Freshman Peyton Melin organizes Lenten common basket

The Melin family visited with a family during their travels to Flores De Villa, Peru, last summer. Their trip included aiding their church in building homes for struggling Peruvians. (courtesy of Peyton Melin)

Freshman Peyton Melin organizes Lenten common basket

April 15, 2014

With the help of the BSM World Language Department, freshman Peyton Melin spent the week of April 1 raising awareness to the community of BSM about a small city in Peru, Flores de Villa, located about 30 minutes from the capital, Lima. “Lima is a modern city with a casino,... Continue Reading

Junior establishes self as premier softball player

Junior establishes self as premier softball player

April 15, 2014

Junior captain Maddie Houlihan has come along way since first stepping up to the tee-ball plate as a young six year old. With her college future already mapped out and two years remaining as a Red Knight still to play, the University... Continue Reading

The importance of feminism can’t be ignored

The iconic Rosie the Riveter image has been a symbol of feminism since World War 2. (Ryan Applehof)

The importance of feminism can’t be ignored

April 17, 2014

I grew up with a stay at home dad. Every morning, he brushed my hair, made my lunch, and sent me off to school. In the evenings, he made dinner and folded laundry. My mom has always been the breadwinner, and I never questioned this situation––it was just how we did things. I think it is the responsibility... Continue Reading

Aloe Blacc makes a name for himself in latest record

The album takes influence from the sounds of the 60's and 70's, while still remain modern and fresh. (Aloe Blacc press image)

Aloe Blacc makes a name for himself in latest record

April 9, 2014

Aloe Blacc makes a name for himself in the music business with “Lift Your Spirit,” a soulful and creative album with a classy feel. His vintage sound made it more difficult for him to produce hits, but his... Continue Reading

The AP Euro Review: a journey in procrastination

Staff writer Emily Pirkl struggles through the perils of her AP Euro assignments. (Shannon O'Connor)

The AP Euro Review: a journey in procrastination

February 25, 2014

It’s 11:09 p.m. (nine minutes after my self-imposed bedtime) and I’m far from snuggling under my flannel bed sheets. By the looks of it, I will be violating my own rule for the fifth night in a row, and, judging by my track record, this won’t be the last time. I’m on Tumblr, of course. Or, at least, I was. Then I clicked on link for a YouTube... Continue Reading

BaseballMon, Apr 21 4:30 p.m.WayzataHome
Boys GolfMon, Apr 21 9 a.m.Chanhassen Invite Deer Run Golf Club
BaseballTue, Apr 22 4:15 p.m.IrondaleAway
Boys GolfTue, Apr 22 1 p.m.NSC OpponentsVictory Links Golf Course
Girls GolfTue, Apr 22 3 p.m.NSC OpponentsMajestic Oaks Golf Course
Boys LacrosseTue, Apr 22 7 p.m.St. Thomas AcademyHome
Boys TennisTue, Apr 22 4:00 p.m.FridleyFridley High School
Boys TennisWed, Apr 23 4:00 p.m.WayzataWayzata High School
BaseballThu, Apr 24 4:15 p.m.Spring Lake ParkHome
Girls GolfThu, Apr 24 3 p.m.NSC OpponentsMajestic Oaks Golf Course
Boys LacrosseThu, Apr 24 7 p.m.Blake Away
Girls LacrosseThu, Apr 24 7 p.m.EdinaHome
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.
BaseballSat, Apr 19 Totino-Grace2-1W
Boys LacrosseSat, Apr 19 Eagan14-15L
Boys LacrosseThu, Apr 17 Spring Lake Park17-4W
Girls LacrosseThu, Apr 17 Spring Lake Park17-3W
Boys TrackThu, Apr 17 Multiple OpponentsCANCEL
Girls TrackThu, Apr 17 Multiple OpponentsCANCEL
BaseballTue, Apr 15 Fridley5-1W
Boys GolfTue, Apr 15 NSC Opponents2nd Place
Boys LacrosseTue, Apr 15 Eden Prairie8-7W
Girls LacrosseTue, Apr 15 Columbia Heights15-1W
Boys TennisTue, Apr 15 Totino-Grace7-0W
Girls GolfMon, Apr 14 BSM/Red Knight InviteCANCEL
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.

