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Senior starts music career with gig at Sencha Tea Shop

Peyton Schuldt, Staff Writer | May 24, 2018

Senior Alyssa Brinza, who sang at BSM's 2018 Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, kickstarted her music career with a small open mic night at Sencha Tea Shop in late April. She had a short set of original songs, as well as a few covers, including Taylor Swift’s “Never Grow Up” and Van Morisson’s “Brown Eyed Girl.” “I wanted to do a mixture of some covers and some of the songs I've written....

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Immigrant literature provides opportunities for students

Max Byzewski, Staff Writer | May 23, 2018

At BSM, there has been a continuous cycle of adding new electives and eliminating the less popular choices to keep the curriculum fresh and adapting to new interests. One of the courses that has been added fairly recently is Immigrant Literature. This course has established a new way for students to gain insight into other cultures inside an English-based course. “We study different immigrant...

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Senior Joe Collins heads off to play Junior hockey after High School

Max Byzewski, Staff Writer | May 23, 2018

Every year Benilde-St. Margaret’s graduates student-athletes that play their respective sports at the next level. BSM hockey exemplifies this pretty well, considering every year since 2010 there has been at least one player from each class that has gone on to play college hockey. This year is no different, with team members Joe Collins and Nate Clark playing junior hockey next year. Collins sat...

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Students use blogs and vlogs to express themselves online

Harry Madden, Staff Writer | May 17, 2018

As technology has gained increasing importance in today’s society, many find a new hobby in sharing their lives on the internet. For this new interest, blogs and vlogs serve as the perfect platform. Many think of it as just a fun hobby, others want to send a message out, and few have even found internet fame. At BSM, junior Alexa Field and sophomore CoCo Wicka have created their own b/vlogs, and...

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Students participate in rowing outside of BSM

Lillian Nesbitt, Staff Writer | May 8, 2018

Almost every BSM student participates in a school activity, yet for a small group of students at BSM, their sport isn’t offered. Rowing is a very uncommon sport, with fewer than 10 student rowers in the high school. Yet, for those who participate, they take it very seriously. “It’s an amazing sport, and I love it. But, it’s a very hard to get into because it does require so much commitment...

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