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New laptop feature allows students to limit their distractions

New laptop feature allows students to limit their distractions

Ryan Frost, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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BSM is introducing a new application aimed at helping students to curb the constant distraction that is their laptops. ‘Cold Turkey’ – as it is so aptly named – is an application that allows students to block and manage the websites and applications that they feel are getting in the way of their...

Signing Day sees two seniors commit to college sports

Signing Day sees two seniors commit to college sports

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Every year, BSM celebrates seniors who sign commitments to college sports. On Thursday, February 8, two BSM soccer players signed their commitment to play division one soccer. Claire Grazzini, goalie on the BSM varsity soccer team, will be attending North Dakota State University while Maddie Stoks, ...

Speaker discussed importance of a Catholic education

Speaker discussed importance of a Catholic education

Sammy Deterding, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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Catholic Schools Week at BSM often includes a speaker who talks about the importance of Catholic Schools. Mr. Matt Birk was this year's speaker, and on February 1 he talked to the BSM students and staff about his journey throughout his life. Birk grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota attending Cretin Derham Ha...

BSM One Act prepares for sections

BSM One Act prepares for sections

Ben Larson, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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BSM’s One Act play is moving on to the next competition. On Saturday, February 3, BSM’s One Act will compete in sections for the chance of going on to state. The team earned their spot in the competition after coming in second in their conference meet on January 22. This year, the One Act cast...

Hockey teams fight cancer

Hockey teams fight cancer

Megan Olk, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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The BSM Girls and Boys hockey teams are joining forces by raising money to fight cancer. The teams have paired up with the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund, and all the money raised on this night will be donated to the fund to help those dealing with the challenges that come along with f...

Posters placed around the school to fight bullying

Posters placed around the school to fight bullying

Dylan Boyd, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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This past year, BSM has decided to take steps in combating bullying, by reintroducing the bully hotline. To inform new students and remind older students, BSM has taken the initiative of positing new posters around the school. BSM is reintroducing their anti-bullying hotline which has been act...

Teachers attend seminars about enduring learnings

Teachers attend seminars about enduring learnings

Brendan Amaris, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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In the weeks before winter break, students probably noticed that all the teachers of each department were gone for at least a day. The teachers took a day to work together on new “enduring learnings.” These enduring learnings are now targets for the curriculum for the seventh graders up to t...

AP Microeconomics added to course options

AP Microeconomics added to course options

Mary Youngblut, News Editor

January 26, 2018


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BSM often adds new classes to prepare students for college. An expansive course of studies allows students to do well and be challenged in their schedule. AP Microeconomics is being reintroduced this upcoming semester to seniors. Taught by social studies teacher Mr. Jeff Fix, AP Micro...

AP Comp Museum Project pushes students to use different media to learn

AP Comp Museum Project pushes students to use different media to learn

Olivia Pohlen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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The AP Language and Composition classes, offered for students their junior year, are finishing up their project titled “Rhetorical Museum Project.” This project requires students to research the rhetoric of a topic of American culture throughout history and create an online museum page highlight...

Red Knights participate in all-school SKOL Chant

Red Knights participate in all-school SKOL Chant

Buzz Williams, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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After the Vikings won the quarterfinals, BSM students celebrated the win with a little school spirit. On Tuesday, January 16, the Red Knights gathered in the Great Hall during homeroom for a high school-wide “SKOL Chant” to support the Minnesota Vikings. The chant was led by junior John Whitmore...

Grand Knight Coronation kicks off the Holiday Ball season

Grand Knight Coronation kicks off the Holiday Ball season

Noah Bridges, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


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Every year, BSM celebrates Holiday Ball, and to kick it off, they start with the Grand Knight Coronation. January 12, BSM students gathered in the Great Hall to support and celebrate some of the seniors. They voted on the boys they thought were the best representatives of their class and good candida...

Red Knotes sing at Timberwolves game

Red Knotes sing at Timberwolves game

Brooks Carver, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


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BSM’s Red Knotes a cappella choir had the opportunity to sing the national anthem at the Target Center. This opportunity came before the December 18 Minnesota Timberwolves game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The game was the largest crowd that the Red Knotes have ever sung in front of, 10,000 p...

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