Minnehaha Academy Blog

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

Do Something: Design Thinking Connects AP English Skills to the Real World

Posted by Amy Barnard on May 30, 2019

Meeting with legislators at the State Capitol. Interviewing the Director of the Tennessee Immunization Program. Creating an interactive art event on the banks of the Mississippi.

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Topics: Upper School, Academics, Exceptional Academics

Katerina Misa '17: Getting Out of Her Comfort Zone

Posted by Amy Barnard on Apr 18, 2019

 She was the shy girl who insisted she hated writing, but kept coming back to the Talon and Reid Westrem’s journalism class year after year. Today, as a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University, she manages the Twitter account for Dr. Steve Hanke, one of the world’s leading experts on troubled currencies.

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Topics: Alumni Stories, Cultivating Potential, Exceptional Academics

Academics, Athletics, and the Arts: Junior Andrew Gives His Perspective

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Mar 27, 2019

What is it like to be an academic, an athlete, and an artist at Minnehaha? We talked to one Minnehaha student about what it is like to pursue a variety of interests at MA.

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Topics: Upper School, Athletics, Fine Arts, Cultivating Potential, Exceptional Academics

Good News About Who Our Students Are Becoming, Pt. 2

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jan 21, 2019

 

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

Good News About Who Our Students Are Becoming, Pt. 1

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jan 14, 2019

In this two-part series we look at how students at the Middle School are learning to find the "I can" in the midst of challenges they face, choosing to make this sometimes awkward yet very special season of life their time to shine.

Last year English teacher Chantal Ulferts worked with a student who just couldn’t seem to connect with books.

Reading wasn’t a joy, and the boy was close to writing himself off as a non-reader.

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

Academic Achievement Awards

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on May 26, 2017

Congratulations to the following Upper School students for their recent recognition of their exceptional achievement in academics: 

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Topics: Awards, Upper School, Exceptional Academics

Minnehaha Students Win National Journalism Awards

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on May 26, 2017

Congratulations to Upper School journalism students Katerina and Emma. They were recently named national winners by the University of Iowa's Quill & Scroll for several pieces they wrote for the student newspaper the Talon.

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Topics: Awards, Upper School, Exceptional Academics

I Have a Dream: Students Share Their Dreams [Video]

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Mar 30, 2017

 

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Topics: Upper School, Exceptional Academics

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