MSAB History Blog

Last Updated: 5/4/2022 6:27 PM

Throwback posts

Historic picture of an old barn

Random facts from the 1866 Treasurer's Report

Our school has records dating back to the 1860s! Check out this post to get a sampling of the 1866 Treasurer's Report.


Close up of Symmetry artwork

"Symmetry" Interactive Art Installation in Circle Court

Many people enter our school and find themselves in Circle Court. Maybe you've walked past the sculptures tucked into the walls, but never really knew much about them. Learn more about our hands on, interactive wall relief sculpture!

record album cover


1969 School Choir

Did you know the MSAB school choir produced an album? Check out this post to learn more, and listen to a couple samplings! 

Betsy Shallbetter onstage during 1995 MSAB graduation

1995 MSAB Graduation

One of our graduation traditions is to have each student choose their own song to be played as they receive their diploma and do the graduate walk. Check out this post to see how this tradition began! 

illustration of graduation cap and diploma

1975 Hubert H. Humphrey Graduation Speech

Did you know that in 1975, Senator Hubert H. Humphrey was our commencement speaker? Check out this audio recording to find out what he said!