Band Teacher Johnson Shares Passion, Enthusiasm with NDA Students

Payton Van Pelt, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

September 28, 2017

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In the new school year, not only are students trying to adjust, but a slew of new teachers are as well. One new face is band director Steve Johnson. Before his career as a band teacher, Mr. Johnson was utilizing his passion fo...

Drama Club a Mix of Theater Games, Personalities, Fun

Gina Refardt, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

September 18, 2017

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“It was really fun for me because I could just be him. And that helped my confidence, that I could do something like this,” said Nadine Druar, a senior at Notre Dame Academy. She joined the Drama Club her freshman year,...

Writers Union: A Club for Those Who Love Writing, Reading

Lauren Van Gheem, Staff Writer, Journalism I

September 15, 2017

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With about 35 members annually Writers Union is a social and academic club at Notre Dame. Writers Union members share their writings, make suggestions for improvement, offer encouragement and, of course, eat brownies. “I ...

What Music Means to Me

Katie Romes, Guest Writer

September 13, 2017

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I never thought that I would find a passion for something I used to despise. Growing up, I was put into piano lessons at four years old and every wednesday for nine years I would show up to the same colorful house with the sa...

NDA Students Start Concert Series: Live in the 920

Ava Vanden Corput, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

May 6, 2017

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Everyone knows Charlie Urick as the singing guy and Ben Hathaway as the guy who is usually working the lights or sound system. However, they are also the NDA students who started the new concert series Live in the 920. ...

Cast of 20 Featured in Spring Play; MAD Opens May 11

Clare Ravizza, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 17, 2017

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Production for NDA’s 2017 spring play, Mutually Assured Destruction: 10 Plays About Brothers and Sisters (MAD) is already in progress. The show is run by director and  Spanish teacher Sra. Crystal Dory and student director Jack Micke...

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