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“It” evokes fears in audiences

“It” evokes fears in audiences

Ingrid Lundberg, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

Who knew a red balloon could be so scary? The latest movie adaption of Stephen King’s novel It is the perfect combination of humor and horror. The movie has just become the highest grossing horror movie ever to be released (beating out 1973’s cult classic, The Exorcist), and its 2017 release date was no m...

BSM hosts new captain leadership workshops

BSM hosts new captain leadership workshops

Katie Hansen, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The captains for each fall sport have a huge responsibility to the team and their coaches. It is their duty to be a leader and role model for their teams. This year, BSM has joined forces with the Fortis Academy Organization and begun hosting captain workshops to help improve and reinforce the core...

Freshtival 2017!

Freshtival 2017!

Kaitlyn McTigue, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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

Every fall, the freshman are invited to the “Freshtival,” an event at BSM led by Link Crew leaders. This event is a chance for the students to spent time with their classmates as well as participate in a community service project. This year, just like past years, the freshman class piled into...

Science Club invokes curiosity in students

Science Club invokes curiosity in students

Erin Long, Features Editor

October 31, 2017


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

Students are encouraged to make additions to the BSM community based on their interests, in order to make the school more welcoming and diverse. Juniors Sarah Kinney and Jeanna Edlund recently started the CER Science Club, inspired by their significant interest in science. CER stands for Claim, Evide...

Sophomore goalkeeper Louis Hyde had strong season

Sophomore goalkeeper Louis Hyde had strong season

Frida Fortier, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The boys’ soccer program at BSM consists of four different high school teams with over 90 players. While most of the younger kids do not make varsity, there were a select few who did. While the varsity team did not make it to State this year, one player who played a major role on the team is sopho...

BSM gets ATV to help football team

BSM gets ATV to help football team

Dylan Boyd, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Everyone saw and heard it on the field on game day. It’s the newest addition to BSM’s football team: the new 2018 Polaris Ranger 500. The ATV -All Terrain Vehicle- has made moving equipment and gear faster due to its many unique features. One feature that has been extremely useful is the win...

Don’t respond to hate with censorship, instead protest

Don’t respond to hate with censorship, instead protest

Peyton Schuldt, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

Freedom of speech is a staple of American life and democracy. Of course, this also means that American people have the freedom to perpetuate hate. After the violent far-right rally in Charlottesville and while swastikas are painted in school bathrooms, a few questions come to mind: should Neo-Nazis, white supremacists, anti-Semites, or anyone part ...

BSM football ready for Sections and a chance to go back to State

BSM football ready for Sections and a chance to go back to State

Estelle Beutz, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

“RUN. IT. BACK.” The Benilde St. Margaret’s football team has been motivated by this slogan their entire season. With an impressive undefeated record of 8-0 in the regular season, they have attained the #1 seed going into the section tournament. This Saturday, the boys of fall hope to continue t...

Knight Errant receives awards at Journalism Convention

Knight Errant receives awards at Journalism Convention

Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

For students interested in journalism, the Knight Errant provides a real world experience at a nationally renowned publication. Returning from the 2017 Minnesota State Journalism Convention at the University of Minnesota, the Knight Errant brought home 24 national and statewide awards. Between colla...

After a strong regular season, BSM volleyball is ready for Sections

After a strong regular season, BSM volleyball is ready for Sections

Stella Fortier, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Girls’ volleyball has had great success throughout their regular season, and now the team is ready for Sections. The team is expected to do very well in Sections and is hoping to make a State appearance. The last time girls’ volleyball made it to State was 13 years ago. “It’s very exciting ...

Ben Larson reveals the struggles (and joys) of being a major superfan

Ben Larson reveals the struggles (and joys) of being a major superfan

Ben Larson, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under HUMOR, Showcase, TOP STORIES

Ben Larson, alive and well, recounts the four-hour calamity that was his experience during BSM’s soccer teams’ first section games: 4:45 pm – I pull into the BSM parking lot and make my way up to the ticket gate. I walk with an air of importance and belonging––as if the other fans were arr...

Junior Maizy Jackson is a key component to BSM volleyball success

Junior Maizy Jackson is a key component to BSM volleyball success

Matt McGonigle, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Junior Maizy Jackson is an extremely talented and valuable asset to the BSM volleyball team. Jackson, a top ranked player in the state, has already committed to the University of Northern Iowa. Jackson didn’t seriously begin playing volleyball until junior high. “I started playing club volleyball when I was in seventh grade, and then before ...

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