News Headlines from 2009-2010
Video News: June Term - White Earth
June 21, 2010 – One of Minnehaha's June Term groups spent a week on White Earth Reservation in northwest Minnesota.
June 16, 2010 – MA runners set two school records and all had personal best times.
June 15, 2010 – Hear Rev. Smith's address to the graduating seniors.
June 15, 2010 – Dan Doran, 2010 graduate of Minnehaha Academy, has been named to the Minnesota Football Coaches Association ALL-STAR Game.
May 24, 2010 – Nearly 150 Lower School students came to the Upper School May 18 and 19 during the annual Environmental Education Days.
May 21, 2010 – Middle School spring play.
May 19, 2010 – Harrison Williams and Dr. John Van Pilsum were recently guest speakers in the U.S. History classes.
Video News: 3rd Grade Bridge Building
May 18, 2010 – Watch the video from 3rd Grade Parent Night at South Campus
May 16, 2010 – Paul Isaacs, Middle School band instructor at Minnehaha Academy since 1980, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 15, 2010, surrounded by family.
May 13, 2010 – The Bloomington Campus Fine Arts Festival featured over 1000 pieces of student art and several musical performances.
May 11, 2010 – Karen Wald directed her final Lower School choir concert on May 4th, celebrating 29 years of service.
May 10, 2010 – On March 9, Upper School Latin students participated in the National Latin Exam.
May 1, 2010 – Pictures from the game.
April 25, 2010 – Pictures from the spring musical.
April 22, 2010 – On Wednesday, April 21, 2010, Minnehaha's 8th grade class held their First Annual Energy Expo.
April 22, 2010 – Eleven French students participated in A Vous la Parole, the Minnesota State French Contest, at the University of Minnesota on April 20.
April 20, 2010 – Bjorn Anderson will compete in the finals of the 5th Chinese Bridge U.S. High School Chinese Speech Contest.
April 11, 2010 – The Upper School Library was selected by the Northwest Covenant Conference to be the 2009 Second Miler grant recipient, which has allowed the library to completely update the Bible reference section.
Video News: Get Your Art on at Minnehaha Academy
April 5, 2010
March 28, 2010 – Pictures from the Boys' BB quarterfinal game in the State Tournament.
March 23, 2010 – Minnehaha sophomore Brigid Kelly, a member of the Talon newspaper staff, participated in a theater review-writing program and contest Feb. 24 at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.
March 22, 2010 – The MA Boys' BB Team advanced to the State Tournament with a win over Brooklyn Center.
March 22, 2010 – The MA Girls' BB Team defeated Braham 64-46 to claim the State Class 2A Championship.
March 19, 2010 – The 6th Grade Math Masters Team took home second place and a total of fourteen awards.
March 19, 2010 – Four Minnehaha journalism students were named national winners for photography.
March 11, 2010 – On Monday night, March 8, 113 freshmen scientists presented their findings at the annual Ninth Grade Science Fair.
March 10, 2010 – The Minnehaha Academy Fourth Grade Destination Imagination team placed first at the Regional tournament on Saturday, February 27th.
February 23, 2010 – Last weekend, the gym was transformed into the medieval banquet hall of King Matthew and Queen Elizabeth.
February 11, 2010 – Minnehaha French students had the chance to put their French to work in service to others.
February 6, 2010 – Both the girls' and boys' alpine ski teams qualified for the State Meet on February 10.
February 6, 2010 – Four MA skiers qualified for the State Meet on February 11.
February 6, 2010 – Minnehaha Academy hosted 25 Chinese high school students and their chaperones on Jan 29th for an exchange of culture, language and friendship.
January 31, 2010 – Pictures from Student Showcase, one of Minnehaha Academy's favorite traditions, an evening of dramatic and comedic interpretation produced entirely by students.
January 26, 2010 – Information and pictures from the Lower School Science Fair at South Campus.
January 25, 2010 – Article on school lunches by Anthony Sicoli from the Talon, January 19 issue.
Video News: Bloomington Christmas Concert
January 7, 2010 – On December 8, Bloomington Campus held their annual Christmas Concert.
December 18, 2009 – 44 French students got to school at 7:44 on December 17th to celebrate a French traditional Christmas food: Bûche de Noël.
December 17, 2009 – The student leadership group RACERS from the Bloomington Campus focused on service for the Christmas season by collecting toys for the Toys for Tots campaign.
Video News: Seventh Graders Present River Projects
December 16, 2009 – Last Tuesday the seventh graders presented their river projects, the culmination of many weeks of research and hard work.
December 9, 2009
December 1, 2009 – Minnesota Timberwolves players Ryan Hollins and Damien Wilkins, along with broadcaster John Focke and mascot Crunch, visited Minnehaha Academy today for a Reading Timeout to stress the importance of reading.
November 15, 2009 – Pictures from the fall play, "The Diviners".
November 15, 2009 – Pictures from the Volleyball State Tournament.
Girls' Volleyball to State
November 8, 2009 – For the first time in the program's history, the MA Volleyball team has earned a berth in the 2009 State Tournament. Their first tournament match will be 7 p.m., Thursday (11/12) at the Excel Energy Center.
Boys' Cross Country at State
November 8, 2009 – At the 2009 State Cross Country Meet held November 7, the MA boys placed fourth as a team and senior Jake Brown placed third in the individual Class 1A competition.
November 7, 2009 – The French Club had a Halloween party. Students met at the home of Risa Boyce to eat, carve pumpkins, and play games.
Video News: Bloomington Bubble Science
November 2, 2009
October 30, 2009 – Minnehaha students won three group and 14 individual awards Oct. 20 at the annual state high-school journalism convention.
October 28, 2009 – The Step Into Africa: AIDS Experience was experienced by nearly 3500 visitors and volunteers the week of October 2 - October 11 at our South Campus.
October 20, 2009 – Game time is 3:00 o'clock Wednesday! Dress for the cold, wind & rain. Do you have something in RED that will fit that bill!?
October 19, 2009
October 7, 2009 – Last weekend, Queen Rebekah and King Taylor reigned over homecoming festivities that included alumni reunions, coronation program, pep fests, volleyball, football, soccer, Redhawk run and dance.
Counselors Meet with 11th Grade Parents
September 21, 2009 – The Upper School Counselors met with the parents of Juniors before the traditional Parent Open House on September 21. The Counseling Office provided a a light meal for the busy parents in attendance. The meeting highlighted important dates and activities that will take place over the next two years in connection with their students' plans after high school, and it also provided a forum for parent input and questions about the college counseling process.
September 18, 2009 – The French Club held it’s kickoff event Thursday during FLEX period by serving crêpes and enjoying some popular music from France. French Club is open to all French students and events are planned roughly once per month, usually on the weekend.
September 13, 2009 – Watch the video online.
South Campus LS Teacher Published
September 1, 2009 – Cynthia McGovern, Lower School art teacher, has written an article titled "Background, Foreground and the Ground in Between: Layers of Depth" published in the September issue of Arts & Activities, the nation's leading art education magazine.
September 1, 2009 – Mr. Meyers and 5 students spent 9 days on the other side of the world in South Korea for June Term.
August 21, 2009 – Staff member Jeremy Gustafson premiered his second short mockumentary film, “Harry Putter and the Chamber Pot of Secrets,” at North Campus on Friday.