Knight Errant

Sophomore Jordan Stanke opens up about her figure skating career

Sophomore Jordan Stanke opens up about her figure skating career

Laura Jennings, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


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BSM is full of many different students who participate and compete in many different sports and activities. One of the lesser-known sports is competitive figure skating. Sophomore Jordan Stanke has spent 9 years skating competitively, both individually and for a team. Over the years, it has become a...

Underclassmen share their thoughts on the class of 2018

Underclassmen share their thoughts on the class of 2018

Sarah Hansberry, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


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Each senior class has their own personality, their own reputation. Some classes are remembered for years as being iconic in one way or another, while others seem to fade into memories as another senior class takes over as the new leaders of the school. The senior class of 2018 will be remembered as a...

BSM student reflects on his life as a Thai immigrant

BSM student reflects on his life as a Thai immigrant

Luke Coughlin, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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Deciding to leave your family and come to a new country is never easy. For senior Rakpong Pereepong, or Guy as most people know him, the decision was one made for his future. “I wanted to learn English and be exposed to it every day,” Pereepong said. When he initially arrived in the US, Pereepo...

Mr. Stevens reflects on five years of teaching and shares his hopes for the future

Mr. Stevens reflects on five years of teaching and shares his hopes for the future

Patrick Gallaher, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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Mr. Tanner Stevens, BSM’s physics teacher, will be entering his fifth year of teaching at the school during the 2018-2019 academic year. Starting next year, Stevens will be teaching his first year of AP Physics in addition to regular physics classes. “I’m looking forward to it. As a teacher, it’s ...

Senior starts music career with gig at Sencha Tea Shop

Senior starts music career with gig at Sencha Tea Shop

Peyton Schuldt, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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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 “B...

Immigrant literature provides opportunities for students

Immigrant literature provides opportunities for students

Max Byzewski, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


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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 insig...

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