All the world, and then some, is a stage…

by Meredith Egan ’16, Humanities student, STEAM aficionado, theatre rat, and all-around great NDP girl My vision of what high school would be for me had included field hockey for a long time. However, breaking my ankle at a field hockey goalie camp two weeks before team tryouts changed all that. With seemingly nothing to…

Move over Tim Gunn–NDP’s Rolling out the Green Carpet

by Anne Walker, Art Department Chairperson and acclaimed painter in her own right It’s that time of year for NDP’s BEST ASSEMBLY OF THE YEAR: Project Greenway, to be held Wednesday, February 11! Get excited to experience the National Art Honor Society’s environmentally conscious haute couture runway show replete with high-stepping models, trending music, up…

Divine Mystery Revealed?

There are certain questions one expects to hear bandied about in an academic environment. “What is the square root of 125? Why is the sky blue? How many lines in a sonnet?… Where’s your homework? …Will this be on the test?” As a student progresses through school the questions get harder and the answers more…

The Pursuit of Knowledge

It’s true what they say. Knowledge is power. It’s something those who believe in the value of a good education take for granted. Knowledge takes you where you want to go. But at Notre Dame Prep, knowledge is something far more than that.  It’s a source of joy and a gift to be shared. This…

Oh! The Humanities!

Not long ago, Notre Dame alum, Bette Ellis O’Conor (’46) and her husband, Jim, approached NDP with an idea. In keeping with the college preparatory mission of the school, the O’Conors wanted to establish an academic program that would open the girls’ eyes and minds to the interconnectedness of coursework as a way to better…

Project Greenway: Fashion History

Scheduled conveniently between New York Fashion Week in mid-February and Paris Fashion Week in early March is every fashionista’s favorite: the second annual Project Greenway Fashion Show at Notre Dame Prep. Sponsored by NDP’s Art Department, organized by the Art Honor Society, and open to all students, Project Greenway is an event in which student…

Art For More Than Art’s Sake

Do not conform to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind…Romans 12:2 There is nothing more thrilling than connecting in a very personal way with a work of art. Imagine how thrilling it must be for the artist to create it.  To take the mundane material of life, run it through…