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Knight Errant

BSM Boasts Record Enrollment

Rachel Kaplan
September 3, 2009
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Unexpected Numbers Last September, the Benilde-St. Margaret's administration planned a conservative budget for the 2009-2010 school year, aiming to keep on eye on the down-turned economic climate and how that might affect enrollment and tuition income. However, it seems that their fears were almost comp...

Relay For Life fundraiser for cancer unites community

Emily Roberts
May 19, 2009
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For twelve hours, members of the BSM community and other strangers from around the area gathered on the school's track and field to spend the night celebrating, remembering, and fundraising for all the lives of those affected by cancer. This powerful night consisted of people, all ages, coming together,...

Guzman to lead spring break trip to India

Devon Fitzgerald
May 19, 2009
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Attention all “Slumdog Millionaire” lovers and wannabes: during spring break of 2010, a group of BSM students will have the opportunity to spend 14 days traveling throughout India. The trip is open to all students grades 9-12, and Sra. Lidibette Rosado-Guzman and Ms. Kathryn Green are hoping for...

Construction of fields and stadium delayed

Andy Lesser
May 5, 2009
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After two years of laborious planning and months of promotion by the Benilde-St. Margaret’s administration, new athletic fields will not be built this year, for many obstacles have hindered the process. One of the school’s main problems has been with funding.   “It’s challenging,” said...

Mrs. Andersen honored as Fox 9 Top Teacher

Katie McClurg
May 5, 2009
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For the past five years, FOX 9 and M&I Bank have been recognizing teachers throughout Minnesota for their outstanding performance in the classroom, and this year one of BSM’s own, Mrs. Mary Andersen, has been honored with this prestigious award. Andersen, senior high assistant principal, junior...

Student council executive board chosen

Devon Fitzgerald & Kate Baldwin
May 5, 2009
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As the school year comes to a close, preparations for next year are already being made, starting with elections for the new Executive Board. The new leaders of Benilde- St. Margaret’s were caught by surprise upon hearing of their victory announced during homeroom on Wednesday, April 29. “I was...

Junior shares adoption experience

Meredith Gallagher
April 24, 2009
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Jen Deglmann has come a long way from the Moscow orphanage where she spent the first 18 months of her life. With the dedication and determination of her mom, the BSM junior overcame disease, injury, and malnourishment. LIFE IN THE ORPHANAGE Originally named Olga Vladimirovna Matveychuk, Jen Deglman...

David Haas enriches BSM community

Chloe Quinn
April 24, 2009
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Most students may know David Haas’s name from the back cover of the hymnals at Masses, but many are unaware of Mr. Haas’s prestige in the musical world. Some may know of Mr. Haas as an artist in residence with a powerful singing voice, or even have had him for a religion class or two, but many students...

Emma Berglund crowned Prom Princess

Rachel Kaplan, Elizabeth Tiffany, Amelia Raether, Elizabeth Tiffany, and Amelia Raether
April 21, 2009
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This past Monday during homeroom, seven senior girls with their escorts--Kellie Hartmann and David Greco, Megan Beacom and Tyler Brown, Kaia Preus and Griffin Muckley, Sarah Kolller and Spencer Miller, Julie Baumgartner and Jake Rocheford, Kelsey Daley and Joe Kunitz, and Emma Berglund and Jack Michurski--lined...

Student pushes for composting option

Aimee Brown
April 6, 2009
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An avid environmentalist, Makenzie Henk is a junior who has devoted herself to the "Go Green" cause. With high hopes for change, Henk has been independently researching new ways to help save the Earth as well as working with Benilde-St. Margaret's Environmental Club. Henk's main focus is on The Environmental...

BSM discusses new PC computer options

Kate Baldwin
April 6, 2009
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It’s an age old question that everyone in a technologically advanced world may have asked themselves or others: Macs or PCs? BSM chooses both platforms, or at least considers both. Rumors have surfaced that the school may be switching platforms: “We feel it’s the responsibility of the school...

“Feast of Life” makes Gospel come alive

Meredith Gallagher
March 24, 2009
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Performing for a crowded auditorium on Saturday, March 14, choir students put on “Feast of Life,” a modern-day interpretation of the Gospel of Luke featuring the vocal talents of 17 BSM choir students. “There’s a big group of seniors this year,” said Nancy Stockhaus. “They wanted to do something...

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