Minnehaha Academy Blog

Student-Led Book Fair Marketing

Posted by Amy Barnard on Oct 10, 2019

A special thanks to the parents , teachers, and former parents whose artistic skills made this year's trip to Oz all the more special!

In order to connect the classroom more tightly to real-world scenarios, the Middle School called on eighth graders to take a lead role in marketing this year’s book fair.

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

Lower and Middle School Homecoming Pep Fest [Photos]

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Sep 29, 2019

Homecoming Pep Fest at the Lower and Middle School was so much fun! The Homecoming Court led the students in fun games and friendly competitions. Photo Gallery.

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Topics: Middle School, Upper School, Lower School

Sticky Faith at Minnehaha Academy

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jun 25, 2019

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Topics: Middle School, Upper School, Lower School, Academics, Cultivating Potential

French Students Take Home National Honors

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jun 18, 2019

Middle School French students have acquitted themselves very well again this year on Le Grand Concours (the National French contest).

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Topics: Awards, Middle School, Academics

Middle Schoolers Take Top Honors in National Latin Exam

Posted by Amy Barnard on Jun 17, 2019
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Topics: Awards, Middle School, Academics

Middle School Career Day [Photos]

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Apr 12, 2019

 

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Topics: Middle School

Basketball, Swim Pep Fest

Posted by Rebekah Peterson on Apr 5, 2019

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Topics: Middle School, Upper School, Lower School, Athletics

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

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

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