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We first began working with one another through the Knight Errant. Ashley captured photos and Andrew laid out pages for the school publication. Our passion for making stories come to life was a major building block for the beginning of our relationship and still is one year later, as we celebrate...
November and December are the months of the year that bring Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas in rapid succession. The number of family get-togethers is unmatched during this time of year, and each has its own traditions. Games, feasts, prayers, conversations, and shopping seem to be mainstays in...
Rabbi O at the Interfaith Prayer Service 2017
I felt deeply honored and humbled the first time I was referred to as “the Benilde-St. Margaret’s rabbi.” It was initially in jest, but there was an undertone of truth in those words. The students, administration and faculty knew me, not because of my name or my role at Beth El, but because of the...
picture of group gathering for dinner at the annual auction event.
Have you ever had the feeling that you belong? That you are where you are supposed to be? There is nothing more crucial to our well-being than knowing we belong. That we are known and that we are loved. I’m a graduate of Benilde-St Margaret’s School, and I had a wonderful experience as...
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Being a part of a Catholic community like Benilde-St. Margaret’s there comes a responsibility to give back, as outlined in our mission and written out in our faith. As part of BSM’s theology course “Discipleship in Society,” students are required to serve 35 hours outside of class time to help...
Students walking past the college and career center in main entrance.
Benilde-St. Margaret’s School offers our students a challenging college preparatory curriculum that guides each individual toward his/her “highest potential in body, spirit and mind." In that light, each fall our students and families focus on future college and university choices. A vast...
Speaker talks in front of school about racial justice
I would like to think that being raised in the Catholic faith since birth, having earned a BA in Theology, a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, and after over 30 years’ experience as a professional in Catholic education, 20 of which have been...
Coaches and swimmer pose after successful swim meet at sections.
Hello BSM Community! My name is Damon Carrison, and it has been my pleasure to be the Head Coach for the girls’ swim and dive team at Benilde-St. Margaret’s since 2002 and for the boys’ swim team since 2004 (when we started it). Prior to BSM, I had coached at Osseo High School for 12 years...

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