Model UN Promotes Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Leadership

Vit Nosek, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 9, 2019

The annual Wisconsin Model United Nations state conference was held at UW-Milwaukee March 21-22.  A group of 14 students and three teachers from NDA experienced a unique event full of learning about diplomacy, history and in...

Student Teacher Returns to Her Roots, Changes Career for the Classroom

Abby Wittler, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 7, 2019

Mrs. Traci Belongia, a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, has returned to her roots to complete her student teaching. After graduating from college, she worked as a social worker and adoption counselor with a private organization....

Abler Loves Her Job, Reads Books, Ignores Bagels

Lauren Van Gheem, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 7, 2019

Notre Dame Academy counselor Beth Abler graduated from NDA in 2001 and always knew she wanted to help people succeed. “I have known since high school that I wanted to be a school counselor,” said Abler. She finishe...

Vecera Accepted to Summer Journalism Program at Northwestern University

Adison Karbon, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 4, 2019

This summer junior Mattea Vecera will attend the Medill Cherub program, a five-week summer journalism program at Northwestern University. She first heard about this program from her mother, who was a graduate of the Northwes...

What Does Principal Browne Do on Saturday Nights?

Abby Wittler, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 1, 2019

Principal Patrick Browne does more than the school community sees on a day-to-day basis. He also loves to volunteer and work with the homeless as he does every Saturday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Browne has been volunteerin...