Calling all Juniors! Anyone interested in learning more about the KY Governor's Scholars Program, also known as GSP, can come to an Information Session to be held next Thursday, Sept. 30 after school in Alumnae Hall. GSP is an exciting FREE 5-week summer program on a college campus for Kentucky High school students that can ultimately result in a college scholarship - as well as an experience of a lifetime! NDA's 7 Governor's Scholars from 2021 will be on hand to share their experience and application tips! All are welcome. Continue reading


Panda golfers finished in 9th place at All State Tournament this weekend and were led by Clare Hooper with a top 20 finish. NDA's Golf Team is competing today in the conference tournament. Good luck Pandas! Continue reading

Join the Band!

Anyone interested in playing music with the NDA Band this year, our FIRST rehearsal is TUESDAY MORNING (8.24.21) in the BAND ROOM starting at  7:30 am.    NO EXPERIENCE is NEEDED.   Feel free to stop by the BAND ROOM before school on TUEDAY if you would like to check out our rehearsal OR if you have questions about the NDA Band.  ALL are WELCOME. Continue reading


Welcome Back Pandas! The bulletin for the first week can be found HERE. We will have an ADJ (adjusted) schedule on Tuesday due to our Opening Assembly. Take a peek at the schedule, so you know what to expect. A regular schedule is noted with R while our late start (usually Wednesday) schedule is a D schedule. All schedules are hyperlinked to your bulletin. Just click on the letter next to the day of the week. Some reminders for our first day back to school: Review the Pandas Return to Campus Plan Finalize your FinalForms account. Updates to FinalForms were made... Continue reading


FROM THE SCHOOL NURSE: COVID-19 INFORMATION There are many important resources for parents and students on NDA’s COVID-19 Information page on the website HERE. Pandas Return to Campus Plan Information from the Nurse’s Office Daily Personal Assessment questions - COVID-19 Vaccine information Diocesan communications Continue reading


Don’t forget to revisit FinalForms to view updates to: • Student/Parent Handbook • Acknowledgement of Responsibility Form (COVID-19) All updates are due by the end of the first week of school. Continue reading


You can find NDA's Grade Level Information HERE. Continue reading


Welcome to the 2021-22 school year! As a follow up to the Back to School Parent Meetings held Tuesday and Wednesday evening, we are sharing the information covered and some reminders to help you prepare for the new school year. BACK TO SCHOOL PARENT MEETING POWERPOINT Continue reading


Our theme for the School Year is: Living the Gospel with a Spirit of Compassion, Hope and Joy! The Scripture that was chosen to go with it is: “Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” 1 John 3:18. This is all based on the 3rd educational principle: The Educator as Gospel Witness. We will also be using the catch phrase “Mind the Gap”. This is meant to be a way for us to think about the ways we can help others - when we see a gap where someone (including ourselves) needs something... Continue reading


Please check the job board in the counselors' quad frequently. There is a new babysitting job for this summer just sent. There will be more coming because I have had calls and they will be sending the information. Thank you to Mrs. Price and our Campus Ministry team for the beautiful Holy Week Prayer Service yesterday. As many of you may have read in last week's Panda Press, the CDC recently updated the physical distancing requirements in classrooms to at least 3 feet rather than 6 feet. These updates will allow NDA to eliminate the need for some auxiliary classrooms... Continue reading