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Biomedical Science Classes go on first-ever field trip

Biomedical Science Classes go on first-ever field trip

Bridget Yazvec, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

For students who are curious about a medical career, Biomedical Science classes offer a great chance for them to learn more. The Biomedical Science Investigations Class had their first field trip this fall. Biomedical students were given the opportunity to go to the University of Minnesota Medical Cente...

BSM welcomes a new officer on campus

BSM welcomes a new officer on campus

Sydni Dailey, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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Keeping a school and its students safe from outside harm is key to having a secure learning environment. Following the promotion of BSM’s previous officer, Aaron Balvin, the BSM faculty and staff gained a new member that helps with keeping our school and students safe. School Liaison Officer Denni...

Seniors become Eucharistic Ministers for the 2017-18 school year

Seniors become Eucharistic Ministers for the 2017-18 school year

Kayla Farrey, Varsity Writer

November 14, 2017


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The community of BSM has the opportunity to worship each month and broaden their journey of faith, but certain members of the community take an extra step by becoming eucharistic ministers. With each school year comes a wave of new eucharistic ministers. The ministers help at school masses with the dist...

Seniors participate in PSEO classes

Seniors participate in PSEO classes

Charlie Kraemer, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

This year, some BSM seniors have enrolled in PSEO, or Post Secondary Enrollment Options, to get a head start on their college experience. PSEO allows students to attain early insight into the format of a college schedule while also earning credits in advanced programs often beyond a high school c...

Girls’ hockey hopes for success with the help of a new head coach

Girls’ hockey hopes for success with the help of a new head coach

Dylan Hoen, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

Seventeen years ago, Shjon Podein was a month into his ninth NHL season that would culminate with him lifting the Stanley Cup as a member of the Colorado Avalanche. Today, his thoughts have turned to battling the likes of Edina and Blake in the ultra-competitive Section 6AA. Last March, Podein was named t...

Teachers explain the difference in teaching at public vs. private schools

Teachers explain the difference in teaching at public vs. private schools

Kayla Farrey, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Students at BSM have the advantages of a private school education; students learn discipline, respect for teachers and fellow students, smaller class size and are taught a strict curriculum in a Catholic education setting. Many teachers at BSM arrived from private schools while others transitioned over ...

Students take senior photos through Photography Club

Students take senior photos through Photography Club

Breah Banks, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Book Reviews, TOP STORIES

As students look for inexpensive ways to get senior photos, the BSM Photography Club is doing a service learning project to help students get the best photos at no cost. The learning project first started last year. Photography teacher Kelli Rahn noticed over the last few years that more and more ...

Seniors Tracy Reinier and Michelle Wyley traveled to Mexico to do service work

Seniors Tracy Reinier and Michelle Wyley traveled to Mexico to do service work

Kylie Nevells, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

While most teenagers prefer to take time for themselves in the summer, seniors Tracy Renier and Michelle Wyley went down to Micatlán, Mexico to visit the brothers and sisters of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos to share their faith and be of service. A small village south of Mexico, Miacatlán is home to more than...

Creative Writing Club promotes writing outside the classroom

Creative Writing Club promotes writing outside the classroom

Ben Larson, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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

BSM is introducing a new club this year, designed to help encourage students who are interested in writing more than just what’s required by their English classes. Seniors Kylie Nevells, Henry Bird, and Anna Lilienthal started the Creative Writing Club to act as a platform for enthusiasm and passion for ...

BSM girls’ swim prepares for the Section Meet

BSM girls’ swim prepares for the Section Meet

Matt McGonigle, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

BSM Girls’ Swimming and Diving has a history of consistently performing well each season, and this year has been no exception. Girls' Swim and Dive looks to be a strong team going into their Varsity Section meet this season. “A lot of our girls are very strong and we have quite a few developi...

Student Council plans and carries out events for the student body

Student Council plans and carries out events for the student body

Estelle Beutz, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

“Don’t be hesitant, vote for ME as your president.” Throughout student council elections, common phrases like these can be found posted around the halls of BSM. Although student council is a basic extracurricular activity found at virtually every high school, it remains a mystery for most stud...

Distractions provide lively breaks, but also negative disruptions at BSM

Distractions provide lively breaks, but also negative disruptions at BSM

Quinn Ehlen, Taylor Anderson, and Mia Rheineck

November 6, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES, VIDEOS

Fidget spinners, paper airplanes, online games, drumming pencils, Netflix, social media, and other random noises. Every student can get distracted at some point and sometimes teachers follow suit. However, there is a fine line between keeping class lively and being a negative distraction in the class. Fo...

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