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‘This Is Not Tolerated’: Jewish Community Leaders Speak Out Against Minnetonka Students In Nazi Salute Photo  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some students at a Twin Cities high school say they don't feel safe going to class Friday after an anti-Semitic social media post.

Minnetonka school leaders condemn Nazi salute photo, call for better Holocaust understanding  KMSP-TV

MINNETONKA, Minn. (FOX 9) - Minnetonka school leaders are condemning a social media photo of two students doing the Nazi salute while holding a poster ...

Brodzinski wins Mr. Hockey  KDUZ/KARP Radio

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Minute Men announced today that Bryce Brodzinskifrom Blaine High School is the recipient of the 35th annual Mr. Hockey ...

Minnetonka students' Nazi-salute post seen nationwide | Local  SW News Media

A Jewish organization and Minnetonka school officials condemned a recent social media post with two students doing Nazi salutes and making related jokes.

Minnetonka students apologize for Nazi post | News  SW News Media

In his Jan. 23 morning announcement, Minnetonka High School Principal Jeff Erickson said the students of a social media post doing Nazi salutes and making ...

Student apologizes for anti-Semitic proposal to a dance  MPR News

The school's principal called the sign 'deeply offensive' but won't talk about any punishment for the students because of privacy concerns. It might not be a bad ...

Minnetonka High School is no stranger to the youth vaping epidemic  SW News Media

In Plymouth, a 21-year-old who gave her name as Ashlee Joy said she vapes to help wean off of smoking. She used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day,

Minnetonka High School has 26 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The class of 2019 has a record-breaking number of high school seniors named semifinalists in the 64th National Merit Scholarship Program.

Minnetonka High School students help tell nonprofit early learning center's story  ECM Publishers

Students in VANTAGE program produced video for Bloom Early Learning.

Minnetonka High School Students Mourn after Chanhassen Teen Shot, Killed  KSTP

Counselors and support staff will be available to students Monday at Minnetonka High School following the shooting death of a 16-year-old in Chanhassen...

Grounds broken, students back at it: New features to Lake Minnetonka schools  SW News Media

What: The Loft. Where: At Minnetonka High School, near the west gym. Timeline: Construction began at the end of last March and was done and dusted by the ...

Construction completed on The Loft at Minnetonka High  ECM Publishers

Construction was recently completed construction on The Loft learning space, just in time for back to school Sept. 4 at Minnetonka High School.

Hutchinson man accused of soliciting minors | Local  Crow River Media

A Hutchinson man has been charged with the solicitation of a child to engage in sexual conduct while using the online alias Sneider.Mike01.

Minnetonka High students pitch business ideas in final round of 'Shark Tank' style event  ECM Publishers

After hearing business plans for a wide array of ideas – from a lake weed removal *service* to an application that connects musicians with students looking to ...

Minnetonka school leaders promise more Holocaust education after anti-Semitic post

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnetonka school leaders continue to reassure the greater school community after an anti-Semitic post surfaced on social media Thursday ...

Minnetonka High School offers grief counseling as community mourns death of student  KMSP-TV

Though school is out for the summer, some students made their way back to Minnetonka High School on Monday to speak with counselors about the death of ...

Meet Minnetonka's High's New Homecoming King!  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

A parade was held in downtown Excelsior to celebrate Lucas -- Minnetonka High School's new homecoming king on Friday, reports Jennifer Mayerle (0:37).

Students Under Fire For Using Nazi Salute And Hitler-Themed Dance Proposal  Guacamoley

Two high school seniors posted a photo to Instagram depicting them using a Nazi-themed invitation to a popular school dance.

Minnetonka High School graduates turn the tassel at U.S. Bank Stadium  ECM Publishers

Copyright © 2018 at Sun Newspapers. Digital dissemination of this *content* without prior written consent is a violation of federal law and may be subject to legal ...

Arrest Made In 2015 Murder Of Minnetonka High School Graduate

Arrest Made In Murder Of Minnetonka High Graduate - Minnetonka, MN - Allison Feldman​ moved from Minnesota to Arizona for school. Her boyfriend found her ...

