Living Pro-Life

How do you live pro-life beyond one aspect of life? Mark Butler posed this question when he gave a presentation celebrating the Sanctity of Human Life to members of the school’s Pro-Life Club. The Education Resource Coordinator with the Office of Founded Ministries for the Dominican Sisters of Peace promotes Catholic identity, the Dominican mission,… Read More

Paths to a Vocational Life

The paths they took were different. It was not always a direct route, however, through prayer each one reached the same destination – a commitment to religious sisterhood. Addressing an assembly of 8th graders and freshman, Sister Evelyn N. Okoye, SSH, Sr. Gloria Murillo, STJ, and Sr. Kathy Broussard, OP shared with the students the… Read More

Computer Science Builds Board Games

Students in Ms. Charlene Ford’s Computer Science Elective learned about coding and applying skills using Micro:bits, a handheld, programmable micro-computer. For this project, students worked in pairs to design and construct board games. The Micro:bits had to be used for at least three tasks: simulate rolling dice, indicate which direction to move a game piece,… Read More

Dominican Hosts Presentation of A Dream and A Chisel: Louisiana Sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris • 1925-1928

In Alumnae Hall, surrounded by the artwork of Angela Gregory, author Nancy L. Penrose addressed an audience about the book she co-authored with husband Gregory, A Dream and A Chisel: Louisiana Sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris • 1925-1928. Also presenting was Susan Hymel, Angela Gregory historian and representative of Gregory Art, the family’s trust to… Read More

Looking Ahead to Our Future, While Celebrating Our Past

As part of observance of Black History Month, guest speaker Anastacia Scott, Ph.D., Leventhal Education Specialist at the Amistad Research Center, presented, “Looking Ahead to Our Future, While Celebrating Our Past.” The presentation highlighted prominent women from the early 20th century through the Civil Rights era in New Orleans and students participated in a didactive… Read More

VAPING – High-Risk Behavior, Health Consequences

In recent years, teens across the nation have been quick to drop traditional cigarette smoking and pick up a newer way to consume nicotine – vaping.  The adverse impact and health risks of vaping were covered during assemblies with guest speaker Bridget Gardner, RN, Sudden Impact Program Director with University Medical Center (UMC). Sudden Impact,… Read More