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BSM renovates old courtyard to create new learning spaces

BSM renovates old courtyard to create new learning spaces

Erin Long, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


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BSM is constructing new science labs in the basement as well as a new multi-use space off the theater hallway; this construction will be happening from summer 2018 until winter of 2019. These changes and improvements are being put in place in order to add to the BSM curriculum and the student learning experi...

BSM tennis coach fired

BSM tennis coach fired

Kayla Farrey and Grace Christenson, News Editor and Student Life Editor

September 18, 2018


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BSM boys’ tennis coach, Kevin Rust, was fired Wednesday morning after the administration discovered Rust had been arrested in late June for attempting to solicit sex from what he believed to be an underage girl. Rust was arrested in Barron County, Wisconsin after he responded to a post, set up by ...

Students open up about the benefits of being bilingual

Students open up about the benefits of being bilingual

Jackie Bucaro, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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The BSM student community contains a shockingly diverse bilingual population. When surveyed, students were found to speak languages ranging from French to Arabic to American Sign Language. Spanish is the language most commonly spoken; this makes sense, considering BSM’s impressive Español para Hispan...

Are summer jobs worth it?

Are summer jobs worth it?

Zach Zeman, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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BSM students have just come back from summer; lots of people traveled and others spent almost everyday sleeping. The ones who were the most productive and made the most of their summer are the ones who ended up getting summer jobs. Research says that only about 30% of teens between the ages of s...

BSM hires two new assistant principals

BSM hires two new assistant principals

Kayla Farrey, News Editor

September 13, 2018


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After Ms. Mary Anderson retired and Mr. Seborn Yancy left to pursue another career, BSM hired Ms. Cami Dahlstrom and Mr. Matt Weingartz as assistant principals. They come with over 26 years of experience from previous teaching jobs. These two new administration officials feel it is more productiv...

Girls’ swimming aims for a strong season

Girls’ swimming aims for a strong season

Kaitlyn McTigue, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018


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The BSM girls’ swimming team has prepared themselves for another year of competition. With the 2018 season beginning, there comes new opportunities for records to be beaten and medals to be won. Senior captains Elle Dickey, Maya Argenta, and Abby Sohm believe the biggest goal of the season is to se...

Travis Scott VS Nicki Minaj

Travis Scott VS Nicki Minaj

Solomon Doyscher, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2018


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The pop music sphere has been blessed with two of, arguably, the biggest names in rap music, releasing albums at the same time. Travis Scott has released his highly anticipated ‘ASTROWORLD,’ a psychedelic, strange, bizarro take on modern rap music. Nicki Minaj released ‘Queen,’ her most rap-orien...

Sophomore declared BSM’s best Fortnite player

Sophomore declared BSM’s best Fortnite player

Turner Wine, Staff Writer

June 8, 2018


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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


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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 REVIEWS, 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


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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...

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