BSM Blog: Behind the Shield

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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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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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