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Knight Errant

Link Crew welcomes new freshmen

Elin Lantz
August 25
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While most BSM high school students slept this past Monday, some students woke up early and played hand games, ran around the school as super-heroes and cowboys, and got to know each other as part of the Link Crew orientation for freshmen. From 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., The freshmen participated in many activi...

Debaters get head start on season with camp

Griffin Muckley
August 25
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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 only for athletes. Coaches Ms. Kari Koshiol and Ms. Anna Overbo inv...

Total Enrollment for 2008-2009 Marks Largest in History

Amelia Raether
August 25
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Amid the frenzy of a new school year, returning students may not notice that the school is growing in numbers, but this fact makes a great deal of difference to the admissions department. In fact, this year's student enrollment marks the largest in BSM history. "This year, 14 percent more students applie...

Girls’ soccer starts with team-building

Rose Conry
August 21
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Even with their success in the St. Cloud Cathedral Jamboree August 16, the BSM girls' soccer team still strives to improve how they play as a team on the field. "Our main goal, right now, is connecting as a team," said one of the three captains, junior Maddie Jobe. The team traveled to St. Cloud, where...

Good Golly, Miss Molly–A State delegate?

Caitlin Robb
May 29
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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 signed up to become a state delegate at her district caucus. Read More »...

Seussical Delights audiences young and old

Seussical Delights audiences young and old

Susan Kenzie
May 13
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Kind hearted elephants, conniving birds, and talking Whos took the stage at the Hamburge Theater last weekend in Benilde-St. Margaret's first production of Seussical the Musical. If you missed the opening weekend, there are still three more chances to see the play this coming weekend. The play i...

Teacher shares experience with religion

Emily Allen
May 6
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You may have seen her teaching Algebra II or Precalculus to juniors and seniors, or collecting passes during lunch. Yet Ms. Goldberg has a unique quality that sets her apart from her colleagues and the other faculty at BSM—she is Jewish in a predominately Catholic school. Yet for the past twelve...

Senior Jordan Taylor named Mr. Basketball

John Moore
May 1
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The 2008 Mr. Basketball award winner is J––,” and that is enough. The speaker is drowned out as the Marriot ballroom erupts with applause and fills with the shouts of joy from fans, friends, and family. And as he walks through the veil of camera flashes, the last one more blinding than the...

Speech Students Qualify for State

Courtney Johnson
April 23
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Twelve students from Benilde-St. Margaret’s recently competed for top titles in the Class AA State Speech Tournament. The team walked away with one fifth place, one sixth place, and two eighth place medals. With twelve tournaments and one showcase under their belts, the team was ready to compete...

Students enlightened by Ghana experience

Amelia Raether
April 9
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While many students sunbathed in Cabo, spent hours touring college campuses, or waited out the cold Minnesota weather by cheering the basketball team on to the state championship, 15 students and three teachers had the experience of a lifetime on BSM’s first ever Ghana Mission Trip. “It was a...

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