So this one time in band class…

Danielle Kincs

January 25, 2010

Filed under Activities, Student Life, Top Stories

Sometimes they seem to go unnoticed--but they are always there, at every home football game in the fall. In the winter, they are cheering at the boys' and girls' basketball games, causing the Great Hall to resonate with the tunes... Read more »

“Knit free or die”

Morgan Rogers

December 18, 2009

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Beware of swarms of kids with needles, as knitting club is back and bigger than ever. Knitting Club is in its second year and the number of participants has risen dramatically from last year's two or three regulars to 20 to 25... Read more »

Freshmen debaters sweep tournament

Danielle Kincs

December 17, 2009

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Kristian Evans and Adam Bamonti have been known to bicker like siblings, and as the only freshmen on BSM's debate team, they seemed to have taken up the roles as the younger brothers as well. However, on December 5, these two... Read more »

Battle of the brains

Danielle Kincs

December 4, 2009

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The average person probably wouldn't know the atomic symbol for antimony, nor the name of Medea's husband in Greek mythology, but at a Quiz Bowl meet, the contestants (and the questions) are far from average. Quiz Bowl requires... Read more »

Ski & Snowboard Club: another way to enjoy winter

Robby Sutherland

November 29, 2009

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Although many adults dread the Minnesota winters, BSM students have found a way to enjoy the snow. Led by junior high teacher, Mr. Jeff Hartwick, members of the Ski & Snowboard Club will be hitting the slopes on Friday evenings... Read more »

Future Problem Solvers

Sean Simonson

November 28, 2009

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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,... Read more »

Bowling team: the first “non-competitive” sport

Danielle Kincs

November 2, 2009

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The sound of crashing pins can barely be heard over Mr. Hawkins' laughter as the bowling team practices under the dim lights of the alley. For the nearly 60 kids who participate in bowling this year, this is just another day in... Read more »

Students showcase artistic talents in ‘Apotheosis’

Caitlin Ritchie

May 5, 2009

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Engulfed in originality, this year’s edition of Apotheosis, BSM’s literary arts magazine, displays students’ art from cover to cover in 74 pages of full color paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, short stories and... Read more »

Freestyle skier attends Junior Olympics

Amelia Raether

April 6, 2009

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Half-pipes, ski tricks, and aerial flips––all in a day’s work for freshman Mitchell Forsythe, who competed in the Junior Olympics in freestyle skiing March 10 through March 14 in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. Forsythe... Read more »