Knight Errant

The AP label and its real world implications

Elle Mohs and Kaia Preus

December 12, 2008

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Students lug heavy books home, stay up late studying, and wake up early to attend last-minute cram sessions in the library in order to succeed in prestigious AP classes. According to, “AP can change your life.” Many students are wondering, however, if it’s worth it. “The College...

Secret Lives of Teachers

November 21, 2008

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Mr. Lex volunteers with wildlife Feathers are flying, owls are hooting, and Chemistry teacher Mr. Lex is right at home among these birds of prey. Every other Saturday Mr. Lex spends his time at Richardson Nature Center, cleaning out cages and making sure these birds are healthy. "We check to make sure...

International Students Join BSM Community

September 25, 2008

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Imagine the first day of school. It's a little stressful meeting new teachers, learning a new locker combination, finding friends to sit with at lunch. Now imagine the first day of school in an entirely new country--"a little stressful" doesn't begin to cover it. The international students currently fami...

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