BSM Blog: Behind the Shield

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by Elena Latterell, Class of 2022
At Benilde-St. Margaret’s, the principal of service is ever-present throughout daily activities performed by students, faculty and staff members. While this ideal is stressed every day at BSM, word of a recent project that is meant to aid the school in its journey of positively impacting the...
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by Kate Bentdahl, Class of 2021
BSM is a place where you feel like a part of one community, the Red Knight community, every day. This past semester in our theology class, Christology: The Person of Jesus, we took part in a multitude of activities to emphasize this feeling of being part of a loving community. One of the things...
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by BSM President, Adam Ehrmantraut, Ed.D.
  In June of each year, final exams and graduation ceremonies mark the end of the academic program and co-curricular activities. The halls are less traveled but in reality, a flurry of activity still takes place in the weeks between the end and the new beginning. This summer has been even...
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by Chief Advancement Officer, Rebecca Kolis, CFRE
As the school year ended, Opus construction crews set up shop in between the Moore Library and the Hamburge Theater. On June 15, construction began on phase one of the Imagine. Innovate. Inspire. Knight by Knight capital campaign. Three state-of-the-art science labs and an amphitheater-style...
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by Ellie Krueger, Class of 2019
The most memorable parts of the LakeTrails experience are the splintered pictures and fractions of emotions. The ecstatic thrill of a canoe cresting a wave, the exhilaration of riding the stormy waters that could drown a human in an instant, the peace of sitting upon a moonlit rock, the quiet of a...
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by Ultimate Frisbee Head Coach Kelsey Mueller
Some of you may not be aware, but there is this up and coming sport spreading like wildfire across the state of Minnesota. What is it you ask? Well, it has the word ‘ultimate’ in it. Does that grab your attention?  Ultimate Frisbee! The sport brings a unique twist to the high school scene...
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by Kailyn Pedersen, Class of 2019
      Going into Girls State, I had no idea what to expect. Although I have always been interested in politics and government, I wasn’t exactly excited to dive headfirst into a long week of rigorous academic activity only a few weeks into summer. If I’m being completely...
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by Junior & Senior High Spanish Teacher, Megan Hansen
The people of Guatemala are near and dear to many a Red Knight. On July 8, 38 Red Knights and six BSM teachers will be embarking on a mission trip to build the Kingdom of God in Antigua, Guatemala. Each summer, BSM teams up with The God’s Child Project (GCP) to build homes for poverty-stricken...

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