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BSM senior wins national Heart of the Arts Award

BSM senior wins national Heart of the Arts Award

Andrew Plouff, News Editor
March 17
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Senior Josie Ross recently won the “National High School Heart of the Arts Award.” Ross was nominated for the award by the Minnesota State High School League after winning the ExCEl Award last year. After being selected by the MSHSL, Ross was selected for the award over every other state representat...

Students celebrate March Madness Week with dodgeball tournament

Students celebrate March Madness Week with dodgeball tournament

Jordan Sims, Staff Writer
March 16
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As a part of BSM’s March Madness tradition, many students are looking forward to the annual student teacher basketball game on Friday. This year, a new addition was added to the week's festivities. Wednesday night, students participated in a dodgeball tournament hosted by the student council. The...

AP Euro students participate in Enlightenment Salon

AP Euro students participate in Enlightenment Salon

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer
March 9
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The AP European History class took part in an “Enlightenment Salon,” which allowed students to take a look at different people in history and teach their classmates in a more direct manner. “The Enlightenment Salon is a chance for students to adopt the role of a character from European History....

15 Minutes with the Archbishop: a Knight Errant Q&A

15 Minutes with the Archbishop: a Knight Errant Q&A

Leo Driessen, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 7
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KE: How do you handle the responsibility of being a leader for Catholic education in the Twin Cities? BH: “I’ve been really impressed with the schools here in the archdiocese both in the numbers and in vitality. I haven’t had the opportunity to go to [BSM] yet, but I look forward to th...

Reflecting on Black History Month

Reflecting on Black History Month

Kailyn Pedersen, Staff Writer
March 2
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As Black History Month comes to an end, I think it is important for our school community to reflect on diversity in BSM, and how important it is to celebrate black history not just in February, but all year long. With all of the recent political turmoil, race has become a touchy subject. Rallies, a...

Students’ jobs range from baristas to scuba divers

Students’ jobs range from baristas to scuba divers

Cici Fortney, Staff Writer
March 2
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As high school students, finding a balance between schoolwork, sports, and a job is different for everyone—and definitely not an easy task. But for BSM seniors Chris Jones, Sarah Persons, Ali Wahlquist, and Liam Long, this balance comes naturally. BSM senior Chris Jones, a worker for the City of Wayzata Public Works Department, oversees lawn mowing operations in the summer....

Help Desk introduces virtual reality system

Help Desk introduces virtual reality system

Max Jensen, Staff Writer
February 27
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The Help Desk recently gained access to a demo zSpace unit. zSpace is a California based company that develops technology, creating virtual reality computers that allow for a hands-on learning experience without the need for physical space and objects. zSpace is a combination of 3D technolog...

Powerful leading actresses steal the show in “Hidden Figures”

Powerful leading actresses steal the show in “Hidden Figures”

Anna Latourelle, Staff Writer
February 26
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One of the most important days in American history was when the United States put a man on the moon. The little-known story of how three African American women helped achieve this feat is brilliantly portrayed in the movie "Hidden Figures." The movie is empowering and uplifting, and lives up to the...

What is the future of education?

What is the future of education?

Abby Letscher, Features Editor
February 24
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In 1996, IBM’s computer program Deep Blue won a chess game against world champion chess player Garry Kasparov. While Deep Blue would go on to lose the match, the implication of this win was clear: technology is evolving rapidly. One year later Deep Blue beat Kasparov. Since then, technology has progres...

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