Minnetonka High School Class of 2018 senior spotlight | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

What is your favorite memory? My favorite memory from high school was being able to travel to India with my International Studies class. It was an incredible ...

Minnetonka Wins AA Girls Soccer Title 1-0 Over Wayzata  KSTP

Minnetonka was the No. 5 seed to begin the Class AA tournament on Oct. 23 at Prior Lake High School. The Skippers outlasted No. 4 Maple Grove for a 2-1 ...

Minnetonka Schools places on AP District Honor Roll  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka Public Schools is among the 373 districts in the United States and Canada being honored with a placement on the 9th Annual AP ...

Girls Hockey: Minnetonka back to state for first time since 2015  SW News Media

Kate Hoelscher said Head Coach Eric Johnson is always talking about the importance of the first and last minutes of period.

Minnetonka High pays tribute to local veterans  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School students and staff members honored local veterans Nov. 8. Veterans whose *service* spans over 75 years from World War II to the Iraq ...

'Spotlight kid' from Minnetonka comes full circle at theater program for Minnesota students  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ari Koehnen Sweeney, who was nurtured by the Spotlight program as a high schooler, is now the Hennepin Theatre Trust's director of education.

The Spoonful: Minnetonka student's post, government shutdown and beekeeping  SW News Media

The Spoonful brings you a roundup of the biggest news in the southwest metro region each week.

Hopkins basketball teams sweep at Minnetonka | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Great play from the Hopkins boys and girls basketball teams negated Minnetonka's home-court advantage in a Lake Conference doubleheader Jan.

Twins surprise Minnetonka High School baseball team with free haircuts for a year  Bring Me The News

It's been one heckuva year for the Minnetonka High School baseball team, and on Wednesday it got even better thanks to a surprise from the Minnesota Twins.

'The Matchmaker' coming to the Minnetonka Theatre stage  ECM Publishers

Play will run for six performances beginning Friday, Feb. 15.

Minnesota students face backlash for Nazi-themed high school dance invite | TheHill  The Hill

A pair of Minnesota high school students on Thursday were condemned by their school after an image surfaced of them doing Nazi salutes over a Hitler-themed ...

Andrew Frosch named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Andrew Frosch will begin as assistant principal of Minnetonka High School on July 1 when Amy Steiner leaves to become principal of Orono ...

Report: Minnetonka hockey player suffered frostbite on Hockey Day Minnesota  Bring Me The News

Minnesota's hockey community embraces playing outdoors in the winter, but the bitter cold on Hockey Day last Saturday resulted in a Minnetonka player ...

The places you'll go: Lake Minnetonka graduates 2018  SW News Media

"Oh the places you'll go ..." Check out the gallery with images from Hopkins High School, Minnetonka High School, Mound Westonka High School and Wayzata ...

Raheem Brown's two interceptions help Minnetonka hold off Rosemount  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnetonka's Raheem Brown might want to borrow teammate Garrett Smith's jersey again next week. Brown accidentally left his No. 25 white and blue top at ...

Looking back on a great year for Hopkins-Minnetonka area sports  ECM Publishers

It is hard to pick just one event as the biggest of the year in Sun Sailor area sports, but many would say that it was Minnetonka High's first-ever state.

Minnetonka all-class reunion will be July 28 | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

The fifth Minnetonka All-School, All-Class Reunion will be 5-10 p.m., Saturday, July 28, in the Commons Park on Lake Street in Excelsior.

Minnetonka High School Remembers Chanhassen Teen  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

The principal says 16-year-old Archer Amorosi, who was shot and killed by Carver County deputies on Friday, was “talented” and “will be deeply missed,” Mary ...

Minnetonka graduate to star in 'Wicked' on Broadway  SW News Media

Minnetonka High School graduate Ryan McCartan will make his Broadway debut in “Wicked” starting Sept. 11 at the Gershwin Theatre, according to a press ...

