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Apply Now for the Drexel Founders Program

By Lisa Canterbury | September 17, 2019

Are you interested in taking an inspired dream for a new-sustainable, replicable high-performing private school model from possibility to reality? The Drexel Fund is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Founders Program:  a prestigious one-year paid fellowship for innovative leaders with a strong desire and plan to launch high-quality private schools for low-income children in…

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Olivia Reinoso Visits “The Book”

By Lisa Canterbury | September 12, 2019

It’s always a pleasure to get news from SND graduates who have made the journey to Rome, Italy to view “The Book.”  “The Book,” as it has been affectionately named around the office,  sits on the altar at the SND Motherhouse in Rome and contains the names of all of the SND Distinguished Graduate Award…

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Congratulations to the 2019 Distinguished Graduate Award Winners!

By SND National Education Office | June 13, 2019

2019 Distinguished Graduate Recipients  Chardon Province Jonah Robert Fink Clearwater Central Catholic High School Clearwater, FL Taylor Melina Marzocchi Clearwater Central Catholic High School Clearwater, FL Nyamweru Adronic Cleveland Central Catholic High School Cleveland, OH Kameron Wade Cleveland Central Catholic High School Cleveland, OH Elenore Gann Julie Billiart School Lyndhurst, OH Alana Daleccio Metro Catholic…

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SND NEO Speaker’s Bureau Provides Expert Support

By SND National Education Office | May 29, 2019

The SND National Education Office Speaker’s Bureau is up and running!  Check out this valuable resource full of experts on a wide range of topics from within the SND partnership. Speakers Bureau  

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Dr. Laura Koehl Recognized as Champion of Education

By SND National Education Office | May 16, 2019

Dr. Laura Koehl, President of Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, KY, was recognized Wednesday, May 15 with the Helen Carroll Champion of Education Award by the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Initiative at the Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky 2019 Awards luncheon.  This award is presented annually to a woman that is a…

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Notre Dame Cathedral Latin School Offers Labre Ministry

By SND National Education Office | May 2, 2019

NDCL School in Chardon, Ohio recently organized the Labre Ministry, named after St. Benedict Joseph Labre, the patron saint of the homeless, to provide weekly, year-round food and necessities to Cleveland’s homeless.  Students participating in the Labre Ministry help prepare meals and meet and serve the homeless by visiting them where they live on the…

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Keeping the Charism Alive

By SND National Education Office | May 1, 2019

Watch the video below to see how Clearwater Central Catholic High School in Clearwater, FL (an affiliated SND school) keeps the spirit and the Charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame alive in their school. In what ways has your school kept the SND Charism Alive? Tell us how your school is a part of…

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NDA Park Hills Opens “Mary, Mother of the World” Chapel

By SND National Education Office | May 1, 2019

From a April 22, 2019 letter from NDA Park Hills President, Laura Koehl: God’s goodness certainly abounds in our school each and every day. The faith formation of our students is central to the holistic Notre Dame Academy education and is infused throughout our daily, weekly and annual events. This was ever apparent in recent…

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Thank you to all who welcomed our Indonesian visitors!

By SND National Education Office | April 17, 2019

The SND National Education office welcomed Sr. Maria Kharita, SND, Sr. Maria Eufrasia, SND, and Mr. Sigit Setyawan from Indonesia on March 23 – April 11.  They visited the U.S. in hopes of achieving three goals: gain insight into how the SND Charism is manifested in everyday school life; learn how to apply successful management…

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Metro Catholic’s Drama Club Tells SND Story

By SND National Education Office | April 10, 2019

April 2019 The Drama Club at Metro Catholic School in Cleveland, Ohio opted for an original production this year titled “If Only”, which helps to celebrate the school’s 30-year history. “If Only”, directed by Sr. Mary Jean Strathern, tells the story of Metro Catholic School’s beginning, reminding the audience of the three Sisters of Notre Dame who dreamed of something greater for the…

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