College Board announced that Mount Saint Mary Academy has been named to the Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) School Honor Roll, earning SILVER distinction.
The AP® School Honor Roll recognizes schools whose AP programs are delivering results for students while broadening access. Schools can earn this recognition annually based on criteria that reflect a commitment to increasing college-going culture, 为学生提供获得大学学分的机会, and maximizing college readiness.
这些节目庆祝学生在高中的努力学习，展示他们的优秀学习成绩. The academic honors for rural area, Black, Indigenous, and/or Latino students are an opportunity for students to share their strong academic achievements with colleges and scholarship programs that are seeking to recruit diverse talent.
本周，我们欢迎了来自美慈教育的三位专业人士访问我们的校园. 小组会见了不同的学校成员, including the administration, faculty, staff, and Board members, 还有学生领导小组和一小群家长. In addition to their meetings, 他们体验了一次由学生带领的校园参观, 以及我们合唱团的简短表演. Click here to view the performance.
Sister Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S., Directress of Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung congratulated the following students who have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Elizabeth Roper, Director of College Counseling, and Eileen Honicky, Assistant Director of College Counseling, attended the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC) annual conference in Baltimore where they joined over 7,000 college admission professionals, 高校辅导员和高等教育人员为期三天的宝贵学习, engagement, and discussions.
Throughout the week, the Mount community has been commemorating its pride of being a Mercy school and its dedication to uphold the mission of Catherine McAuley, the Mercy Core Values, and the 慈悲修女会的重要关切. On Friday, we all paused during the Mercy Day Liturgy in Immaculate Conception Chapel to honor our Sisters on campus who inspire us as well as all of those who underline the value of mercy. 我们的慈悲姐妹会和慈悲联会分别更新了他们的誓言和盟约.
On the afternoon of September 22, 学生会的成立仪式举行了, Peer Ministers, Peer Facilitators, 国家荣誉协会执行委员会, and members of the Cum Laude Society. The academic achievement of our Advanced Placement Scholars and other honored students was also recognized by Jacqueline Muratore, Assistant Directress for Faculty, Curriculum, 策划和助理主任以及体育主任, Denise Materia. Click here 查看那些荣誉和安装的列表. 我们感谢所有获奖者的原则性领导、教育勇气和仁慈精神.
Gathered in the Sister Lisa Gambacorto Theater on Wednesday morning were members of the freshmen class as they were treated to a bagel breakfast and warm welcomes from JoAnn Rojek Minnicino '74, P'11 (Alumnae Association President) and Erika Parisse Demetrick '89, P'22.
Mount Saint Mary Academy began hosting college admission professional visits from a variety of colleges and universities across the country. Almost 70 schools are scheduled to visit, 与感兴趣的高年级和低年级学生以及伊丽莎白·罗珀会面, Director of College Counseling, and Eileen Honicky, Assistant Director of College Counseling.
杰奎琳·穆拉托尔(学院助理主任, Curriculum, and Planning) and Elizabeth Roper (Director of College Counseling) provided the following seniors with their letters of invitation to the Cum Laude Society this morning in the Parlor. Sister Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S.导演也到场表示祝贺.
Please join us in congratulating Rachel Castela '24, Zoe Daly '24, Lillian Del Rossi '24, Caitlyn Falkowski '24, Victoria Fekete '24, Nina Heim '24, and Zoe Schack '24.
Mount Saint Mary Academy is pleased to congratulate the 52 students recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars with an average score of 3.94. After taking the 2023 AP Exams, 21名学生被评为AP优秀学者, 13名学生被评为AP优秀学者，18名学生被评为AP优秀学者.
今年，我们用一种新的语言汇编了一些我们的头条新闻 Year In Review publication. 我们希望在我们回顾充满社区的一年时，您会喜欢阅读它, accomplishments in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities, and more! We are especially proud to share updates about how the Mount remains ahead of the curve in an exclusive article by Jacqueline Muratore, Assistant Directress for Faculty, Curriculum, and Planning.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A COPY OF A YEAR IN REVIEW.
Joanne Cadigan-Peters，社会研究系主任，最近发表 Madeleine Ahlbeck '23 with the Excellence in American History award from the Basking Ridge Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution (DAR). Madeline is a senior at the Mount. Her sister, Alexandra, graduated in 2021.
美联储山挑战赛团队，由 Zoe Daly '24, Lillian Del Rossi '24, Victoria Fekete '24, Katherine Ferris '24, Isabelle Fretz '24, Nina Heim '24, Charlotte Jotz '24, and Akshaya Karanam '24, 开发了一个关于全球化经济学的播客，该播客已被选为《365买球》的出版物 Journal of Future Economists.
The academic/extracurricular accomplishments of our students as well as the professional and volunteer efforts of our Mount community were lauded and recognized on the evening of Monday, May 15, 在我们一年一度的奥斯卡颁奖典礼上.
Since 1999, Kathleen Brennan has been empowering, encouraging, 并帮助塑造年轻女性在Mount的成功旅程. As she prepares to retire, she remembers her career at the Academy which began as a math teacher and then transitioned the Mathematics Department Chairperson after two years.
Congratulations to the team of juniors Victoria Fekete '24 and Akshaya Karanam '24 who learned on Wednesday that they have advanced to the final round of the 2023 Quality of Life (QLI) INNOVATIONS competition!
