Benet Herald

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

May 1, 2018

Strutting Their Stuff: The Mother Daughter Fashion Show

Cassandra Stec '18

May 1, 2018

Filed under Features

On Sunday, April 15, Benet Academy seniors assembled at the Abbington Banquet Hall to hold a mass, luncheon, and fashion show for junior and senior girls and their mothers. Preparation began weeks before with each senior group...

A March in April: Students Take a Stand Against Violence

Gina Wiste ‘19

April 30, 2018

Filed under Features, School News

In commemoration of the lives lost to violence and shootings in schools, most recently the seventeen killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida on February 14, a committee of Benet seniors organized a school...

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...

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