Accelerated Culture

Ellen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

With a little over two-thirds of Minnetonka students taking at least one advanced class, it’s easy to believe that more classes, more credits, and more credentials are the way to go. And it’s hard to deny that achievement is important, whether for college, employment, or simply general knowledge....

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Costs?

Sylvia Bindas, Staff Writer

April 25, 2013

As if the Skipper Log wasn’t already thick enough, Minnetonka’s administration is continuing to find or create additional opportunities and courses for students. Joining the existing options for IB, AP, and PSEO dual enrollment courses are twelve brand new classes along with the Vantage professional...

Language Over Immersion

Language Over Immersion

Mike Golz, Editor

February 15, 2013

Quoting Bible verses tends to get you weird looks these days. But whether or not you believe in God, here is verse that should strike a chord: “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them” (Genesis 11). The English...

Men in Tights

Ava Bindas, Editor

February 15, 2013

The entire MHS student body has spent their February physically as well as emotionally preparing themselves for what they know to be the single greatest event of the year: viewing the finest senior male specimens MHS has to offer at the annual Man Pageant. In fact, the guidance office has reported...

Outsourcing Lunch

Sylvia Bindas, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

These days, brand name foods seem to be a crucial component of any student’s balanced diet. On any given day at MHS, students are offered various options for their favorite foods from around town: Caribou coffee, Brueggers bagels, Domino’s pizza or even Leeann Chin. At Edina High School, students...

@MinnetonkaHS #Politics and Social Media

Joe Twaddle, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

The days of scrolling through Facebook and Twitter just to see what people are up to are no more.  Now, one’s political and ideological views are plastered everywhere for people to see and instantly comment on.  This new interactive way of displaying our beliefs is something that sets our gene...

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