Many Benedictine Cadets are avid hunters, and spend lots of their free time in the woods, on the river, or at a pond picking out ducks, deer, doves, and other quarries. The hunting Cadets find it a relaxing activity.
The annual yearbook is something that is taken seriously with pride by certain Cadets. But it also brings great memories and fun moments among the Cadets in the class. "Making the yearbook was a lot of fun," said senior Corey Adams. "Earlier last year I wasn't really into it, but when you realize you're helping create memories for you and your classmates, you really start to see the importance."
Within the last couple weeks, members of the senior class of '22 have met with college representatives to find out more information about the college they'd like to consider attending.
Starting in August of this year T. J. Baldwin and his fellow Cadet David Ngendakuriyo have been volunteering at Saint Francis Hospital on Sundays and Saturdays respectively. "I probably wouldn't work anywhere else," T. J. stated. "I feel like it's the right place for me."
Clint Ellison was busy learning to save lives this summer. He's been on many missions, including a search and rescue mission at Chesterfield County Airport alongside fellow Cadet Chase Bruce.
This past Saturday, seven of Benedictine's Outdoors Club Cadets participated in an evening dove hunt down toward Petersburg, near RJ Smith Construction's concrete recycling yard.
It is the start of October and Benedictine PSAT tests are coming up. The test for the Cadets will take place on October 13. Students have already received a practice packet from their advisory teachers in order to prepare. There are also online practice packets. The packet can be found on the site collegeboard.org. The site offers many practice tests and previous PSAT scores.
This year, Walker, along with other faculty and student leaders, have decided to enforce the school's hair and uniform policies. In previous years, Benedictine has become slightly more lenient and lax about the uniform policy.
This year at Benedictine, there has been an entirely new approach to parking. Earlier, at the beginning of the school year, BCP announced that parking rules have changed. With many student drivers, this change affected most of the Cadets.
The Benedictine varsity soccer team has started off its campaign strong. The squad has only lost one game, against John Paul VI in their quest for a title run.
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