Military info session at high schools | News  SW News Media

The information session “Truths & Myths – Military 101" is 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Minnetonka High School Forum; and 7-8 p.m. at Chanhassen High ...

Minnetonka: Back to state for girls tennis squad  SW News Media

Minnetonka, playing in its 12th consecutive Section 2AA girls tennis title match, earned its 10th championship in that stretch, a 6-1 win over Prior Lake Oct. 9 at ...

Hoelscher rebound-goal lifts Minnetonka past Eden Prairie in 2AA title game  SW News Media

Kate Hoelscher's second goal of Friday's Section 2AA championship game came on a second chance.

Basketball: Wild night ends with Lakers' win over Minnetonka boys  ECM Publishers

When Minnetonka High boys basketball coach Ryan Freeberg revamped the Skippers' style of play for the 2018-19 season, fans weren't sure what to expect.

Minnetonka School District Celebration of Excellence winners honored  ECM Publishers

Over 500 employees, students, friends, family and community members were at Minnetonka School District's Celebration of Excellence on May 10 to honor the ...

Several hundred plan to walk out at Minnetonka High School  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The West Metro Walkout planned to have several hundred students participating in the March 14 walkout at Minnetonka High School, said ...

Young singles foursome rises for Minnetonka tennis | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

With a young and talented group of singles players in starring roles, the Minnetonka High girls tennis team won the Elk River Invitational title Saturday, Aug. 25.

Outrage Over Anti-Semitic Dance Proposal  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Christiane Cordero reports on the social media post from Minnetonka High School students that's prompted outrage and concern (1:26). WCCO This Morning ...

Minnetonka seniors will graduate Thursday, June 7 | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School Class of 2018 graduation will be 7 p.m., Thursday, June 7, at U.S. Bank Stadium, 401 Chicago Ave., Minneapolis, with an entrance at ...

Minnetonka High School's Sommer Sanouri is breaking down cultural barriers between Muslim and non-Muslim students  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School graduate Sommer Sanour celebrated her graduation June 7, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. She will be continuing her dream of ...

Showdown Thursday night: Tonka hosts Edina in Lake boys hockey  ECM Publishers

Finally, the day is here. The No. 1-ranked Minnetonka High boys hockey team is set to play Edina in Lake Conference game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan.

To the stars: Minnetonka senior to compete internationally in science  SW News Media

He likes “Minecraft” just like any other kid, but at school he is pioneering the stars.

Power Outage In Minnetonka Closes High School  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A widespread power outage in the west metro is sending some students home early. According to the Minnetonka Police Department ...

Hockey: Wayzata ties Minnetonka boys on goal by Matthews  ECM Publishers

Both teams had something to prove when the boys hockey squads from Wayzata and Minnetonka High Schools faced off in the first Lake Conference Jamboree ...

Minnetonka HS wins state One Act competition | Education  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka High School's production of “Pygmalion” won at the state's One Act competition on Friday, Feb. 8.

Minnetonka High Muslim students urge tolerance and understanding during Ramadan  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School students and staff members gathered May 1 at the school to learn about the Muslim observance of Ramadan, which starts Tuesday, ...

Carver County releases more information on fatal shooting of Chanhassen teen  ECM Publishers

Editor's note: This story originally contained information that was unrelated to the calls for emergency *service* regarding Archer Amorosi's welfare. Sharing that ...

Minnetonka School District names new leaders | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Gibbs named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School.

Chanhassen teen shot by deputies mourned at lacrosse game  MPR News

Friends, family and teammates remembered Archer Amorosi Wednesday, first at a funeral for the 16-year-old and then at a lacrosse game that night.

Minnetonka girls hockey: Finally, it's back to state!  ECM Publishers

Although Minnetonka High has a great tradition in the State Class AA Girls Hockey Tournament with three straight titles (2012-14) none of the players on this ...

State Tennis: Runner-up team finish for Minnetonka  SW News Media

Minnetonka lost a pair of 4-3 decisions in the 2017 Class AA State Girls Tennis Tournament. In 2018, six of the 10 state participants returning, team decisions ...

