Breezes November Musician Spotlight: Judith Thomas, MHS English Teacher

Breezes November Musician Spotlight: Judith Thomas, MHS English Teacher

Karen Rose, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

It is no surprise that MHS houses a great number talented artists— their creations are always showcased along the art hallway walls, and their musical talents shared at the beloved Coffeehouse performances. Not only do students carry this artistic flair, but teachers as well. This Breezes artist spotlight showcases none other than the fabulous Judith Thomas– who has a passion that goes beyond teaching English to high school students.

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A Minnetonka Student’s Personal Look On Their Journey With Mental Illness

A Minnetonka Student’s Personal Look On Their Journey With Mental Illness

Abby Schindel

November 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

In recent years, mental illness has become more apparent in teens. One in five teens from years thirteen to eighteen has a mental illness, statistic courtesy of NAMI.  I am one of them.

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Girls’ Swim & Dive Head to State 2017

Girls’ Swim & Dive Head to State 2017

Isabella Bennett, Managing Editor, Student Life

November 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Minnetonka’s girls' swim and dive team went to state last week, with thirteen individual athletes qualifying in twenty two events at the championship, as well as qualifying all three relays (200 IM, 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle). The team has had a very strong season so far, winning the majority of their dual meets and winning the section 2AA championships for the third year in a row. The team placed second overall, scoring a total of 281.5 points.

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The IT Crowd: Technology in Schools and the World

The IT Crowd: Technology in Schools and the World

Emily Esser, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Ugh, programming is boring. Why am I reading this? Psh, schools don’t need computer classes. I imagine most of you are thinking along those lines; I’d be too, and my dad is a programmer. But, don’t lose interest yet: programming isn’t the only thing computer science (CS) and information technology (IT) people do. And, it isn’t always as dreary as it may seem.

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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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Post-Secondary Enrollment Option: Another Way to Receive College Credit

Post-Secondary Enrollment Option: Another Way to Receive College Credit

Isabella Bennett, Student Life Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

The Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) is offered to all Minnetonka juniors and seniors who fit the requirements to enter the program and are interested in receiving college credit that is different from AP or IB courses. Some tenth graders are also eligible to take one Career and Technical Education course through the program. PSEO students take courses on actual college campuses while they are still high school students, and the cost of tuition and textbooks is covered by the State of Minnesota.

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