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Mock Trial Teams Make it to the 5th Round at Section Competition

Mock Trial Teams Make it to the 5th Round at Section Competition

Congratulations to both Mock Trial teams on making it to the 5th round at the section competition! This is the first time that BSM has had two teams make it to the 5th round, meaning they will be competing against one another at the next competition, Wednesday, February 20 followed by state!  

BSM Blog: Link Crew Lessons in Respect, Courage & Kindness

BSM Blog: Link Crew Lessons in Respect, Courage & Kindness

I have experienced and been a part of a plethora of amazing activities, clubs and sports at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, one of the most influential clubs being Link Crew. Link Crew is a program offered to students once they reach their junior year of high school. The program helps incoming freshmen adjust from junior high to high school and assists incoming transfer students.

District Court Judge Offers Mock Trial Students Lessons in Law

District Court Judge Offers Mock Trial Students Lessons in Law

On January 3, the Mock Trial JV team had the privilege of meeting with District Court Judge Luis Bartolomei of Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. The team members, comprised of students in 7-11th grade, heard first-hand about the field of law and the inner workings of the court system. Justice Bartolomei also gave the Mock Trial students advice and encouragement for their upcoming competitions. BSM has two Mock Trial teams competing this year. Competitions begin this Thursday, January 10 which will be held at the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis.

BSM Blog: My Real-World Experience in Leadership & Law

BSM Blog: My Real-World Experience in Leadership & Law

Benilde-St. Margaret’s has taught me to set, strive for and achieve every goal I create. From joining the Mock Trial team in eighth grade, to participating in Speech, BSM has also helped me evolve into being a better leader overall. My experience at BSM has helped to shape and prepare me for my new role as a Mock Trial junior captain and an extern in a Judge’s chambers.

Math League Hosts Metro Alliance Meet

Math League Hosts Metro Alliance Meet

On Monday, December 17 BSM hosted a Metro Alliance Math meet, where more than 130 "mathletes" convened as the Red Knights competed against Mound Westonka, Fridley, Orono, Columbia Heights, Providence Academy and St. Anthony. Students competed in individual and team events ranging from Algebra to Pre-calculus. The Red Knights tallied 32 points to finish in fourth place. Way to go! #BSMProud

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.

BSM Bowling Wins Big!

BSM Bowling Wins Big!

BSM’s bowling team had a huge upset victory in their section quarterfinal match vs. Holy Angels. Danny Monchamp and Lucas Newman lead the team with 75% and 70% fill for the match. This past Thursday both the varsity and JV teams finished 3rd in their respective Metro-West conference tournaments. Danny Monchamp was awarded second-team all-conference for his season performance. Lucas Newman and Luke Evans were awarded the All-Honors Award for dedication to the sport and their teammates. Way to go team! #BSMProud

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