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Snow Days Update

Matt Lawrence, NHS Writer

January 23, 2020

Wayzata’s National Honor Society is hard at work planning one of their big events of the year, Snow Days. The week of Snow Days is taking place February 3rd-7th. It will wrap up with the Sadie Hawkins Dance on the 8th.  During Snow Days week, students are encouraged to dress up in themes to show ...

Classmates to Co-workers

Classmates to Co-workers

Zaid Elbaroudi, Senior Writer

January 13, 2020

Kirk Decamp and Steve Born have both been a part of Wayzata Public Schools for the majority of their lives. They both started as students in the now non-existent Widsten Elementary school in 1978, located in downtown Wayzata overlooking Lake Minnetonka. Today, they both work at the high school. Decamp...

How Does Driveway Salt Affect Pets?

How Does Driveway Salt Affect Pets?

Amelia Kirt, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

If one has a pet and lives in Minnesota, they’ve probably walked their dog on a salted road or sidewalk. Some salts that are used to melt away ice on roads and sidewalks are dangerous for pets paws. According to PetFinder.com, caring for pets paws during the winter is crucial to decrease the chan...

The Hands-Free Law

Lilia Rosen, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

An increase in car accidents due to distracted driving has helped to pass a new hands-free law in order to eliminate the use of cell phones while driving. Under the hands free law, drivers can legally send messages while driving only if their device is hands free.  State Police Lieutenant Gordon Shank said, ...

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...

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