By NDP Alumna Rose Marcin, Class of ’77 We are the class of Lime and Rose, the Class of ’77, and we have a strong bond of sisterhood. We always have felt our class is exceptional—though perhaps everyone feels that way about her class. Between reunions, we get together for happy hours, and some of […]Read More The Angels of ’77
What better topic to discuss with our NDP dads than the Founding Fathers? On February 21st, one day shy of George Washington’s 286th birthday, I had the pleasure of hosting the inaugural meeting of the NDP Dads History Book Club. We discussed Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis’s (no relation, but one can dream) biography of […]Read More Book Clubs, Founding Fathers, and NDP Dads
There is no better place to celebrate Women’s History Month than at a girls school, and Notre Dame fits the bill! Committed to transformational education, NDP is home to faculty, staff, coaches, peers, and parents who work together to make real a mission of educating young women to transform the world. Inspiring us daily in […]Read More Notre Dame’s “Sheroes”
This week, Notre Dame Prep was all about art and the color, design, and excitement it brings to our community. For the culmination of Art Week, the much-anticipated annual Middle Made and Project Greenway Fashion Shows, our girls worked tirelessly designing, making, and modeling dresses made entirely from repurposed materials. Art Week also affords the […]Read More A Celebration of Art at NDP
Today marks the beginning of Lent, a time of reflection and meditation about ourselves, our relationships with others, and our work to answer God’s call “…to act justly, to love tenderly, and to walk humbly with God.” (Micah 6:8). This year, the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, falls on another day in which we […]Read More Finding Love in Lent
After spending a morning together, NDP students and their parents, who were on campus as part of our Catholic Schools Week Parent Visit Day—filed into the cafeteria to enjoy a special service tradition marking its 25th year: Pasta for the Philippines. Began in 1993, Pasta for the Philippines originated to fulfill the promise NDP teacher Mr. […]Read More Serving Up Love
At Notre Dame Preparatory School, we are blessed with outstanding faculty. It looks like the world realizes this fact, too! Last week, Mr. Tom Peri, NDP science teacher, received the Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), a professional membership organization that supports the teaching mission of the Catholic Church. The […]Read More Congratulations, Mr. Peri!
Please be advised: this blog post contains photos depicting cardiac surgery up close and personal! At Notre Dame Preparatory School, academic excellence is at the core of our mission. We strive to provide experience outside the classroom to help our girls discover their passions and explore real-world careers. Programs like Women In…(WIN) give high school […]Read More A WINning Experience in the O.R.
The sights and sounds of the Admissions Office lead us to believe that a new season is upon us. Our first shadows have walked through the doors. Ambassadors gather in the lobby with smiles ready to greet our prospective families. Preparations for Open House are in the works and the admissions office is buzzing with […]Read More 5 Tips for Having a Great Shadow Day
by Rus VanWestervelt, father of Maddie VW, class of 2020 Now that my daughter is a sophomore, I’ve spent some time reflecting on her freshmen year and the experiences we had as parents. Everything we heard, were told, witnessed, and experienced in the months, weeks, and days leading up to our daughter’s first day at […]Read More The NDP Nine: Opportunities to Get Involved and Make a Difference!