• Finding the right size
  • Let’s go clubbin’
  • New Addition to Chanhassen High School: The Quad
  • Big Aspirations
  • Future scientists study ants in Costa Rica
  • Finding the right size

    Finding the right size

    Audrey Eidem, Contributor

    October 13, 2016

    Increasing student achievement by reducing class size is a method that has been analyzed and discussed for several years.  Chanhassen High School has an average class size of thirty-two students. Some students believe they are in classes that are too big, while others favor the large classes.   ...

    Class sizes vary at school. This is one of Jennifer Rowe's smaller classes, with 3rd hour being her largest class.

    Audrey Eidem

  • Let’s go clubbin’

    Let’s go clubbin’

    Grace Potenza, Contributor

    October 13, 2016

    Interested in photography? Shakespeare? Cooking? Animals? Is there not a club that suits your interests? It is very easy to start a club; all you need is a brilliant idea, an advisor, and a conversation with Chan’s Arts and Activities director Jim Swearingen. As the Arts and Activities director of Chanh...

    Sam Buisman (12) conducts the Political Activism club during options.

    Grace Potenza

  • New Addition to Chanhassen High School: The Quad

    New Addition to Chanhassen High School: The Quad

    Grace Doerring, Contributor

    October 13, 2016

    Students sit at tables collaborating and teaching themselves lessons ranging from math equations to the history of the Holocaust. If they need help they have advisors in each subject to help them. “Two years ago a group of teachers went to Wisconsin, saw how some schools there we're doing a struc...

    Coenen's classroom, one of the four classroom's used for the Quad, located in Spruce South.

  • Big Aspirations

    Big Aspirations

    Annamaria Crespo, Contributor

    October 13, 2016

    From an idea sketched out on a napkin to a product on the shelves of large retail stores, Jesse Parker, the inventor of Aspire, made his dream become a reality. Nearly three and a half years ago, Parker, a Victoria resident, noticed a problem in the sports drinks his children were drinking and did something...

    Aspire is sold in the school's cafeteria and is frequently seen in students' hands.

  • Future scientists study ants in Costa Rica

    Future scientists study ants in Costa Rica

    Julia Westholter, Contributor

    October 13, 2016

    The Seeds of Change Inc. is yet again funding an opportunity for students to spark their inner scientist by going on a trip to Liberia, Costa Rica where they will stay in one of the most biodiverse rainforests in the world. With only a select few students, they study leafcutter ants and are trying to figure o...

    Students study leafcutter ants in Costa Rica.

    Sara Falkofske

Safe and sound

Safe and sound

Anna Kelly, Contributor

The primary responsibility in every school is to ensure a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors. Principal Tim Dorway explained about what the school has to ...

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CAP in a crunch

CAP in a crunch

Michaela Shelley, Contributor

CAP (Chemical Awareness and Prevention) is a club where students meet to share why they are against using drugs and help spread awareness of their dangers. Students who wa...

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Shifflet News Story

Shifflet News Story

May 16

Redemption after rejection

Redemption after rejection

March 24

Sadie’s Week 2016

Sadie’s Week 2016

March 23

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The Making Of

Ben O'Connor, Robbie Wichterman, and Daniel Monaghan

The Making of, is a Mockumentary about a greedy film producer who uses product placements and advertisements to fuel his love for money, And a film director who only wants...

March 22No Comments

Trash

February 27

Test Day

February 17

The Story of a Man

February 17

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Pretty preparations

Pretty preparations

Grace Potenza, Contributor

On Friday, October 15th, students were decked out in class colors for the Homecoming football game, but Saturday was full of makeup and hairspray for the big Homecoming night. ...

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Stressed to be the best

Stressed to be the best

November 21

Quad learners discuss new approach to teaching and learning

Quad learners discuss new approach to teaching and learning

November 21

Playing dress up never ends

Playing dress up never ends

November 20

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Sports

Not so Minnesnowta

Grace Potenza, Contributor

Since Mother Nature is deciding to not work in the ski seasons favor this year, skiers have to find alternative training methods to make sure they are ready for the snow tha...

January 20No Comments

A second chance

November 20

Face of the Storm: Lydia Passolt

Face of the Storm: Lydia Passolt

May 16

Storm Sports – Baseball

Storm Sports – Baseball

May 2

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