True Compassion of Heart Week: Family Friends Charity

True Compassion of Heart Week: Family Friends Charity

Jessica Wang, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Heart Week at Minnetonka is famous for many things: the ridiculous but entertaining cupids, the Sweethearts dance in the commons, and of course, the unforgettable man pageant. Sometimes we almost forget the cost of the activities because they’re so worth it. But, the best part is that they’re worth it in multiple ways. We all enjoy a week full of fun, but what goes on during Heart Week also comes back to benefit the community.

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Stuck in a Winter Rut? Get Motivated and Stay Fit in the Winter

Stuck in a Winter Rut? Get Motivated and Stay Fit in the Winter

Jeff Week, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Staying fit is significantly harder in the winter than any other season. The inability to go outside and all the effort required just to get to the gym result in a sort of “hibernation” by many young adults. It is incredibly clear that those who consistently stay fit live much healthier lives, not to mention spring break is right around the corner. I encourage you to check out all the different ways to exercise in the winter. Here are a few of Breezes’ most recommended workout options:

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Love Note Submission Link

Love Note Submission Link

Isabella Bennett, Admin. Correspondent

February 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Want to have a Love Note for a special someone featured in the next issue of the Breezes? Use this submission form to do just that! Our next issue will come out Friday, February 17th, the day before Sweethearts.

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Best Art Electives at Minnetonka

Best Art Electives at Minnetonka

Becca Schumacher, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

One of the advantages of being a student at Minnetonka High School is that the opportunities are limitless. There’s a class for every conceivable area of interest, from cooking to multivariable calculus to advanced Spanish literature. This can also be a disadvantage as there are just so many to choose from, especially in the arts department, so we at Breezes created a list of some of the best art electives at MHS:

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Zwarte Piet: Blackface, Racism in the Netherlands

Zwarte Piet: Blackface, Racism in the Netherlands

Mari Mazarguil, Feature Editor

December 22, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

While winter in Minnesota is usually pretty calm and frozen, in the Netherlands the debate has been heating up around a controversial holiday character. Saint Nicholas Day, celebrated on the 6th of December, is arguably more important than Christmas in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and parts of France. But, in recent years, there has been a great deal of controversy around saint Nicholas’ helper: Black Pete (Zwarte Piet in Flemish).

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Minnetonka’s Coldest New Club: Winter Running

Minnetonka’s Coldest New Club: Winter Running

Matt Wilkinson, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It’s Minnetonka’s 'hottest' new club: Winter Running. This club is for those who don’t have a winter sport and are looking to stay in shape during the harsh Minnesota coldness. Now, if you aren’t in cross country or track, I can understand why running in sub-zero temperatures isn’t exactly “appealing.” The endurance associated with running can be a challenge for some. In addition, running in the cold can make it much harder.

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