News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

Bridget Bendorf

Bridget Bendorf, Social Media Intern

Junior Bridget Bendorf is a first-year staffer. Her favorite TV show is Modern Family and her favorite movie is Mean Girls. Her favorite colors are blue, pink, and orange, and her guilty pleasure is buying random things from Target. Her top celebrity crushes are Milo Manheim, Drew Starkey, and Jesse Williams. Her biggest pet peeve is repetitive noises and people who don't use their turn signals. Her favorite artists are Taylor Swift, Noah Kahan, and Mac Demarco. Her favorite Sion tradition is the Junior Ring Ceremony.  

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Review of Deweys Pizza

Review of Dewey’s Pizza

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Apr 22, 2024

Dewey’s Pizza is located in Overland Park, Kansas. Overall the experience was good; the restaurant had great service, great food, and you can watch your pizza get made through a window at the entrance...

Review of Popular Trader Joes Products

Review of Popular Trader Joe’s Products

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Apr 12, 2024

Trader Joe’s is a grocery store full of original and unique products and healthy foods. I personally don’t go very often, so I wanted to review some of their popular products and things that caught...

Healthy Living the Aussie Way

Healthy Living the Aussie Way

Amelia Bedell and Bridget Bendorf Mar 26, 2024

Healthy living is an important part of any balanced lifestyle, and one key component of healthy living is a healthy diet. Sisters Grace and Audrey Lockett’s mother Colleen Lockett recognizes that a healthy...

Empowering Excellence

Empowering Excellence

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Feb 28, 2024

Junior Brooke Petro is the seven-time winner of her age group in the Braille Institute’s Braille Challenge. The challenge has an age range from grades 1-12. Petro has won first place in her age group...

Fashion and Family

Fashion and Family

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Feb 16, 2024

Growing up in the customer service and fashion industries, junior Addie Doyle has experienced the business world for as long as she can remember. Her mom Megan Doyle owns a boutique located in Leawood,...

Juniors Becca Houlehan and Izzy Zschoche wearing their custom T Shirts promoting their non-profit organization Equity. Period.

Creating Equity

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Feb 1, 2024

At just 16 years old, juniors Becca Houlehan and Izzy Zschoche are changing the ways of period poverty one school and organization at a time by starting a non-profit organization called Equity. Period.  The...

Meet the Teacher: Mr. Ben Wright

Meet the Teacher: Mr. Ben Wright

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Jan 26, 2024

Working alongside his wife Michaela Wright, Sion welcomed its newest addition to the Math Department, Ben Wright for the new semester. With Michaela starting at Sion this past semester, Ben is collaborating...

Meet the Teacher: Mrs. Erin Hamer-Beck

Meet the Teacher: Mrs. Erin Hamer-Beck

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Jan 18, 2024

Joining the continuously improving faculty of Sion, a new chapter unfolds in the English Department, as Sion welcomes Erin Hamer-Beck as one of its latest editions to the staff. Dedicated to shaping the...

Holding onto the ball, junior Ava Sheedy fights for the ball at the Sion vs STA basketball game Dec. 1.

The Sion Storm Basketball Team Loses to St. Teresa’s Academy

Bridget Bendorf, Social Media Coordinator Dec 14, 2023

The Sion basketball team lost to the Star’s basketball team at St. Teresa’s Academy on Dec. 1. Each student section had a theme, Sion’s being “A Night in Aspen” and St. Teresa’s being “Wedding.” The...

One of many billboards encouraging people to report hate crimes or information on Alonzo Brooks case.

Kansas City’s FBI Division Joins Nationwide Hate Crime Awareness Campaign

Bridget Bendorf, Social Media Coordinator Nov 29, 2023

The Kansas City’s FBI Division is joining the nationwide hate crime awareness campaign called "Protecting Our Communities Together: Report Hate Crimes."  The campaign was first launched in June of...

Standing with her mom’s homemade poster, senior Sophie Saxton takes a photo after the game. “We didn’t do much but take photos after the game,” Saxton said. “I got a lot of texts from coaches who couldn’t be there and from other schools.”

4 Years and 1,000 Assists Later

Bridget Bendorf, Social Media Manger Oct 6, 2023

Awaiting the referee's call, senior Sophie Saxton anticipates her 19th assist of the game against Pleasant Hill High School on Sept 7. As the referee points towards the home side, she jumps and hugs her...

Gavin Casalegno and Lola Tung pose together for a photoshoot done by Prime Video to promote The Summer I Turned Pretty.

Why Team Jeremiah?

Bridget Bendorf, Reporter Sep 11, 2023

Full of love triangles and interesting twists, the beloved Amazon Prime Video TV Series “The Summer I turned Pretty” based off Jenny Han’s hit book series has taken the internet by storm. The show...

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