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BSM blood drive cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, students over the age of 16 were given the opportunity to donate blood at BSM.

Alana Kabaka, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

With the closing of school not only have sports and extracurricular activities been postponed or cancelled, but so has the BSM Blood Drive sponsored by the National Honor Society. This marks the 2019-2020 school year as the first time in at least 20 years that BSM has not been able to host a blood d...

Mission trip to Guatemala cancelled

Students usually work in teams to build homes during the mission trip.

Brady Wine, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

As coronavirus travel concerns continued, BSM has been forced to cancel its plans for the Guatemala volunteering trip in 2020. School administration came to a decision and those who were scheduled to go on the trip were informed of the cancellation on April 1.  Mr. Matthew McMerty-Brummer, the BSM Spanish...

Students conduct diet research

Students in BioMed participate in numerous different research opportunities.

Nick Renk, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

Biomedical Science III: AP Research, taught by Mr. Mark Peterson, students are required to come up with any experiment to help answer questions that they have. This year seniors Lillian Nesbitt and Emily Carpenter decided to study the effects of how what one eats affects the body. Nesbitt studied ...

Dr. Skinner wins Education Award for Leadership

Dr. Skinner is the first member of BSM's staff to receive this award.

Maggie Anderson, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

This year, BSM principal Dr. Susan Skinner has been awarded the Education Award for Leadership by the Minnesota Independent School Forum (MISF). Skinner is the first from BSM to win the Leadership MISF award, but the third BSM staff member to win an award from the MISF.  The MISF leadership award recognizes the ded...

EOS 2.0 launched to improve online learning

Students now participate in four classes each day with no work assigned on Wednesdays.

Morgan Anderson, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

While BSM’s history with online school made them well prepared to take on the challenge of an extended online schooling environment, slight adjustments have been made in order for the students to receive the best possible education.  At first, the schedule for extended online school was the same a...

Student Recognition Event held virtually this spring

This year teachers will post videos to a Flipgrid page for award recipients to view.

Sam Best, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Twice a year at Benilde St. Margaret's, the Student Recognition Event occurs. The first time it happens is in the fall, and the second time is towards the end of the school year in the spring.  Every year in the past, the ceremony takes place on a Wednesday after school in the spring at 3 p.m. in the...

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