It is an honor being a student body representative, especially here at Benilde-St. Margaret's, for multiple reasons. One that always stands out to me in particular is the ambitious attitude that every student brings forward.
BSM Awarded First Place - Best of Business Awards
We're thrilled to announce we've been awarded first place in this year's Twin Cities' Best of Business Awards in the Education, Private School category by Twin Cities Business magazine.
Congratulations to our entire Red Knight community, including parents, educators, alumni, donors, administration and to our students on this prestigious accomplishment!
Five Red Knights Highlighted in Local Magazines
Every year, the local city magazines run a "Prep Elite" feature, highlighting extraordinary seniors within their respective communities. This year, five Red Knights were featured in the articles. Read their interviews by following the links.
In June of each year, final exams and graduation ceremonies mark the end of the academic program and co-curricular activities. The halls are less traveled but in reality, a flurry of activity still takes place in the weeks between the end and the new beginning. This summer has been even more active with the number of participants in summer programming along with a significant construction project.
New Members Join BSM Board of Directors
BSM is adding six new members to the Board of Directors. These new members will officially begin their three-year term on July 1, 2018.
Maureen is a 1986 graduate of BSM and previously served on the Nominating Committee as well as held the position of Chair of the Parent Association. She earned her degree from the University of St. Thomas. She is currently an instructor at Foss Swim School. Maureen and her husband Greg have two children, Claire, class of ‘18, and Adam class of ‘15. The family resides in Chanhassen.
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.
Benilde-St. Margaret's School does not own the rights to the content in this article: Copyright © 2018 at Sun Newspapers/ APG Media of East Central Minnesota. With prior written consent from the Sun Sailor, we are repurposing the article written by St. Louis Park Sun Sailor Community Editor, Seth Rowe.
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:
Benilde-St. Margaret’s has helped me thrive as an individual, guiding me throughout my high school career with passion and professionalism. It provided me with opportunities that helped me stand out from other college applicants. As a valedictorian for the Class of 2018, I can say that BSM’s academic and sports programs are exceptional and have shaped me during my time here.
Faculty/Staff Recognized at End of School Year Assembly
Congrats to this year's award winners announced at this morning's award assembly!
Apple Polisher: Mrs. Vroman
Faculty of the Year: Mrs. Seppala