Summer plans to backpack through Europe

Kate Schumacher
May 24, 2010
Filed under Student Life

While most students will be sitting out in the sun, swimming at the beach, or hanging with friends, junior Ellie Jaskowiak will be backpacking through Europe. Traveling through Greece, Italy, and Turkey, Jaskowiak will be staying at hostels while experiencing and learning about the cultures of other... Read More »

“Anything Goes” for the play

Kate Schumacher
May 7, 2010
Filed under Student Life

Students know it is time for another spring musical when all the drama kids are filled with excitement, when singing fills the hallways or classrooms, and when the clicking of tap shoes are heard during after school hours. The spring play, "Anything Goes," has worked to produce an entertaining and... Read More »

VV Brown hits the spot with retro album

Kate Schumacher
February 23, 2010
Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Recently featured on The Current, pop singer VV Brown has just released her best album yet, "Traveling like the Light." VV Brown channels Amy Winehouse by singing with a voice inspired by music from the 50s and 60s. "Traveling like the Light" is yet another of her albums paying homage to the energetic... Read More »

The Evolution of Michael Buble

Kate Schumacher
February 10, 2010
Filed under Reviews

Over the past years Michael Bublé's talent for music has significantly grown. Now when someone says "Michael Bublé" people turn there heads with the reaction of excitement. Bublé has become an extremely popular artist over the years by creating new and better albums. He started on the bottom of the... Read More »

The pajama game

Kate Schumacher
January 29, 2010
Filed under News

Attending a Catholic school provides multiple opportunities for donations towards those with less. BSM theology teacher Mr. Zach Zeckser and the Student Leadership group organized a donation for Children's Hospital, the University of Minnesota Hospital, and other clinics, collecting pajamas for children... Read More »

Unique hobby: building go-kart engines

Kate Schumacher
December 2, 2009
Filed under Student Life

With parts and pieces scattered randomly throughout his garage, Will Silikowski, freshman, works hard on accomplishing his newest passion: engineering and building his first engine and go-kart. Will began working on go-karts just a short while ago and was inspired by a simple engine sitting around... Read More »

Dave Matthew’s newest hit “Funny the Way it Is”

Kate Schumacher
December 1, 2009
Filed under Music Reviews, Reviews

Dave Matthews Band released "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King" on June 2 2009, after the passing of the saxophonist LeRoi Moore, who died in a tragic ATV accident in the summer of 2008. This album contains various tracks that mirror their own personal sadness in the wake of LeRoi's death. "Funny... Read More »

A stylized revamp of Scrooge’s twisted emotions in “A Christmas Carol”

Kate Schumacher
November 19, 2009
Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" is an old time favorite book, which has been created into an exciting, stylized animation movie. "A Christmas Carol" exerts the long life of choosing between happiness or sadness. Director Robert Zemeckis opens this dark and creepy film with the miserable... Read More »

Peck returns to wrestle

Kate Schumacher
November 16, 2009
Filed under Sports, Sports Center, Winter Sports

Alex Peck returns to the BSM wrestling team this year after a year away at Jefferson High School and is excited to take part in the newly improved BSM wrestling team. Although Peck is happy to wrestle with his team again, he was sad to leave because of the great season Jefferson had last year,... Read More »

Future Problem Solvers Club

Kate Schumacher
November 9, 2009
Filed under Student Life

A new activity has been added to the Benilde-St. Margaret's roster this year: Future Problem Solvers. Headed by Ms. Kathryn Green, FPS is intended to prepare students for 21st century problems by teaching them how how to think, not what to think. Participants work by themselves or on teams of three... Read More »