Sr. Maeve McMahon, O.P., a Cabra Dominican Sister, educator and author of, “A Dream of Fire: A Story about Dominic Guzman,” shared with the Eighth Grade Class her inspiration for the book. In a “A Dream of Fire” Sr. Maeve tells the story about Dominic whose mother dreamed before his birth that he would set …Continue Reading
Fifty-three current students and recent graduates of St. Mary’s Dominican High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. Recognized as AP Scholar with Distinction, granted to students who receive average scores of at least 3.5 on …Continue Reading
Meet-N-Greets are a fun way for the 8th graders to interact with their classmates outside of the classroom. During this year’s second Meet-N-Greet, 8th graders were divided into themed groups where the Seniors/Peer Ministers led icebreakers and activities. Peer Ministers led group discussions that helped students connect with one another and build friendships.
Food drives and cleaning flooded homes are among flood-relief responses by the St. Mary’s Dominican High School community. Students, faculty, and staff supported a collection drive that totaled $1,480 for distribution to relief programs. A donation of 361 pounds of food and cleaning supplies, plus $200, was given to Second Harvest Food Bank. Alumnae Megan Guidry …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School English teacher Charlene Ford has received Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification in Microsoft Office OneNote. She also completed the Microsoft Innovative Educator Training Academy, allowing her to train other educators using Microsoft’s training materials.
St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Alumnae Board Officers, elected for a two-year term, are (from left): Christie Morriz Burke ’70 – Recording Secretary; Colleen Markey Story ’79– President Elect; Kathleen McGlone ’98– President; and Katherine McKay Fitzmorris ’62 – Corresponding Secretary. Not pictured: Dr. Madeleine Guerin Palmer ’82 –Treasurer/Parent Liaison. The newly-elected board members …Continue Reading
Anterior and distal? Proximal and posterior? Superficial and deep? Students taking Ms. Anjel Guitroz’s Human Anatomy Class tested their knowledge of the human body’s anatomical planes and directional terms during a class activity, Anatomical Directions. In response to their teacher’s questions, student pairs used labels to denote the correct areas of the body.
Jill Cabes has been named Vice President of Dominican Catholic Identity at St. Mary’s Dominican High School. A 1987 graduate of St. Mary’s Dominican High School, Cabes holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Notre Dame Seminary, and a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University. Since 2014 she has …Continue Reading