The student news site of Benilde-St. Margaret's School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

New team answers same questions

Mira Friedlander

October 28, 2008

Filed under Activities

With a loss of many seniors this past year, the knowledge bowl team enters this season with a re-building year approach. “The returning juniors are good,” said Mr. Tom Backen, the new coach, but the team had groomed the graduated... Read more »

Knightline updates its style

Devon FitzGerald

October 9, 2008

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Nearly two months into the new school year, the familiarities of daily math assignments, hall passes, and Taco Tuesdays have returned, but one thing is noticeably different than in past years: the absence of Knightline. The regu... Read more »

Bowling Team rolls into new season

Theresa Lau

September 28, 2008

Filed under Activities

We have all been there--wearing shoes that have been on multiple people's sometimes questionable feet and using bumpers to avoid rolling a heavy ball down the lane granny-style into the gutter. But the bowling experience has been... Read more »

Step Team preps for pep fest

Katie Hoesley

September 28, 2008

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Everybody's favorite group of dancing students is back: The Knight Steppers. This group of talented girls is ready for the 2008 season to take the step world by storm. There are six girls on the team this year practicing almost... Read more »

Hard work and fun in Guatemala

Katie McClurg

September 17, 2008

Filed under Activities, Student Life

While many teens were relaxing by lakes or hanging out with friends this past June, 47 eager juniors and seniors, over a two week period, went on a mission trip led by Ms. Katie McDonald and Ms. Nicole Rasmussen to an orphanage... Read more »

Students Audition for Fall Play

Kaia Preus

September 15, 2008

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This year the Drama Department had a much larger turn-out than previous fall plays with almost 40 students nervously murmuring their monologues under their breath before the audition. "I was so nervous," said Freshman Ned Meeker,... Read more »

Debaters get head start on season with camp

Griffin Muckley

August 25, 2008

Filed under Activities, Top Stories

Even before the beginning of the school year, the Benilde-St. Margaret's debate has been avidly discussing and writing in order to prepare for their upcoming season: thus shattering the misconception that pre-season training is on... Read more »

New Changes for Next Year’s Spirit Squad

May 30, 2008

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In May of 2006, the Minnesota State High School League voted to cut the girls’ fall dance team in favor of adding boys’ lacrosse as a sport. This decision was met with mixed responses as it affected about 3,500 girls who participate... Read more »

Students Cruise to Knowledge Bowl Victory

May 15, 2008

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The question was read: "Who is the absolutely smallest hero of traditional English folklore?" The students involved in knowledge bowl easily knew that it was Tom Thumb which gave them another point ahead of the teachers. The... Read more »

Envirothon team qualifies for state

May 2, 2008

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The BSM Envirothon teams have been busy practicing their presentations on proposed ATV trails and learning everything there is to know about the environment, from soils to current events. After the area competition on May 1, BSM... Read more »

Speech Students Qualify for State

Courtney Johnson

April 23, 2008

Filed under Activities, Top Stories

Twelve students from Benilde-St. Margaret’s recently competed for top titles in the Class AA State Speech Tournament. The team walked away with one fifth place, one sixth place, and two eighth place medals. With twelve... Read more »

Quick thinking lands BSM students spot in state competition

April 8, 2008

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Four BSM students have displayed outstanding creativity and unparalleled quick thinking skills that have landed them a spot in the Destination ImagiNation state competition. With top scores and clever skits, they are ready to... Read more »

Math league wins tenth straight title

March 15, 2008

Filed under Activities

This year BSM’s senior high math league has just come to an end of a very successful season. For the tenth consecutive year in a row the math league has won the conference championship. Math teacher Rosalie Goldberg and senior... Read more »