The Chemistry of Cabbage

Starting with cabbage juice, students in Mrs. Crissy Giacona’s 8th Grade science class made their own pH indicator solution. Students added vinegar, ammonia, and a baking soda solution to look for a color change in the cabbage juice. Using a pH scale, the students determined the pH of the new solution. Red cabbage juice contains… Read More

Sewing a Life Skill

For the freshman class, threading the eye of a needle and sewing a button to material may not be part of their studies; however, they were introduced to this basic life skill and guided by visiting alumnae who included an airline pilot, an artist who teaches sewing at a fabric store, and a recent Dominican… Read More

Dominican Hosts FIRST® LEGO® League Kick Off

The St. Mary’s Dominican Robotics team hosted on campus the FIRST®  LEGO® League (FLL®) kick-off where students from several New Orleans area schools learned about the different components of the FLL competition. This included programing their EV3 robot, practicing teamwork skills and learning the important points of the Project. The teams are looking forward to their… Read More

National Merit Scholarship Corporation Recognizes Seven Seniors

National Merit® Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has recognized five St. Mary’s Dominican High School students as Semifinalists and two students as Commended Students. Dominican students recognized as National Merit Semifinalists are: Caroline Bickerton, Lillian Cerise, Emma Duckworth, Annie Smith and Abigail Webb. As Semifinalists, they are among approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit®… Read More