by MNOHS Executive Director Elissa Raffa As a non-profit, teacher-led community school, MNOHS has invested in a very low student-teacher and student-counselor ratios.  We do this so every student can get the attention he or she...


This blog posting, by MNOHS ED Elissa Raffa, won runner-up in the Blackboard K-12 #BragAboutYourClassroom blog contest. Playwright and critic Eric Bentley said that a playwright is “a perverse traffic cop, beckoning characters into collision...


by MNOHS Executive Director Elissa Raffa Janet, the mother of a MNOHS summer student told me this story: Her son, Rob, like many varsity athletes wanted to knock off the required health course in the summer. Their family chose the MNOHS Health...


Student blogger Austin Tenter on what it takes to succeed as an online learner. I’ve talked a little about how I found MNOHS, but what is the average day really like? Well the big thing that everyone talks about is the freedom. You choose your...


MNOHS music teacher Erin Winchell reports from the Minnesota Music Educators Association’s Mid-Winter Clinic this month. Five years ago, I sat at the Minnesota Music Educators Association’s Mid-Winter Clinic and wondered if someday I would ever...


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