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Long Hair Don’t Care: One man’s quest to keep his mullet dreams alive

Long Hair Don’t Care: One man’s quest to keep his mullet dreams alive

John Brask, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under HUMOR, TOP STORIES

Memories of the football state championship have faded for some, but one man refuses to let the energy die. Senior Hank Wolfe, named the boldest man in the western hemisphere, has not chopped his back mane for nearly 9 months now. He is often spotted scoring touchdowns, kicking extra points, or fluffi...

Steven Leung – Orchestra

Steven Leung – Orchestra

Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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From laying under the piano as a young child, to playing symphonies with world renowned artists, new orchestra teacher, Steven Leung is well versed in the arts. Growing up, Lueng was always surrounded by the arts. Having a classically trained pianist as a mother, he found music in his daily routine. Afte...

Staff Ed: Encouraging healthy discussion in the school is essential for progress

October 6, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial, TOP STORIES

In room 153 on a block day, desks form a cluttered circle; we, the Knight Errant editors, talk across the room; messy handwriting scrawls over the whiteboard; and our advisor eerily watches us from a distance as we try to survive the miserable heat that plagues the English classrooms. Mos...

Lauren Winston attends Boston Ballet summer program

Lauren Winston attends Boston Ballet summer program

Will Krane, Print Managing Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

From traveling around the world, to playing video games in the comfort of their home, students have a wide range of summer activities. For junior Lauren Winston, her love of dance took her to a five week summer program with the Boston Ballet. It all started with an audition in Chicago where...

Coach Maura Brew wins speech award

Coach Maura Brew wins speech award

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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

BSM English teacher and speech coach Ms. Maura Brew was awarded the Outstanding Individual in Communication and Theater Award early this fall. Given by the Communication and Theater Association of Minnesota (CTAM), the Outstanding Individual in Communication and Theater Award recognizes an individual ...

Students work at the Minnesota State Fair

Students work at the Minnesota State Fair

Will Krane, Graphic Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Almost every year since 1859, crowds have flocked together to enjoy the Minnesota State Fair. The production takes the hard work of hundreds of individuals to put on. This year, a handful of BSM students had the opportunity to experience the fair from the inside, working at the various attractions thro...

Boys’ dance team ready for huge performance

Boys’ dance team ready for huge performance

Stella Fortier, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under HUMOR, TOP STORIES

Boys' dance team is a long-lasting homecoming tradition where a group of selected boys join together to perform a partner dance in front of the whole school. The dance team captains are most looking forward to seeing the dance come together and watching the boys give their all.  “I love seeing the boy...

Analytical skills do not determine intelligence

Analytical skills do not determine intelligence

Spencer Sweeney, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase, TOP STORIES

50 years ago, we may not have thought of an intelligent person as popular, but with the advancement of scientific discovery, business, and technology in areas relating to specific genres of knowledge and reasoning, ‘intelligence’, as it is currently considered, has become the new fad. Now, sho...

Senior transfer students share their experiences as new members of BSM

Senior transfer students share their experiences as new members of BSM

Emily Clear, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

With homework, extracurriculars, and college looming ahead, the life of a high school senior is never easy. All of these struggles are heightened for BSM's few incoming senior transfer students. Incoming seniors Jessica Hill, Anna Keller, and Kay Franzese share their struggles associated with being a...

Changing over the years: Students’ privileges change as they mature through high school

Changing over the years: Students’ privileges change as they mature through high school

Spencer Sweeny, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, TOP STORIES

High school is a time of physical and psychological changes for teenagers as their bodies and brains prepare for adulthood. Within BSM, this development is apparent in the experiences of students and teachers through changes in maturity and social privileges. Freshman year, especially for new students, ...

Soccer sisters: The Fortiers bond on and off the field

Soccer sisters: The Fortiers bond on and off the field

Ingrid Lundberg, Varsity Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Beyoncé and Solange. Mary Kate and Ashley. Kendall and Kylie. Hollywood has lots of talented sisters, but they aren’t the only ones. Benilde-St. Margaret’s has an iconic sister duo: Junior Stella and Sophomore Frida Fortier. But, instead of running a million-dollar fashion empire, they are runnin...

BSM volleyball hopes to turn strong season into a State appearance

BSM volleyball hopes to turn strong season into a State appearance

Noah Layton, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Coming off of the 2016-17 season with a 22-9 record and a tough loss in the Section semi-finals, the BSM volleyball team is already shaping up to have another great year. With senior captains Anna Carr, Sophie Hathaway, Rachel Folkestad, and junior Anna Shurson, they hope to lead the team to success. Al...

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