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, Aug 19 3:45 p.m.BlakeBlake Middle School
Girls SoccerTue, Aug 19 7 p.m.Holy AngelsHome
Boys SoccerThu, Aug 21 4 p.m.MarshallMarshall
Girls SoccerThu, Aug 21 7 p.m.Blake Blake Middle School
Boys SoccerTue, Aug 26 7 p.m.Eden PraireHome
FootballThu, Aug 28 7 p.m.Holy AngelsHoly Angels
Boys SoccerThu, Aug 28 4:30 p.m.St Paul AcademySt Paul Academy
Girls SoccerThu, Aug 28 7:30 p.m.MinnetonkaHome
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
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.
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 »