Knight Errant

Staff Ed: BSM’s policies affecting time management need reforms

December 14, 2018

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Over the past few years, both the BSM administration and teachers have implemented a variety of different policies in order to encourage students to build their time management skills. Although, as of late, these policies ...

Staff Ed: new ACT classes are a good start, but need improvement

November 9, 2018

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BSM has added a new ACT prep class for all juniors this year. The class takes place once a week during one of each student’s block period, and students have one practice section to complete each week for homework. T...

Staff Ed: Teachers should create their own cell phone policies

October 11, 2018

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New laws in France limit the use of cell phones for some students. With these changes comes the question: when should students be given a cell phone, and is this new rule good for the development of children? Technology...

Staff Editorial: Some senior privileges should include other grades

June 4, 2018

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Throughout high school, as students mature, they are granted more responsibility for balancing education, extra-curricular activities, and social life. Upperclassmen handle the responsibility well and act as good role-models for...

Staff Ed: Students should be careful when using social media

April 27, 2018

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The past few years have shown a rise in the number of social media users, especially in teens, and one of the most popular social media apps is Instagram, a photo and video sharing site for users all across the world. Today, many I...

Staff Ed: Action can prevent school shootings

March 20, 2018

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School shootings are among the most horrific events ever to plague the United States––and they’re on the rise according to CBS. Students and parents alike have seen some preventative measures being taken and some pushing for more effective solutions. Unfortunately,...

Staff Ed: Students should be included in conversations over changes at BSM

February 16, 2018

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The BSM administration tries to create the best learning environment for students. They renovate the building almost every year for better classroom technology, add new classes, and provide students with amazing teachers. Ove...

Staff Ed: Positive representation of the LGBTQ+ must increase in the media, specifically children’s media

December 15, 2017

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For the first time in the channel’s history, Disney Channel will have an openly gay main character on the show “Andi Mack.” While shows on children’s TV channels have had subtle LGBTQ+ references in the past, no children’s show...

Staff Ed: Encouraging healthy discussion in the school is essential for progress

October 6, 2017

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In room 153 on a block day, desks form a cluttered circle; we, the Knight Errant editors, talk across the room; messy handwriting scrawls over the whiteboard; and our advisor eerily watches us from a distance as we ...

Staff Ed: Theology classes should mature as students mature

June 24, 2017

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Over the course of history, religious groups have spread their customs and traditions throughout the world. Here at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, we are built on three religious orders: the Benedictines, the Christian Brothers, and the...

Staff Ed: Curriculum needs to include current events

May 12, 2017

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The ultimate goal of Benilde-St. Margaret’s and most high schools is to guide students to be thoughtful and compassionate adults so that we are effective in the world. Much of high school is learning how to learn, building life...

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