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Biomed students use interactive activity to start conversation about death

Biomed students use interactive activity to start conversation about death

Lizzie McCracken, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


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Conversation is the first step to healing, inspiring, and connecting, says CEO of Common Practice, and creator of the game “Hello” Mr. Jethro Heiko. He wants to help BSM students show adults that one doesn’t need to wait to have necessary but difficult conversations. He plans on speaking with both ...

School blocks internet access during March Madness

School blocks internet access during March Madness

Ryan Frost, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


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When the calendar turns over to the month of March, college basketball fever consumes the student body in anticipation of March Madness. However, every year, the school blocks the streaming of first-round play during the school day––when this fever is at its peak. For the majority of the yea...

Olympic gold medalist and BSM alum, Ms. Kelly Pannek, visits BSM

Olympic gold medalist and BSM alum, Ms. Kelly Pannek, visits BSM

Sammy Deterding, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


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Playing hockey, soccer, and lacrosse, Kelly Pannek was a three sport athlete through high school. With an outstanding hockey ability, Pannek went on to play college hockey at the University of Minnesota. This year, she took this season off by redshirting from the team because she made the United Sta...

Ms. Mary Andersen retiring after 34 years of service

Ms. Mary Andersen retiring after 34 years of service

Lorenzo Cerda, Varsity Writer

March 16, 2018


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Ms. Mary Andersen, Assistant Principal and Junior and Senior Dean, has been a staple in the BSM community since her hiring in 1984. Now, after over three decades of serving BSM, Andersen has announced her retirement. After spending such a substantial amount of her life active in the BSM community, ...

Mr. Don Damond speaks to Christian Prayer class

Mr. Don Damond speaks to Christian Prayer class

Erin Lerch, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Ms. Michelle LeBlanc’s Christian Prayer class was given the opportunity to listen to and meditate with guest speaker Mr. Don Damond. Don Damond lost his fiance Ms. Justine Damond this past July when a police officer shot her in an alleyway after she had called the police to report a possible assault ha...

Students celebrate March Madness with their brackets

Students celebrate March Madness with their brackets

Patrick Gallaher, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Following Selection Sunday on March 11, people all over the country—BSM students among them—have spent time all week scouring the tournament field of 64 teams in hopes of filling out the perfect bracket, something that’s never been done before. The one-seeded Virginia Cavaliers, Villanova Wildcats, ...

Porisch gives students the opportunity to learn about gun safety

Porisch gives students the opportunity to learn about gun safety

Katie Hansen, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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If a student wants to get in touch with nature, they have many opportunities at BSM. Some examples are clay shooting or hunting, both of which are a good way for people to go outside and enjoy nature. In order to do these activities, students are required to get a firearm safety certificatio...

Spanish Department celebrated World Language Week

Spanish Department celebrated World Language Week

Luke Coughlin, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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As World Language Week concludes, the Spanish department recognizes the benefits from the week long celebrations. The biggest part of World Language Week for the Spanish students was The Pulsera Project. Every Pulsera bracelet comes with the picture of the artisan who created it. The proceeds from this pro...

Randy Shaver Fund receives donation from the BSM hockey teams

Randy Shaver Fund receives donation from the BSM hockey teams

Grady Gordon, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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This past season the boys’ and girls’ hockey teams held a fundraiser for the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund. On March 7, Randy Shaver came to BSM to receive a check from both the girls’ and boys’ hockey captains. “It’s fantastic when kids look at doing [something] bigger tha...

BSM allows students time during school to prepare for the ACT

BSM allows students time during school to prepare for the ACT

Alexa Reynders, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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One of the most stressful parts of junior year is studying for and taking the ACT and SAT.  Since so many students take the ACT, BSM is introducing new resources to help prepare students.   Juniors spend much of their time outside of school studying for the ACT by paying hundreds of dollars for a tut...

Speakers invited to discuss their careers with students

Speakers invited to discuss their careers with students

Lillian Nesbitt, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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Over World Language Week, BSM asked working professionals to come into school during lunch periods to talk to them about how they use different languages in their fields of work, and to help guide students about their future career options. In doing this, BSM is trying to encourage their students to keep...

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