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District names Chris Lennox as new superintendent

District names Chris Lennox as new superintendent

Kailey Newcome, staff reporter

April 21, 2016


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With current superintendent Dan Hoverman’s upcoming retirement at the end of this school year, the School Board named Chris Lennox as the new superintendent effective July 1.

Another Way to Succeed – SEPPAC Student Success Night

Another Way to Succeed – SEPPAC Student Success Night

Katie Karjalahti, Spread Editor

April 16, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Thursday April 14, the Special Education Parent and Professional Advisory Council hosted Student Success Night at Snail Lake Education Center. It featured many young students who received special education in the Mounds View school district and overcame their difficulties.

Time for something new

Time for something new

Ben Yoch, staff reporter

April 12, 2016


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Thanks to the rise of hybrid classes, online classes and summer school, a growing number of students now finish nearly all graduation requirements before starting senior year; now, these students are finding other opportunities.

The decline is over

The decline is over

Jack McCoy, staff reporter

March 16, 2016


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The trend has flipped; the school board may soon have to consider expansion possibilities in order to accommodate skyrocketing enrollment projections.

ReFLECT lives up to the hype

ReFLECT lives up to the hype

Kailey Newcome, staff reporter

March 14, 2016


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Mounds View recently ran two trial ReFLECT hours to test implementation for future years. Overall, the hour was viewed as beneficial. However, it may see a few minor adjustments before it becomes a weekly occurrence next year.

Silverbelle Pep Fest 2016 Recap (Gallery)

Silverbelle Pep Fest 2016 Recap (Gallery)

Alex Jiang, Online Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2016


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On Feb. 26, 2016, Mounds View celebrated its annual winter Pep Fest in preparation of Silverbelle. Here's a quick glimpse of the spirit.

Talent Show leads art on stage (Gallery)

Talent Show leads art on stage (Gallery)

Jackie Gaworski, staff reporter

February 26, 2016


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The Mounds View 2016 Talent Show filled nearly all the seats in the auditorium. Even with fourteen acts, the show never slowed.

Top of the class

Top of the class

Kailey Newcome, staff reporter

February 25, 2016


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For more than a century, American high schools have named valedictorians, typically based on who has the highest GPA and who is the “best representative” of the graduating class. That role, however, may soon become a relic of the past.

Student companies find success

Student companies find success

Kallie Slotvig, staff reporter

February 24, 2016


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While Mounds View offers a variety of business-oriented courses, “How to Run a Company 101” isn’t one of them. This hasn't stopped us.

Sliding into Silverbelle – Winter Week 2016

Sliding into Silverbelle – Winter Week 2016

Jack McCoy, staff reporter

February 21, 2016


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Winter Week is finally upon us here at Mounds View, and it might just be the most exciting one yet.

Reviving the winter semi-formal? – Silverbelle 2016

Reviving the winter semi-formal? – Silverbelle 2016

Jordan Counihan, Business Manager

February 9, 2016


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In recent years, Student Council has experimented with a variety of different themes for the winter week dance. This year, Student Council is trying something new: Silverbelle.

School cracks down on hats and tardies

School cracks down on hats and tardies

Sunny Lim and Jake Rosenow

February 5, 2016


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In the last 10 minutes of the first semester, Principal Jeffery Ridlehoover announced over the PA system the need for less distractions in the classroom.

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