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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...

2016-2017 RECAP

June 9, 2017
Filed under TOP STORIES, VIDEOS

New renovations coming to Benilde St. Margaret’s over the summer

New renovations coming to Benilde St. Margaret’s over the summer

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer
June 8, 2017
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, TOP STORIES

With the recent completion of the Haben renovations, Benilde St. Margaret's will welcome new features for the upcoming year: updated flooring, replaced sections of the roof, an improved  parking lot, and refurbished classrooms. Construction starts on June 12, right after the school year ends. If no...

10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

Elsa Beise, Writer
June 6, 2017
Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

A decade ago, things were different. Gauchos were worn, hair was flat ironed until you burned it, and boys rocked muscle tank tops. Have no fear, the music of this decade provides a lot of wonderful songs, some could argue a greater amount than today. Find out with ten of the best songs of the era. ...

New Buddhist Temple Builds Interfaith Dialogue

New Buddhist Temple Builds Interfaith Dialogue

Sam Luo, Staff Writer
June 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Recently, a new Buddhist Center was built in St. Louis Park. This temple combined with the synagogue across the street and BSM makes the St. Louis Park area have three different but fascinating religions and cultures. The Thai Buddhist Center - also known as Wat Thai of Minnesota - received a maj...

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...

Spring musical receives Spotlight Awards

Spring musical receives Spotlight Awards

Max Jensen, Staff Writer
June 5, 2017
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

The musical, "Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure," recently debuted at BSM. Receiving high praise from the student body, the musical itself also received a Spotlight Award. Awarded to the show as a whole, and any actors and actresses that stood out, the Spotlight Award is determined by two judg...

Ricky’s Rants (and Raves)

Ricky Floyd, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

TV Shows What's wrong with kids’ shows nowadays? When we were little kids our cartoons and TV shows were always lit. We had “Ed,” “Edd and Eddy,” “Corey in the House,” “iCarly,” “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends,” “Zack and Cody,” “Billy and Mandy,” “Drake and Josh,...

The gender pay gap is really an earnings gap

Olivia Rossman, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The Equal Pay Act was passed to prevent pay-based discrimination in the workplace based on sex. Passed in 1963, it outlawed men being paid more than women for the same job, however, many argue that gender discrimination is still alive and well in modern America and that it is nearly impossible for wom...

Appreciating BSM’s unsung heroes

Appreciating BSM’s unsung heroes

May 30, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, TOP STORIES

A traditional and common proverb says that it takes a village to raise a child. KE will update this story throughout the year as we pay homage to the best of BSM.

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