Caroline Appleby and Emily Anderson of the Knight Errant from Benilde-St. Margaret’s School in St. Louis Park. May 13, 2015 Finnish Kickstarter company Caktus has reached success in the US by creating a new water-intake tracking sensor and app called THE+HUG. This device, which looks similar in size and shape to a FitBit bracelet, wraps around… Read more »
Sports Careers: Behind-the-Scenes
Interested in a career in sports? You don’t have to be a superstar athelete to make this dream a reality! From agents and money managers to front office personnel and medical staff, sports organizations require the professional capabilities of a wide variety of individuals to run effectively. Here are some of the top 5 sports careers that… Read more »
Amazing Teen: Charlotte Burns is a Junior Master Diver
Have you heard about Charlotte Burns? The 13-year-old amazing teen from Britain is a Junior Master Diver with over 130 dives around the world. Not only was Charlotte the youngest person to receive this certification, she’s also about to add another first to her name. Charlotte has successfully petitioned the Icelandic government for the right to… Read more »
Tessa Albert, Staff Writer - The Blue Print April 22, 2015 Music is always good. It can make your day better just by listening to your favorite song or artist, but studies have shown that listening to music can actually improve your workout performance! Now you may have heard that before, but do you actually… Read more »
Do Sports Parents Go Too Far?
Edyn Convery, Social Media Editor/Staff Writer, The Blue Print March 19, 2015 Sports have changed drastically within the past quarter century. Sports parents today will not hesitate to come up to a coach, call them, or even message them on social media about their children’s playing time. There are many factors that weigh in to… Read more »
Scuba Diving: Into the Deep
Check out The Rider Online, the student newspaper at Legacy High School, and get this teen’s perspective on Scuba Diving. What are some of your favorite water sports? Into the Deep Scuba diving provides unique experience Heather Hines, Staff Writer June 19, 2015 bright sun shimmers overhead in the clear blue sky. Senior Haley Hines… Read more »
7 Healthy Snacks for Summer
Check out The Kirkwood Call, the student newspaper at Kirkwood High School, and try out this teen’s recipes for healthy snacks this summer. What other recipes can you share? Anna Mullendore, features writer • June 23, 2015 1. Fruity graham crackers Spread blueberry yogurt or a yogurt of your liking, on a graham cracker…. Read more »
Alumni Stories: Shaq Shares His Club Experience
Shaquille O’Neal sat down with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to share why being a Club kid was such an important part of his life while growing up. From keeping him safe to giving him a forum to practice his skills, the Club was a great place to hang out. If Shaq thinks the Club was… Read more »
Alumni Stories: Inspiring Magic!
Earvin “Magic” Johnson sat down with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to share how his Club experience made a difference in his life. If the Club was a great place for Magic, we bet it is a great place for you as well! Be sure to check out your local Boys & Girls Club!