The day of my interview for the Chastity Dunnaville Scholarship brought the absolute most anxiety that an eighth-grader could have. My mom made sure I looked my best, knowing that Ms. Dunnaville was in the military, with a brand-new true-blue uniform and crisp white saddles. As I stepped into the room to meet Ms. Dunnaville […]Read More Remembering Chas
Today marks the beginning of the second half of May, a significant month for many reasons here at Notre Dame Prep. May signifies the winding down of another school year as our teachers ready students for final exams, the warming weather signifies summer’s approach, and our school prepares to say farewell to another senior class. […]Read More The Middle Level Prayer Garden is Graced with Our Lady
This week we celebrated NDP’s third annual Philanthropy Week. A fun yet educational week, our students learn about the important role philanthropy plays in making NDP such great place to learn and celebrate the generosity of all those who support the school through their time, talent, and treasure. Led by the NDP GIVES club, this […]Read More NDP GIVES
By Rus VanWestervelt, NDP Dad of Maddie, Class of 2020 Three years ago, my wife and I joined our daughter in making the rounds to find the right high school; one major advantage emerged that put NDP as our top choice: the promise of a solid focus placed on college counseling and finding the right […]Read More Perfect Preparation: Why I Believe NDP is the Best College-Prep Choice for Our Daughters
It started to hit me back in October at the Open House. As many families set foot on the campus of Notre Dame Prep for the first time to consider beginning an educational, religious, and social journey for their daughters here, my daughter, Anna, and I were volunteering at our very last Open House. Then, […]Read More NDP—Thanks for the Memories!
Each year, Notre Dame Preparatory School hosts Penny Queen, a nearly four-decades old tradition and a defining activity of NDP’s Christian Community Awareness Program, or CCAP. Each Upper Level class elects a Penny Queen who acts as a representative for one week of fundraising. These intrepid volunteers wear crazy costumes, perform silly stunts, and come […]Read More Four Decades of Penny Queen Traditions
For the third consecutive year, the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) has honored a Notre Dame Preparatory School educator for outstanding teaching. Mrs. Marianne Reichelt, Notre Dame Preparatory School English teacher, has received NCEA’s Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Award. The award honors those teachers who demonstrate strong Catholic educational philosophy as well as exceptional ability, skills, […]Read More NCEA Award: Three-Peat Alert!
At Notre Dame Prep, traditions are tied to many of our beloved celebrations. These traditions are among the many things that make NDP so special. As Alumnae Engagement Manager, one of my favorites is Christmas Liturgy. Each year, we welcome home our recently graduated alumnae—this year the Class of 2018. As the honorary class member […]Read More Go Light Your World
“A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.” –Isadora James Sisterhood at NDP is a very important part of the Middle Level experience! Our Sisterhood Program helps to create a loving community for the girls to grow in a faith-filled and supportive […]Read More Middle Level Sisterhood
This Thanksgiving season, we are feeling especially thankful for our NDP community—the generous alumnae, parents and grandparents, parents of alumnae, faculty/staff, and friends who support our school. At the heart of our mission is our students. We are so grateful for each and every NDP student: past, present, and future. In the spiriting of Thanksgiving, […]Read More Thanksgiving Blessings