The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Edina High School
“I can’t imagine myself without a sport”: German exchange student Neele von Dehn-Rotfelser takes on EHS athletics
Sports

Hannah Owens Pierre | October 24, 2022

When asked to describe Neele von Dehn-Rotfelser in one word, her teammates and coaches all say the same thing: positive. Von Dehn-Rotfelser, a junior German exchange student, participates in three different…

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Edina’s steps towards unity: Government, school, and the student body
News

Lexi Han | October 20, 2022

Rich. White. Privileged. Edina has a median household income of $108,576 and white people account for 85.6% of the city’s population according to the 2020 census. Historically, Edina has struggled with…

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Inclusion on the Ice
Showcase

Mia DiLorenzo | May 27, 2022

Edina High School alum Anthony Walsh’s career has been nothing short of historic. As a member of the Edina Boys’ Hockey State Championship team in 2013, Walsh helped Edina clinch a 4-2 victory over…

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‘It’s not for the faint-hearted’: Teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic
News

Izzy Wagener | April 18, 2022

From switches between learning styles to changes in school curriculum, teachers have faced the brunt of COVID’s uncertainty. Although the more traditional school year was uprooted as the pandemic began,…

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“If that’s what’s getting recorded, then there’s so much more that isn’t,”: Racist video surfaces at Edina
News

Dedeepya Guthikonda | March 16, 2022

Edina High School Junior Ayomide Ayelomi has been called the n-word. A monkey. A burnt biscuit. They’ve been called aggressive and the “angry Black woman” for trying to speak up for themselves. But…

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“Somebody truly has to care”: Allan Law’s mission to help those in need
Features

Celeste Eckstein | March 1, 2022

Allan Law is a man of many names. He is Mr. Law to the fifth and sixth grade students he taught for 32 years in Minneapolis. He is “The Sandwich Man” or “The Token Man” to the homeless people throughout…

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Enduring solitude: Behind the experience of non-cisgender students at EHS
Features

Izzy Wagener | January 18, 2022

Trigger warning: This article includes discussions of transphobia and bullying. Due to safety and privacy reasons, Zephyrus was unable to name current EHS students.

In early 2016, Edina High School…

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Conquering cancer: EHS senior turns adversity into action
Features

Mia DiLorenzo | November 17, 2021

When Edina High School senior Sophie Pekarek felt a lump on her back last March, she waved it off.

“I thought it was a cyst or something—I didn’t even know anything was wrong,” Pekarek said….

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Edina renames park to honor historic Black founders
News

Hannah Owens Pierre | November 8, 2021

At the main entrance of Yancey Park lies a tall triangular box commemorating the Yanceys, a family of Black pioneers who were among the first people to settle in Edina. One year ago, Garden Park was renamed…

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From Edina to South Korea: The upcoming departure of one of EHS’s favorite Spanish teachers
Features

Michael Crater | April 12, 2019

For the last 20 years, Edina High School has been gifted with the presence of Alejandro Diaz-Andrade in the language department. He has been a favorite among students for his humor in class, goofy remarks,…

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Thespians pursue future careers in the performing arts industry
Features

Cecilia Orth | April 2, 2019

For Edina High School seniors, fall often consists of college applications and planning for the future. However, for students pursuing a career in theater, the application process is twofold: they must…

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Midterm elections 2018: Who’s running and how is EHS responding?
Midterm Elections

Leo Hickey | October 30, 2018

Two years ago, with the 2016 presidential election fast approaching, all talk was of politics. Students expressed their political opinions freely, and debate about presidential politics was common. However,…

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