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  • Oscars 2017

    Oscars 2017

    Margot Striegel '20

    March 10, 2017

    The Oscars: class, sophistication, elegance and, in this year’s case, mishap. This year proved itself to be one of the most eventful and chaotic Oscars yet. From fashion to gorgeous gowns to mistaken identity, the 2017 Oscars were worth watching every minute. The first ever Oscars took place on...

  • Grammys 2017

    Grammys 2017

    Emily Bi '18

    March 9, 2017

    Another year, another congratulatory set of golden gramophones. This year’s Grammy’s highlights include memorable events ranging from a fulfilled promise between two successful artists and a performer breaking her award on stage. Let’s take a look at the former. Twenty-One Pilots accepted their...

  • Day of Service, Success and Sharing

    Day of Service, Success and Sharing

    Jannette Kazlauskas '20

    March 8, 2017

    During the last week of January, also known as Catholic Schools Week, Benet had a day of giving planned for its students. That Friday was entitled “SALT’s Day of Service.” Using money donated to the Christmas drive, SALT was able to pay for supplies to make blankets, dressers, hats, gloves, greeting...

  • What to Watch in 2017

    What to Watch in 2017

    Catherine Bosch '19

    February 10, 2017

    With a new year comes new entertainment, and fans are excited to see many long awaited movies and TV shows hit the big screen. A Series of Unfortunate Events, a Netflix original released on January 13, is based on the popular book series centering around Violet, Klaus and Sunny, three children who...

  • March for Life 2017

    March for Life 2017

    Liam Johnson '18

    February 8, 2017

    On January 27, 2017, 96 Benet students rallied together for one main cause: Life. Over the weekend of the March for Life, hundreds of thousands of people made a pilgrimage to Washington D.C. to defend the dignity and sanctity of life. This year was the first year that Benet decided to go on the March...

School News

SALT Speakers in February

Hazel Oreta '18

SALT has hosted several speakers over the years. Those scheduled to appear during the month of February focused on chastity. One of the most misunderstood virtues in Catholicism, chastity is defined in a twofold definition:...

March 9No Comments

Day of Service, Success and Sharing

Day of Service, Success and Sharing

Jannette Kazlauskas '20

During the last week of January, also known as Catholic Schools Week, Benet had a day of giving planned for its students. That Friday was entitled “SALT’s Day of Service.” Using money donated to the Christmas drive,...

March 8No Comments

Alumni Career Speaker Series Enters its Fourth Year

Julia Gallagher '18

For the past three years, the Counseling Department has partnered with the Alumni Relations Office in contacting and hosting Benet alumni for alumni career talks. This year, speakers with careers in business, law, medicine, ...

March 2No Comments

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Sports

2017 Baseball Preview

Jacob Infante '19

  The winter season has officially come to an end. As we bid adieu to the frigid, snowy days that we've become acquainted with over these past few months, we also welcome the beginning of spring...

March 23No Comments

A Sudden End to an Overall Success

Brian Hunt '18

Two weeks ago, the Lady Redwings took an unprecedented loss against Edwardsville in the Class 4A super-sectional. This marked the end of the victorious postseason streak of 18 games but more devastatingly...

March 22No Comments

Race to the Finish: Benet Girls Track Shines

Jacob Infante '19

Saturday February 18, the Benet Academy girls track team took part in a track meet at Downers Grove South. The girls brought their A-game, as many of them finished among the best in the competition. Here's...

March 15No Comments

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Clubs

Environmental Club Pitches in to Care for Creation

Sarah Habeck '18

Pope Francis teaches us that, “Our Earth needs constant concern and attention,” and “each of us has a personal responsibility to care for creation.” Under the direction of environmental science...

March 9No Comments

Political Club: Brimming with Excitement

Gina Wiste '19

America had a big year politically, and so did Benet’s own Political Club! Designed by senior Cameron Rodriguez, this year’s Noel/Nagis sweatshirts were a huge success. So successful in fact, that...

February 16No Comments

Respect the Mob

Matteo Caulfield '19

Men of Benet is a rapidly developing club founded at the close of the 2013-2014 school year by Tim Jacklich and Nick Benak, both from the Benet class of 2016, and moderator Mr. Kevin Veselik. Benet’s...

February 16No Comments

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