The Importance of Finding a Community Outside of High School

The Importance of Finding a Community Outside of High School

Liam Boris, Managing Editor, Student Life

June 3, 2020

It's been said that learning in high school is not strictly about academics. In fact, learning throughout all of public schooling is actually not always focused on academic achievement. Minnetonka High School aims for all “students [to] excel in each of the four A's of high school success: Academi...

A High-Functioning Disaster: What I Really Learned in High School

Photo of me and my instructors after completing the Yale Young Global Scholars summer program in Politics, Law, and Economics

Sophie Moore, Editor-In-Chief

June 3, 2020

Here’s something I’ve learned: high-functioning does not equate to high-performing. This was a lesson that I, unfortunately, learned a little late in my high school career. As a child of an immigrant parent, I was often told stories of how difficult it was growing up during the cultural revoluti...

Having Gratitude for Small Things Leads to a Happier Life

Having Gratitude for Small Things Leads to a Happier Life

Jamie Hessian, Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment

June 3, 2020

As high school students, much of our lives are not under our control. Up to this point, our parents have chosen where we live, what school we go to, and how we live our lives. It is easy to feel like life happens to us, rather than seeing that we’re in control of our lives. So often, we wait for ha...

How Pride Leads to Finding Your Identity

How Pride Leads to Finding Your Identity

Lucia Hill, Copy Editor

June 3, 2020

I remember the first day I walked into the high school as a freshman. I was walking in with my brother, a junior at the time, and despite the fact that he wanted absolutely nothing to do with me, a certain pride swelled within me at the idea that I was walking with an upperclassman. It was there, in...

Front Page February 2020

Front Page February 2020

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentines Day, everyone. <3

The Houston Astros: More On Their Ongoing MLB Sign-Stealing Scandal

The Houston Astros: More On Their Ongoing MLB Sign-Stealing Scandal

Scott Sorensen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

In the last month, a shocking round of allegations has shaken Major League Baseball. The Houston Astros, World Series champions in 2017 and 2019, are under fire for having a complex system for stealing signs. Stealing signs is when players watch a catcher’s hand motions to the pitcher, which indicate ...

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