The influence of society and social media are stimulating a decline in the number of Catholic believers, especially teens. Young people are often told to follow their hearts, chase their dreams and to never let anyone stop them. However, some struggle to find a sense of community in God’s ki…
Word bank: baton, club, goal, golf, golf ball, grass, green, soccer, soccer ball, spikes, spring sports, track
During the last few months Beckman Catholic has been paying close attention to the winter sports teams. Teams have been busy prepping in anticipation of their upcoming seasons. These sports include: girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball and wrestling. Each of these groups have been doing a phe…
The Beckman Catholic Written Communications team welcomes thirteen new members, doubling in size from the beginning of the school year. This crew of new members is very excited to join the Communications team and write about everything going on at Beckman.
As the year 2021 came to a close, students at Beckman Catholic have many accomplishments to be proud of, including multiple state tournament appearances. The cross country, swim, volleyball, dance and football teams all finished their respective seasons with trips to state and made Blazer hi…
On November 18th, 2021, a small group of students and chaperones from Beckman Catholic boarded the bus to Indianapolis to attend the National Catholic Youth Conference.
Throughout this school year, the senior class of 2022 has collected some great memories, from the football team going to the UNI Dome to an art trip to Chicago. The seniors were also involved in various school festivities like assemblies and Homecoming Week. Many will look back and recall th…
With the start of second semester the seniors are starting to look forward to graduation. In honor of the departing seniors, the journalism team has decided to interview a different senior for each of the upcoming editions of The Outpost. The first senior interviewed was Conner Grover. When …
It has been a busy year for science research at Beckman Catholic. Students submitted video presentations and posters in virtual competitions at the completion of year-long research projects. The Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair (EISEF) announced that three of nine finalists were fro…
After competing in Sub-District Competition Feb. 23, Western Dubuque FFA advanced 16 of 18 members to District competition. The chapter competed in the Northeast District FFA competition in Independence March 13, where they were able to showcase their hard work. The chapter took several firs…
The Maquoketa Valley Individual Events Speech Teams completed their contest season Saturday, March 13 at MVHS. Both the 10-12 and the ninth grade teams performed very well.
Beckman Catholic High School welcomed three foreign exchange students this year. Ben Morlot returned from France for his senior year. As second semester started, two new faces appeared, Ella Yewon and Lucy Jang, hosted by the Wall family. The students at Beckman are happy to learn more about…
Despite Covid-19, winter sports flourished at Beckman Catholic High School. The wrestling and women and men’s basketball teams triumphed this season. The winter sport coaches explained their thoughts on the season.
Humans have always used storytelling to keep the past alive and teach lessons. Stories are a significant part of our history. You hear stories everywhere, even though you may not realize it. When you meet with friends, they will probably tell you about what happened to them since you were la…
St. Patrick’s Day is a popular holiday that people across the world celebrate by dressing up in green, going to a parade or having fun with family and friends. However, many forget the real reason St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated.
Can you find these Saint Patrick’s Day words in the word search puzzle?
2021 Western Dubuque FFA Sub-districts participants: front, from left, Isaiah Hammerand, Amelia Klostermann, Ryan Wolf, Vada Klinkhammer, Olivia Thul and Sam Krapfl; second row, Owen Smith, Kyla Higgins, Josie Boyle, Amanda Goedken, Grace Strief and Carly Mausser; third row, Bella Sahm, Tren…
WD FFA members celebrate FFA week with a breakfast for Western Dubuque High School’s staff, Friday, Feb. 26.
As part of FFA week, members of the Western Dubuque FFA competed in sub-district events in Alburnett, Tuesday, Feb. 23. Eighteen members competed in Leadership Development Events (LDE’s), and the chapter did exceptionally well, with 16 members advancing to districts March 14. The chapter pla…
The Maquoketa Valley Individual Events Speech Teams began their contest season Saturday, Feb. 27 at MVHS. Both the 10th through 12th grade and the ninth grade teams did very well.
The Iowa High School Speech Association named three Maquoketa Valley speech teams to the 2020-2021 Large Group All-State: Reader’s Theater – “Fire Exit,” Andrew Kloser, Avery Krapfl, Carlie Lewin, Paige Panosh, Krista Ries, Nolan Ries, Preston Roling and Paige Winter; One Act Play – “Our Pla…
What are the names of these pieces? “Queen of Swords” and “Your Heart in Flowers”
It’s time to make resolutions for the new year that you’ll work hard at, but eventually forget. While some might be better at keeping resolutions, many people struggle. Why is it hard to keep a resolution?
Early this month, a survey was sent to students and staff asking about their New Year’s resolutions.
Despite COVID-19, students at Beckman Catholic High School made the most of the year.
The Blazers have high hopes for 2021 and the rest of the school year. Academically, students look forward to clean slates and new classes in the second semester.
The year 2020 was very strange and startling for everyone, impacting the students and staff at Beckman Catholic High School in a variety of ways. While 2020 started off as usual, spring came with a surprise for many. In March, schools across the country were shut down due to corona virus.
The Beckman Catholic FFA Chapter was named the Champion Team in the annual Iowa FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Event held virtually Oct. 9.
Xavier third graders worked with Randy's Market to decorate turkey pumpkins. From left, Kannon Olberding, Chase Rahe, Max Milbert, and Wyatt Lueck show their creations. The creations will be on display at Randy's through Thanksgiving.
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