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World Language Teachers Create Immersion Experience for Students

World Language Teachers Create Immersion Experience for Students

For the last ten years, Amy Jo Hyde has taken BSM students to Concordia Language Villages in Bemidji to provide them with a unique immersion experience in an effort to create energy and enthusiasm for learning French. “She does this out of the goodness of her heart and is one of the most generous people I have ever met,” said Megan Hansen, BSM Spanish teacher. This year, Megan and a group of Spanish students joined forces with Amy Jo and BSM French students from November 30 - December 2. A total of 22 students attended thanks to the guidance of Amy Jo and Megan.

How Does an English Major end up Teaching Engineering?

How Does an English Major end up Teaching Engineering?

I grew up the youngest of seven in a large and rather entrepreneurial family. My father owned his own business, and three of my brothers and a sister have run their own companies. As a kid, my interests were deeply rooted in reading and writing – I spent little time on tinkering or technology. I graduated college with degrees in English, writing and art history.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Save the Date for Parent/Teacher Conferences

Conferences are arena style, no appointment necessary unless otherwise notified. Please allow five minutes per teacher for each conference. Students are welcome, but not required to attend with a parent. Please enter through the William Haben Activities Center doors and check-in.

Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

Imagine. Innovate. Inspire.

As the school year ended, Opus construction crews set up shop in between the Moore Library and the Hamburge Theater. On June 15, construction began on phase one of the Imagine. Innovate. Inspire. Knight by Knight capital campaign. Three state-of-the-art science labs and an amphitheater-style performance and classroom space are scheduled to be complete later this upcoming school year.

New Classrooms, New Discoveries

New Classrooms, New Discoveries

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, exploration, conversation and capital campaigning all centered around new science facilities.

Recognizing the Individual

Recognizing the Individual

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 an individual. Additionally, research shows that:

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