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Unsung Hero: Elaine Barber

Unsung Hero: Elaine Barber

Annie Paulison, Staff Writer
June 23, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

With "Substitute Teacher" as just one of her many titles, Ms. Elaine Barber never fails to surprise students with her will to go out of the way to better the BSM community. Barber originally gained substitute experience from teaching in long term sub jobs: twice in Earth Science for a woman on maternity...

Baseball Avenges Previous Section Loss, Keeps Season Alive With Key Win

Baseball Avenges Previous Section Loss, Keeps Season Alive With Key Win

Will Whitmore, Staff Writer
June 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

On June 1, Delano and Benilde-St. Margaret’s met for a section playoff game.  In a thriller, the Red Knights were shocked by Delano in ten innings of intense baseball. As the game ended, the Red Knights faced a daunting predicament. In order to repeat as section champs, Benilde had to win an incredib...

The Class of 2017 Tremendous Twelve

The Class of 2017 Tremendous Twelve

May 19, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Every year the editorial class of the Knight Errant chooses twelve seniors to honor as members of the Tremendous Twelve. These are the unsung heroes of the senior class who embody what it means to be a Red Knight.

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BSM celebrates Annual Day of Giving

BSM celebrates Annual Day of Giving

Nathanael Ashton-Piper, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Being a Red Knight means receiving a top-notch Catholic education, participating in extracurricular activities, and taking a number of different classes. To enjoy such experiences, students need ambition, an open mind, but above all, they need the money to make it happen. On May 18, BSM will host its fo...

Unsung Hero: Percy Botchway

Unsung Hero: Percy Botchway

Grace Peluso, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, TOP STORIES

Though the Benilde St. Margaret's community may be small, it is known for its incredible athletics. With State Championship wins in both football and girls'  soccer earlier this year, there are many unrecognized contributions to BSM’s athletic success. One of these contributors at BSM is Percy ...

Backstage with the tech crew

Backstage with the tech crew

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Activities, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

As excitement builds up before the curtain opens and the crowd wonders who is the lead and who has what part, but no wonders about who is making the play run. Benilde-St. Margaret's has been producing school plays since BSM was founded in 1907, and none of the plays could’ve been produced without the backs...

How BSM combats cheating

How BSM combats cheating

Gus Beringer, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Some students will do whatever it takes to get an A… even if that means cheating, so BSM has instituted various programs and rules to help to combat the issue. In an anonymous survey of 211 BSM students, 40% admitted to cheating in the past and 83% report that they have seen another student cheat. ...

STEMinism

STEMinism

Kate Janda, Copy Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, TOP STORIES

A study published in the Psychology of Women Quarterly in March 2016 found that women who study natural sciences encounter more sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and sexism in general compared to women who study social sciences. In a study published in Nature (a multidisciplinary scientific journal) that focused on researchers, women ...

Unsung hero: Kathy Jacobson

Unsung hero: Kathy Jacobson

Jacob Farrey, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, TOP STORIES

One unsung hero contributes more to this school than students can even fathom—Mrs. Kathy Jacobson. Jacobson is the smiling face that greets students from the attendance office as they head to class and begin the day, but most mornings Jacobson focuses on student attendance, answering phone call...

New lights to be installed on the baseball field

New lights to be installed on the baseball field

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, Showcase, TOP STORIES

As spring arrives and spring sports come into full swing, the baseball field is working to accommodate the five teams. This spring, new baseball lights are being installed to add more light and allow for more home games to be played. Private donors are funding the lights, which are a much-neede...

Life after football

Life after football

Lucas Latterell, Opinions Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

On January 20 2017, the BSM football team raised its first State Championship banner to the rafters of the Haben center. The gleaming faces and riotous cheers were reminiscent of the moment months before, when those same boys of fall joyously raised their Championship trophy to an enthusiastic crowd...

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