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 […]Read More The 7 Best Things about Attending NDP
Life in the OR By Olivia Kaiss ‘15 and Kaitlyn Griffin ‘15 Last evening, 76 students were inducted into the National Science Honor Society. Kaitlin and Olivia, members of this elite group, participated in the Summer Medical Internship Program (SMIP), a hallmark of NDP’s Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math (STEAM) program. Everyone has his or her own perception of […]Read More Life in the OR
As any middle child knows, being sandwiched between others has its distinct advantages. The bad news is, the spotlight is rarely on you. The good news is…the spotlight is rarely on you. And when you get right down to it, that’s not a bad place to be at all. Just ask the sophomores. They know […]Read More NDP Sophomores- Second to None
Ah! The snow day. Something every school-age child prays for. So far this academic year, winter has not disappointed. And it is only December. As of this writing, we are into Day 2 of school closures. Teachers and staff enjoy the day by indulging in 10 extra minutes of sleep and a second cup of […]Read More Snow Day
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 […]Read More Oh! The Humanities!
Senior Jamie Watson comes bounding down the hallway towards me, her hair bouncing sideways, left to right and back again, in rhythm with her gait. Only Perky Girl hair bounces like that. Jamie is perky. Jamie has the opposite stride of a runway model; in this case, a good thing. Runway models lead with their […]Read More One Story: Jamie Watson
Don’t hold onto words or gestures as if they were realities. They are hints. The way I can point my finger towards the moon. My finger is not the moon. To look at the moon, it is necessary to gaze beyond the finger. Ancient Proverb On Monday, May 6th at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, the Daily […]Read More On Leadership: Sr. Patricia McCarron
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle. Does excellence matter? In an era where we give our kids trophies for striking out and kudos for feeling good about themselves (if not their actual skills) it begs the question…does excellence matter? The U.S. Department of Education thinks […]Read More Blue Ribbon Year