BSM Blog: Behind the Shield

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by Mark Peterson, Senior High Science Teacher
In between blizzards this past spring, there was a hint of activity in the rock courtyard east of room 107, the biology room. The occasional sound of hammers and reciprocating saws has gotten the science department excited! This summer will see the culmination of several years of dreaming,...
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by St. Louis Park Sun Sailor community editor, Seth Rowe
Benilde-St. Margaret's School does not own the rights to the content in this article: Copyright © 2018 at Sun Newspapers/ APG Media of East Central Minnesota. With prior written consent from the Sun Sailor, we are repurposing the article written by St. Louis Park Sun Sailor Community Editor, ...
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by Susan Skinner, Ed.D., Senior High Principal
This is a thank you note. Well, I suppose technically it’s a “thank you blog.” So here it goes... Thank you, Class of 2018, for the beautiful Senior Class Gift! It’s a cross but not just any cross. It's a handmade cross created by using stones from one of the rock courtyards at...
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by Junior High Principal Claire Shea ‘05, Ed.S.
So often we speak about the value of community at Benilde-St.Margaret’s and the importance of recognizing each individual. To know a student does not mean to know only their academic capability. Rather, to know a student includes the ability to recall multiple personal facts about that student as...
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by Lauren Copland, Class of 2018 Valedictorian
Benilde-St. Margaret’s has helped me thrive as an individual, guiding me throughout my high school career with passion and professionalism. It provided me with opportunities that helped me stand out from other college applicants. As a valedictorian for the Class of 2018, I can say that BSM’s...
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by Assistant Principal and Junior & Senior Dean, Mary Andersen
When your colleagues, students, and their parents feel like family, you know you are home. For 34 years, I have called BSM my home away from home. We are a close community who walk together through the highest of highs, the lowest of lows, and all the adventures in between.  We are family....
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by BSM Parent, Leslie Cadle
Back in May 2012, on my regular morning carpool jaunt to BSM with "my" five freshman boys and I had our typical conversation where we discuss a "topic of the day." This day, as we were winding down their freshman year, I asked: "What is your favorite memory of freshman year? And, what is your...
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by BSM President, Adam Ehrmantraut, Ed.D.
“There is just something different here.” That phrase has continually jumped out at me over the past few months at Benilde-St. Margaret’s. We have been hosting events for families designed to help them learn about our school as they consider enrollment. Last month, our team officially welcomed a...

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