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Young Businesses Prepare Students for Future Success

Young Businesses Prepare Students for Future Success

Megan Justesen, Lauren Lubenow, and Keely Anderson

November 5, 2019

All across Wayzata, students are using their fascinating talents to make profit as well as make a name for themselves. Doing this then prepares them for future success. Senior Julia Barden, owner of Barden photography, said, “I have a photography business and I do mostly senior pictures. I starte...

Apple’s ‘Screen Time’ Affecting Students in a Negative Way

Apple’s ‘Screen Time’ Affecting Students in a Negative Way

October 31, 2019

Students and parents are concerned with the amount of time that their kids spend on their cell phones in a day, and what they choose to spend their time on. Wayzata parent Brette Anderson Rexine said, “Phones are being used too much and are ruining their [students’] social interactions.” Pa...

Too Old for Treats

Too Old for Treats

Lexi Bushard, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

There is a joy that comes with being sent out one night of the year going door to door, braving the cold, filling pillow cases to the brim of tooth-decaying goodness. With toes past numbness, one returns home to lay out the bounty and to trade with fellow trick-or-treaters. For many high schoolers at Wayz...

Minnesota’s New Hands-Free Law Takes Effect

October 16, 2019

The new Minnesota Hands-Free Law took effect on August 1st, 2019. Wayzata Journalists took the time to interview our very own Student Resource Manager along with a State Police Lieutenant to talk about the new law and how it is being implemented. Take a look using the link provided. https://youtu.be/uPtVy913ZX8

Highway Bridge Construction Disrupts Neighboring Community

Highway Bridge Construction Disrupts Neighboring Community

Lauren Lubenow and Megan Justesen

October 14, 2019

The summer-long nightmare of detours around the Highway 101 bridge comes to an end Mid-November.   Jeffrey Dahl, city manager of Wayzata, said, “The first phase is over, so the on and off ramps for the most part are done. Some of them are even usable right now. The second phase which i...

Newsbreak

Megan Justesen and Lauren Lubenow

September 30, 2019

Here are the links for newsbreak! 9/17/19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yo0o-yi_-00 9/27/19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMlED2G6K50 10/4/19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z4gOaRBjJI 10/11/19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAb5mMxM1TI 10/17/19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF_pN...

Smooth Sailing for These Seniors

Jo Hoagland, Senior Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Nels Waaraniemi: Utilizing the military as a means of continuing education and building a connection with the heart of the United States is the goal of Senior Nels Waaraniemi as he plans to enter the U.S. Naval Academy next year. Waaraniemi said, “I’ve always wanted a chance to serve our...

New Student Council Plans and Personnel

Katie Lins, Design Editor

May 23, 2019

  Amy Swenson will be taking over Sue Iverson’s position as student council advisor starting at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. “Amy Swenson got my entire job so she will be the gifted and talented coordinator, AP coordinator, and student council advisor,” said Iverson, who is...

Art for Everyone: Devin Wildes Speaks at WHS

Art for Everyone: Devin Wildes Speaks at WHS

Joe Kottke, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2019

  The Art department will be hosted artist Devin Wildes on Friday, May 24th.   “We invited Devin Wildes through the Wings Program, which is an organization which works with artists with health challenges—mental and physical disabilities,” said Unified Art Teacher Joanna Prosser.  ...

Civil Rights Research Experience: Another Great Year

Civil Rights Research Experience: Another Great Year

Sam Sklar, Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

  Three staff members and eleven students went on the Civil Rights Research Experience over spring break.   According to Achievement Specialist Joyce Hayden, the experience began with a flight from Minneapolis to Memphis, Tennessee. From there, they bused to different historically significant...

Let the Rumor Die. Wayzata High School Does Recycle

Let the Rumor Die. Wayzata High School Does Recycle

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2019

  According to Waste Management Media Contact for Minnesota Julie Ketchum, WHS is actually required by state law to recycle. The Minnesota Commercial Recycling Law states: “a public entity must ensure that facilities under its control collect paper, glass, plastic, and metal to transfer all recyclable...

Looking Back on the Minnesota State Speech Tournament

Looking Back on the Minnesota State Speech Tournament

Faizaan Amanat, Senior Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

  When students had the day off on April 12th, the Wayzata High School speech team hosted the state speech tournament for the first time in team history.   The competitors placed high at national level tournaments, making Minnesota’s state tournament almost a second tier national level tournament....

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