Spanish Classes Dance to Their Assignment

In early March, students taking Mrs. Claudia Vallejo’s and Mrs. Hannah Pope’s Spanish classes added dance to a class assignment on command and positive phrases. Wanting to make the final part of the assignment fun and different, Mrs. Vallejo instructed her students to design their own fitness t-shirt and write on the shirt their positive… Read More

Catholic Sisters Week a Community Celebration

Celebrating Catholic Sisters Week March 8-14 and its theme of Communities of Spirit, Hearts for Ministry, several sisters in our New Orleans community gathered March 9th at the home of Alumnae Director Celeste Shelsey Anding (’82) for a delicious supper provided by Dominican Alumnae board members and friends. The gathering included Dominican Sisters of Peace Sr…. Read More

Students Experience French Immersion

French club members Alex Amato (10th), Myriel Green (12th), and Emile Wensel (12th) attended the Association Louisianaise des Clubs Francais des Ecoles Secondaires (ALCFS) convention February 14-16 in Lafayette, LA, where they spoke French and completed various activities with teachers and students from across the state. They also visited historic Vermilionville and the Vermilionville Living… Read More

Dominican Junior Sydney Raymond Among National Poetry Contest Winners

St. Mary’s Dominican High School junior Sydney Raymond was among the winners of the National English Honor Society (NEHS) sponsored February Poetry Challenge based on the theme, “Dreamer.” Students and advisors from around the country submitted entries. Raymond is a member of the Veritas Chapter of the National English Honor Society. Billy Collins is her… Read More

Dominican Inducts 26 into National Art Honor Society

St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS) inducted 26 members during ceremonies in February. NAHS, designed specifically for high school students in grades 9-12, was established in 1978 by the National Art Education Association to inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. NAHS strives to… Read More