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Conferences moved up to enhance communication

Conferences moved up to enhance communication

Kayla Farrey, News Editor

November 9, 2018


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A slight modification was made this fall semester: BSM’s conferences were moved from November to October. The change may have seemed subtle, but to some teachers, this means having to build a relationship with the student earlier to understand their strengths and weakness in order to give proper feedbac...

Engineering invites teachers to lunch and to learn

Engineering invites teachers to lunch and to learn

Kaitlyn McTigue, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


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One bonus for students of BSM is all the activities and electives at our dispense. But there is one elective that expands students development beyond information and toward innovation: Engineering. On Wednesday October 24, the Engineering Department hosted a “Lunch and Learn.” At this event, ...

Jesuit schools from across the country visit BSM

Jesuit schools from across the country visit BSM

Libby Simpson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Sixteen Jesuit colleges visited BSM for JET.

Freshtival kicks off with a new service project

Freshtival kicks off with a new service project

Alexa Field, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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As freshman year is well underway, the theology teachers create a night each year where students can have fun while making a difference in the community: the “Freshtival”. The Freshtival in years past was a night where students would go into the neighborhoods surrounding BSM and collect food from house...

KE staff participates in annual MHSPA conference

KE staff participates in annual MHSPA conference

Henry Witterschein, Online Editor in Chief

October 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Last Tuesday, the Knight Errant staff went to the Minnesota High School Press Association (MHSPA) conference at the University of Minnesota. The group of 12 students and three advisors arrived at the conference at 8:30 a.m. and with a record-breaking 500+ other journalists, they listened to a 45-minute pr...

New rugby club hits the turf this fall

New rugby club hits the turf this fall

Myrka Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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One perk of being a Red Knight is the variety of clubs and activities to choose from, and this fall, one more is being added to the list: Rugby Club. Started by Spanish teacher Sr. Eric Luna Martin and math teacher Ms. Mary Seppala, the club aims to teach students about rugby and encourage them to play. As a forme...

Power outage results in online school day

Power outage results in online school day

Mary Youngblut, Content Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018


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Wednesday night a rainstorm knocked over a power line pole, causing BSM to have a power outage. As a result of that, students had online school yesterday––Thursday, October 4. The power originally went out around 10:30 on Wednesday night. BSM’s principal, Dr. Susan Skinner, found out around 5:3...

Passwords get longer and more secure for teachers and new students

Passwords get longer and more secure for teachers and new students

Margot Carlson, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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This year, for security purposes, all transfer students, seventh graders, and faculty members received new, sixteen character passwords. The passwords are used for students to login to their laptops, PowerSchool accounts, any other BSM account, and the printers. Although the passwords may be long, they hel...

Room crunch causes teachers to travel between rooms, sometime even outside their department

Room crunch causes teachers to travel between rooms, sometime even outside their department

Mary Youngblut, Content Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2018


Filed under EDITOR'S PICKS, NEWS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

As BSM’s community grows with a huge freshmen class and new teachers in many departments, teachers are leaving their traditional teaching rooms and moving around continuously throughout the day. Spanish teacher Mr. Eric Luna Martin now teaches his three Spanish I classes in an art room located ...

New handbook rules rolled out for 2018-2019 school year

New handbook rules rolled out for 2018-2019 school year

Molly Segner, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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2018 is a new school year full of new students. Most importantly (to the administration at least), are the new rules. This school year, BSM has revamped the handbook to create a better and more efficient learning environment. However, many students feel these new additions do more harm than good....

BSM renovates old courtyard to create new learning spaces

BSM renovates old courtyard to create new learning spaces

Erin Long, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


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BSM is constructing new science labs in the basement as well as a new multi-use space off the theater hallway; this construction will be happening from summer 2018 until winter of 2019. These changes and improvements are being put in place in order to add to the BSM curriculum and the student learning experi...

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