BSM alum succeeds in journalism industry as TIME reporter

July 10, 2014

As Benilde-St. Margaret’s seniors endured their final days of high school before graduation, they prepare to move one step closer to getting jobs and becoming successful. Benilde-St. Margaret’s class of 2008 alum, Alexandra Sifferlin, is an example of this success; she has turned what was once a childhood ambition into an exciting reality. Sifferlin is now a health reporter for TIME Magazine, and has spent the last few years reporting on an assortment of health related issues. “I love being a health reporter because I like to think I’m doing a service. Health, medicine, and science impact everyone, and I get the most touching emails from readers,” said Sifferlin. At the age of... Continue Reading

Baseball team falls short to Armstrong in vital section game

June 4, 2014

The Benilde-St. Margaret’s baseball team made the trek to Siebert Field at the University of Minnesota to take on the Wayzata Trojans in a section playoff showdown. According to junior Connor Day, “Our team played well and with a lot of chemistry. We rebounded well from our loss last week.” The Trojans scored first with one player crossing the plate in the top half of the first inning; the Red Knights answered by scoring two runs in the bottom of the second. BSM senior Michael Kaminski threw a complete game, allowing only two runs over the course of seven innings as well as recording one RBI. Junior Tyler Wyvell along with seniors Keaton Studsrud and Christopher Racchini also contributed... Continue Reading

10 Things To Do Around Lake Calhoun

Going to the beach is one of the most popular pastimes of Lake Calhoun goers. Bring a towel and your sun block and head to either one of the two beaches of Lake Calhoun. (Keenan Schember, Megan Ortizcazarin)

10 Things To Do Around Lake Calhoun

June 5, 2014

The definitive ranking of BSM water fountains

Sophamore Gunnar Lundberg stops for a cool refreshing drink (Emily Larson)

The definitive ranking of BSM water fountains

June 3, 2014

As the days become longer and the heat index spikes, students often seek the comfort of a cool sip of water from one of the many selections of drinking fountains offered at BSM. But with so many to choose from, not all can claim the title of Most Popular Water Fountain. From dirty drains, leaky fountains, horrible locations and warm, iron-laced water,... Continue Reading

Boys SoccerTue, Sep 02 7 p.m.OronoHome
Girls SoccerTue, Sep 02 5 p.m.OronoOrono HS
Boys SoccerThu, Sep 04 5 p.m.RochesterHome
FootballFri, Sep 05 7 p.m.ChaskaChaska HS
Boys SoccerTue, Sep 09 4:45 p.m.Bloomington JeffersonBloomington Jefferson HS
Girls SoccerTue, Sep 09 7 p.m.Bloomington JeffersonBloomington Stadium
Boys SoccerThu, Sep 11 7 p.m.ChaskaHome
Girls SoccerThu, Sep 11 5 p.m.ChaskaHome
FootballFri, Sep 12 7 p.m.Robbinsdale CooperHome
Boys SoccerMon, Sep 15 7 p.m.EdinaKuhlman Field
Mon, Sep 15 5 p.m.EdinaKuhlman Field
Boys SoccerTue, Sep 16 5 p.m.RichfieldRichfield HS
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Knightlife hosts 2nd annual Snow Football Tournament

Spending their night playing football on the snow-covered turf field, members of Knightlife committed to staying drug and alcohol free participated in the second annual snow football tournament on Friday, Jan. 27, proving that some of the best times are had while staying sober. After playing in the cold weather for two hours, participants were invited to warm up inside with hot chocolate and a movie in the theater.

This year, the lack of snow enabled the students to run more easily and bring their best game to the field. “The tournament went really well even though there wasn’t much snow. It was still really fun. It would’ve been cool if we could have had a few feet [of snow] like last year, but this way people didn’t get tired as quickly,” said senior Mikayla Coulombe, Knightlife co-president.

Although not required to participate in the football games, Knightlife members were encouraged to come and cheer for their friends on the field. “The excitement on the field is the best part: teams get very competitive, and watching them run through the snow is very funny,” said Knightlife coordinator, Ms. Amanda Anderson.

The core message of Knightlife shines through the snow football tournament, as well as similar events that they host. “It just shows that there are activities that you can have fun doing while being sober, [and] that partying isn’t the only thing that is happening over the weekend,” said Sarah Silvestri, Knightlife co-president.

This year’s snow football tournament ended with much success, and Knightlife is planning on continuing this event for years to come. “It was really fun. There was about 40 people there, and my team did really well. Our team was made of sophomores and we beat a junior team,” said sophomore Drew Coulombe.

Knightlife is planning many exciting events this year, and all BSM students are welcome to participate. There will be Friday Fun Night on Friday, February 3, a field trip to the MN zoo in May, and a kickball tournament is being planned for this coming spring. “We plan events throughout the year for [students] to have something to look forward too,” said Mrs. Anderson.

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