Accreditation team visits to evaluate BSM

BSM's Principal Dr. Sue Skinner visits with one of the members of the accreditation team as they evaluate the school. Accreditation happens on a five year basis in order to ensure BSM is focused on creating an environment that lives up to the best practice in education. (Taya Rettler)

Accreditation team visits to evaluate BSM

April 24, 2014

On Wednesday April 23, a team of Accreditation members visited BSM to perform an evaluation that takes place every five years. The evaluation's purpose is to make sure that BSM is continuously focused on creating an environment that lives up to the best practice in education. The accreditation process takes place after BSM fills out a self report... Continue Reading

Both boys and girls golf teams look forward to a solid season

Due to cold weather, the golf team has been forced to practice inside. (Taya Rettler)

Both boys and girls golf teams look forward to a solid season

April 22, 2014

After practicing indoors due to the weather for the past two months hitting balls and getting their form down, the girls’ and boys’ golf teams are ready to start their seasons. When the teams began playing outside, they played nine holes while focusing on putting and driving. “I believe that we have a lot of strong and talented players on the... Continue Reading

Senior engages in his passion for cinematography

Nevells has been quickly earning a reputation as a skilled filmmaker at BSM. (Keenan Schember)

Senior engages in his passion for cinematography

April 24, 2014

On March 30th, BSM senior Mack Nevells won the award for best high school director in the midwest. The award was given by NATAS, or the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the same group that hosts the Emmy... Continue Reading

Craft making options abound in the Twin Cities

Craft making options abound in the Twin Cities

April 22, 2014

Fired Up Tucked away in a spacious warehouse near the University of Minnesota, Fired Up, the pottery creation shop, provides a sculpting experience unlike any other. Potters of all skill levels, including newcomers,... Continue Reading

Paint your plate provides a fun and colorful environment for guest to realease their creativity and enjoy painting a unique pottery piece. (Taylor Blad)

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

SportDateTimeOpponentLocation
Boys GolfFri, Apr 25 TBDTBDEdinburgh USA
Boys TennisFri, Apr 25 4:15 p.m.Holy AngelsValley View Playfield (Bloomington)
Boys TrackFri, Apr 25 3:30 p.m.Moore RelaysBenilde-St. Margaret's
Girls GolfFri, Apr 25 3:30 p.m.Moore RelaysBenilde-St. Margaret's
BaseballSat, Apr 26 12 p.m.EdinaAway
BaseballMon, Apr 28 6:30 p.m.St. Louis ParkAway
Boys GolfMon, Apr 28 11 a.m.NSC OpponentsBunker Hills Golf Course
Girls GolfMon, Apr 28 11 a.m.NSC OpponentsBunker Hills Golf Course
Boys TennisMon, Apr 28 4:00 p.m.Robbinsdale ArmstrongArmstrong High School
Tue, Apr 29 12 p.m.Elk River InviteElk River Country Club
Boys TennisTue, Apr 29 4:00 p.m.IrondaleIrondale High School
BaseballWed, Apr 30 4:15 p.m.Robbinsdale CooperAway
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.
SportDateOpponentResultW/L
BaseballSat, Apr 19 Totino-Grace2-1W
Boys LacrosseSat, Apr 19 Eagan14-15L
Boys LacrosseThu, Apr 17 Spring Lake Park17-4W
Girls LacrosseThu, Apr 17 Spring Lake Park17-3W
Boys TrackThu, Apr 17 Multiple OpponentsCANCEL
Girls TrackThu, Apr 17 Multiple OpponentsCANCEL
BaseballTue, Apr 15 Fridley5-1W
Boys GolfTue, Apr 15 NSC Opponents2nd Place
Boys LacrosseTue, Apr 15 Eden Prairie8-7W
Girls LacrosseTue, Apr 15 Columbia Heights15-1W
Boys TennisTue, Apr 15 Totino-Grace7-0W
Girls GolfMon, Apr 14 BSM/Red Knight InviteCANCEL
Click on any sport above to see a full schedule for that sport.

An inaminate object becomes a test of morality in “The Box”

Chandy Clemens

November 20, 2009
Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

There's nothing remotely intriguing about a movie dealing with a box. Except, executed here, a lot of things. Director Richard Kelly brings us down a path of twists and turns that wind around logic and give it a good old chock-hold. "The... Read more »

A stylized revamp of Scrooge’s twisted emotions in “A Christmas Carol”

Kate Schumacher

November 19, 2009
Filed under Movie Reviews, Reviews

Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" is an old time favorite book, which has been created into an exciting, stylized animation movie. "A Christmas Carol" exerts the long life of choosing between happiness or sadness. Director... Read more »

Extravagant disaster movie + Mayan predictions = “2012″

Dann Fry

November 18, 2009
Filed under a&e featured, Movie Reviews, Reviews

When the first teaser for "2012" came out more than a year ago, I, for some reason, thought it wouldn't be the most over-the-top and ridiculously bad disaster movie I'd ever seen. But it is. For those concerned, the world is... Read more »

Titanic sets sail at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Kathleen Ambre

November 18, 2009
Filed under Art Exhibit Reviews, Reviews, scene featured, Top Stories

Transpiring at the Science Museum of Minnesota, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition features a spectacular collection of more than 250 artifacts recovered from the haunting wreckage of the world-renown ocean liner. Designed to simultaneously... Read more »

My Sister’s Closet

Margo Graff

November 17, 2009
Filed under Fashion, Reviews

1136 Grand Avenue St. Paul, MN A consignment shop built into a beautiful Victorian-inspired house off St. Paul's historic Grand Avenue, My Sister's Closet features both vintage clothing and current designer brands with out... Read more »

Second Debut combines vintage fashion and art

Meredith Cannon

November 16, 2009
Filed under Fashion, Reviews

4300 W. 36 1/2 Street Saint Louis Park, MN Conveniently located just minutes away from BSM near Uptown, Second Début attracts a wide-range of customers with bold personalities and a unique sense of style. Filled with great... Read more »

B Squad Vintage

Margo Graff

November 16, 2009
Filed under Fashion, Reviews, Top Stories

3500 Nicollet Avenue Minneapolis, MN The sound of vintage jazz and rock and roll music welcomes shoppers as they first open the doors to B Squad Vintage. Located off of East 35th Street... Read more »

New burger joint a smash hit

Meredith Gallagher

November 12, 2009
Filed under Around the Corner, Reviews

Opening its doors in Golden Valley earlier this summer, Smashburger isn't exactly a new take on the classic burger joint, but it has definitely taken the art of fast food to new heights. The burgers there are absolutely delicious--they... Read more »

Faith Healer reveals human nature

Kathleen Ambre

November 6, 2009
Filed under Reviews, scene featured, Theater Reviews, Top Stories

There is a rendering action in Brian Friel's Faith Healer--powerful yet discrete monologues, complicated yet fascinating characters--this play pays tribute to a truly talented Irish writer and showcases a just-as-talented cast... Read more »