Dominican Students Recognized as New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholars

Five St. Mary’s Dominican High School students were among 53 students from 17 participating public, private and parochial schools in the New Orleans area that received scholarships from the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation (NOHHF) at ceremonies honoring NOHHF 2017 scholars. St. Mary’s Dominican High School students recognized as NOHHF scholars were (second from left)… Read More

Connecting Science and Faith

Students in Mrs. Theresa Maquar’s Chemistry I class looked at the connections between science and faith when they explored the chemical principles involved in creating the perfectly dyed Easter egg. Students studied the properties and effects of acids and bases. The egg dyeing activity presented them with a fun way to see chemistry in action, including… Read More

Juniors Receive Book Awards

Twenty-eight Book Awards from universities and colleges were presented to St. Mary’s Dominican High School juniors in recognition of academic excellence, strong character and commitment to community service. Brandeis University – Melissa Berner; Bryn Mawr – Annie “Mackie” Smith; Chatham University – Victoria Liu; Colorado School of Mines – Caroline Troendle; Dartmouth – Rebecca D’Antonio; Denison University – Maygan Miguez; Kenyon College – Addison Hall; Mount Holyoke – Emma Duckworth; Randolph… Read More

Testing Knowledge – Dissection

Working in groups of four, students in Ms. Anjel Guitroz’s anatomy class tested their cumulative knowledge of all systems of the fetal pig during dissections of specimens that spanned a one-week period.     Starting with the external anatomy, students identified structures and functions. They next dissected the pig to expose the digestive system. Each… Read More