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SND 4th of July Festival Dear Friends, The Sisters of Notre Dame are busy planning two wonderful celebrations this year. First is our 102nd 4th of July Festival. The second is our 150th anniversary of the Sisters of Notre Dame arriving in the United States. Eight sisters traveled from Germany to New York arriving on … Read more


During the month of February, our family leadership students will sponsor and lead an outreach activity to benefit Cinderella’s Closet.  This organization works as a non-profit to help make Prom more affordable for girls who may struggle with the costs.  Cinderella’s Closet is in desperate need of dresses this year and we are happy to … Read more

Notre Dame Academy Offers $33,550 in Scholarships to Incoming Pandas

Notre Dame Academy has offered academic scholarships totaling $33,550 to 14 incoming freshmen based on their outstanding performance on NDA’s High-School Placement Test (HSPT), which they took in December 2023. Due to the generosity of the Sisters of Notre Dame and other benefactors, Notre Dame Academy awards several academic scholarships to the top HSPT performers … Read more

The Compelling Return on Investment in Catholic Education at Notre Dame Academy

    In today’s world, the conversation surrounding education often centers on the investment made and the returns gained. When we take a closer look into the realm of Catholic education, particularly at Notre Dame Academy (NDA) in Park Hills, KY, the concept of return on investment (ROI) takes on an even more impressive meaning. … Read more

Notre Dame Academy Welcomes New President

A new era has dawned at Notre Dame Academy as the school community warmly welcomed Trish Miller as its fourth president on July 1, 2023. Mrs. Miller’s appointment comes after an extensive nationwide search prompted by the departure of Dr. Laura Koehl in February 2021. In April 2021, the NDA Board of Directors initiated a … Read more

Pandas Present at Everybody Counts

Dr. Ericson, Mrs. Goldcamp, Teagan Lanterman, Mikayla Schornack, Emery Graham, and Carissa Stahl participated in the Everybody Counts Program at St. Pius. NDA’s four student representatives spoke to the 5th grade students at St. Pius about learning disorders and how to use strategies, supports and accommodations to break down the barriers that learning disorders cause … Read more

Uganda Pandas 5K Walk/Run

Get ready for this year’s Uganda Pandas 5K walk/run on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Money raised from this event will benefit the Sisters of Notre Dame’s Ugandan Mission. Just like our school in Park Hills, KY, this school was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame. Money raised through the 5K will support the educational … Read more

TLC Makes a Difference

On Saturday March 4, seniors from the Teen Leadership Club provided a couple hours of service at Matthew 25 Ministries sorting medical supplies.  Once sorted, the supplies can then be sent overseas to areas where such supplies are not readily available. Pictured from left to right: Abigail Sheely, Tori Danneman, Leah Kokocinski, Bella Marita, and … Read more