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Sophomore declared BSM’s best Fortnite player

Sophomore declared BSM’s best Fortnite player

Turner Wine, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

In the past months, BSM sophomore Jack VanOverbeke has made a name for himself as the best Fortnite player the school has to offer. Fortnite has been the most popular video game in the world, and at BSM for quite some time now, almost everyone who plays video games or calls themselves a gamer has gi...

Some BSM teachers don’t use letter grades

Some BSM teachers don’t use letter grades

Tommy Anderson, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


Filed under EDITOR'S PICKS, FEATURES, TOP STORIES

A few teachers at BSM are trying to start a change involving the grading system that BSM follows. Many might disagree with the one used now, but few do something about it. Mr. Daniel Sylvester has been able to take the matter into his own hands. Outside of his help desk duties, Sylvester is one teacher of the...

‘Arrow season six’, the newest season of the CW’s flagship superhero show, misses the target.

‘Arrow season six’, the newest season of the CW’s flagship superhero show, misses the target.

Sol Doyscher, Opinions Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, TOP STORIES, TV Reviews

Arrow is a gritty reinterpretation of the once campy Green Arrow mythos. Arrow’s first two seasons were well-made, highly entertaining television. The show’s quality dropped off a cliff during mid-season three, when a minor character was given too much focus, and every character would act irrationally. The ...

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


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

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...

Students predict 2018 World Cup winner

Students predict 2018 World Cup winner

Ronan Brew, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under DIVERSIONS, MULTIMEDIA, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

With the world-famous World Cup quickly approaching, the BSM soccer fanbase is waiting in bated breath. With so many fantastic soccer teams, showcasing the world’s best players, there is plenty of controversy over who is favored to win the tournament. Of course, historic teams like Germany and Brazil...

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


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

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...

Student handbook will undergo its yearly review

Student handbook will undergo its yearly review

Alicia Fripp, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Unknown to students, every year a review is taken of the Student Handbook. The Administrators at BSM go through it and make changes to make sure that the handbook stays relevant to the community. Even though the handbook is currently being reviewed for next year, it isn’t confirmed that any changes wi...

Ultimate Frisbee “CATS” take on the students

Ultimate Frisbee “CATS” take on the students

Sarah Luong, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Coaches, teachers, and alumni came together on Wednesday, May 23, to take on a co-ed students ultimate frisbee team.  While the game went back and forth, and the students put up a good fight, the adult team came prevailed with a 15-9 victory. The students came firing out of the gates, out to a strong lead ...

Why I’ll miss BSM

Why I’ll miss BSM

Sarah Hansberry, Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

As the class of 2018 nears the end of their high school careers, emotions are brewing and the excitement is overwhelming. Many students have mixed feelings about ending this important chapter of their lives. For some, it’s the pure joy of never having to use a bathroom pass again, and for some, it’...

Transferring to BSM senior year

Transferring to BSM senior year

Jessica Hill, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

When your parents tell you that you will be moving 1,000 miles away before the start of your senior year, it is very hard to know what to think. Of course, my first reaction is going to be a combination of anger and sadness. I had my established friends, the activities I was involved in, and many tra...

Engineering room catches fire

Engineering room catches fire

Ronan Brew, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


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

Last night, a fire started in the BSM engineering room. Although the sprinklers quickly put out the flame, important elements of the Advanced Competitive Science (ACS) program may be damaged. Every year, the ACS team travels somewhere around the world for an annual robotics tournament. In two weeks, the ...

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