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,...

Solar Suitcases Arrive in Kenya

Last year before the pandemic, students in Mr. Dargis's 7th grade Science class built solar suitcases as part of their STEM lessons. Thanks to a grant from the We Share Solar program, our students learned about solar energy, built the kits, tested them, and then...

Play tickets are now on sale!

Play tickets are now on sale!

Our middle school students were on stage all last week and are very excited to share the story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with you! While we are saddened by the fact that we cannot invite you to a live show this year, we are grateful we could...

Screenagers Film Series

Screenagers Film Series

Parents: did you, like myself, come of age before the advent of the smartphone? I’m still unclear if that makes me an “old millennial” or a “Gen-Xer”, but what I do know is that my wife and I not infrequently sense that we are gazing into an abyss of our digital...