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Knight Errant

Hard work and fun in Guatemala

Katie McClurg

September 17, 2008

Filed under Activities, STUDENT LIFE

While many teens were relaxing by lakes or hanging out with friends this past June, 47 eager juniors and seniors, over a two week period, went on a mission trip led by Ms. Katie McDonald and Ms. Nicole Rasmussen to an orphanage...

Students Audition for Fall Play

Kaia Preus

September 15, 2008

Filed under Activities

This year the Drama Department had a much larger turn-out than previous fall plays with almost 40 students nervously murmuring their monologues under their breath before the audition. "I was so nervous," said Freshman Ned Meeker,...

Student experiences Argentinean lifestyle

Rose Conry

September 11, 2008


This past summer senior Anne Huber spent two months in Argentina; even though warmly welcomed by her host family and her new classmates, she still struggled to adapt to several aspects of life there. She lived with a family ou...

Debaters get head start on season with camp

Griffin Muckley

August 25, 2008

Filed under Activities, TOP STORIES

Even before the beginning of the school year, the Benilde-St. Margaret's debate has been avidly discussing and writing in order to prepare for their upcoming season: thus shattering the misconception that pre-season training is on...

BSM boys find fun with Spring Rugby League

June 2, 2008

Filed under STUDENT LIFE

The rain is pouring as 30 uniformed boys scrum on the pitch with one last desperate attempt to score a try before the sir blows the whistle. For the average student, the above statement may be quite perplexing. However, for five...

Megan Collins: actress extraordinaire

Kaia Preus

June 2, 2008

Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Tall, loud, and self-described as "pretty crazy all the time," freshman Megan Collins leads a busy life not only with school activities, but also in the theater world. After performing in five shows at Stages Theatre Company...

New Changes for Next Year’s Spirit Squad

May 30, 2008

Filed under Activities

In May of 2006, the Minnesota State High School League voted to cut the girls’ fall dance team in favor of adding boys’ lacrosse as a sport. This decision was met with mixed responses as it affected about 3,500 girls who participate...

Good Golly, Miss Molly–A State delegate?

Caitlin Robb

May 29, 2008


When the caucuses rolled around this year in Minnesota, a record number of voters young and old came to cast their ballots for their party nominee in districts all over the state. But one BSM student went above and beyond and...

BSM students raise donations for Guatemala orphanage

May 29, 2008

Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos orphanage in San Andres, Guatemala needs shoes, school supplies, and hygiene products. Two groups of 24 BSM students will be going there this summer to take these items to the orphanage and do service...

Video gamers start after school club

Rachael Peck

May 27, 2008

Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Each Friday afternoon, deep in the bellows of the basement meets a group, little known to the BSM community. The video game club, founded only a few short weeks ago, is redefining the way students interact with each other and...

Knowledge bowl team takes 9th in regions

Elin Lantz

May 22, 2008


There is one team at BSM that doesn’t lift weights or run miles: the knowledge bowl team. They merely practice up on their “nerd” skills and, recently, they demonstrated the success of their skills by receiving ninth place...

Students Cruise to Knowledge Bowl Victory

May 15, 2008

Filed under Activities

The question was read: "Who is the absolutely smallest hero of traditional English folklore?" The students involved in knowledge bowl easily knew that it was Tom Thumb which gave them another point ahead of the teachers. The...

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