Notre Dame Featured in October 2018 Issue of "PrincetonLife"
Notre Dame Educates the Whole Student
Pictured: Notre Dame freshmen (clockwise, from bottom left) Kitty Vernon, Nate Duff, Owen Barlow, Gwenyth Lowery, and Nora Conboy have found a welcoming place that feels like a family. “This is a community,” Duff says.
Fully Engaged An emphasis on intellectual development and community is bolstered by great emo-tional support, both from fellow students and from the faculty and administration. The ultimate goal: to help students blossom into balanced, confident, and capable adults who are well equipped to take on the challenges ahead.
“We try to create an environment that will allow children to find their self-confi-dence in going out into the world,” Stevenson says. “Self-esteem is so important to develop in high school for students to be able to be engaged in the world.”
Notre Dame High School recently announced that the School will offer three academic merit scholarships to incoming freshmen, beginning with the September 2019 enrolled class. Notre Dame President, Mary Liz Fitzpatrick ‘72 Ivins, commented, “Our continued commitment to keep a Notre Dame education affordable will now include the addition of three merit based scholarships offered to academically strong incoming freshmen. The awarding of these scholarships will recognize their hard work and commitment to becoming a member of the Notre Dame community.”
While starting a chapter of your life and moving on to high school may be exciting, it can sometimes be frightening. Being brought up in the Catholic Church, I already had similarities to other students at Notre Dame and even though sharing a faith is a positive experience, not everyone does it. The activities at Notre Dame improve your high school experience and make transitions easier
Located on 100 beautiful acres in Central New Jersey, Notre Dame High School, founded in 1957, is a college preparatory school for grades 9 - 12, preparing young men and women for lives of purpose, built upon a foundation of Catholic faith, with a commitment to academics, co-curricular activities and service to others.