Don’t forget to say goodbye

Gizela Kwihangana

September 17, 2019

     As of May 22, of 2019, Benson says farewell to Ray Dewaele, Ken Rieschl, Bobbi Everts, and Edward Pamford, four valuable team members as they retire from the years of dedication to Benson.        Ray Dewaele h...

Orchestra, Band visit middle schools

Amanda DeSantiago, Newspaper

May 7, 2019

As a form of recruitment for students transitioning from middle school to high school, the Benson Orchestra and Jazz band went and performed for the band and orchestra classes at both Monroe and Nathan Hale Middle School on Apr....

Don’t forget to say goodbye

Gizela Kwihagana

May 7, 2019

On May 22, of 2019, Benson says farewell to Ray Dewaele, Ken Rieschl, Bobbi Everts and Edward Panford, four valuable team members as they retire from the years of dedication to Benson. Ray Dewaele has been at Benson for nine...

Welcoming the new fluffle

Anthony Arenas-Rubiales, Eiditor and Chief of the Newspaper

May 7, 2019

The Class of 2023 are just a couple of steps closer to their first day of high school. Many have already chosen what school they will attend and what classes that they will take. But where are the freshman that are going to Benson...

Breaking News(ies), read all about it

Lucas Magisana

May 7, 2019

This summer, the Benson High auditorium is being transformed into the streets of New York during the 1899 Newspaper Boys strike.  “’Newsies’ is based off the newspaper boys strike 1899, in which child workers fought back against corporate greed,” Drama teacher Erienne Wredt said.  It was chosen by a panel of judges who go through a list...

Thrive Club volunteers at Intercultural Senior Center

Safia Mohamud

May 7, 2019

In order to give back and appreciate the elderly members in their community, Thrive Club members visited the Intercultural Senior Center on Apr. 12. Students covered the place with posters of their cultures as well as performed...

The Walk for a Cause

Anthony Arenas-Rubiales, Eiditor and Chief of the Newspaper

February 15, 2019

On Tuesday May 15, 2012, Benson High School Student Melanie Koontz passed away from a domestic violence case. Each year since Koontz death the Benson High School JROTC program does a walk in her honor about domestic violence. “Melanie...

Avoiding Debt in College

Gizela Kwihangana

February 15, 2019

College is not cheap nor is it going to pay itself, but before stressing and panicking, remember that there are scholarships. Scholarships are defined as a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need,...

American College Stressing

Anthony Arenas-Rubiales, Eiditor and Chief of the Newspaper

February 15, 2019

As a new school year has appeared, a new group of juniors will soon be taking the American College Testing (ACT) in April. Many are nervous while a couple are confident. There are many ways to study and practice for the ACT. “I’ve...

Former Teacher Writes Book

Anndee Jelinek

February 15, 2019

John Beecham went from being an English teacher here at Benson to a published author. After months of hard work, his book, "Saving Emily Dickinson", was released on August 9. Saving Emily Dickinson is about a young girl named...

Benson’s Angel(a) in Disguise

Anndee Jelinek

February 15, 2019

After teaching AP World History and AP Psychology for fifteen years, Angela Johanek has been promoted to the Magnet Coordinator. “I had no idea, the job was not yet open [at the end of last year],” Johanek said. The position...

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