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Boys Basketball Team Makes History, Gears Up For Sections

Team Mentality Fosters Winning Culture
Noor Naseer, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2021

     Currently ranked number four in class AA, the boys’ basketball team is making history. Not only is this the highest the team has ever been ranked, but they also have a record of 15-2, with losses...

Dressen addresses the team before the start of the game.

Hockey Team Connections Strengthen Despite Pandemic

Buddy Program helps unite upper and lower classmen
Maggie Seidel, Managing Editor, Business Manager March 1, 2021

     "The JV team has always had a pretty strong bond with each other," says third year JV hockey player, Luke Sugalski '22. Though, in typical 2020-2021 style, no season is truly the same. This, however,...

Collin Craig ’24 preforms a dive during practice this season.

Diving Maintains Practices, Hones Skills

Freshmen divers make-up team, foster competition
Noor Naseer, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

     This year has brought unique challenges for each sport; with mask mandates, social distancing measures, and other restrictions, practices and games look very different. Diving, however, is one...

Haya Fine ’22 with two of her co-workers.  All employees wear masks at all times, and employees are only allowed in a few at a time.

Haya Fine: Breadsmith

Christina Chekerdjieva, Perspectives Editor December 8, 2020

Haya Fine '22 has never known a time as a Breadsmith counter staff before COVID-19. She began working at the Edina bakery this summer, where she worked nearly 30 hours every week. During the school year,...

 Frederick Loew ‘22’s view outside of a Stanley’s food truck.  The resturaunt has put more emphasis on food trucks as a safer alternative to in-person dining but maintaned both throughout the summer.

Frederick Loew: Stanley’s

Christina Chekerdjieva, Perspectives Editor December 8, 2020

Frederick Loew '22 started working at Stanley's Northeast Bar Room on University Ave. this year as a host, a position he had experience in from a previous restaurant job. Stanley's is a family owned restaurant...

Aksel Reid ’21 works early in the morning before school starts.  He mainly serves customers.

Aksel Reid: Baker’s Wife

Christina Chekerdjieva, Perspectives Editor December 7, 2020

The Baker's Wife on S 28th Ave. in Minneapolis is a local bakery where Aksel Reid '21 has been working since before the pandemic. Reid works as an opener, so his shift happens before Zoom school even starts....

Thomas makes homemade pasta at Threshing Table Farm, a farm in Wisconsin. She partners with them for farm fresh produce and also has farm dinners outside.

Nicolle Thomas: Cooking up Community

Jack Prince, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2020

Nicolle Thomas, Blake's Lunch Program Administrator can be in her office crunching numbers, in the food line handing out meals, or in the dishroom cleaning. Wherever you locate her, you will find her wearing...

U.S Government and Politics Students Create Senate Race Websites

Websites spotlight closely contested Senate seats
November 1, 2020

Arrows indicate the direction which students are supposed to use the stairs.

Things You Need to Know: Up and Down Staircases

Will Rosenblum, Multi-Media Editor September 9, 2020

Upper School Director Joe Ruggiero says that the staircases by the Junior and Senior lounges are both "up" staircases to "beat the morning rush."  As students are going up to the second floor in high...

Materials used to alter hair can come in many forms.

Why You Should Take a Chance With Your Hair

Isolation allows for more hair options
Kate Rekas, Staff Writer May 26, 2020

     As all of you reading this, quarantine due to the Covid - 19 pandemic has probably been one of the weirdest experiences in your lifetime. Though months into social distancing, this bizarre new...

Cancellation of Tennis Season Present Opportunity for Growth

Lessons can be learned from senior wisdom
Ben Lim, Staff Writer May 26, 2020

Due to Covid-19 spring sports have been canceled. When I learned this I barely thought about it because I’m only a sophmore in highschool. I have two more years of tennis that I get to enjoy and experience....

Mail-in voting was originally introduced in 1993 to increase voter turnout.

Mail-In Voting Presents Challenges

States need to step up to adapt to change.
Chad Woerner, Staff Writer May 26, 2020

       Many health experts are confident that COVID-19 will still be persistent in the fall, and some have even suggested the threat of a stronger, second wave that will come at that time. Assuming...

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