Minnetonka Theatre heads to the convent with 'Sister Act'  SW News Media

Just in time for the holidays, Minnetonka Theatre presents "Sister Act."

Minnetonka boys defeat two more state-caliber teams  ECM Publishers

Through the first quarter of the high school boys hockey season, Minnetonka has a perfect 6-0-0 record.

Ceremony crowns 2 queens for Lake Minnetonka | Local  SW News Media

The 2018 Lake Minnetonka Area Ambassadors along with the Shakopee Ambassadors were crowned at the Shakopee VFW Post 4046 on July 20.

Football: Eden Prairie continues winning ways over Minnetonka  SW News Media

Fourth down. Two yards to gain, an eight-point lead with 2:01 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Get a workout before your Thanksgiving feast at the Tonka Turkey Trot  SW News Media

Head to Minnetonka High School ahead of your Thanksgiving festivities for the Tonka Turkey Trot at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22. The event will feature the ...

Minnetonka gets a D+ on students' climate change report card  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Students from Earth Clubs at Minnetonka High School and Hopkins High School awarded the city of Minnetonka a D+ in a youth climate report ...

Orono Schools hire Minnetonka Assistant Principal Amy Steiner for high school principal position  SW News Media

LONG LAKE — Minnetonka High School Assistant Principal Amy Steiner will be taking on a new role next fall as principal at Orono High School, according to the ...

After living the dream, what do high school sports stars do for a senior year encore?  Star Tribune

They made plays you dream about, on the biggest stage, when it mattered most last year. Now what? The Star Tribune caught up with metro-area high school ...

Minnetonka Public Schools offers help, resources for those mourning death of junior student  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School officials are stressing that resources and counseling services are available to any teen impacted by the Thursday death of a female ...

'Bright Star' will light up Minnetonka Theatre Nov. 3-18  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka Theatre's first production of the season, “Bright Star,” opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 and will run until its last showing on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the ...

Meet the six candidates for Minnetonka City Council at-large seat  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka City Council has selected six finalists to fill a vacant at-large seat left open by Patty Acomb's resignation. Acomb resigned after she was elected ...

Minnetonka senior Kelly Parnell overcomes disability to spread joy and love to others  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School senior Kelly Parnell, who will graduate Thursday, June 7, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, said that having a disability is not ...

Minnetonka High graduate Aimi Dickel uses art for environmental education project at Scenic Heights Elementary  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High School graduate Aimi Dickel used her love of art to create her senior project, an educational sign for the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed ...

Babysitter Tried To Catch Boy Before Fatal Collision: Police

MINNETONKA, MN — The 3-year-old boy who was killed on a road in the west metro last week has been identified. Police say on the morning of Thursday, Sept.

Team chemistry helps Minnetonka earn berth in state baseball tournament

Minnetonka's baseball team has earned the top seed in the state 4A tournament which begins on Thursday.

Minnetonka High School Drama Department recognized with starred performance  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The Minnetonka High School Drama Department won a Starred Performance honor at the Minnesota State High School League's 2018 Play ...

State champs head All-Lake girls tennis selections  ECM Publishers

The All-Lake Conference tennis team for fall 2018 features some of the best players in the state, including the state Class AA singles and doubles champions.

Sister says Minnetonka student killed in St. Paul was set up  Star Tribune

Samantha Burnette, 16, was gunned down around 7:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Sims Avenue. Her sister, Brittany Rock, was injured and taken to Regions ...

Minnetonka students take a stand against gun violence, vow 'never again'  ECM Publishers

Students across the Minnetonka district vowed March 14 that “enough is enough” and “never again” to gun violence by participating in a national school walkout ...

Minnetonka lacrosse team plays in honor of killed teen  KMSP-TV

Players and coaches are dedicating a Minnetonka lacrosse game to a teammate killed by Carver County Sheriff deputies nearly a week ago.

