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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 7, 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 7, 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...

Assembly Moderators Lauren Smith'20 and Mathew Krelitz'20 prepare to announce senior speeches. 
 Students can still view senior speeches every Monday and Wednesday.

Abrupt End to Senior Year Allows Opportunity to Reflect

Quarantine exemplifies the importance to make the best of an unfortunate situation
Drew Rosenblum, Editor Emeritus May 4, 2020

     I don’t think anyone expected the year to end like this. Between the last day of school before spring break and the day we found out school for the foreseeable future would be online, the world...

Empty shelves like these at Jerrys have become commonplace.

Herd Mentality Causes Unneeded Panic

Covid-19 has caused many products to become hard to find
Ben Lim, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

     Picture this, you walk into Target. You go to pick out your favorite toilet paper… Charmin Ultra Soft. You're looking for the Charmin Ultra Soft Mega Roll since not only do you get more paper,...

Lake Harriet (pictured) is a great place to take advantage of the closed streets and get outside.

Coronavirus opens new opportunities to get outside

Ways to experience the outdoors while Quarantined
Linnea Krig, Contributing Writer April 17, 2020

It is hard to tell if the Coronavirus has made it easier or harder to get outside every day. On one hand, we need exercise and mental stimuli other than Netflix and schoolwork. On the other hand, going...

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