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Students can benefit from taking a gap year

Students can benefit from taking a gap year

Alicia Fripp, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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For many students, a year away from academics after four years of high school sounds really appealing, and colleges seem to like it as well. According to CNBC, taking a gap year between high school and college is a growing trend in the United States. Students who take gap years often come back refreshed and m...

Chemistry students test BSM water sources

Chemistry students test BSM water sources

Jordan Frantz, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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This May, chemistry students were challenged to test drinkable water sources around BSM and report their findings to the school community to determine which water source should be used to refill reusable water bottles. Chemistry teachers Ms. Jennifer Roushar, Ms. Lisa Bargas, and Ms. Abbi Baker ass...

Immigrant literature provides opportunities for students

Immigrant literature provides opportunities for students

Max Byzewski, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


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At BSM, there has been a continuous cycle of adding new electives and eliminating the less popular choices to keep the curriculum fresh and adapting to new interests. One of the courses that has been added fairly recently is Immigrant Literature. This course has established a new way for students to gain insig...

Senior Joe Collins heads off to play Junior hockey after High School

Senior Joe Collins heads off to play Junior hockey after High School

Max Byzewski, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


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Every year Benilde-St. Margaret’s graduates student-athletes that play their respective sports at the next level. BSM hockey exemplifies this pretty well, considering every year since 2010 there has been at least one player from each class that has gone on to play college hockey. This year is no differe...

Seniors sign with United States Armed Forces and athletics

Seniors sign with United States Armed Forces and athletics

Brielle Baker, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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On May 16, 2018, six BSM seniors signed to enter the United States Armed Forces. These students include James Norkosky and Noah Swindle, both of whom will be attending the US Air Force Academy in Colorado; Lorenzo Cerda who will be attending the US Naval Academy; Ingrid Lundberg who will be attending ...

Choir performs at annual spring concert

Choir performs at annual spring concert

Luke Coughlin, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


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Each year, BSM hosts a spring choir, orchestra and band concert each year. This year, the spring choir concert was centered around the theme “Unity in Song” and took place on Wednesday, May 16. The theme allowed the songs to have a deeper message, aimed at change and remembrance. The concert op...

Fortnite: Battle Royale poised to become an even bigger success in fourth season

Fortnite: Battle Royale poised to become an even bigger success in fourth season

Ronan Brew, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Digital Life, TOP STORIES

The hit game Fortnite: Battle Royale continues to expand as one of the most widespread games of all time. Epic Games, the game developer, has launched the free to play version of the game into its fourth season. Fortnite: Battle Royale involves 100 players dropping into a map until one lone survivo...

Seniors share tricks to of surviving life at BSM

Seniors share tricks to of surviving life at BSM

Sarah Hansberry and Erin Lerch

May 18, 2018


Filed under DIVERSIONS, MULTIMEDIA, TOP STORIES

Walking through the main hallway after lunch can be a traffic jam! An easy fix you can try is to use the Great Hall as an efficient detour when the halls are busy after lunch. Save the earth and your bank account by using the hydration station instead of buying water. Become friends with the moms in the sp...

Students use blogs and vlogs to express themselves online

Students use blogs and vlogs to express themselves online

Harry Madden, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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As technology has gained increasing importance in today’s society, many find a new hobby in sharing their lives on the internet. For this new interest, blogs and vlogs serve as the perfect platform. Many think of it as just a fun hobby, others want to send a message out, and few have even found in...

Be careful, Cardi B’s album “Invasion of Privacy” is a music phenomenon

Be careful, Cardi B’s album “Invasion of Privacy” is a music phenomenon

Harry Madden, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, MULTIMEDIA, Music Reviews, TOP STORIES

American rapper Cardi B has become a music superstar this year since she released her number 1 hit song "Bodak Yellow" back in June. Since then, she has left her fans impatiently waiting for a debut album, and "Invasion of Privacy" has finally been released. The album was released on April 6th, and it ...

BSM’s annual Day of Giving brings in donations

BSM’s annual Day of Giving brings in donations

Luke Mathwig, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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BSM’s annual Day of Giving is a day for families in the community to donate to BSM; this year it is on May 17. The donations from this fundraiser are set up to help out the students and their BSM experience. The goal for this year is for BSM to receive $870,000 in donations, and BSM is on track to reach th...

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