Minnehaha Academy Blog

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: Exceptional Academics, Cultivating Potential, Academics, Middle School

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

Preparing Students for Success Part 1: The Jobs That Don't Exist

Posted by Amy Barnard on Oct 11, 2018

The following is the first in a series detailing how Minnehaha Academy is working to help your child build the necessary skills to succeed in life after school.

Today we look at why MA emphasizes not only exceptional academics but also specific mindsets and character skills that open the doors for greater lifelong success .

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Topics: Lower School, Upper School, Middle School

Minnehaha's Middle School Pep Fest [Photos]

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Sep 21, 2018

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Topics: Middle School

Middle School Students Experience Italy

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Jun 22, 2018

Ciao! The trip to Italy was a fantastic immersive experience for Minnehaha Academy Middle School students. They spent the last nine days traveling around Italy with the Middle School Latin teacher Ms. Vitt, Lower School teacher Ms. Classen, science teacher Ms. Humason, and parent chaperones.

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Topics: Middle School

Learning to Love the Flute: Stella and Mr. Delbow

Posted by Melissa Mortenson on Apr 6, 2018

Excerpt from Minnehaha Magazine, Spring 2018 Edition

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Topics: Middle School, Fine Arts

3D Printing: Curtis & Ms. Firkus

Posted by Melissa Mortenson on Apr 4, 2018

Excerpt from Minnehaha Magazine, Spring 2018 Edition

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Topics: Middle School, STEM

Writing a New Story: Justin and Ms. Ulferts

Posted by Melissa Mortenson on Mar 30, 2018

Excerpt from Minnehaha Magazine, Spring 2018 Edition

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Topics: Middle School

Minnehaha's Middle School Math Team Top 3 at Competition

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Feb 13, 2018

The Minnehaha Academy 7th and 8th Grade Math Team had a great day at the MathCounts Competition held at the University of Minnesota!

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Topics: Middle School, STEM, Awards

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