When students Kathryn Fasold, Jillian Sandoz and Laney Thomson went to New York for the Big Onion Project, they peeled back the layers of city life during a week of service immersion and community-focused advocacy. They were among students from three other all-girl Dominican schools – St. Agnes (Memphis), Our Lady of the Elms (Akron), …Continue Reading
The Pink Game this year is on Tuesday, October 18 against Archbishop Chapelle. Purchase your St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Pink Volleyball game t-shirts and help support breast cancer patients and their families. The monies raised will be donated to the Tulane Cancer Center Patient Relief Fund that provides financial assistance to breast cancer patients and …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School mourns the loss of Miss Marianna “Tootie” Bertucci who died on September 25. For more than 50 years, Miss Tootie was a member of the Dominican family. A graduate of St. Mary’s Dominican College, in 1961 she joined the faculty at Dominican High School, teaching physical education and later adding …Continue Reading
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