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BSM holds annual breakfast for seniors and alumni

BSM holds annual breakfast for seniors and alumni

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Keeping with a BSM tradition, the graduating senior class had a breakfast with alumni where they discussed their college experience along with some tips and tricks for the road ahead about the challenging transition from high school to college. The planning for this event started in February. T...

BSM boys’ lacrosse is “Restoring The Order” after a great start to the season

BSM boys’ lacrosse is “Restoring The Order” after a great start to the season

Will Whitmore, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

Restoring The Order: Verb Definition: To bring back the tradition and success of the former Benilde-St.Margaret’s lacrosse teams. Sentence: The 2017 Red Knights team looks to Restore The Order this lacrosse season. The year was 2011, and summer was upon us. The calendar marked June 9th, but this w...

Trap shooters look forward to competing this spring

Trap shooters look forward to competing this spring

Maria Van Hove, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

One of America’s fastest growing high school sports has already kicked off the season this year with BSM’s very own clay target team. Also known as the trap team, the clay target squad has already completed their opening practice. Still rather new to BSM, the clay target team is only in its fourth...

Don’t forget the St. Margaret’s

Josie Ross, Managing Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

The name of any institution holds immense significance to its history and culture. The namesake of Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, for example, demonstrates how two schools, Benilde High School and St. Margaret’s Academy, joined together in 1974. These two former high schools were named after the rel...

BSM boys’ lacrosse gets huge boost from its freshmen standouts

BSM boys’ lacrosse gets huge boost from its freshmen standouts

Jack Hendrickson, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

The BSM Boys’ Lacrosse team is looking to achieve big things this upcoming season. This star-studded team is diverse in age and boasts a lot of talent. With six freshmen making varsity, the future of the team looks extremely bright. These freshman stars on the varsity team this season are defenseman...

Students create another award-winning video

Students create another award-winning video

Gus Beringer, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Sophomore John Landry and senior Joey Simpson received second place and $700 in the John Stossel Tech Revolution Video Contest. High school and college-aged contestants were asked to make a 1-3 minute long video responding to the prompt: “Technological innovation has changed our lives, mostly for the b...

Students find different ways to manage missing school due to sports

Students find different ways to manage missing school due to sports

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

Balancing schoolwork and sports can be very difficult for many student athletes, but missing school for those sports makes it even harder. Those who participate in boys’ and girls’ golf or track and field miss school quite often during the spring season. The boys' and girls' golf teams miss...

Spring allergies can bite the dust

Spring allergies can bite the dust

Anna Latourelle, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Health, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Spring time has come, and for some that means enjoying the outdoors, while for others it means sneezing, coughing, and wheezing. Seasonal allergies plague more than three million people in the world. Many take different medications to help with the symptoms. People most commonly take steroids which...

Senior trains with CrossFit

Senior trains with CrossFit

Nolan Arostegui, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured People, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Fitness is an essential part of developing good habits and a healthy lifestyle. Students incorporate this into their lives through many ways, whether it be lifting, running, or playing sports. There are people who dedicate themselves to exercising in a gym a few times a week, and then there are the more...

BSM boys’ lacrosse team travels to North Carolina

BSM boys’ lacrosse team travels to North Carolina

Anna Bergsland, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Every spring season, the BSM boys’ lacrosse team takes a trip together the first week of the season to scrimmage other teams and bond as a team. This year they chose to travel to North Carolina. While on the trip, the team practiced, visited college campuses, watched a college lacrosse game, and ha...

The problem with basketball section alignment

Will Whitmore, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

In the mind of every high school basketball player, there is one common goal: experience the joy and pressure of playing in the State Tournament. But the hopes of that desire dwindle, for some teams, on their section placement. The attempts by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) of assigning ...

How to: style your college decision

How to: style your college decision

Claudia Elsenbast and Anna Bergsland
May 4, 2017
Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

Every fall students compete to get into the schools, but every spring they vie to look the best while sporting their new school’s colors. This is the definitive way to style your college decision. For the Girls  1. The basic t-shirt with jeans and white converse This look screams “this is where I am goin...

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