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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...
Developing Faith at BSM Just for Parents speaker series.
Since 1974, for one week in the middle of winter, Catholic Schools and their communities across the United States have celebrated Catholic Schools Week. The intent is to laud the entirety of our Catholic Schools, specifically how they impact both the individual and greater society. At Benilde-St....
Class of 1978 Composite photos in the BSM hallways.
In loving memory of Ben Byers, BSM Class of ’78 Graduate (1959-2017) "Warm greetings to all of you, my esteemed BSM classmates and cherished friends, It is with immense regret that I am unable to be sitting there with and among you this fine evening. It is my hope that there is a rarified air...
What does it mean to be a Red Knight parent? Community. Service. Faith. Belonging. Family. In my seventh year as a Red Knight parent, I have been fortunate to experience all of these things. When your child graduates from elementary school, there can be a noticeable lack of volunteer...
I’ve always fancied myself a nomad. Before teaching, I enjoyed the challenge of mastering a job to then move on to the next. From broadcasting booths to business meetings, I’ve experienced an array of working environments in different fields. Even as a teacher, I had the pleasure of representing a...
In the spring of 2017, in connection with our upcoming move from Chicago to the Twin Cities, our family began exploring high school options for our son Peter. We started in a typical fashion, researching schools online and talking to numerous admissions offices. In March, we scheduled shadow visits...
The BSM community celebrates an all-school Mass
During this season of giving, we are grateful for all who choose to support BSM. Donations, both large and small, fill in what is needed beyond tuition to meet our yearly operating budget. In addition, donations allow BSM to do more for our students. We can add new curriculum, increase our learning...

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