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Benet Bass Fishing Team: Hook, Line, and Sinker

Ryan Flynn ‘19

May 17, 2017

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In rainy and cool conditions, the Benet bass fishing team competed in their sectional competition on May 5. The competition took place at Lake Holiday, and the harsh weather added another challenge to the already difficult event....

Science Alliance: Another Year in the Books

Chris Zeuthen ‘19

May 8, 2017

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​The Benet Academy Science Alliance team has completed another year to be put down in the books. The Science Alliance team is home to over 30 students who are passionate about a vast number of topics in the scientific realm...

The End of this Year’s Cycle for Environmental Club

Patrick Forsythe ‘19

May 8, 2017

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Environmental club is one of the most interesting and fastest growing clubs at Benet Academy. Every year this group of ecological whiz-kids puts together a team to attend the Envirothon, a competition at the Danada House that...

Math Team: Another Run at State

Chris Zeuthen ‘19

April 18, 2017

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Boring, difficult, and confusing are the words that pop into the minds of the majority of high school students when they think of math, but the students on the Benet Academy Math Team view these complex calculations in a much...

Diversifying Benet Academy?

Chris Zeuthen '19

April 18, 2017

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Our society is built on diversity as each of person maintains their own unique characteristics and backgrounds. The newest club at Benet Academy is helping prepare students to enter into this ever changing and diverse world. This...

Environmental Club Pitches in to Care for Creation

Sarah Habeck '18

March 9, 2017

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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 teacher Mrs. Linda Volin,...

Political Club: Brimming with Excitement

Gina Wiste '19

February 16, 2017

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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 they will be selling more...

Respect the Mob

Matteo Caulfield '19

February 16, 2017

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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 campus ministry had set...

The King of Chess

Ryan Flynn '19

February 16, 2017

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On Saturday the twenty-eighth and Sunday the twenty-ninth of January, the Benet Academy Chess Team earned second place in their conference. The only team that surpassed them was Illinois Math & Science Academy, who were only...

Club Activities for the Day of Love

Rachel Strons '17

February 15, 2017

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Benet clubs know how to celebrate holidays. The festivities for Valentine’s Day began an entire week early. The campus ministry group SALT kicked preparations off with a week of decorating boxes and filling them with cards and...

Language Clubs Christmas Festivities

Gina Wiste '19

December 13, 2016

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Christmas time is always a flurry, be it with snowflakes or prepping for the holiday events, and this time of year is no different for Benet Academy. The Christmas Drive is a treasured tradition here at the Academy, and nearly...

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