Knight Errant

Senior gives honest account of living with a sibling who has a disability

Senior gives honest account of living with a sibling who has a disability

Noah Bridges, Diversions Editor

February 16, 2018


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Screams of “call 9-11” fill the air at our local community center pool. I float gently with only my eyes above water, watching the blood unremittingly gush from my brother Porter’s head. The water muffles the wailing enough to make it impossible to distinguish which came from his lips or distraugh...

BSM strives to support all students

BSM strives to support all students

Erin Long, Features Editor

February 16, 2018


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Sophomore Joey Trella was born deaf. Now, with cochlear implants, she takes on high school. Junior Ava Schieffert tries to catch up in English after being diagnosed with dyslexia while attending a French immersion school. Junior Grady Gordon has lived with spina bifida his whole life. These are just ...

The Super Bowl increases sex trafficking in the host city

The Super Bowl increases sex trafficking in the host city

Lorenzo Cerda and Brendan Gallaher

February 9, 2018


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While the vast majority of media coverage focuses on the perks of hosting the Super Bowl— from economic benefits to powerful excitement that takes over the city—one critical consequence is too often overlooked. With any Super Bowl, cities tend to experience a rise in human sex trafficking, one o...

The line between bullying and drama can be unclear

The line between bullying and drama can be unclear

Allison Brooks, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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High school is a breeding ground for harassment, hazing, and bullying. When it is depicted in TV and movies, it is shown as playful teasing. However, this leads to students not taking bullying seriously and joking about it. However, bullying is not just swirlies and name calling. Bullying has evolved to something mu...

BSM tells how to respond to bullying

BSM tells how to respond to bullying

Kayla Farrey, Varsity Writer

January 26, 2018


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BSM believes in providing an uplifting environment for students, free of bullying or any type of harassment. This is enforced by teachers, admissions, and fellow peers, and bully hotline signs decorate the school hallways to remind students that no one is alone. It is important as a school to stick togethe...

Seniors reflect on college application deadlines and decisions

Seniors reflect on college application deadlines and decisions

Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


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The mere thought of college can be a stressful idea to grasp, and one of the challenging decisions of college is whether you’ll apply early decision, early action or regular decision; however, each type of application has its advantages and drawbacks. Generally early action and early decision de...

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