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Amy Barnard

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Giving Back: Alumni Make the Classroom

Posted by Amy Barnard on Oct 17, 2019

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Topics: Cultivating Potential, Exceptional Academics

Student-Led Book Fair Marketing

Posted by Amy Barnard on Oct 10, 2019

A special thanks to the parents , teachers, and former parents whose artistic skills made this year's trip to Oz all the more special!

In order to connect the classroom more tightly to real-world scenarios, the Middle School called on eighth graders to take a lead role in marketing this year’s book fair.

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Topics: Middle School, Academics, Fine Arts, Cultivating Potential, Exceptional Academics

3100: Home at Last

Posted by Amy Barnard on Oct 3, 2019

On the morning of August 21st the doors to the new Upper Campus at 3100 West River Parkway opened for the first day of classes for the first time.

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Topics: Upper School, 3100 Campus

Alexander Ramos '15 on Learning to Challenge Himself

Posted by Amy Barnard on Sep 5, 2019

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Topics: Alumni Stories, Exceptional Academics

Sophomore Runs Theatre Camp

Posted by Amy Barnard on Aug 7, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Zac Anderson pulled off quite a feat this summer when he decided to produce and direct a theatre camp for twenty-six 4th-9th graders. 

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Topics: Upper School, Fine Arts

Jonathan Keller ('05) and Spencer Howell ('05) Find Their Calling in an Unlikely Space

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jul 25, 2019

It was Friday, February 18th, 2011. Minnesota was about to receive a record-breaking, weekend snowstorm and, unbeknownst to them, Minnehaha grads Jonathan Keller (’05) and Spencer Howell (’05) were on course for a collision with an idea that would shift the trajectory of their careers.

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Topics: Alumni Stories

Stephanie Williams O'Brien '01 Chooses to Stay Curious

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jul 18, 2019

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Topics: Alumni Stories

Prestigious Colleges Honor Five MA Juniors

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jun 27, 2019

Five prestigious colleges honored Minnehaha Academy students with book awards, presented at the end of the school year.

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Topics: Awards, Upper School, Exceptional Academics

Sticky Faith at Minnehaha Academy

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jun 25, 2019

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Topics: Middle School, Upper School, Lower School, Academics, Cultivating Potential

French Students Take Home National Honors

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jun 18, 2019

Middle School French students have acquitted themselves very well again this year on Le Grand Concours (the National French contest).

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Topics: Awards, Middle School, Academics

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