waves that lap the shores. Or maybe it’s a much colder location, with icy wind whipping across the ski trails and a welcoming fire popping in the hearth. Wherever the destination may be, many people spend the next week off from school traveling and exploring every corner of the Earth. However, if you’re staying around here, don’t worry; there are plenty of fun, local activities to check out without the stress of packing or buying a plane ticket.

Teacher Spotlight: Heather Eyrich Proves A Positive Influence On Students

Teacher Spotlight: Heather Eyrich Proves A Positive Influence On Students

Jing McIntosh-Yee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Minnetonka Social Studies teacher Heather Eyrich has been teaching Social Studies at Minnetonka for 18 years. After growing up in Fargo, North Dakota, her family moved to Minnesota once she had graduated from high school. She attended the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities where she majored in international relations, specializing in economics and political science.

A Successful 2019 Student Exchange with Hamburg

A Successful 2019 Student Exchange with Hamburg

Emma Ostrom, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The most recent international studies students’ stay was short but oh-so-sweet. From riding on sleds pulled behind cars to their very first - and life-changing - time eating at Chipotle, the Hamburg (as in Hamburg, Germany. Not Hamburg, Minnesota) students made good use of their time here at Minnetonka High School.

Groundhog Predictions

Leyden Streed, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

After a freezing start to second semester, it’s a relief to many that Punxsutawney Phil (the face of Groundhog Day) says spring is coming early. Over 120 annual predictions, an early spring has only been predicted 17 times, which makes it a pretty rare event. At Minnetonka High School, Groundhog Day is a holiday most people have heard about, but don’t tend to celebrate.

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