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Students affected by Hurricane Maria

Students affected by Hurricane Maria

Michael Gennaro, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Sept. 20, the fifth strongest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm. However, the social and economical problems that have risen from Hurricane Maria have gone largely overlooked. The damage from this storm, far greater than the damage from Irma in Florida,...

Students and players weigh in on the kneeling issue

Students and players weigh in on the kneeling issue

Justin Duffy, Derek Zhu, and Shirley Xieli

October 5, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Most of the time, the president’s involvement with the NFL is limited to hosting a visit to the White House for the Super Bowl champions. However, in some cases, the president gets a bit more involved. According to ESPN, Richard Nixon went as far as to personally suggest plays to Washington Redskins co...

Saints pitchers changeup students’ friday

Saints pitchers changeup students’ friday

Zoe Lindberg, Photographer and Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Special education students received a visit from some new friends on Friday, May 26th. St. Paul Saints pitchers Seth Rosin, Mark Hamburger and Ken Frosch chatted with the students, gave autographs and posed for pictures. The students were also given the opportunity to meet Saints’ mascot — Mudonna...

Crash Aftermath

Amber Zhao, Managing Editor Copy 2016-2017

May 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On May 11, 2017, over five months after the tragic car crash at the intersection of Highway 96 and Old Highway 10, two cases of criminal vehicular homicide and a case of criminal vehicular operation were filed against Rachael Diane Kayl. The charges were filed for Kayl’s involvement in the crash that...

Duck, Duck… Baby Ducks?

Duck, Duck… Baby Ducks?

Kailey Newcome, Editor-in-Chief 2016-2017

May 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

These newly hatched ducklings took shelter under a tree in the courtyard, while students in classes with overlooking windows took pictures and videos for their snapchat stories. Soon enough, the baby ducks became Mounds View’s de facto mascots for the day. However, students and staff quickly found that the birds weren’t just taking shelter; they were trapped within the school walls.

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Remembrance

Remembrance

Kailey Newcome and Amber Zhao

December 8, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Monday, Dec. 5, 300 to 400 friends and family of Bridget Giere and Stephanie Carlson gathered at the intersection of Highway 96 and Old Highway 10 to commemorate their lives.

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Mounds View Drone Club Wins Nationals

Mounds View Drone Club Wins Nationals

Joe Pasdo, staff reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Following their regional tournament win in Fargo, North Dakota this past June, the Mounds View Drone Club moved on to compete at the national tournament. After the two day competition in Manse, Indiana, the team emerged victorious, beating the 11 other teams from around the country and taking first place.

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Designing the Design Space

Sanjana Dutt and Felix Zhang, staff reporters

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Located in the ILC and what used to be room 220 DE and F, the newly opened design space is a space for innovation and creativity. Created by the school to extend the STEM philosophy, the new design space comes with state of the art 3-D printers and laser engravers that are usable free of charge.

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Students view StudentVUE

Students view StudentVUE

Ben Davis, spread editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

For many years, the Mounds View School District has used School View for students and parents to check grades, pay for lunch money and register for activities. However, when TIES discontinued School View, the district had to find a replacement.

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School board rethinks start times for 2017-18

School board rethinks start times for 2017-18

Emily Moses and Emily Ruan, features editor and editor-in-chief '15-'16

June 2, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

After last reviewing start times in 2014 and concluding that it would be economically unfeasible to change them, the School Board has announced new plans to review the issue in the fall of 2016.

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GSA leaders frustrated by missing posters

GSA leaders frustrated by missing posters

Kevin Sabeti-Oseid, staff reporter

June 2, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

During the current school year, a majority of the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) posters advertising meeting dates have been torn down and vandalized. Although GSA is a school-sanctioned club under Diversity Council, club members believe Mounds View has done little to address the problem.

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Students frustrated with sold-out parking

Students frustrated with sold-out parking

Ben Yoch, staff reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under News

On Monday, May 9, the school announced that all daily parking passes were sold out for the rest of the week. While daily shortages are not a new problem, this event caught students by surprise.

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