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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Haiti Outreach Club: What They Do, Why New Students Should Join

Haiti Outreach Club: What They Do, Why New Students Should Join

Isabella Bennett, Student Life Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

If you are interested in joining Haiti Outreach, the next meeting is October 6th at 7:15 am in Room 1306. You can also reach out to advisor Michelle Seets with any questions. 

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The Hypocrisy of a “Putt-Putt” President

The Hypocrisy of a “Putt-Putt” President

Wyatt Mosiman, Commentary Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

In an age when the line between fact and fiction has become more blurred than ever before, few places on the Internet can honestly claim to remain entirely loyal to the truth. One of these places is constantly at work maintaining an accurate record of one of the seemingly trivial things about the Trump presidency: his golf outings. This is the intricate, complicated job of Sophie Germain and her website Trump Golf Count.

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Why Minnetonka Boys’ Varsity Soccer is the Team to Watch This Fall

Why Minnetonka Boys’ Varsity Soccer is the Team to Watch This Fall

Preston Chan, Business Manager

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Fall is a great time at Minnetonka High School. It marks the beginning of a new school year, new classes, and best of all: fall sports. While the autumn air may be cooling down, the Minnetonka Boys' Varsity Soccer Team is heating up with their soccer season officially in full swing.

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Classical Music Among Youth

Classical Music Among Youth

Anna Barnard, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

When we think of the music that defines our current youth culture, genres like hip hop and indie music pop into our heads. We are living in the era of autotune and lip sync, with heavy backbeats that drown out melodies. On the other end of the spectrum, classical music is probably one of the genres with which many youth would be least likely to identify. However, the movement to promote classical music amongst youth is currently picking up steam, and some teens are already beginning to latch onto it.

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