NDA Students Receive Writing Awards

Two of our sophomores took first place in two categories in Mount Saint Joseph’s 27th Annual Writing Contest for high school sophomores.  Chloe Dunham took first place for personal essay. Her essay’s title is “Progress Is Progress Is Progress”. Angalea Wuest took first place for short story. Her story’s title is “I Love You More … Read more

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! http://www.nehsmuseletter.us/octnov-flashfic-win-6-word-stories/  

NDA American Lit Student Wins First Place

NDA American Lit student, Nicolette Cottingham, won first place in prose for the sophomore level of the Haunt Your Library Halloween Writing Contest sponsored by the Kenton County Public Library. Her short story was called “The Siren of Siglufjörður” and can be found below:   The Siren of Siglufjörður By Nicolette Cottingham The salty air … Read more

NDA Students Receive Scholastic Writing Awards

Congratulations to the Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners listed below, and to their teachers, Michael Byrd, Michael Cerimele, Gurrie Frisbie, Lauren Garrett, David Jackson, Amanda Schultz and Matt Eckerle.  The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards will take place on February 21 at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts, located at 108 W. … Read more

2019/2020 Required Book Lists

  Lauren Garrett9 CPTo Kill a Mockingbird – LeeThe Tragedy of Julius Caesar – Shakespeare (Folger Shakespeare Library version preferred / ISBN: 0743482743)Holocaust novel – to be purchased in the spring  10 Honors The Great Gatsby – Fitzgerald Of Mice and Men – Steinbeck The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne 12 Honors Macbeth – Shakespeare (textbook)Frankenstein – Mary Shelley … Read more

NDA Students Receive National Recognition for Writing

Three Notre Dame Academy students recently received national writing awards through Scholastic. These students will now have the opportunity to attend an awards ceremony in June in New York City to receive their awards.  Congratulations to the following students: Clara Dusing: Gold Medal – Poetry Olivia Ossege: Gold Medal – Personal Essay/Memoir Bella Smith: Gold … Read more