NDA Middle School – A Special Place

NDA Middle School – A Special Place

NDA Middle School - A Special Place Last fall our 6th grade class piled into buses and embarked on a 3 day fall interlude at Eagle Bluff Environmental Center in Southern Minnesota—I think the area is referred to as the “drift-less country”, but either way I can assure...

Private Education Faith Opportunities

Private Education Faith Opportunities

Matt Johnson is a current parent at NDA. He and his wife, Amanda, have four kids at NDA and strongly value the private education NDA provides their family. They love the faith opportunities that surface on any given school day consistently throughout the school year...

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...

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