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BSM hosts open house for potential students

BSM hosts open house for potential students

Henry Witterschein, Sports Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Students who are interested in coming to BSM have two opportunities to visit before making a decision about what high school they will attend. This year the first open house was on October 16th and over 77 families visited. The open houses go from 6-8:30pm and, they have a variety of events to explore....

BSM responds to tragedies through the Common Basket

BSM responds to tragedies through the Common Basket

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Many schools respond to problems in a plethora of ways; however, at BSM, one way to provide support is through the common basket at Mass. The common basket is a literal and metaphorical object. The actual containers are handmade——they were brought back from Rwanda by a few teachers many years ago. ...

Students celebrate Grandparents’ Day

Students celebrate Grandparents’ Day

October 18, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Grandparents are invited to celebrate this special day with a mass, brunch and a tour around school.

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Visiting too many colleges becomes counterproductive

Visiting too many colleges becomes counterproductive

Brady Solomon, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

I have some advice for anyone planning to go on more than ten college visits: don’t. Seriously, it won’t go well for you if you try, and I’m speaking from experience. I’ve been to about twenty different colleges so far––and I’ll probably visit a few more––and the only thing it’s helped me...

Students deal with post homecoming letdown

Students deal with post homecoming letdown

Ian Mathison, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under HUMOR, TOP STORIES

The decorations are down. The dress up days have come and gone. The football game was won. The dance is over. This is the week after homecoming. During the five days days of Homecoming week, students walked into school through doors adorned with colorful representations of their classes: freshmen, sophomor...

Senior High Principal Dr. Skinner teaches junior high religion

Senior High Principal Dr. Skinner teaches junior high religion

Megan Olk, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

For the first time since 1999, BSM’s senior high principal Dr. Susan Skinner has taken up a teaching role at the school. She got her undergraduate in theology, and used to teach senior high religion. Although Skinner hasn't taught a high school course since 1999, she teaches a graduate class at the...

Drama Department performs new play this fall

Drama Department performs new play this fall

Aspen Konowalchuk, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

This fall, BSM will be one of the first groups to perform the play Antigone in Munich, written by Claudia Haas. Antigone in Munich is about a girl named Sophie Scholl, who was a member of the White Rose Society in Nazi Germany. The White Rose Society was a group who fought against totalitarianism governm...

Engineering 3 refocused on team-built robot

Engineering 3 refocused on team-built robot

Brady Solomon, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Although BSM's Engineering class is already one of the most unique and popular in the school, the class’s teachers still work to improve the course every year to ensure the best experience possible for the students taking it. Each year, adjustments are made to the course based on past experiences. Th...

Behind the Scenes at Taher

October 12, 2017


Filed under TOP STORIES, VIDEOS

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