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Shadow Experience

Would you like to experience The Notre Dame Life?

Join us for an individual or group shadow day and see what it's like to be a Panda!

2019-20 Individual Shadow Days
Come and see for yourself what The Notre Dame Life has to offer! Visit us for a morning, an afternoon, or an entire school day if you like. You will spend your time shadowing a current NDA student as she attends her
daily classes.

Time: Morning Session 8:30 am – 12:15 pm OR
Afternoon Session 11:30 am– 2:45 pm OR
All Day 8:30 am - 2:45 pm
Place: Report to School Office
Attire: Appropriate pants/skirt and top or a casual dress.  Leggings may only be worn under a skirt
or dress.  Shoes must cover the toes and heels.
Lunch: Complimentary ticket.  Students with food allergies or dietary restrictions should feel free to
pack their lunch.
Cell Phones: Phones must be turned off and stored in a purse or pocket during a shadow day.
Bring: Bring a book to read or homework to do in case a test is given during a class you are
Departure Time: 12:15 pm or 2:45 pm

Please contact Katie Caccavari, NDA Director of Admissions, to make a reservation for an individual shadow day.  Reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis, and we can accommodate a maximum of 8 - 10 students on any one shadow day.    You can contact the NDA Admissions Office at 859-292-1829 or by email at

2019-20 Group Shadow Dates for Feeder and Non-Feeder Schools

Each year NDA offers a group shadow day for each of its feeder elementary schools and another day for 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 12:15 p.m.

Group Shadow Dates for Feeder Schools 2019: (8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)
September 10, 2019 -  St. Pius X September 19, 2019 - Blessed Sacrament September 24, 2019 - St. Joseph, Crescent Springs October 8, 2019 - 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 our Director of Admissions, 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 14, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Students from non-feeder schools should call the NDA Admissions Office at 859-292-1829
to reserve a space for the Group Shadow Day(space is limited) or to schedule individual shadow days.