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BSM football hopes to repeat as State Champions

BSM football hopes to repeat as State Champions

Michael Hunter, Online Managing Editor & Sports Managing Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

With a new school year already in full swing and the fall sports season starting, the BSM football team will be hoping to repeat as State Champions and build off a strong 2-0 start this season. With wins over Waconia and Orono to start off the new season, the team has high expectations of what is...

Alum Frankie Gormley ’16 took a gap year and encourages others to do the same

Alum Frankie Gormley ’16 took a gap year and encourages others to do the same

Vivian Shinall, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

For most outgoing seniors, the path after BSM is fairly uniform: they will attend college the year after graduating, and then proceed to their career of choice. Alum of ‘16 Frankie Gormley’s path has strayed far from this norm, resulting in an abundance of new opportunities and experiences. Instead of ...

Archbishop Hebda installs Dr. Ehrmantraut as President of BSM

Archbishop Hebda installs Dr. Ehrmantraut as President of BSM

Erin Long, Features Editor

September 8, 2017


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

Recently, Dr. Adam Ehrmantraut became the first president in BSM history to be installed. On Wednesday 7, 2017, Archbishop Bernard Hebda installed Ehrmantraut during BSM's first mass of the school year. Pope Francis appointed Hebda to be the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis ...

Unsung Hero: Elaine Barber

Unsung Hero: Elaine Barber

Annie Paulison, Staff Writer

June 23, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

With "Substitute Teacher" as just one of her many titles, Ms. Elaine Barber never fails to surprise students with her will to go out of the way to better the BSM community. Barber originally gained substitute experience from teaching in long term sub jobs: twice in Earth Science for a woman on maternity...

2016-2017 RECAP

June 9, 2017


Filed under TOP STORIES, VIDEOS

New renovations coming to Benilde St. Margaret’s over the summer

New renovations coming to Benilde St. Margaret’s over the summer

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, TOP STORIES

With the recent completion of the Haben renovations, Benilde St. Margaret's will welcome new features for the upcoming year: updated flooring, replaced sections of the roof, an improved  parking lot, and refurbished classrooms. Construction starts on June 12, right after the school year ends. If no...

10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

10 songs from 10 years ago that are worth listening to again

Elsa Beise, Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

A decade ago, things were different. Gauchos were worn, hair was flat ironed until you burned it, and boys rocked muscle tank tops. Have no fear, the music of this decade provides a lot of wonderful songs, some could argue a greater amount than today. Find out with ten of the best songs of the era. ...

New Buddhist temple builds interfaith dialogue

New Buddhist temple builds interfaith dialogue

Sam Luo, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Recently, a new Buddhist Center was built in St. Louis Park. This temple combined with the synagogue across the street and BSM makes the St. Louis Park area have three different but fascinating religions and cultures. The Thai Buddhist Center - also known as Wat Thai of Minnesota - received a maj...

Baseball Avenges Previous Section Loss, Keeps Season Alive With Key Win

Baseball Avenges Previous Section Loss, Keeps Season Alive With Key Win

Will Whitmore, Staff Writer

June 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

On June 1, Delano and Benilde-St. Margaret’s met for a section playoff game.  In a thriller, the Red Knights were shocked by Delano in ten innings of intense baseball. As the game ended, the Red Knights faced a daunting predicament. In order to repeat as section champs, Benilde had to win an incredib...

Spring musical receives Spotlight Awards

Spring musical receives Spotlight Awards

Max Jensen, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017


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

The musical, "Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure," recently debuted at BSM. Receiving high praise from the student body, the musical itself also received a Spotlight Award. Awarded to the show as a whole, and any actors and actresses that stood out, the Spotlight Award is determined by two judg...

Ricky’s Rants (and Raves)

Ricky Floyd, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

TV Shows What's wrong with kids’ shows nowadays? When we were little kids our cartoons and TV shows were always lit. We had “Ed,” “Edd and Eddy,” “Corey in the House,” “iCarly,” “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends,” “Zack and Cody,” “Billy and Mandy,” “Drake and Josh,...

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