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Choir members sing for St. Joan of Arc Parish

April 16, 2008

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St. Joan of Arc Church in south Minneapolis was filled with the voices of the BSM choir last Sunday, April 13, when they sang for the churches Sunday Mass. Ms. Nancy Stockhaus, the director of the BSM choir, also serves as the...

Scholarship keeps memory of BSM alum alive

April 16, 2008

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This past fall the BSM community received some shocking news, 2006 graduate Shreya Dixit was killed in a car accident. Teachers, friends, and family were all devastated by this loss, but now nearly six months later Shreya’s...

‘08 Olympics turning into a political event

April 15, 2008

Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS

With summer just around the corner and the 2008 summer Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing just four months away, many U.S citizens are wondering whether or not the United States will be or even should be participating. China...

two underclassmen team up to run guatemala drive

April 9, 2008

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After finding many unwanted hygiene products in his closet, freshman Jack Tift decided that, rather than throwing them away, he should give them to someone in need. Thus––after teaming up with sophomore Mel Ikola––the...

Students enlightened by Ghana experience

Amelia Raether

April 9, 2008

Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

While many students sunbathed in Cabo, spent hours touring college campuses, or waited out the cold Minnesota weather by cheering the basketball team on to the state championship, 15 students and three teachers had the experience...

Minnpost.com: real news from real journalists

April 8, 2008

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With the Internet on the verge of taking full control of the media, print newspapers such as the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press are struggling to hold onto readers. Laid-off writers from these newspapers have now come together...

Blood donation age lowered

Amelia Raether

April 8, 2008

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Unlike next week’s NHS Blood Drive, where only 17 and 18 year old students are allowed to donate blood, next year’s drives will expand to include 16 year olds. Governor Tim Pawlenty signed a bill in late March, allowing 16...

Marketing class proposal chosen by Timberwolves

Elle Mohs

April 6, 2008

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Mr. St. Martin’s Sports and Entertainment Marketing classes were given the opportunity first semester to submit marketing plans to the Minnesota Timberwolves Business Club; his third period class had the winning marketing plan...

date change may affect blood donor eligibility

Anna Martin

April 3, 2008

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For many BSM juniors and seniors, donating blood for the spring blood drive may not be an option. The spring blood drive was moved from before spring break to Wednesday, April 23. Ms. Mary Andersen, assistant principal, decided...

Community Contributes to Prayer Book

Kaia Preus

April 3, 2008

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Prayer is an integral part of religion classes, monthly Mass, and daily life for BSM students, but now there is a new opportunity for students to share in the creation of BSM’s own prayer book. This book will have traditional...

BSM grad and filmaker brings Burma home

April 1, 2008

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When the bus pulled away from Sangkhlaburi, Thailand, filmmaker Michael McCaffrey found himself 8,300 miles from home, drenched by rain, in the middle of a remote street with no idea what to do next or how to communicate with...

Cristo Rey High School gives opportunities to teens

John Helms

April 1, 2008

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In a world of clearly defined social gaps where the wealthy hold distinct advantages in terms of expensive private education, a new high school in urban Minneapolis challenges all seemingly fixed notions. Cristo Rey High School,...

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