Students’ Motivation for Academics is Running Cold This Holiday Season

Students’ Motivation for Academics is Running Cold This Holiday Season

Grace Johnson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As twinkling lights begin to sparkle, fuzzy socks come out of hiding, and snowflakes start to dance their way down from the clouds, it seems that more than just holiday spirit is touching the hearts and minds of many Minnetonka students.

Preparing for Adulting After MHS: Skippers, Their Part-Time Jobs

Preparing for Adulting After MHS: Skippers, Their Part-Time Jobs

Rebecca Schumacher, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

One of the staples of every high schooler’s experience is their first job, an introduction into the daunting world of interviews, minimum wage and dealing with customers. MHS students are involved in a variety of unique jobs, such as lifeguarding to acting.

Minnetonka Student Opinions on Sexual Misconduct Allegations in News

Minnetonka Student Opinions on Sexual Misconduct Allegations in News

Annika Larson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Sexual misconduct allegations have peppered the media lately. Prominent men such as Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein and Al Franken have lost their jobs due to accusations against them, leading to divide and uproar amongst the public. One doesn’t have to work to find tweet upon tweet regarding this issue from politicians across the spectrum of opinion, but what do students at Minnetonka think? These questions are what led me to ask students about their opinions and experiences.

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.

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.

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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