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

Senior looks to continue acting at prestigious institute

Since his first performance in the BSM eighth grade production of "Annie," Faber has dedicated his life to singing, dancing, and acting, which ultimately landed him at Tisch School of Arts. (Dasia Davenport)

Senior looks to continue acting at prestigious institute

April 14, 2014

After refreshing his web page for hours, senior Danny Faber spotted a green box in the corner of his screen, informing him of his acceptance into the musical theater program at Tisch School of the Arts. “For a moment I didn’t know what had happened and my whole body started shaking, it was emotionally... 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

Boys LacrosseThu, Apr 17 7 p.m.Spring Lake ParkAway
Girls LacrosseThu, Apr 17 7 p.m.Spring Lake ParkHome
Boys TennisThu, Apr 17 4:00 p.m.Robbinsdale ArmstrongArmstrong High School
Boys TrackThu, Apr 17 4:00 p.m.Multiple OpponentsFridely
Girls TrackThu, Apr 17 4:00 p.m.Multiple OpponentsFridely
Boys LacrosseSat, Apr 19 5 p.m.EaganAway
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
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.
Boys TennisTue, Apr 08 Columbia Heights7-0W
Boys TrackTue, Apr 08 Multiple Opponents46
Tue, Apr 08 Multiple Opponents83
Girls TrackTue, Apr 08 Multiple Opponents83
Boys TennisMon, Apr 07 Blake 3-4L
Girls BasketballSat, Mar 08 Holy Family Catholic61-66L
Girls BasketballTue, Mar 04 Mound-Westonka85-60W
Boys BasketballSat, Mar 01 Waconia60-69L
Girls BasketballFri, Feb 28 Columbia Heights84-46W
Boys HockeyWed, Feb 26 Eden Prairie2-3 2OTL
Boys BasketballTue, Feb 25 Mound-Westonka50-47W
Girls BasketballTue, Feb 25 St. Louis Park71-47W
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.

Corpora Sana brings serenity

Dana Buckhorn

November 10, 2010
Filed under Activities

More than 30 students stretch their bodies and boundaries in Corpora Sana, a club established by junior Kate Hinkens, as they begin each Friday by pretzeling their bodies and abandoning their thoughts in pursuit of inner peace. Corpora... Read more »

Group dedicated to solving our problems

Thomas Gilligan

November 9, 2010
Filed under Activities, Top Stories

The Future Problem Solvers return for their second season, ready to solve all the problems that come their way. Doubling in size since their first year, the Future Problem Solvers are practicing twice a week to make sure their... Read more »

Students offer red carpet welcome

Shannon Cron

October 19, 2010
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Receiving anywhere from 150 to 200 visitor requests per year, the Benilde-St. Margaret’s Admissions Department and junior Anna Landis––along with the other members of the Red Carpet Club––host these visitors for one... Read more »

Shining the Spotlight on the Tech Crew

Katie Sisk

October 18, 2010
Filed under Activities

Late nights, stage lights, blueprints, wires, and microphones––welcome to the life of a member the student “tech crew” in charge of the technical work behind the school plays. These students spend long hours in preparation... Read more »

New club skates onto the scene

Karen Valde

October 15, 2010
Filed under Activities

A new group of students who worships the ice has formed at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, and they can skate circles around hockey players with their axels and double salchow jumps. For the first time this winter, the newly-formed... Read more »

Quidditch team takes flight

Mikayla Coulombe

October 15, 2010
Filed under Activities

It may be impossible to achieve flight, but a group of Benilde-St. Margaret’s students are defying gravity as they implement the school’s first ever Quidditch team to the delight of many enthusiastic muggles. A group of... Read more »

Roles assigned for fall play

Mikayla Coulombe

September 22, 2010
Filed under Activities

Auditions for BSM’s fall play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” were held on Sept 8, and although they created stress for those trying to secure a role, the end result promises a hilarious rendition of writers George Kaufman... Read more »

Bowling season gets rollin’

Nate Muckley

September 21, 2010
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For a certain set of athletes, the beginning of the school year means one thing: bowling team. This year, the athletes, coaches, and even the team manager are all excited for a new season of this relaxed sport. Senior Curtis... Read more »

2010 debate season starts

Sean Simonson

September 7, 2010
Filed under Activities

Headed by a new coach, social studies teacher Ms. Kathy Green, the debate team will be seeing many changes this year. The season will kick off on September 8, with a meeting and a practice open to anyone who is interested. The... Read more »