BSM Blog: Behind the Shield

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by BSM President, Adam Ehrmantraut, Ed.D.
As I walked through the main hallway earlier today, on my left, I noticed our Chapel filled with students wrapped in prayer and to my right in the darkened Great Hall, a prayer labyrinth was illuminated by candlelight. There are particular times throughout the year when the gifts of our Benilde-St...
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by Claire Shea, Junior High Principal
Recently, I read a piece by Donelle Poling, Associate Director of Youth in Theology and Ministry from the University of St. John’s, as she wrote about engaging kids in faith. She recalls the parable of Jesus and the wineskins: When Jesus was asked by the Pharisees why his disciples weren’t...
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by Connor Lawler, Class of 2019
It is an honor being a student body representative, especially here at Benilde-St. Margaret's, for multiple reasons. One that always stands out to me in particular is the ambitious attitude that every student brings forward. As a college-preparatory school, we are naturally focused on our future...
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by Engineering Teacher, Anne Doughertry
I grew up the youngest of seven in a large and rather entrepreneurial family. My father owned his own business, and three of my brothers and a sister have run their own companies. As a kid, my interests were deeply rooted in reading and writing – I spent little time on tinkering or technology....
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by Grace Juckniess, BSM Class of 2019
In the state of hockey, we are always anxiously waiting for the start of the hockey season: the skates come on, the butterflies in your stomach surface and your whole body jumps with excitement. That time has arrived; what we’ve been waiting for is finally here. But something feels very different...
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by BSM President, Adam Ehrmantraut, Ed.D.
November is an interesting time of the year at BSM. Generally, we are bracing for the approach of winter as daylight recedes. Demanding fall athletic and activity seasons are coming to a close. Twelve weeks of academic endeavors have helped our students grow in many ways, and Mass, prayer...
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by Julia Hoover Class of 2020 & Matthew Hansberry Class of 2019
Julia Hoover, playing the part of Leading Player We are very proud to open BSM’s fall show; PIPPIN! We have spent many hours over the past month or so preparing, and while there have been a few bumps along the way, the process has been very rewarding. This show presented a great challenge to...
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by BSM Parent, Oufreez Argenta
In this week’s blog written by BSM Parent Oufreez Argenta, she explains how “saying yes” helped her family join the Red Knight community whole-heartedly, and why you should say yes, too. Being a part of the BSM Community can take on many different forms, depending on where your connection to...

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