Saturday, August 18, 2012
Edina-themed spray paint on a memorial rock decorated in honor of deceased Minnetonka High School graduate Kennedy Maddox drew plenty of ire from the Twitter community.
A group of Edina High School students could be responsible for graffiti spray painted on a memorial rock outside of Minnetonka High School. The high school's senior rock had been decorated in honor of deceased MHS graduate Kennedy Maddox this year. The formerly blue rock was painted green and white, with "Edina Hornets" written on it. As might be expected, Twitter users reacted in force. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Edina's Green Machine explains what you need to construct a friendly robot.
You don't have to look too far to find a robot these days. While they may not be lumbering around getting groceries or putting on our roofs, they are a key part of industry, personal technology and even transit systems. They range from a few feet long to the size of a semi-trailer. Edina High School's Green Machine has been making robots for state-wide competition for the last few years. The team is given a basic kit of supplies, told what problem to solve, and given six weeks to design and build their robot. Zeebo, the robotic result of one competition, can turn, go fast or slow, carry and lift objects and even shake hands. Team Co-Captains Alex O'Neill and Kevin Kreumpelstaedter demonstrated a few key things you may need to get your own…
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The new Lake Conference will be intriguing with the addition of defending state champion Eden Prairie. Patch fills you in on what you need to know for the 2011 season.
The Lake Conference has an all new feel to it this season, and from a baseball perspective that should mean quality games all spring. After conference re-alignment last summer, the Classic Lake Conference essentially lost Robbinsdale Armstrong to the Northwest Suburban Conference and added Eden Prairie to form the new Lake Conference. The Eagles will join Wayzata, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Edina this spring. “It’s one of the toughest conferences in the state,” Edina coach Mike Olson said. “You add Eden Prairie and it just becomes an unbelievable conference from top to bottom.” So what does that mean for you baseball fans? Patch has broken down some of the key elements of this year’s baseball season. Top teams —Eden Prairie won the 12-team …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
This is a video roundup of stories around Patch in the Twin Cities west metro.
Highlights: Hopkins school board experiments with iPads, junior skiers converge on Golden Valley, former NBAer Jim Petersen chats with Patch, and Edina High School students prepare for a renowned thespian festival.