Minnehaha Academy Blog

Building Dedication: A Service of Remembrance and Hope

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Oct 8, 2019

 

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Together We Rise: Building Dedication Video

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Oct 4, 2019
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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

Minnehaha's First Day of School: In the News

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Aug 23, 2019

The first day of school at Minnehaha is always a wonderfully exciting day. This year was especially thrilling, as we welcomed our Upper School students to the rebuilt Upper School campus for the first day of classes.

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Topics: Upper School, 3100 Campus

Rebuilding 3100 Campus: An Environmentally-Conscious Design

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Aug 2, 2019

Minnehaha Academy Upper School is nearing its completion, and the environmental footprint is an important element of the construction and design of the new school.

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Topics: Upper School, 3100 Campus

What's Old is New Again

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jul 19, 2019

The Minnehaha Academy community has been instrumental in the design of the new spaces for the rebuilt Upper School. From student input sessions, to feedback from alumni and neighbors, we are working closely with many constituents to bring the plans to life.

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Topics: Upper School, 3100 Campus

3100 Campus Tree Planting

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jun 21, 2019

Although the school-year has ended and summer has begun, many are hard at work preparing to welcome Upper School students, faculty, and staff back to the river in August. A recent milestone included the planting of two black olive trees in the commons area that is in the heart of the Upper School.

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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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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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Rebuilding 3100: Improving Sleep, Mood, and Other Things That Never Crossed Your Mind Through Outdoor Learning

Posted by Amy Barnard on Sep 20, 2018

An amazing benefit of building from scratch is that we have the opportunity to look at what science says about learning and design our space accordingly.

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Topics: Upper School, STEM, 3100 Campus

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