Artist of the month: Roy Link

Artist of the month: Roy Link

Anna Barnard, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Roy Link is a senior here at Minnetonka. He is well known for his gift in photography and videography. Link takes stunning and lively photos. He shoots weddings, concerts, portraits and so much more. Along with photographs, Link also creates videos that allow him to expand and show more of his talents....

‘Breezes’ Editorial Board: ‘Tis the Season of Giving Back by Helping Your Community

‘Breezes’ Editorial Board: ‘Tis the Season of Giving Back by Helping Your Community

Alia Arellanes and Breezes Editorial Board

November 30, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

As the days get snowier and the nights get colder, the time and help you can provide becomes more and more of a necessity for some. The winter season often brings joy to many homes, however, there are still many families that need a little extra help, especially during the holidays. The 'Breezes' Editorial board has put together a few ways that you can help spread some holiday cheer throughout your community.

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Minnetonka’s Best Unknown Elective

Minnetonka’s Best Unknown Elective

Harry Rowe, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

It’s no secret that Minnetonka High School is a major advocate of technology. We were one of the first schools in Minnesota to incorporate iPads into academic life in 2012, and have stressed the importance of visual learning through technology ever since. However, the implementing of iPads in the classroom hasn’t been the only innovative step Minnetonka has taken towards gearing learning to a new generation of students. Video Game Design, a little-known elective at Minnetonka High School, is an engaging and exciting course available to all students.

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The Skipper Mascot: Represents Us Well?

The Skipper Mascot: Represents Us Well?

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

November 28, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Back when Minnetonka High School was established in 1952, our mascot was Oscar the Octopus, a non-wearable representation of our school spirit. He quickly evolved from being a stuffed animal filled with nylon to a costume a student could actually wear. Then, in 1985, by popular vote, Skip the Duck replaced Oscar from ‘85 to ‘89. Yet, after four short years, Skip the Duck lost out to the Skipper, who currently reigns as our mascot, due to several movements in the 1980s to have a more “macho” and “aggressive” mascot.

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Netflix Series to Watch Right Now

Netflix Series to Watch Right Now

Sommer Sanouri, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

After a month of what has to be one of the craziest emotional roller coasters most of us have experienced, it’d do all of us some good to sit back and relax. It seems sometimes that Netflix is like a fully-stocked pantry with nothing you actually want to eat. That being said, we’ve decided to take the liberty of raiding and rating the best of what Netflix has got to offer.

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Swimming at Olympic Trials: Interview with Senior Corey Lau

Swimming at Olympic Trials: Interview with Senior Corey Lau

Isabella Bennett and Saya Sabin

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Swimming is by far one of the most popular sports at the Olympics. With Rio still fresh in mind, almost every single American is familiar with the names Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. Minnetonka’s own Girls’ Swim & Dive coach David Plummer even won his own gold and bronze medals competing in Brazil. But what many students may or may not know is that one of their very own peers swam at trials, but sadly didn’t make the final cut. Corey Lau, class of 2017, shared some details about his experiences with swimming and competing in Omaha.

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