Juniors, Get Ready! It’s Naviance Time!

Nate Smith, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

May 27, 2018

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As the 2017-18 school year comes to a close many students still have school on their minds.  Seniors this year are still preparing for college even though most of them are going to definitely take some time off to relax from thi...

Graduating Senior Optimistic about Millennials Role in World

Marion Hermitanio, Guest Writer

May 23, 2018

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These past four years an infinite number of voices have entered my world at Notre Dame Academy.  Some are small, like Mrs. Hearden always telling us to make flashcards and study actively or Mr. Dunlap telling us to always sim...

Bosco Recommends Walk to Mary

James Bosco, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

May 21, 2018

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The Walk to Mary consists of a 21-mile walk from the Shrine of St. Joseph located on St. Norbert’s campus to the Shrine of our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI.  This event occurs annually on May 5th. This pilgrimage wa...

Academy Chatter: What are your plans for the summer?

Staff Writers, Advanced Journalism

May 15, 2018

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Mr. Browne, principal: “During the summer I hope to spend some quality time with my wife, Vicki, visit my mom and dad in Michigan, visit our cottage in Iron River where I'll swim every day, run an ultramarathon, do a lot of...

Remembering the Sandy Hook Shooting

Alli Lamm, Guest Writer

April 23, 2018

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Freshman Alli Lamm wrote the following piece as a personal reflection in English class. In light of last week's walk, her thoughts are especially timely. It started off like any other day; I woke up, ate breakfast, and wen...

Academy Chatter: What has been the highlight of the year for you?

Staff Writers, Advanced Journalism

April 23, 2018

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Sarah Lelinski, sophomore: “Getting to work on the musical and making a lot of new friends through it.” Mattea Vecera, sophomore: “The back to school dance at the beginning of the football season.” Sophie Woodward,...

Academy Chatter: What part of Academy Ball and post-prom are you most excited about and why?

April 10, 2018

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Danielle Lippert, senior: “I really like being able to dress up with all my friends.” Tori Gantz, senior: “In my senior year of high school, these last memories- for me- are what I know I’m going to look back on in ...

ACADEMY CHATTER: What is the most memorable Service Day you’ve had at NDA and what made it special?

Staff Writers, Advanced Journalism

April 3, 2018

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Clare Burke Ravizza, senior: “Last year for NDA Serves I went to Aldo Leopold. I got to work in a classroom with a bunch of adorable kids. I helped them pot seeds for their big science project where they grew plants. We sat...

No, No! Don’t Sell Babies!

Danielle Lippert, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

March 23, 2018

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The state of Washington is in the process of of legalizing “commercial surrogacy.” The statement is as scary as it sounds. When I first heard about this, I thought for sure it was a hoax. It was another “fake news”...