Minnetonka School District community warned about the dangers of vaping  ECM Publishers

Tonka CARES hosted an information meeting April 17 for Minnetonka students, staff members and families on the dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use.

World ranked father-daughter triathletes live and train in Chanhassen  KMSP-TV

A father-daughter duo from Chanhassen had the opportunity of a lifetime to compete together on team USA at the world triathlon championships in Australia.

Hockey: Tough week for Tonka boys - but team keep focus on winning state  ECM Publishers

Although the Minnetonka High boys hockey team is now 17-1-2 after rolling through the first 15 games undefeated and untied, nobody on in the Skipper locker ...

Minnetonka girls basketball team goes on hot streak  ECM Publishers

After a slow start to the 2018-19 season, the Minnetonka High girls basketball team regrouped and posted three straight wins last week.

Minnetonka girls are 'headed' to state tourney | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka High's girls soccer team earned a trip to the State Class AA Tournament when junior midfielder Jelena Zbiljic scored a header goal in overtime to ...

Volleyball: Minnetonka claims Lake Conference title outright | Sports  SW News Media

Minnetonka clinched a share of the Lake Conference title with a win over Hopkins Oct. 4. On Tuesday, they claimed the championship outright.

Minnetonka, Wayzata take it to The Bank | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

The State Class AA Girls Soccer Tournament finals will feature Lake Conference rivals Minnetonka (15-4-1) and Wayzata (17-3-0) at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov.

Tonka Turkey Trot will kick off Thanksgiving | Free  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka School District Tonka Turkey Trot will be 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, at Minnetonka High School, 18301 W. Hwy. 7, Minnetonka.

Second student hit by car at Wayzata H.S. this year

In the last month, two students, both runners with the cross country team, have been hit by cars outside Wayzata High School following dismissal.

Funeral Service to be Held Wednesday for Chanhassen Teen  KSTP

July 18, 2018 10:34 AM. Family and friends are preparing to say their final goodbyes to a Chanhassen teen as he is laid to rest Wednesday. Archer Amorosi, a ...

Skippers outshine Wayzata at Minnetonka Invitational swim meet  ECM Publishers

Although Wayzata High jumped to an early lead in the Minnetonka Swimming and Diving Invitational, Minnetonka soon took over and used its depth to win the ...

UPDATED: Protesters stood in front of 2 Minnetonka schools this morning  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Protesters stood in front of Minnetonka High School on the morning of Monday, Oct. 2, holding signs with biblical passages. They later left and ...

Best Buy mentoring high school students

Best Buy is one of about 30 project sponsors serving as mentors to a unique learning experience through Minnetonka High School called Vantage.

Teen fatally shot by police in Chanhassen

The teen fatally shot by deputies in Chanhassen Friday morning was identified on Twitter by his Minnetonka High School lacrosse team as 16-year-old Archer ...

Minnetonka all-class reunion will be Saturday, July 28  ECM Publishers

The Minnetonka All-School, All-Class Reunion will be 5-10 p.m., Saturday, July 28, in the Commons Park on Lake Street in Excelsior.

Wayzata and Minnetonka set for Battle for the Bay Bell  SW News Media

The Minnetonka and Wayzata football teams will renew their rivalry this Friday, Sept. 7, as the two teams take part in the annual Battle for the Bay Bell.

Edina, Tonka meet in state girls hockey semis  ECM Publishers

Edina and Minnetonka both won first-round games in the State Class AA Girls Hockey Tournament, setting up an All-Lake Conference semifinal game at 8 p.m. ...

Minnetonka Class of 2019 has 26 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  ECM Publishers

Twenty six Minnetonka High School seniors have been named 2019 National Merit Semifinalists.

Homecoming success for Minnetonka football team | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Lakeville South's strategy for spoiling Minnetonka's homecoming football party was clear from the start.

Natalie Nelson closes out her prep golf career in style  ECM Publishers

Senior Natalie Nelson, a varsity golfer for Minnetonka High the last six years, finished her high school career in style with a birdie on her final hole at the State.

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