Minnehaha Academy Blog

Leadership Class Leads By Serving

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jan 25, 2018
"Have you ever pulled up to a stoplight and made eye contact with a   homeless  person holding a sign asking for help and not known what to do?" This was a recent question posed by Upper School teacher Mr. Quinn. 
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Topics: Upper School, Caring Community

Developing Friendships - Lower School

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jan 12, 2018

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Topics: Lower School, Caring Community

Arena Sale Success

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Oct 17, 2017

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2017 Minnehaha Arena Sale.  Because our caring community donated items, shopped, volunteered, and prayed we raised more than $103,000 that will directly impact every student, every day.  This year's Arena Sale surpassed our goal and exceeded proceeds from previous years! We are grateful for you! 

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Topics: Caring Community

The Story of a Sale

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Sep 19, 2017

The Minnehaha Academy Arena Sale is more than just a sale. It's a fundraiser that helps our school provide an excellent education to our amazing students. Thank you to all of the volunteers who made it possible, those who donated, and those who shopped. You helped make it a success!

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Topics: Caring Community

It's Arena Sale Time!

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Sep 7, 2017
 
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Topics: Caring Community

Opening Hearts Week: Say Thanks, Be Grateful

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on May 5, 2017

Opening Hearts Week is a week of celebration, expressing our gratitude for every member of our Minnehaha community – you make our school possible. Through activities on campus and on social media, students, faculty, parents, and alumni engaged in saying thanks and showing our gratitude for members of our school community. 

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Topics: Caring Community

Heritage & Hope: Opening Hearts

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on May 1, 2017

 

Middle School English Teacher Phil Erickson welcomed almost 450 guests to the seventh annual Heritage & Hope Dinner.  Mr. Erickson explained that when he attended the first Heritage & Hope Dinner, and saw the students who were helped by this scholarship fund, he was struck to the depth of his heart how important these students were to Minnehaha.  He has supported the fund ever since and encouraged guests, with God's help, to be grateful and to be generous. And guests did just that by donating funds to provide deserving students an exceptional Christian education at Minnehaha through tuition assistance.

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Topics: Caring Community

Empty Bowls Project Raises $3,000 for Sheridan Story

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Apr 7, 2017

This is the second year that Minnehaha Academy Lower School students participated in the Empty Bowls Project and Simple Soup Supper Event, and it was a wonderful success!

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Topics: Caring Community, Fine Arts

Transferring to Minnehaha in Middle School: Sam's Experience

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Apr 6, 2017

We had the chance to sit down with sixth grade student Sam. He transferred to Minnehaha this fall, and we wanted to see what it was like for him to move to a new school, meet new friends, and what new opportunities he's had.

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Topics: Caring Community, Middle School

Learning to Give is FULL-filling

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Mar 16, 2017

This year Middle School students collected a total of 1,929 food items, 5,796 diapers, and $1,600. Wow! Our goal was a collective 1,800 food items and money, so we nearly doubled our goal (collective 3,529 food items and cash)! Items were donated to Community Covenant Church and Northpoint Health & Wellness Center.

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Topics: Caring Community, Middle School

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