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Physics fair: A fun night for all

Physics fair: A fun night for all

Justin Duffy, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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The 21st annual Mounds View High School Physics Fair was held Monday night. Students in all physics classes spent nearly two months preparing for the fair in groups of two to four by creating a Rube Goldberg machine that incorporates components including a propeller car, hovercraft, tracked vehicle and...

Boys basketball puts on a senior night to remember

Boys basketball puts on a senior night to remember

Justin Duffy, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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Mounds View boys basketball played in a Senior Night to remember on Tuesday, Feb. 27, defeating Park High School 72-51. Captain Colin Jones, 12, set the pace with an early three pointer, and Mounds View took a 10-1 lead within the first four minutes of the game. That rout grew to 17 points, with the...

Boys swimmers win close meet

Boys swimmers win close meet

Derek, Chen

February 3, 2018


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Mounds View Boys Swim and Dive came out with a close win against Forest Lake last night at Forest Lake Junior High School. The final score was 95-91, Forest Lake seemed to have the win sealed but throughout the meet. In the first half, Forest Lake held a big 61-49 point advantage against Mounds View....

Six things you need to know this weekend

January 12, 2018


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- New Allegations Several prominent men were accused of sexual assault or harassment this week. James Franco, Michael Douglas and Charles Dutoit face accusations. Dutoit was previously accused of sexual assault in an AP story on December 21, but on Thursday, more allegations against Dutoit were brou...

A closer look at Mounds View’s new dances

A closer look at Mounds View’s new dances

Jordan Van Laningham, Staff Writer

January 7, 2018


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In the past, Mounds View has had all types of dances: Homecoming, Halloween dance, Silverbelle, Neon dance and Prom. This year, Student Council has created a two new dances, and a new schedule for those dances in between Homecoming and Prom. On Dec. 2, the Winter Wonderland dance replaced Silverbelle....

Charity week in review

Charity week in review

Emma Hoyhtya and Ingrid Anderson

January 1, 2018


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During the week of Dec. 11 to Dec. 15, Mounds View held a charity week organized by DECA and Student Council. Every year, these two groups have hosted their own week-long charity drives, but this year, the organizations combined their events to get students involved all at once. “We know a lot of drives...

Cast and crew of Mounds View’s fall musical prepare for opening night

Cast and crew of Mounds View’s fall musical prepare for opening night

Rachel Ganske, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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The Mounds View theater department is looking forward to making a strong impact through their fall musical, Little Women. The new production is set to take the stage in the Mounds View auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 2. The team is continuing to work hard during the final days before opening night to put...

Students affected by Hurricane Maria

Students affected by Hurricane Maria

Michael Gennaro, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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