Knight Errant

Finding BSM’s worst drivers

Finding BSM’s worst drivers

Tommy Anderson, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Every school day at 2:50 p.m., about two hundred cars maneuver their way out of BSM’s two parking lots. Almost all are young high school drivers. While driving for the first time is an exciting experience, it is also a crucial time to attain proper safety measures of driving. From sophomores to...

Examining the terrors of musical auditions and participation

Examining the terrors of musical auditions and participation

Lizzie McCracken, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


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It is no secret that BSM lives for drama, in the theater that is. The Senior High has a total of 3 shows a year, the Fall Play, One-Act, and the Spring Musical. This year, the Spring Musical is Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. I have never auditioned for a production while at BSM, until now. I am a...

Finding the weirdest things to happen at BSM

Finding the weirdest things to happen at BSM

Turner Wine

March 19, 2018


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As this year’s seniors prepare to graduate in just a few short months, it is a good opportunity for them to look back on their time at BSM and recount the top four weirdest things that have happened over their school career. 1. One tradition that is known to take freshmen students by surprise and defin...

One singer’s review of Fergie’s National Anthem

One singer’s review of Fergie’s National Anthem

Brielle Baker, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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On Saturday February 17th, 2018 at the NBA All-Star basketball game, former Black Eyed Peas member, Fergie, gave an unforgettable performance of the National Anthem. From the moment she took her first deep breath and started moving her hands up to the top of the microphone, we knew something was about...

New Year’s resolutions are breaking at an alarming rate

New Year’s resolutions are breaking at an alarming rate

Noah Layton, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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Every January, many people participate in the tradition of making new year’s resolutions. Every february, there are many people that look back at the resolutions they made in January realizing how fast it took for them to fail. Nothing is different at BSM. Whether your goal is to stop eating junk foo...

Tiny Objects Blasted Upwards: An explanation

Tiny Objects Blasted Upwards: An explanation

John Beutz, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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To get into orbit, a rocket essentially has to accomplish three things: Go fast enough, go high enough, and push through all the air that’s in the way. Surprisingly, going high enough isn’t as hard as you’d think. Going fast enough is kind of hard. Getting past our atmosphere is actually very,...

Examining modern Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Examining modern Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

Noah Bridges, Diversions Editor

February 16, 2018


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Have you ever gone to someone’s Catholic confirmation ceremony and thought: “this needs more chair-hoisting and caucasian grandmas?” Well fret no longer, for the solution is a Hebrew Bar Mitzvah. Bar and Bat Mitzvahs (Bar for boys and Bat for girls) are celebrations of growth. It’s origins...

Understanding the circle game and what it means for America

Understanding the circle game and what it means for America

Max Byzewski, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


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The circle game has been a prominent facet in the youth of America for many years. Walking through the corridors of BSM, many students can be seen falling victim to this recreation. The main goal of the game is to get a fellow compatriot to look at a hand above or below the waist whilst it is making a...

Ghosts cause haunted feelings in the Great Hall

Ghosts cause haunted feelings in the Great Hall

Kelly Dempsey, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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Maybe it’s Jesus, maybe it’s the Holy Spirit, but either way, I am convinced there is a ghost in the Great Hall. As an athlete and someone who hates the smell of the commons during lunchtime, I spend a majority of my time in the Great Hall. I’ve memorized the lines on the floor and almost ...

Frida’s Finals Field Guide

Frida’s Finals Field Guide

Frida Fortier, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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Christmas Break is all fun and games until you go back to school and it hits you: finals. As students, finals are something we all dread, but if you follow these tips you might just make it through unscathed.   First things first, start studying early––This may sound cliche, but it does work. I...

Bench Celebrations bring extra energy to the team

Bench Celebrations bring extra energy to the team

Riley Miller, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


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One of the most slept on aspects of sports is the role of the bench. Nothing––not even the depth of the team––can compare to the importance of the celebrations and hype that the bench can bring to a game. “A celebration can change the game in a lot of ways. It gets the crowd into the game which helps amp...

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