Congratulations to Mr. Byrd

Congratulations to English Teacher, Mr. Byrd who won a flash fiction challenge that he entered in the fall. As the chapter advisor for NDA’s National English Honor Society, Mr. Byrd is clearly a lifelong learner!  

Welcome to NDA Nurse Neubacher

Please welcome NDA’s newest part time nurse Mrs. Julie Neubacher. Mrs. Neubacher, current parent and NDA alum, will work closely with Mrs. Tina Sizemore to support students’ overall health. Registered nurse, Mrs. Neubacher started in this role yesterday just as the Pandas returned from Christmas break. Welcome Mrs. Neubacher!

Archery News

The Archery Pandas have competed in two tournaments during the last couple of weeks. On December 16 at the Dixie Tournament the Pandas scored a 2989 which included 84 tens. The team was led by Lea Youtsey at 274(5th 11 grader), Ava Boertlein at 273(2nd 9 grader), Keira Schneider at 266(4th 12 grader), Ellie Puglisi(6th … Read more

Sign Up for Designer and Crew Positions for Spring Musical

SIGN UP FOR TECH & CREW POSITIONS The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee!  Interviews for designer and assistant positions will be Thursday, January 5 (after the production meeting) in alumnae hall. Positions available in Lighting, Sound, Costumes, Hair & Makeup, Scenic, Props, and Stage Management SIGN UP BY THURSDAY 1/5 Synopsis An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents … Read more

Making a Difference Through Art

Many of NDA’s talented art students participated in a service project called The Memory Project again this year. The mission of The Memory Project is for Art students to create portraits for youth around the world who have been neglected, orphaned, or disadvantaged. The portraits are sent to the children, who typically have very little … Read more

Spanish students volunteer at BeCon over Christmas Break

Twenty Spanish students from all four grade levels participated in Christmas giving to Latino families in the area by volunteering at Be Concerned on Wednesday, December 22.  They gave up their first afternoon of Christmas vacation to give food items to needy families.  The students enjoyed speaking with the families as they handed them their … Read more