Uncovering Christmas

By Erin Shoul ’16, Campus Minister The day after Thanksgiving the Christmas season seems to begin, complete with decorated trees in every home, a constant flow of gingerbread cookies, and red and green EVERYTHING.  Everyone gathers at night to watch ABC Family’s 25 ‘Til Christmas as they prepare for the busy traditions of Tree Trim…

The 7 Best Things about Attending NDP

The number seven is pretty special at Notre Dame Prep, from our seven grades—sixth through twelfth—to the seven columns marking the front entrance to the school. So in that spirit of seven, here are the seven best reasons to attend NDP, as identified by those individuals who can develop such a list…NDP students! The uniform—Briana…

You Know It’s Spring at NDP When…

The Baltimore Farmers’ Market should be open any day now. A drive up Charles Street is dotted with beautiful white blossoms on the median trees. And there’s just enough pollen on my car to change its “blackberry pearl” hue to a shade of dark Chartreuse. It must be spring in Baltimore! Here at NDP, spring…

How Pain Becomes Hope

By Catherine Barthelme Miller ’06 I have no shame in admitting that I get butterflies every time I turn into the Notre Dame Prep driveway. Nine years later, the “Happy Birthday” signs, Gym Meet class color adorning cars, and the beautiful campus still hold a very special place in my heart. All NDP girls love…

A Team Effort

By Catherine Sullivan, Middle Level Campus Minister It usually happens on a Wednesday. The rush of Middle Level students heading downstairs for lunch, followed by a brief calm. Then slowly, one by one, a girl in a blue dress and saddle shoes pops her head into my classroom. Each asks the same question, politely and…

Keep Calm and Let the Countdown Begin

By Morgan Peck ‘16 When December came up on the calendar, the countdowns kicked in to gear. Countdown to Christmas break – 16 days. Countdown to Christmas – 22 days. Countdown to summer (and warmer weather!) – 182 days. It’s a little hard to believe that Christmas is just around the corner, and I can’t…