NDA Fall Community Newsletter 2021

NDA Fall Community Newsletter 2021

Our NDA Fall Community Newsletter was mailed to households in our school community last week. The current newsletter shares a story looking back on a very unique year that many will never forget. Highlights include the long list of changes made in order to keep...

Honor our Veterans

Honor our Veterans

For the past several years, the Notre Dame Academy student council has lined Excelsior Boulevard with flags to honor our Veterans. As cars drove past, many honked their horns in appreciation of our flag display. In addition to lining the sidewalk with flags, our...

NDA Marathon Adoration

NDA Marathon Adoration

This year we added a new element to our marathon, prayer! As we celebrate gratitude this year (particularly for God’s promise to be with us always) we wanted to offer to pray for the intentions of our friends and family. We knew we could do this while asking people...

Catholic Spirit Article

Catholic Spirit Article

At Notre Dame Academy, our eighth-grade students participated in a three-day pilgrimage in April. Their amazing journey began at NDA with an early morning Mass with Father John Bauer, who also accompanied us on our trip. We then drove to Our Lady of Guadelupe in La...

Notre Dame Academy featured on KSTP

Notre Dame Academy featured on KSTP

It was a very exciting first day of school as Notre Dame Academy was featured on KSTP, Channel 5. KSTP followed enrollment growth in private schools in the metro area over the past couple of years, and chose to stop by NDA to check in on the first day. Catholic...

NDA Summer Service Project

NDA Summer Service Project

If our world-still one of masks, social distancing, uncertainty-continues to feel a bit disjointed, a Wednesday evening served as a refreshing antidote for a group of the NDA community who gathered at the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) center.  Some of us may be...

Who’s Your COVID-19 Hero?

Who’s Your COVID-19 Hero?

Last spring Stratasys, a 3D printing company, held a competition for kids to design a COVID-19 superhero. This incoming 4th grader created Dr. Tom and was selected as one of the winners! His drawing was transformed into a 3D printed model that was then mailed to him...

Scholastic Storyworks 3 Contest Winner!

Scholastic Storyworks 3 Contest Winner!

Congratulations An NDA 3rd grader, was chosen as one of five winners nationwide for the Scholastics Storyworks 3’s Grizzlies contest from the March/April 2021 issue! They loved her informative and detailed news article regarding what caused the grizzlies attacking and...

NDA 8th Grade Pilgrimage

NDA 8th Grade Pilgrimage

The NDA 8th Grade Pilgrimage has concluded! I was blessed to be able to encounter our students beyond our hallways as they exemplified their ability to pray, play, and participate at some of our national treasures of Catholic life. Wednesday morning began with Mass...

Notre Dame Academy holds annual Marathon

Notre Dame Academy holds annual Marathon

2021 NDA Marathon We are excited for our 2021 NDA Marathon! This event has been a Catholic school tradition for 40 years and a Notre Dame Academy tradition since spring of 2014. The Minnesota Marathon for Nonpublic Education, Inc., is an association of parents,...