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A New Path For Sommerfeld

A New Path For Sommerfeld

Joe Kottke, Senior Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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  Susan Sommerfeld, principal of Wayzata West Middle School will take an extended leave of absence for family reasons going in effect this June. Sommerfeld became head principal at West Middle School in 2006 after working at Minnetonka Middle School as an assistant principal for two years, and Richfield Middle...

Security Improves Protocol

Sam Lavely, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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  A 42-year-old New Hope man has been charged with entering Champlin Park High School on March 8 and remaining inside for approximately 55 minutes.   This raised some worries within the district, as well as many other high schools, and caused the district to reevaluate their security procedures,...

Link Crew Petition is Still Up

Lydia Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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  Link has come in for online criticism in the form of a petition created by freshman Logan Klohs.   “When I first started the petition, it was more of a joke than anything,” said Klohs.   “But people started to share it and were really passionate about it.”   Klohs said...

Letter of Intent: Winter Athletes

Brandon Antony, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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  Three WHS  athletes signed Letters of Intent to play Division l and Division II sports on February 1. Senior Alex Jensen will play football for the University of South Dakota. Senior Michael Riley will be attending the University of Loyola-Chicago next fall to play soccer. Senior...

Political Activism Club

Sara Pauly, Senior Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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Political activist groups have been soaring across the country, prompting a new Wayzata Political Activist Group led by Dhruv Methi (12) to form on February 1st.   Methi said it would be cool to form a group of young people involved in politics.   The group serves to bring a group of students...

Auditorium 2 open to public

Sara Pauly, Senior Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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  O n Sunday, March 5th, Wayzata High School hosted an open house to showcase the recently completed additions.   Tours of the new classrooms, gyms, and commons area were given and followed by a concert in Auditorium 2.   The concert featured the Wind Ensemble, who performed a special...

Shades of Brown

Shades of Brown

Quinn Maslow, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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  Wayzata held its annual Shades of Brown program, which celebrates culture through song, dance, and spoken word, on February 23rd. 18 students performed in front of a sold out crowd in the main auditorium.   “We’re transitioning from a talent show to a celebration of black history,” said Sh...

NHS Blood Drive A Success

NHS Blood Drive A Success

Jordan Stephansen and Alex Minustin

March 17, 2017


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  Potentially over 350 lives were saved as a direct result of the blood drive at Wayzata on Feb. 17. The National Honors Society partnered with the Memorial Blood Center (MBC) to make the drive happen. Over 130 students and teachers donated blood.   “This was by far our biggest drive,”...

Day of Silence

Day of Silence

Maggie Reese, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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This year’s Day of Silence, will take place on April 21st.   “The day is intended to raise awareness about the silencing effect of anti-LGBT harassment, and discrimination,” said Art Teacher Kate Woolever-Martinez. “Some students stay silent all day (making sure it is pre-approved with teachers) where o...

Wayzata Demographics

Caroline Helmken, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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  Due to the recent expansion and addition to the high school and the creation of an eighth elementary school, it’s no surprise that Wayzata Public Schools is one of the most in demand school districts in the metro area, causing Wayzata administration to re-evaluate capacity levels, specifically...

This Year’s NHS Charity Is…

This Year’s NHS Charity Is…

Thomas La Combe, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


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The Karen Wyckoff Rein in Sarcoma Foundation is a Minnesota-based charity that works to raise awareness about sarcoma, and help individuals affected by the disease. This year, the National Honor Society is raising money for the organization for Heart Week. NHS advisor Gretchen Minnick said, ...

Wayzata Students at the Women’s March

Wayzata Students at the Women’s March

Kylie Bolter, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2017


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On January 21st, 2017 women all over the world marched in solidarity. 673 marches took place across the globe, gathering nearly 5 million people according to Women’s March official site. Approximately 100,000 people attended the march in St. Paul according to Kare11. Among those were a few WHS students. “I...

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