BSM Blog: Behind the Shield

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by Marry Murray, Spanish teacher
When I was in the 4th grade, I took a summer school course in Spanish and it changed my life. I had never had the opportunity to take any world language classes prior and in my hometown in Wisconsin, we didn’t have many options until high school. Immersion schools were not around until much...
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by Alexandra Field, Class of 2019
I have experienced and been a part of a plethora of amazing activities, clubs and sports at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, one of the most influential clubs being Link Crew. Link Crew is a program offered to students once they reach their junior year of high school. The program helps incoming freshmen...
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by Lisa Lenhart-Murphy '86, Director of Mission
“May the wisdom of God help us to know how to welcome and accept those who think and act differently from us.” -Pope Francis We know through Scripture and our tradition that the dignity of the human person is the foundation of all other teachings of the church. And, if we uphold this...
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by BSM Alumna Katie DesLauriers Sullivan ‘99
With Monday marking the start of Catholic Schools Week, I’d like to pay a special tribute to the entire Benilde-St. Margaret’s community for helping us become the vibrant, Catholic community we are today. Today, BSM is thriving with strong academics, full classes and the opening of three new...
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by Mikaela Wolf, Class of 2015
With my senior year at St. Norbert College (SNC) soon coming to an end, I have been reflecting a great deal on my education. One common theme that has consistently emerged is service. In my six years at Benilde- St. Margaret’s, I took several service-based learning courses which helped enhance my...
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by President, Adam Ehrmantraut, Ed.D.
Change is a requirement in any school that is serious about their mission in an ever-changing world. Our history at Benilde-St. Margaret’s reinforces that very notion. It is seen in the birth of St. Margaret’s Academy and Benilde High School to the formation of Benilde-St. Margaret’s. It is...
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by Breah Banks, Class of 2020
Benilde-St. Margaret’s has taught me to set, strive for and achieve every goal I create. From joining the Mock Trial team in eighth grade, to participating in Speech, BSM has also helped me evolve into being a better leader overall. My experience at BSM has helped to shape and prepare me for my new...
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by Ted Freese, Director of Admissions
As I walk the halls of BSM with prospective families, I can’t help but be reminded of my own journey to BSM. It started back when I was in junior high. I grew up in Minnetonka and was attending public school. New neighbors moved in next door and I quickly became fast friends with the Hickey family...

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