Benet Herald

Divided We Stand: Comparing Media Coverage for the March for Life and Women’s March

Jacob Infante ‘19

January 31, 2018

Filed under Features

In 1949, the United States Federal Communications Commission issued the Fairness Doctrine. This policy was created to ensure that the media would cover controversial societal issues without bias. The doctrine lasted for 38 years...

Benet Academy Beard Growing Contest: A Christmas Tradition Continued

Catherine Bosch ‘19

January 27, 2018

Filed under Features

One of the best known traditions of the Benet Christmas Drive is the beard growing contest. Every year junior and senior boys can pay ten dollars to enter the contest. This allows them to forego shaving for the duration of Christmas...

Artistic Ability at the Academy

Greta Maras '19

January 23, 2018

Filed under Features

When art is mentioned in the halls of Benet Academy, one name immediately comes to mind: Victoria Grzesiak. Grzesiak is a senior who is renowned school-wide for her incredible artistic ability. She has had a very integral role, ...

3 Benet Seniors Recognized for Service

Catherine Bosch '19

January 17, 2018

Filed under Features

Every year twenty middle school and high school students are awarded the Naperville Youth Service Award to honor their service to the community and leadership skills. These students work with about twenty local charities who participate...

Christmas Goals and Traffic Controls

Jannette Kazlauskas '20

January 17, 2018

Filed under Features

Benet classics like Christmas Drive shopping, Mr. Stracco’s whipped cream shots, and the ping pong tournament will never grow old but sitting in long traffic lines does. The roads surrounding Benet are often backed up due to...

53% of Benet Academy Seniors Named Illinois State Scholars

Catherine Bosch '19

January 14, 2018

Filed under Features

Every year the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, or ISAC, recognizes the top performing high school seniors in the state with the Illinois State Scholar award. The award is based on students’ ACT and SAT test scores, unweighted...

A Letter to the Editor: Celebrating Benet Christmas Traditions and Giving as Jesus Did

Leah Monroe '18

December 14, 2017

Filed under Features

December 12, 2017 Dear Staff and Editors of the Benet Herald, A service project I love participating in that takes place during the Christmas season is the Benet Christmas Drive. Many people see Christmas as a day they receive...

2017 NFL Regular Season Rundown

Jacob Infante '19

November 28, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

Although baseball claims the title “America’s pastime”, it has been statistically proven that football is actually the most-viewed sport in the United States. The NFL has become as much of a part of Sundays as going to church....

The New iPhone: Is it Worth It?

Ashley Tyburski '18

October 24, 2017

Filed under Features

“A company’s culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneur’s job is to build the foundation.” Today, it seems that Apple has lost that innovation which made it a cutting-edge tech-giant at the turn of t...

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