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Panda Sneak Peek Information Sessions 2023
Information Sessions for prospective Panda parents and students!
Thursday, October 5, 2023 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
NOTE: STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THESE SESSIONS WITH THEIR PARENTS.
*Reservations are required for the Information Sessions. Registration for these events is available at the links below.
Group Shadow Days
2023-24 Group Shadow Dates at NDA for 8th Grade Feeder and Non-Feeder Schools
Each year NDA offers a group shadow day for each of its feeder elementary schools and another day for the students from non-feeder schools. Students will attend classes, eat lunch, and learn from current NDA students what it’s like to be a Panda. PLEASE NOTE: Group Shadow Days begin at approximately 8:15-8:30 a.m. and end at 12 noon.
Group Shadow Dates for Feeder Schools (8:15 a.m. – 12 noon)
September 12, 2023 – St. Joseph, Crescent Springs
September 14, 2023 – Blessed Sacrament
September 26, 2023 – St. Pius X
September 28, 2023 – St. Agnes and Prince of Peace
Students from feeder schools are welcome to schedule an additional individual shadow day if they feel that they need one more visit to NDA before making their high school choice. Contact Director of Enrollment, Katie Caccavari, at 859-292-1829 to arrange a visit. We can’t wait to meet you!
Group Shadow Day for Students from Non-Feeder Schools
October 9, 2023 (8:15 a.m. – 12 noon)
Students from non-feeder schools should call the NDA Admissions Office at 859-292-1829 or 859-292-1837 to reserve a space for the Group Shadow Days (space is limited) or to schedule individual shadow days.
Open House Experience
November 5, 2023 – Open House Experience
Early registration for Open House is now closed. You are welcome to walk in on Sunday and register on site. We hope to see you there!
Panda Fun Fest
November 17, 2023 – 8th Grade Panda Funfest–5:30-10:00 p.m.
All 8th grade girls are invited. Registration is available at the link below.
8th Grade Financial Aid Information Night
January 8, 2024 | 7:30 – 8:00 p.m. More details can be found HERE.
This event is part of the High School Placement Test Results Meeting.
Incoming Student and Freshman Dates
High School Placement Test Workshops 2023
Notre Dame Academy invites 8th graders to attend this workshop to learn tips and strategies for success on the HSPT. Advance registration is required. Each workshop is limited to 30 students. The cost is $50 per student. You can register for one of the workshop sessions at the links below.
NOTE: A student only needs to attend one workshop session. The content is the same each time.
High School Placement Test
December 9, 2023 – HSPT – HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Please refer to the “Admissions Process” page HERE for the HSPT registration form beginning November 3.
Financial Assistance Application
January 1, 2024 – First day to submit applications for financial assistance for the 2024-2025 school year through FACTS Management. You can access the online FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Application HERE.
April 15, 2024 – FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Application Deadline
High School Placement Test Results Meeting
January 8, 2024 – HSPT RESULTS MEETING AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION – 7:00 p.m.
Students will pick up test results at 7:00 p.m. and hear a brief explanation of the test scores. The financial aid presentation will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. as soon as the Results Meeting ends. The online Application for Admission will go live on the website on this date.
Freshman Priority Application Period
January 8, 2024 – February 9, 2024 – NDA FRESHMAN PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD
Please refer to the “Admissions Process” page HERE for an explanation of the Priority Application Period. (See item #5 under “Admissions Process.)
February 9, 2024 – CLOSE OF FRESHMAN PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD
March 9, 2024 – FRESHMAN CONFERENCES
For registered incoming freshmen.
March 16, 2024 – FRESHMAN CONFERENCES
For registered incoming freshmen
Celebrate the Arts at NDA!
April 20, 2024, 1 – 4 p.m.
Registered incoming freshmen are invited to “celebrate the arts” at NDA! Students will have the opportunity to work with Mr. Matt Eckerle, NDA art faculty, to create a custom T-shirt. The students will then enjoy a performance of the NDA/CCH spring musical. Space is limited for this event and registration will open on January 10.
Algebra & Foreign Language Placement Tests
MAY 4, 2024 – ALGEBRA & FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TESTS (OPTIONAL) 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
For registered incoming freshmen
Other Important Dates
October 20-22, 2023
NDA and CCH present Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
NDA and CCH present
Showcase–New York City!
Panda Preview Night
March 19, 2024 – Panda Preview Night – 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
6th and 7th graders – this is your chance to get a head start on the 8th grade! Learn about NDA life and
how to get ready for high school all in one evening. 8th Graders – come and take another look at all we have to offer!
You can register for Panda Preview Night beginning on January 10, 2024.
NDA Work Study Application
April 15, 2024 – NDA Work Study Application Deadline
April 18-21, 2024
NDA and CCH present
The Sound of Music
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