Knight Errant

Schools should have weighted grades

Schools should have weighted grades

Maggie Murnan, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

BSM currently weights student grades on a 4.0 scale. No matter if it’s a standard, honors, or AP course, the highest GPA one can receive is a 4.0. I think that BSM and all schools should weight their grades above a 4.0 scale for AP classes. One of the reasons that schools utilize weighted grades...

TikTok will never outshine Vine

TikTok will never outshine Vine

Sophie Dobos, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

This summer, TikTok, an app through which users record themselves dancing, lip-syncing, and performing comedic sketches, blew up. While many consider this new app a refreshing new take on the now-obsolete Vine, TikTok has been condemned the inferior app in comparison to Vine. Quick recap: Vine was creat...

Is the new dress code good or bad?

Is the new dress code good or bad?

Maggie Anderson and Kylie Krumenauer

October 8, 2019

It's BAD! The new dress code policy, allowing leggings and long skirts and dresses, was initially promising, but unfortunately, it has ended up being disappointing. Girls are continuously getting stopped in the hallway for shirts that are barely above their jeans and wearing leggings without a long e...

Students should be able to dye their hair unnatural colors

Students should be able to dye their hair unnatural colors

Nicole Strom, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

As a student who has dyed her hair pink, blue, and green over the past summer, I strongly feel as though BSM should allow their students to dye their hair any color they desire. According to our school’s handbook, we are unable to dye our hair a color which would “not be found naturally in humans.” The...

Does fantasy football makes watching football better?

Does fantasy football makes watching football better?

Zach Carden and Matthew Nachbor

October 3, 2019

Fantasy football, a game where members act as the general manager of a virtual football team, allow friends (or people at random) to create leagues with these fantasy teams. League sizes range anywhere from six, all the way up to fourteen members. Players participate in a draft to choose who will be...

Latin isn’t a dead language

Latin isn’t a dead language

Libby Simpson, Multimedia Editor

September 30, 2019

When people ask me why I take Latin, I usually say because my mom made me, but that’s not the whole truth. When I started it in the 7th grade, I thought I would try another year, and then that turned into the rest of my high school career. And it's not just the language, I also love learning about...

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