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Hockey phenom is Wisconsin bound

Hockey phenom is Wisconsin bound

Robby Sutherland, Sports editor
January 28, 2011
Filed under TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

In the state of hockey, Minnesota is known for producing many elite Division I hockey players including the Red Knights defenceman and captain Patrick Daly. Daly has chosen to further his career next year as a Badger at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His first recollections of realizing that...

Letter jackets give students a chance to show BSM pride

Letter jackets give students a chance to show BSM pride

Shannon Cron, photographer
January 20, 2011
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Residing behind the hockey players’ lunch table, sits a man with a mission––to sell letter jackets. The red and beige jackets he sells serve as a symbol of Red Knight pride, and provide a perfect picture of a classic high school tradition. Dave Tepley––a Mecca Sports Wear regional sales...

Big schedule changes to come next year

Big schedule changes to come next year

Matt Muenzberg, staff writer
January 19, 2011
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

With the change to no backpacks and laptops, many thought this would be the biggest year of change that they would ever see at BSM, but the biggest change is still to come with the change to an eight period day. For the first time since the 1980s, high school students at BSM won’t have a seven period...

Youth stand in for government

Youth stand in for government

Katie Cashman, staff writer
January 19, 2011
Filed under Activities, TOP STORIES

During a weekend of working at the capitol and staying at the downtown Hilton hotel, 20 BSM students engaged with kids from many other schools in simulated government activities at the Youth In Government Model Assembly. YIG participants can choose between many different groups of the government to...

Antilla joins prestigious 1000 club

Antilla joins prestigious 1000 club

Julia Weber, staff writer
January 18, 2011
Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

Playing guard on the BSM girls’ varsity basketball team, junior Olivia Antilla, who has been playing basketball since she was in second grade, recently joined the 1000 points club on Tuesday, January 4, 2011. Starting on the varsity team in eighth grade gave Antilla the time she needed to make her...

Seventh Potter film lives up to hype

Seventh Potter film lives up to hype

Giulia Imholte, staff writer
January 3, 2011
Filed under Movie Reviews, TOP STORIES

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 is filled with unceasing action, strained relationships, and a strenuous mission. These factors make the seventh installment of the multi-billion dollar film franchise the most engaging and complex Harry Potter film to date. In the Deathly Hallows, Harry...

Formspring answers personal questions

Formspring answers personal questions

Emily Kruse, photographer
January 3, 2011
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

“Facebook stalking,” a beloved pastime of many, has morphed into the habit of information-searching online and googling any given name to dig up facts and photos and invade the privacy of individuals. Any personal information––including photos––is permanently logged on the Internet if...

Bright lights create Christmas cheer

Bright lights create Christmas cheer

Megan Meskill, staff writer
January 2, 2011
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

In the Perrine household Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays. With many family traditions, the one that brings their family the most holiday cheer is their Christmas lights. Every year, a few days before Thanksgiving, Mr. Perrine can be seen on his roof for hours each day hanging up...

Book adaptation is kind of a funny movie

Book adaptation is kind of a funny movie

Katie Sisk, staff writer
January 1, 2011
Filed under Movie Reviews, TOP STORIES

Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck seamlessly manage to address the heavy subject of mental illness in a light and quirky manner while working to reduce the stigma associated with the issue in their movie version of the novel “It’s Kind of a Funny Story.” Set in “3 North,” the adult mental...

Swift speaks now about everyone who has ever done anything to her. Ever.

Swift speaks now about everyone who has ever done anything to her. Ever.

Taylor Kenyon, staff writer
January 1, 2011
Filed under Music Reviews, TOP STORIES

Taylor Swift fulfills fans’ expectations by releasing her long anticipated album, “Speak Now,” and gets another round of revenge on those who have done her wrong over the past few years. But this time Swift also sings about times when she has broken another person’s heart, and an easy-going childhood...

Student council steps up their game

Student council steps up their game

Giulia Imholte, staff writer
December 27, 2010
Filed under Activities, TOP STORIES

Many members of the student body may be under the impression that the elected student council does very little aside from organize school dances and eat doughnuts in homeroom. The members of this year’s student council plan to prove their peers wrong by creating new activities and becoming a go-between...

Link crew plays with teachers’ kids

Link crew plays with teachers’ kids

Julia Weber, staff writer
December 27, 2010
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Many teachers rush home after school to spend time with their own kids, but on December 3, Link Crew leaders gave BSM teachers a break. With 26 of the teachers’ kids participating, Link Crew’s third annual babysitting night gave teachers a chance to have a night to themselves. As the teachers...

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