Student-Alumnae Leadership Club: Self-Starters, Big Planners

Growing up in my family, you were considered a self-starter if you did your homework without being told (reminded, nagged…threatened). My parents also impressed upon us the importance of “having a plan.”  Me personally? I considered my life well planned if I had lined up a date for The Next Big Dance. That’s about as…

One Story: Lauren Tomasic

Can essence be quantified? And if so, what is its unit of measurement?  For NDP, the answer is easy. What is essentially Notre Dame can be calculated by an accounting of each individual girl. Take NDP junior, Lauren Tomasic, class of 2014, for example. While I was interviewing Mrs. Chris Kaiser, the Dean of Students,…

Chris Kaiser: Loving Tenderly

On any given day, a steady succession of girls parades in and out of the office of NDP’s Dean of Students, Chris Kaiser. As Dean, Mrs. Kaiser’s responsibilities include overseeing all student activities and schedules as well as enforcing the school’s disciplinary policies. So there are any number of reasons why a student might drop by…or…