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Calendar and Events

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many events may be canceled or postponed for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please check this page frequently for the latest updates on admissions events and other activities for prospective students.


Soccer Grade School Night--TBD

Volleyball Grade School Night--TBD


Panda Sneak Peek Informational Coffees 2020
Informational Coffees for prospective Panda parents! 

Tuesday, September 22, 7 - 8 p.m.--This event will be virtual.**
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 8 - 9 a.m.--This event will be held in person on our campus.*
Tuesday, October 13, 6 - 7:30 p.m. (evening event)--This event will be held in person on our campus.*
Thursday, October 22, 7 - 8 p.m.--This event will be virtual.**
Wednesday, October 28, 8 - 9 a.m.--This event will be held in person on our campus.*

*Reservations will be required for the on-campus Coffees, and attendance will be limited to 16 people per event to maintain social distancing.  Those attending will be required to complete a COVID-19 symptom check prior to arriving on campus.  Masks will be required for these events and we will take your temperature when you arrive at NDA.  Please RSVP to Katie Caccavari, Director of Admissions, caccavarik@ndapandas.org or 859-292-1829 at least 24 hours prior to the date you wish to attend.  

**Reservations will be required for the virtual Coffees.  A link to access the Coffee will be emailed to those who wish to attend.  Please RSVP to Katie Caccavari, Director of Admissions, caccavarik@ndapandas.org or 859-292-1829 at least 24 hours prior to the date you wish to attend.  

Group Shadow Days at NDA for 8th Grade Feeder Schools

These shadow days are canceled for the Fall of 2020.  We are working with our Feeder Grade Schools to arrange a different experience for the 8th grade girls this fall.  

Group Shadow Day for 8th Grade Students from Non-Feeder Schools
This shadow day is canceled for the Fall of 2020. The Admissions Office will work one-on-one with students from non-feeder schools to provide information about NDA.

DUE TO THE RESTRICTIONS ON SHADOW DAYS, ALL PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES SHOULD CONTACT THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE WITH THEIR INDIVIDUAL QUESTIONS.  PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES ARE WELCOME TO SCHEDULE INDIVIDUAL TOURS OF NDA DURING SCHOOL HOURS AND/OR TO ARRANGE INDIVIDUAL VIRTUAL MEETINGS WITH THE ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR.  Please contact Katie Caccavari, Director of Admissions, at caccavarik@ndapandas.org/859-292-1829.

Oct. 23-25, 2020-- NDA/CCH Fall Play, William Shakespeare's MACBETH
NOTE:  The theater department is trying to secure an outdoor venue for these performances so that we can have a live audience.  Please check the Arts page HERE closer to the show dates for the final performance location.

November 8, 2020 - Open House
NDA's Open House will be a virtual event this year.  More details will be available later in the fall.


November 20, 2020 - 8th Grade Panda Funfest--TBD
This annual event for our 8th grade girls is on hold.  Please check later this fall for updates on this event.

High School Placement Test Prep Workshops 2020
Notre Dame Academy invites 8th graders to attend this
workshop to learn tips and strategies for success on the
HSPT.  Students can attend the workshop on any one of the following dates:
Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  OR
Saturday, Nov. 14 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. OR
Thursday, Dec. 3 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Each workshop is limited to 35 students in order to maintain social distancing.  Students will be required to wear masks throughout the workshop.  The cost is $50 per student.  Advance registration is required.  You can download the Information Flyer 
HERE and the Registration Form HERE.

December 12, 2020 - 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 forms.
NOTE:  Details for the 2020 HSPT are still being discussed.  Please check this site later this fall for updates.

January 1, 2021 -  First day to submit applications for financial assistance through FACTS Management.  You can access the online FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Application HERE.

January 4, 2021 - HSPT RESULTS MEETING - 7:00 p.m. The format for this meeting is TBD.

January 4, 2021 - February 12, 2021 - NDA FRESHMAN PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD
Please refer to the "Admissions Process" page HERE for an explanation of the Priority Application Period.

February 5-7, 2021 - NDA/CCH Theater presents A Night of One-Acts


February 19, 2021 - 6th and 7th Grade Scavenger Hunt - TBD


February 12, 2021 - CLOSE OF FRESHMAN PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD

March 6, 2021 - FRESHMAN CONFERENCES 
For registered incoming freshmen.

March 20, 2021 - FRESHMAN CONFERENCES
For registered incoming freshmen


March 23, 2021 - Panda Preview Night - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 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!  

April 15, 2021 - FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Application Deadline

April 15, 2021 - NDA Work Study Application Deadline

April 23-25, 2021 - NDA/CCH Spring Musical, TBD

MAY 1, 2021 - ALGEBRA & FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TESTS (OPTIONAL) 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon 
For registered incoming freshmen