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Lower School Students' Art Featured at Capitol

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Mar 21, 2019

Multiple Minnehaha Academy Lower School students were featured in the Art Educators of Minnesota Youth Art Month Student Exhibition at the Minnesota State Capitol this year. The four selected for the juried exhibit were first grader Nathan, second grader Railyn, third grader Linnea, and fifth grader Greta. Each student was submitted by Lower School Art Teacher, Sheryl Cullen.

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Topics: Lower School, Fine Arts

Science Teacher Emily Firkus: Semifinalist for Teacher of the Year!

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Feb 26, 2019

Middle School science teacher Emily Firkus has been named a semifinalist for the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. Congratulations, Ms. Firkus!

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Topics: Middle School, STEM

Sled Dogs Visit Preschoolers! [Video & Photos]

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Feb 12, 2019

Minnehaha Academy's 3-year-old preschool students had special visitors on Monday - sled dogs!

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Topics: Lower School

Shining in Golf: Katie Detlefsen ('07)

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jan 31, 2019

Meet Katie Detlefsen ('07). At age three she picked up a golf club. By age six, she was competing in local junior tournaments in Minnesota. 

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Topics: Athletics, Alumni Stories

School Closed February 20th

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jan 28, 2019

 

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Minnehaha Academy: Bringing Our Past to Our Future

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jan 4, 2019

Following the explosion, we were able to recover a number of Minnehaha's artifacts from the school. Some of these items will be integrated into the reimagined Upper School, others will be displayed in our Archive House. Here are some of the items that were recovered:

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Topics: Upper School, 3100 Campus

Bringing Science to Life Outdoors at Minnehaha Academy

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jan 4, 2019
If you drive by Minnehaha's Lower & Middle School along West River Parkway, you may see Middle School students, a notebook in one hand, binoculars in the other hand, looking up into the trees.
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Topics: Middle School, STEM

Fine Arts Middle School Chapel

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Nov 27, 2018
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Topics: Middle School, Fine Arts

A Strong Foundation: Upper School Bricks

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Nov 14, 2018
At Baccalaureate, Dr. Crafton shared with the 2018 graduating class that : "In the Hebrew Scriptures we read about the practice of marking important events with stone monuments to serve as reminders of what had happened in a particular place. In the Hebrew language such a stone was called an ebenezer – literally a stone of help. The purpose was to remind people that something good had happened because God was in that place."
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Topics: 3100 Campus

Minnehaha's Middle School Pep Fest [Photos]

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Sep 21, 2018

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Topics: Middle School

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