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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Ian Mathison, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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More gifts for everyone on your list! Moshi Digits- Moshi, a brand known for portable phone batteries, has come out with their version of touch screen gloves. A warm touch screen glove will keep hands warm in the winter, especially for the people whose phones are never charged and hands are always col...

BSM girls’ basketball off to a great start

BSM girls’ basketball off to a great start

Katie Hansen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

The BSM girls’ basketball team has been working hard and training a lot, which has led to success thus far. This year, the basketball team has gotten new coaches: Coach Mike Swann, Coach Snell, and Coach Lindsey. They hope to bring something new to help the team succeed. With the majority of competitor...

“Murder on the Orient Express” thrills murder mystery fans with a contemporary crime movie

“Murder on the Orient Express” thrills murder mystery fans with a contemporary crime movie

Sydni Dailey, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Set in 1934 on a train ride through many different countries in Europe, and based on Agatha Christie’s infamous novel, Murder on the Orient Express is a murder mystery that is suitable for all crime lovers. With many A-list celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, and Michelle Pfeiffer, this race to solve a cr...

BSM’s table tennis team gears up for another season

BSM’s table tennis team gears up for another season

Truman Kinne, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The 2017-2018 table tennis team is gearing up for another competitive season. The team is led by senior captains Noah Swindlehurst and Henry Koch, while Guy (Rakpong) Peerepong–who has played competitively in Thailand–also contributes greatly to the team’s success.  Table tennis isn’t the primary sport for m...

BSM students travel to unique locations during Christmas break

BSM students travel to unique locations during Christmas break

Aspen Konowalchuk, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The holiday season is often tied to time spent at home with family. While many students may drive a few hours to reach their families, Christmas gatherings are not often too far from home. However, some families decide to spend their break differently, traveling to unique destinations while still enjoyi...

Patty Jenkins: A strong, modern force in Hollywood

Patty Jenkins: A strong, modern force in Hollywood

Mia Rheineck, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


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Breaking box office records, Wonder Woman became a major success. Behind this record breaking movie is director Patty Jenkins. Coming onto the scene in 2003 with the movie Monster, Jenkins began receiving attention from Warner Brothers and other studios. Jenkins took a break from the film industry...

The Weber Family adopts new puppy in the wake of beloved dog’s death

The Weber Family adopts new puppy in the wake of beloved dog’s death

Braeden Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Ever since the dawn of time, humans have found it necessary to have companionship. Whether it is hanging out with family or friends, people need simple interaction. For many, they can find this from something that isn't human: man's best friend, universally known as a dog. Owners of these animals know...

BSM boys’ basketball loses in a close game to rival Edina

BSM boys’ basketball loses in a close game to rival Edina

Braeden Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

The BSM boys’ basketball team traveled down Highway 100 South on Tuesday in a clash against Edina. The basketball team just came up short against Columbia Heights last Friday, thanks to a last second buzzer beater. The atmosphere at school was one of strictly business. Whether its hockey or basketbal...

BSM alpine ski started practicing before first snow fall

BSM alpine ski started practicing before first snow fall

Truman Kinne, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, VIDEOS, Winter Sports

The BSM alpine ski season has begun.  After a warm and long fall, the alpine ski team members are ready to hit the slopes again. Last Monday, the alpine ski team embarked on its first practice at Hyland Hills in Bloomington. As an outdoor winter sport, the weather guides the timeline of most pract...

Students and teachers reflect on winter driving experiences

Students and teachers reflect on winter driving experiences

Allison Brooks, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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Winter is here——days are getting shorter and air is getting colder, but one of the more serious changes that winter brings are how roads become more treacherous to navigate. Students who have driven in a Minnesota winter understand the challenges that come with the poor conditions, but for many n...

Parents and adolescents develop different opinions through a variety of ways

Parents and adolescents develop different opinions through a variety of ways

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

In today’s culture, there is so much information circulating on the internet surrounding racial, ethical, and moral dilemmas. Traditionally, children were thought to have shared a similar ideology as their parents on opinions, as they spent a majority of time with their parents growing up and had litt...

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