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Students play club sports during the off-season

Students play club sports during the off-season

Erin Long, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Featured People, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Even though school sports can be very demanding and time consuming, some students participate in club sports teams for additional training and exercise during the season or to stay fit during the off-season. Sophomore Malinda Beason is an intense swimmer. She is not only committed to BSM's swim ...

AP Euro students participate in Enlightenment Salon

AP Euro students participate in Enlightenment Salon

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

The AP European History class took part in an “Enlightenment Salon,” which allowed students to take a look at different people in history and teach their classmates in a more direct manner. “The Enlightenment Salon is a chance for students to adopt the role of a character from European History....

AP Literature and Shakespeare students go on joint field trip to the Guthrie

AP Literature and Shakespeare students go on joint field trip to the Guthrie

Maria Van Hove, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Two BSM English classes, AP English Literature and Composition and Shakespeare Literature, went to the Guthrie and saw the play King Lear to enhance their learning experience. Senior Madison Semler, a student in Shakespeare, was one of many students excited to see the play and another way to int...

Common Basket held for Safe Families for Children

Common Basket held for Safe Families for Children

Maddie Turk, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

This Ash Wednesday, the BSM community came together to support the organization Safe Families for Children through the common basket. Safe Families is a Christian organization that works to provide aid for families going through a crisis by providing safe homes for their children. Senior Peyton M...

15 Minutes with the Archbishop: a Knight Errant Q&A

15 Minutes with the Archbishop: a Knight Errant Q&A

Leo Driessen, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 7
Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, TOP STORIES

KE: How do you handle the responsibility of being a leader for Catholic education in the Twin Cities? BH: “I’ve been really impressed with the schools here in the archdiocese both in the numbers and in vitality. I haven’t had the opportunity to go to [BSM] yet, but I look forward to th...

Kahoot vs Quizlet Live: Showdown

Kahoot vs Quizlet Live: Showdown

Mary Youngblut, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under A&E, TOP STORIES

NUMBER OF PLAYERS Kahoot: 9/10 Kahoot is an “every man for himself” game—each person is in control of how they do. This can make the pressure a little easier. You’re not letting down a group of people but only yourself. It also lets a student study because it gives them a perspective of ...

Students with teachers as parents

Students with teachers as parents

Emma Lindahl, Staff Writer
March 5
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Some students have the added stress of having their parents in the same building as them every weekday. Some rarely see their parent during the school day, while others might share a few classes with them. High school students often feel awkward about having parents teach at the same school. But s...

Psychological thriller “Split” keeps viewers on the edge of their seats

Psychological thriller “Split” keeps viewers on the edge of their seats

Ricky Floyd, Staff Writer
March 5
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, TOP STORIES

Only three months into the new year and critics are praising "Split" as the best movie of 2017. “Split” is an eye-popping, visually dynamic, intense jump-out-of-your seat thriller. Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) has been diagnosed with split personalities, and kidnaps a girl named Casey Cooke...

“Hacksaw Ridge” showcases true horror of World War II

“Hacksaw Ridge” showcases true horror of World War II

Jacob Farrey, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, TOP STORIES

Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary true story of a war hero, Desmond Doss, who saved 75 men in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, Okinawa. Hacksaw Ridge is extremely graphic, and this film captures every fight, shot, and bomb dropped in vivid detail. Considered one of the most realistic w...

Junior High welcomes international French visitors

Junior High welcomes international French visitors

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

BSM recently welcomed a group of French exchange students for a week who have traveled from the city of Versailles, southwest of Paris. Benilde-St. Margaret’s families hosted the French students ranging from 10 to 14 years old. BSM had the pleasure of welcoming nine students: Aymeric Auvray, Clémence Billebault, Jean-Baptiste Boucquicaux, Matteo Bray, Paul Fabre, Agathe Lemap-Blanquet, Fanny Perrin, Alicia Quintin, and Emma Roger. The students ex...

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