Art Teacher Brandtner Set to Retire at End of Year

Payton Van Pelt, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

February 15, 2018

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“I always believed that when one door opens, go through it. And when another door opens, go through that one.” Barbara Brandtner has been an art teacher with the Notre Dame Academy community for 23 years. After the 2018 sch...

Principal Browne Runs To & From School–Literally!

Maxwell Timmer, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

February 13, 2018

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NDA students know Mr. Patrick Browne as the school’s new principal, but what they might not know is how dedicated he is to running.  “Growing up we had 11 people in our family. It was loud, confrontational and very uns...

Two Engaged Teachers Getting Ready for Big Day

Abby Wittler, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

February 11, 2018

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Two NDA teachers are getting ready for one of the most important days of their lives, their wedding day. English/social studies teacher Holly Strong and science teacher Rachel Weier are both engaged and could not be more ex...

Book Club to Discuss ‘Carnegie’s Maid’ at February 27 Meeting

Clare Ravizza, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

February 9, 2018

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The NDA Book Club’s third quarter meeting will be held at the Daily Buzz Cafe on Tuesday, February 27, at 6 p.m. The book selection to be discussed at this meeting is Marie Benedict’s Carnegie’s Maid. The novel is a historica...

Christensen to Do Gap Program at St. Norbert’s

Abby Wittler, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

February 4, 2018

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Morgan Christensen, an NDA senior, has decided to take a less conventional, life-altering path for her first semester of college. This path is the SNC gap program which takes 16 college freshmen around the country to experien...