Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Minnetonka High School principal talked to the newspaper about his time at the school.
Minnetonka High School Principal Dave Adney, who announced March 25, 2013 he will resign June 30, talked to the Star Tribune about his tenure at the school and being at the center of a yoga pants controversy last November: Dave Adney is still bemused over the media frenzy he inadvertently created last year when he urged parents to dissuade their daughters from wearing what he calls “high-definition pants.” ... “It morphed into this thing,” Adney said. “I suddenly became the Minnesota principal who wants to ban yoga pants. I was just amazed that it resonated with people in the way it did.” Read the full article at StarTribune.com. Related:
Friday, March 1, 2013
Tragic I-94 crash, drowning victims, liquor sales on Sundays, and Big Thrill Factory: Check out what people were reading on Minnetonka Patch last month.
Here’s a recap of the posts that generated the most interest on Minnetonka Patch in February. Did you catch them all? Click on the headlines below to read the full story. • Minnetonka Couple Dies in Monday Crash on I-94 • Two Victims Pulled from Icy Waters of Grays Bay Were Trapped for 'Nearly an Hour' • Should Liquor Be Sold on Sundays? • Minnetonka High School Principal Asks For Modesty; Doesn't Ban Yoga Pants • YouTube Clips Show 'Hopkins' Students Smoking, Vandalizing Restroom • Big Thrill Factory Rec Center Coming to Former Kmart in Minnetonka • Plans for Popeyes Chicken, Bakeries and Business Closures: West Metro Business Roundup • Former Student Teacher From Minnetonka Sentenced for Photo Incident • High-End Prostitute Arrest, …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
It's become a nationwide topic: What are people saying about the Minnetonka High School principal asking for modesty?
Facebook and Twitter were alive with pushback Monday afternoon after a supposed "yoga pants ban" at Minnetonka High School. Since then, people around the nation have taken notice. The school district explained there was no "ban" on tight-fitting pants, instead a call for modesty. Here's the letter from the principal. What do you think? Tell us in the comments below.
Friday, September 14, 2012
The most thoughtful, moving, controversial or just plain funny comments from around the west metro between Sept. 7 and Sept. 13.
Each week, Patch users contribute numerous insights, opinions and observations. The following is a collection of the most thoughtful, moving, controversial or just plain funny comments that appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Richfield, Shakopee, Plymouth, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story and join in the conversation. (The comments below are not meant to reflect the opinions of Patch or its staff.) *** Volunteers Help Golden Valley Thrift Store Thrive New To You Thriftique is a thrift store in Golden Valley that's run by volunteers. All of the shop's proceeds go toward a tuition scholarship fund at Calvin Christian Schools. Carolyn Kaehr had this to say about her…
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Yoga pants serve exactly one purpose—to attract boys’ attention.
- Jay Corn
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Makeup, necklines and skirt lengths have sparked battles between daughters and their parents and principals for as long as teenagers have gone to school. While sophomores may have trouble pointing to Libya on a map or naming the Speaker of the House, I’ll bet they can recite verbatim their school’s policy on appropriate classroom attire. I went to Catholic school and remember teachers regularly measuring to the centimeter how high girls’ hemlines were above the knee. Dress code violations resulted in immediate detention or parental conference, but that didn’t stop girls from rolling their skirts at the waistline when teachers let their guard down. Be it rebellion or simply a need to be noticed and stand out from the crowd, girls will …