8th Grade Lou Reilly Award Winner, Soccer

8th Grade Winter Sports Caroline Detillier – Soccer St. Mary’s Dominican High School student Caroline Detillier was named Lou Reilly Award winner for 8th Grade Winter Sports in soccer. The Lou Reilly Awards for Sports are presented to athletes who continually try to improve their skills and who have listened to their coaches and teammates…. Read More

Grace – A Process

April 28, 2019 is Divine Mercy Sunday. On that day, Victoria Grefer will enter The Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary to join the community as a postulant. Situated on the top of a hill in Summit, New Jersey, the Dominican monastery was founded in 1919 by a group of 14 sisters from Union… Read More

Pope’s Climatologist Returns to Dominican

During a New Orleans visit in March, world-renowned atmospheric scientist Fr. Eduardo Scarel, O. Carm., known as Pope Francis’ climatologist, returned to St. Mary’s Dominican High School for a presentation on climate change and faith. It was Fr. Scarel’s second visit to Dominican. In January 2016, he shared research and insights on climate change and… Read More

Skype Connects Students Beyond The Classroom

A photojournalist in Colombia, a Chilean gymnast, and an alumna in California were among the interviewees that students in Mrs. Claudia Vallejo’s Spanish AP class connected with via Skype. Conducting their interviews in Spanish, the students connected with Rita Kelly who is attending college in California. Rita also took Spanish AP classes when she was… Read More

A Serving of History Lessons at Dooky Chase’s

A visit to Dooky Chase’s Restaurant at 2301 Orleans Avenue in Treme included a serving of the restaurant’s signature creole cuisine and history lessons to students in the Students for Human Dignity and Diversity in Action organization. Joining them were organization co-moderators Dr. Maureen Wright (Chair, Dominican’s Board of Directors) and Vallerie Maurice (Coordinator, Unity… Read More

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