Rampeteers: Major Players in Academy Awards Show

Skylar Schultz, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

January 23, 2020

As the buzz around this year’s Academy Awards show is ramping up, so are its rampeteers.  A long-standing staple of the show, this year’s rampeteers will be participating in a 24-year-old tradition, as old as the show itself. ...

Door Decorating Contest Brings Christmas Season to Halls of NDA

Staff Writer, Adviser

December 13, 2019

FYI: The winning door, based on student and staff voting, was the Main Office door that featured Rudolph and a reindeer crossing. For the first time (at least since 1996) NDA classroom doors took on the look of elementary and midd...

Tucker the Elf Watching Students & Staff

Maxwell Timmer, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

December 13, 2019

“I started Tucker the Elf to have fun during the holiday season,” explained Mr. Bryan Konshak, a math teacher at Notre Dame Academy and founder of the Tucker the Elf tradition.  Tucker the Elf is a fun tradition that start...

Tiktok Popular with NDA Students

Sam Schmid, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

November 24, 2019

As of 2019, students of Notre Dame Academy spend a considerable amount of their time away from school on a certain app. This app is not Instagram, not Snapchat, nor Twitter, but rather, Tiktok. Tiktok, as it is explained by the ...

Frank Ocean: Major Influence in Today’s Music World

Mattea Vecera, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

November 11, 2019

Frank Ocean’s hiatus seems to have come to a close this past month, just in time for the new decade.  For those that don’t know, Christopher Edwin Cooksey (Frank Ocean) is a singer, songwriter, rapper, photographer, a...

Directors, Cast Excited about Musical

Lauren Van Gheem, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

November 3, 2019

Notre Dame Academy students perform a musical each winter, and this year they will be performing Matilda.   English teacher Andrea Gilson, choir teacher Christine Salerno and chemistry teacher Kim Flinchum help the show run smoothly.  ...

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