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Knight Errant

Video gamers start after school club

Rachael Peck

May 27, 2008


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Each Friday afternoon, deep in the bellows of the basement meets a group, little known to the BSM community. The video game club, founded only a few short weeks ago, is redefining the way students interact with each other and technology. The group was started by sophomore Miles Engrave. "I am usually [at ...

Knowledge bowl team takes 9th in regions

Elin Lantz

May 22, 2008


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

There is one team at BSM that doesn’t lift weights or run miles: the knowledge bowl team. They merely practice up on their “nerd” skills and, recently, they demonstrated the success of their skills by receiving ninth place out of 100 teams. The knowledge bowlers are preparing for regionals which...

Students Cruise to Knowledge Bowl Victory

May 15, 2008


Filed under Activities

The question was read: "Who is the absolutely smallest hero of traditional English folklore?" The students involved in knowledge bowl easily knew that it was Tom Thumb which gave them another point ahead of the teachers. The two groups then continued to battle it out in the fifth annual teacher-student...

Call of Duty craze sweeps over B S M

May 13, 2008


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

A craze that has swept over many BSM boys, a topic that now dominates many conversations among them, and for some has even become an obsession: This is the game called Call of Duty 4. You may have noticed some of your guy friends mysteriously leaving parties early, or whispering code phrases to each...

BSM Seniors Receive Scholarships

May 6, 2008


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Art classes at BSM have always been popular among students. With a wide variety of courses to take and teachers with in-depth knowledge of art, students are able to explore their artistic abilities. This year, several BSM students have been rewarded for their art skills with scholarship money.Senior Sarah Wah...

Teacher shares experience with religion

Emily Allen

May 6, 2008


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

You may have seen her teaching Algebra II or Precalculus to juniors and seniors, or collecting passes during lunch. Yet Ms. Goldberg has a unique quality that sets her apart from her colleagues and the other faculty at BSM—she is Jewish in a predominately Catholic school. Yet for the past twelve...

Envirothon team qualifies for state

May 2, 2008


Filed under Activities

The BSM Envirothon teams have been busy practicing their presentations on proposed ATV trails and learning everything there is to know about the environment, from soils to current events. After the area competition on May 1, BSM will be sending one team to the state competition in Fergus Falls on May 14...

Speech Students Qualify for State

Courtney Johnson

April 23, 2008


Filed under Activities, TOP STORIES

Twelve students from Benilde-St. Margaret’s recently competed for top titles in the Class AA State Speech Tournament. The team walked away with one fifth place, one sixth place, and two eighth place medals. With twelve tournaments and one showcase under their belts, the team was ready to compete...

Senior Johnson ready for the Big Leagues

April 18, 2008


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

At the age of five, Brashad Johnson picked up his first baseball. Since then, thanks to people like his mom, Jacquieta, and his favorite MLB player, Alex Rodriguez, Johnson has done unthinkable things, compared to all the other exceptional athletes at his level. As a freshman, he was one of very...

Sophomore explores alternate interests

Sophomore explores alternate interests

Evan Bakker

April 18, 2008


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

Rather than playing soccer year-round, obsessing about debate team, or just sitting around, ever-curious sophomore Abby Christensen searches for extraordinary hobbies. Welding metals, becoming a certified scuba diver, dreaming of embarking on a rock climbing adventure to the top of mount Everest, ...

Quick thinking lands BSM students spot in state competition

April 8, 2008


Filed under Activities

Four BSM students have displayed outstanding creativity and unparalleled quick thinking skills that have landed them a spot in the Destination ImagiNation state competition. With top scores and clever skits, they are ready to face the competition. A team of BSM freshman, Nate Muckley, Julie Flannery,...

Home on the range: horseback riding

Home on the range: horseback riding

April 1, 2008


Filed under STUDENT LIFE

Students engage in a variety of extracurricular activities offered at BSM. But for a select four, they have gone beyond the soccer field and beyond the basketball court to pursue their passions; whether it's in a stable or on a farm, these girls have devoted their time to doing what they love–ridi...

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