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Is Halloween overrated?

Is Halloween overrated?

Kayla Farrey, News Editor

October 29, 2018


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Is the sky blue? Should neon jackets have stayed in the 80s? Is Halloween the best holiday? The answer to all the questions above is yes! Let’s face the facts, there are costumes, candy, and pumpkins. How can anyone deny these treasures? On Halloween, children have the opportunity to be anyth...

Staff Ed: Teachers should create their own cell phone policies

October 11, 2018


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New laws in France limit the use of cell phones for some students. With these changes comes the question: when should students be given a cell phone, and is this new rule good for the development of children? Technology can be a beneficial and useful tool; however, parents need to be more strict...

Changing valedictorian speeches fine, but not ideal

Changing valedictorian speeches fine, but not ideal

Aidan Luebke, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


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At most high school graduations, the ceremony is ended with a speech from the valedictorian(s). It is a very historical tradition, yet a tradition that BSM is canceling this year. Valedictorians graduating in the class of 2019 will still get recognition, but they won’t be the ones to address ...

Students should choose to take AP courses

Students should choose to take AP courses

Sophia Ludwig, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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BSM has quite the variety for Advanced Placement or AP classes. An AP class is a course that can earn high school students college credit offered if they take and score highly on an end-of-year optional exam. The exam is scored on a one to five scale, five being the highest someone can receive. Most co...

Are summer jobs worth it?

Are summer jobs worth it?

Zach Zeman, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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BSM students have just come back from summer; lots of people traveled and others spent almost everyday sleeping. The ones who were the most productive and made the most of their summer are the ones who ended up getting summer jobs. Research says that only about 30% of teens between the ages of s...

Staff Editorial: Some senior privileges should include other grades

June 4, 2018


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Throughout high school, as students mature, they are granted more responsibility for balancing education, extra-curricular activities, and social life. Upperclassmen handle the responsibility well and act as good role-models for younger students to look up to. As a reward for this, they receive privileges...

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