She’s There for Everyone

This year, 2015, marks Sister Patricia McCarron’s “trifecta”: her 10th year as Notre Dame Preparatory School Headmistress, her 25th as a School Sister of Notre Dame, and her 30th as an educator (in fact, her very first teaching job right out of college was here at NDP!). Baltimore’s Daily Record, which included Sister Patricia in its 2013 “Circle of Excellence,”…

Reflections on Forty Years

Editor’s Note: Next week marks Catholic Schools Week, a national celebration of the Catholic Church’s centuries-old commitment to intellectual and faith formation. In this week’s blog, Tom Peri, NDP science teacher, offers his reflections on being a life-long Catholic educator. Mr. Peri as a new teacher Picture this………September 1975, standing in front of his first class…

Guilty (and not so guilty) Pleasures: 2015

Guilty pleasures. Admit it, readers. We all have them. Sex and the City, French mimes, chocolate in the glove compartment (you know who you are).  A guilty pleasure is something you enjoy despite feeling guilty about it. Sometimes the guilt is really just fear. Fear of being found out. Of others discovering your plebeian tastes…