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Students’ share their reading habits

Students’ share their reading habits

Jackie Bucaro and Claudia Scherer

December 20, 2019

As high school gets increasingly busy and stressful, students find themselves with limited time for a vital activity: reading. In a survey of 81 BSM students, 48.1% said that they enjoy reading for fun; however, only 17.3% of them can claim to read more than once a week. More and more, assigned reading...

Boys’ hockey team continues superfan tradition

Boys’ hockey team continues superfan tradition

Maggie Murnan, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

As the hockey season begins, the long-running tradition of hockey super fans continues for another year. Most sports at BSM sell superfan shirts to their friends or family to wear at games, but the hockey team is different. Instead of selling dozens of different t-shirts, each hockey player is paired up...

Senior gives blood in exchange for an oil change

Senior gives blood in exchange for an oil change

Nick Renk, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

While passing the Midas off of Highway 7 on his way to school on the morning of November 21, senior Matthew Nachbor saw something unusual: a big red bus parked in front of the shop. Above the bus, he saw a sign that advertised a free oil change for anyone who gave blood. That was good for Nachbor––his...

Students tackle junior year stress

Students tackle junior year stress

Nate Schweitzer, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Many students in the Benilde-St. Margaret’s community can agree with the statement that junior year is the toughest year. At BSM in particular, this is the year where students have a lot more opportunities within Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Students also start preparing for standardized tests (ACT, SA...

Seniors deal with college-related questions

Seniors deal with college-related questions

Reilly Rahill, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

This year, the senior class is working to complete and perfect the applications they will send to colleges. Each school has the potential of being the seniors’ new home for the next four years. Almost every senior has dealt with endless questions about college applications: “Where are you applying?” ...

Student lives with best friend for senior year

Student lives with best friend for senior year

Nate Schweitzer, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

BSM senior, Blake Mahmood, is experiencing something he hasn’t had to do before—living without his family. Last winter, Mahmood’s family found out they had to make the move to California because his dad got a new job in Sacramento, but Mahmood decided not to go.  Instead of living with his family this yea...

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