The 2018 Fall Fashion World Combines Current Trends With Old Favorites

The 2018 Fall Fashion World Combines Current Trends With Old Favorites

Caroline Davis, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The leaves are starting to turn red and there’s a chill in the air; summer is over, but now what are you going to wear? Autumn fashion has consisted of scarves, sweaters, and boots for generations. Certain trends have stuck around for as long as we can remember, but many people don’t know where they got their start. Some favorites you might know and love are plaid, the cardigan, or fringe.

E-Cigarette and Nicotine Use Among Teenage Population

E-Cigarette and Nicotine Use Among Teenage Population

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

October 26, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Vaping has reached a point where its scent is recognizable by most high school students. Everyone from experts to Instagram ads now calls the widespread popularity of vaping an epidemic, and justifiably so. The 2017 Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey found that one in five high school students currently vapes. This statistic, while unsurprising to many teens, raises serious concerns.

The Importance of Prioritizing Sleep as an Involved High School Student

The Importance of Prioritizing Sleep as an Involved High School Student

Aarya Dev, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sleep is something that all students need. According to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital, adolescents are recommended to get approximately eight to ten hours of rest every night, yet it’s usually not their highest priority. The most common response received when asked how much sleep a student receives in a night was 6.5 hours or even less. The cause for the lack of sleep is mostly due to the vast amount of homework, studying for tests, and procrastination.

High School Expectations Vs. Reality for Freshman Year

High School Expectations Vs. Reality for Freshman Year

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

September 28, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

As September of the 2018-19 school year wraps up, the new freshmen class is finally growing accustomed to the ins and outs of high school life. However, they’re also now realizing it’s not everything that media suggested it would be. Zac Efron lied. Class of 2022, we now speak directly to you.

A Step Beyond Traditional College: Alternative Post-High School Options

A Step Beyond Traditional College: Alternative Post-High School Options

Rebecca Schumacher and Elisabeth Tamte

September 28, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Although their last year of high school has just begun, Minnetonka seniors have already started their preparations for life after graduation. Overwhelmed with senior-specific guidance counselor meetings and a flood of emails from programs aimed at graduating seniors, it’s hard not to feel the pressure to begin planning.

Accelerating Parking Problems and Transportation Issues at Minnetonka

Accelerating Parking Problems and Transportation Issues at Minnetonka

Ellie Retzlaff and Abby Schindel

September 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Minnetonka High School has the reputation of being a big school with many possibilities for students in academics, athletics and art. The one thing MHS lacks is space. Locked between Highway 7 and residential neighborhoods, the high school has used up all of the available on-site land. While classrooms have been rebuilt to accommodate growing grade sizes and VANTAGE is off site, the one thing that remains drastically affected by lack of space is parking and transportation.

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