Say Yes to the Dress

It is admissions time at NDP. With that in mind, the  following is a re-print of one of our most  popular posts on this theme, previously published in 2013. I am the oldest of four girls. We all went to NDP for high school. Because we’re all close in age, for much of that time my parents had 2 or…

NDP’s Athletic Program: The Definition of Winning

Did you know that Notre Dame Prep, in addition to its regular Open House for prospective students and their parents, hosts a second and separate Athletic Open House?  Why is that? Could NDP possibly be guilty of catering to a youth sports culture gone awry or is there something far more purposeful and substantial going…

Say Yes to the Dress

I am the oldest of four girls. We all went to NDP for high school. Because we’re all close in age, for much of that time my parents had 2 or 3 private school tuitions due in the same academic year (we also have an older brother who graduated from Loyola). That was a lot of…

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…