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Building Citizenship: A First-Person Account of Illini Girls State

Grace Gardiner '18

September 24, 2017

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We didn’t know what to expect. Sure, we had signed up, packed our bags, and were all prepared to leave early Sunday morning, but we still didn’t quite know what the coming week had in store. Seniors Clare Bumpus, Julia Ga...

Advice for Freshmen

Emma Bjeldanes ‘18

September 14, 2017

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Dear Class of 2021, Change is always difficult. Everyone who has completed their freshman year of high school can remember the struggle of memorizing new names, schedules, and curriculum those first few weeks. Luckily, Benet’s...

Benet’s Summer Renovations

Benet’s Summer Renovations

September 14, 2017

A Spring Filled with School, Sports, and Smiles

Jannette Kazlauskas '20

May 15, 2017

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The sun comes up, the flowers begin to grow, and the cheery chirp of the birds return! Spring is here and summer is right around the bend. As the year slowly wraps to a close, Benet’s students are able to look back on their...

Giving Them a Chance


Brian Hunt '18

April 20, 2017

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On Monday, March 6, Chance the Rapper made a monstrous one-million-dollar donation to the Chicago Public Schools. This donation followed a previous conversation between the Chicago based artist and Governor Bruce Rauner. The two...

The Junior Catalyst Retreat Changes with a Purpose

Kevin O'Leary '18

April 5, 2017

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In chemistry, a catalyst is defined as a substance that speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction, without undergoing any chemical change itself. The last part of that definition is where Benet’s Catalyst retreats differ from...

Taking Benet Academy by Storm, One Calf at a Time: A Mad Kibs

Claire Kubacki '20

March 6, 2017

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Remember Mad Libs? The Benet Herald has decided to make a spin off of Mad Libs and created Mad Kibs. Visit the library anytime this week to fill out a copy of the very first original Mad Kibs. The funniest and most uniqe submission...

SALT Discontinues Saturday Morning Our Lady of the Angels Trips, New Service Opportunities to Come

Julia Gallagher '18

February 28, 2017

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Earlier this year, SALT discontinued the Saturday morning trips to the Our Lady of the Angels Mission. This left many students wondering why the trips had been canceled and what service opportunities would take its place, as this...

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