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  • Zimbabwe Holds Potential With The End of Mugabe’s Era

    Zimbabwe Holds Potential With The End of Mugabe’s Era

    Clara Costa, Editor

    November 20, 2017

    This Past Wednesday, November 15th, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Gabriel Mugabe was put under house arrest by Zimbabwean Military, due to the increased tension between the 93 year-old elected official, and the civilians of the southern African nation. The impetus that led to his arrest was his d...

    Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, attends the 12th African Union Summit Feb. 2, 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse B. Awalt/Released

  • Construction Innovates Blanchet Facilities

    Construction Innovates Blanchet Facilities

    Emily Wurdeman, Reporter

    September 26, 2017

    Since the beginning of Spring Break 2017, Bishop Blanchet High School has been undergoing some major changes. Construction to add a new cardio center, new locker rooms, a brand new heating system new coaching offices as well as a new space for our trainer Dave Grove and injured athletes began in Spring of 2017 at Bishop B...

    Saturday crews work to stay on target for the October 11th deadline. This crew looks like it is playing Tetris, getting all of the locker to fit in the girl's locker room.

  • Let the show begin!

    Let the show begin!

    September 20, 2017

    The Secret in The Wings, this fall's play, has been cast, and the crews have been chosen. The show, written by Mary Zimmerman, will run December 1-3 in the Marge Bradburn Theater. Ticket information will be forthcoming. Cast List Opening: Mom- Leah McIntyre Dad- Nick Shamulka Heid...

Danica Roem Breaks Political Barriers

Cade Prinzivalli, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

On November 7, 2017, Danica Roem became the first openly transsexual elected to the Virginia Legislature when she defeated Republican delegate Bob Marshall. Roem, a former journalist and metal vocalist, focused primarily on ...

Brave Voices Speak of Texas Mass Shooting

Kayla Ponti, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

On November 5th, 26 people were killed and 20 were injured after a gunman opened fire at a local church in Sutherland Springs, Texas After authorities came out with the list of victims of the shooting, the age range of pe...

JFK files Released: Death Threat on Oswald.

Hunter Redmon, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

Proceeding the highly anticipated deadline made over 25 years ago, the JFK files were released by the National Archives, revealing some interesting details about the famous JFK assassination. The assassination of John F...

Girls Swim Their Way to State

Emily Wurdeman, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

The 2017 season was extremely successful for Bishop Blanchet's Girls Swim Team. The year came to an end last week after the state swim meet where freshmen Ella Haskins placed 6th in both the 50m free and 100m fly. Overall,...

Zimbabwe Holds Potential With The End of Mugabe’s Era

Zimbabwe Holds Potential With The End of Mugabe’s Era

Clara Costa, Editor

November 20, 2017No Comments

This Past Wednesday, November 15th, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Gabriel Mugabe was put under house arrest by Zimbabwean Military, due to the increased tension between the 93 year-old elected official, and the civilians of ...

Native American Week Educates the Blanchet Community

Zoe Baker, Reporter

November 14, 2017No Comments

Native American week, organized by Jlynn Joseph, from Native American descent, Mr. Jesse McFeron, and the students of the Diversity Club, opened many eyes to the realities facing Native Americans both historically and today. ...

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Varsity Volleyball Wraps Up an Eventful Season

Kayla Ponti, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

  The Bishop Blanchet Varsity volleyball team wrapped up their season with a loss against Bellevue High School at Lakeside High School on Wednesday evening. The Braves had a strong start to their District playoff game bec...

Braves’ Varsity Football Season Wraps-Up With Lessons Learned

Joe Hinshaw, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

As the Braves’ Varsity Football draws to a close, head coach Kyle Moore and Seniors John Steele, Parker Jonas, and Leonard Hicks reflect on their areas of growth and season highlights. The team began their season with the main ob...

Boys Hoops Looks to Make a Statement in 2017-18 Season

Cole Thomas, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

The BBHS boys basketball team is ready to lace up and hit the court to officially begin the Sauvage era this winter. After a season in which the Braves competed in one of the top leagues on the West Coast, returning player...

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, October 28

    Varsity Football

    My School 42 - Nathan Hale 16

  • Friday, October 20

    Girls Swimming

    My School 121 - Eastside Catholic 46

  • Friday, October 20

    Varsity Football

    My School 48 - West Seattle 6

  • Thursday, October 19

    Varsity Girls Soccer

    My School 2 - Prep 2

  • Wednesday, October 18

    Varsity Volleyball

    My School 1 - Eastside Catholic 3

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Fashion Club Brings Style to School

Rachel Willison, Reporter

November 20, 2017No Comments

At the start of the 2017-2018 school year a new club joined the list of the numerous clubs and activities Bishop Blanchet has to offer; Fashion Club. Fashion Club is open to everyone, helps you to identify your per...

ASB Decides Homecoming Theme

Derek Loen, Reporter

November 14, 2017No Comments

On Friday, September 22nd, the Blanchet ASB officers led a meeting of the class cabinets to discuss the upcoming homecoming week. Along with Ms. Meaux, the ASB has been getting all of the small details...

The Ball is Rolling for Intramural Sports

Cole Thomas, Reporter

November 8, 2017No Comments

Sunday mornings at BBHS are calm and quiet. There are no students or teachers there to go about their business. But when the sun sets Sunday nights and the shoes are laced up, competition runs high in th...

Frau Willoughby Reminiscing Homecoming Week Memories

Kayla Ponti, Reporter

October 16, 2017No Comments

The first week of October kicked off Homecoming celebrations for the Brave community, and German teacher, Frau Willoughby was reminiscing on her homecoming memories from her time as a Blanchet student. Frau...

Principal Procopio Reminisces Homecoming

Georgia Costa, Reporter

October 16, 2017No Comments

  Homecoming week has been a memorable Bishop Blanchet tradition even since our new principal Mr. Sam Procopio was in the shoes of a freshman.   As a 2000 alumnus, Procopio remembers homeco...

Mr. Gaskill’s Homecoming Memory

October 16, 2017No Comments

Mr. Bocian Reminisces on Homecoming Weeks of Yonder

October 16, 2017

Mr. McFeron Jumps Back in Time to his BBHS Homecoming

October 5, 2017

Braves Launch Into German Week

October 3, 2017

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