They Call Me Madame Governor: Youth & Government at NDP

I am continually impressed with how Notre Dame has evolved since I walked its halls as a student. While it’s always been a first class, college preparatory school, one that offered plenty of empowering and enriching extracurricular activities, it’s never been content to rest on its laurels. Thanks to its consistent, visionary leadership over the…

NDP Gateway Homecoming & Reunion

If Open House at Notre Dame is all about looking forward into the future (who and what will next year bring to NDP?) then Gateway Homecoming Weekend is all about looking backward into the past (who and what came before today’s crop of bright young women?). But just like Open House – and almost everything…

NDP Open House: The Joint Was Jumpin’

One of the things I am most impressed with whenever I visit Notre Dame is the joyful energy of the school. It’s always buzzing with activity and the kids seem genuinely happy and engaged. I’ve visited on many occasions over the years and my experience is always the same. I’ve even been back to film…

Kindness for Grace

On April 8th of this year, Easter Sunday, young Grace McComas – a sophomore at Glenelg High School in Howard County, Maryland – committed suicide. As stark as that sentence is for readers, the reality behind it is infinitely starker, more heartbreaking, and far more unbearable for Grace’s parents, sisters, family and friends. Grace took…

Shalom Club: Towards a More Just and Peaceful World

Everything Notre Dame Prep does is driven by the mission to empower its students to become women who will transform the world. The faculty and staff can only hope each girl will choose a way that is rooted in the Gospel values of love, peace, and justice; values deeply embedded in the foundation of NDP….