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“Yet it was our infirmities that he bore, our sufferings that he endured, while we thought of him as stricken, as one smitten by God and afflicted. But he was pierced for our offenses, crushed for our sins; upon him was the chastisement that makes us whole, by his stripes we were healed. We...
Historically, educators could count on hearing students complain, “when are we ever going to need this?” Benilde-St. Margaret’s is intentional about designing curriculum, courses, programs and partnerships that answer that question and give students a window into their future as citizens of our...
BSM prides itself on being a community where everybody can feel welcome. Whether you are eating lunch with friends or simply walking through the hallways, something about BSM always makes you feel at home. I think BSM’s strongest sense of community comes through in their vast array of clubs and...
As I sit here writing in one of UW-Madison’s quainter dining halls, I recall that at this very moment in time the lunchroom at BSM is abuzz with activity. It’s likely that my younger siblings are there, laughing and yelling, contributing to the cacophony of Red Knights perpetually present at...
The history of Benilde-St. Margaret’s School is often focused on the creation of two distinct schools – St. Margaret’s Academy and Benilde High School. The story further develops around the movement to save Benilde High School and the eventual closing of both St. Margare'ts Academy and Benilde High...
You have probably seen the hashtags and the social media posts, and it’s hard to miss the TV coverage related to the student initiated walkouts in support of better laws about guns and more help for students who are suffering. It is heartbreaking to know that the impetus behind these public,...
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Last year, I came to BSM as a brand new 7th grader, and I didn’t know anyone. As the year progressed, I met some people through swim team, pop choir, and just by being at school. However, I still didn’t feel like I was very close to anyone. It wasn’t until I auditioned for the junior high play that...
Here we are, deep into winter, and semester one at BSM has wrapped up. Students are getting settled in to the second half of their yearlong classes and adjusting to their new semester two classes. Many are reflecting on how things went during the first part of the year, deciding whether any changes...

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