4月28日，365买球院长Lisa Gambacorto修女，RSM, Ed.S. congratulated Charlotte Gray '23 on being named Valedictorian and Mary Claire Schleck '23 on being designated Salutatorian. 杰奎琳·穆拉托正式宣布了这一消息, Assistant Directress for Faculty, Curriculum, and Planning, 在无原罪小堂举行的特别集会上.
Congratulations to seniors Olivia Chow '23 and Jordyn Collie '23 who were celebrated in the Mount Parlor on April 26 after sharing where they will continue their athletic and academic pursuits at the collegiate level.
For the second year in a row, 365买球欧洲挑战赛队获得了冠军奖杯! Among some very tough competition, the team excelled at explaining the current economic conditions in Europe and answered some very tough questions on the future of work in Italy. The team includes sophomores Katherine Byrne '25, Madison DeFrancisco '25, Mary Cate King '25, Megan Quraishi '25, Grace Puglisi '25, Manuela Roncancio-Roldan '25, and Jenny Zhu '25.
Students in Cecelia Lahiff’s Latin I-Latin IV classes at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung took the National Latin Exam during the month of March. The following students received awards from the American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League for their outstanding scores on the exam:
On the evening of Wednesday, April 19, 学生和他们的家人聚集在无原罪礼拜堂参加荣誉毕业典礼. During the program, 学生们被选入艺术荣誉协会, Tri-M Music Honor Society, English Honor Society, Mathematics Honor Society, Science Honor Society, World Language Honor Societies (Italian, Spanish, Latin), National Honor Society, and The Cum Laude Society.
祝贺《365买球》的演员和工作人员! 这是一个周末的壮观表演，令人惊叹和丰富多彩的服装和布景, beautiful music, and many laughs! A special thanks to Mia Pafumi, Catrina Coffey, and Michael Wall, and everyone else involved, 感谢他们的辛勤工作和对山剧院的奉献! 请访问我们的社交媒体页面查看演出照片，并点击 here to view a video.
Congratulations to the Euro Challenge team which traveled to Manhattan last week to compete against other teams from the New York Metropolitan area. The team advanced to the semifinal round of the 2023 National Competition which will take place in New York City on Monday, April 24. Team members, pictured above, include: Katherine Byrne '25, Madison DeFrancisco '25, Grace Puglisi '25, Manuela Roncancio-Roldan '25, Mary Catherine King '25, Jenny Zhu '25, and Megan Quraishi '25.
3月27日晚，我们的院长S. Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S.她在该行政区首届“守望行业女性”(Women In Business of Watchung)颁奖典礼上受到表彰. She was among three other honorees to receive proclamations and to be lauded as outstanding contributors to the borough's business presence, especially during Women's History Month.
On March 17 and 18, five members of the Speech and Debate Team competed at the State Competition for Forensics Public Speaking hosted by the NJ Speech & Debate League. Mount属于天主教法医联盟和NJ Speech & 辩论联盟全年提供公开演讲比赛. 获得参加新泽西州冠军赛的资格, 学生需要在他们的NJ演讲中至少有一项在他们的类别中获得前六名 & Debate League tournaments this year.
2月25日，法医学成员发表讲话 & Debate Team attended the Catholic Forensics League's National Tournament where they competed in the Grand Qualifying Tournament against six other schools at DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne.
“我们的学生经历了国会模拟，他们在委员会中撰写和辩论法案. In addition to bill writing, 与会者探讨了变革的途径, including service, community building, and equity,” said Joanne Cadigan-Peters, 社会研究系主任兼JSA主持人. “我的分会收到阿曼达萝丝劳拉基金会的赞助来参加这个国际年会. 我们非常感谢他们的慷慨.”
The Students of Color Affinity (SOCA) group at Mount Saint Mary Academy sponsored two visits to the Center for Creativity in Westfield (formerly The Rialto Theater) in February to explore significant historical figures and milestones during the “African American History in Westfield from 1720” exhibition and documentary event.
On February 17, S. Lisa Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S. (Directress) and Assistant Directresses Denise Materia and Jacqueline Muratore congratulated members of the Mock Trial team for advancing to the finals after defeating Bridgewater in the semi-finals this week.
Members of the Peer Ministry Leadership Team and Club met Thursday to complete a banner representing the Sisters of Mercy’s Critical Concern of Racism. The group also collaborated with the Students of Color Affinity to create flyers featuring Black Americans (a project led by Shelby Carmant ’25)，他们的传记，以及关于团结的名言.
This week, 365买球社区充满了庆祝天主教学校教育的热情. 周一下午的礼拜仪式之后是周二的才艺表演. On Wednesday, students celebrated the U.S. 并在他们的制服上添加了红色、蓝色和金色. 周四之后是庆祝节日, 与校园慈悲修女会一起举办冰淇淋社交活动. 这一周的最后，学生和教职员工进行了一场激烈的篮球比赛. 整个星期，“找狮子大战”和“便士大战”都在进行.
On Saturday, January 28, 芒特大学演讲和辩论队的九名成员在里奇高中参加了新泽西演讲比赛 & Debate League. 来自包括纽约在内的六个州的700多名学生参加了创纪录的投票, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Arkansas, 给我们的年轻女士们带来了一场激烈的竞争，同时也有机会学习不同的展示风格, gesturing, facial expression, vocal variation and piece selection.
Congratulations to the Mount's Mock Trial team which won over Somerville at the Somerset County Courthouse on the evening of February 1, with Sarah Mooney '25 being named Best Attorney! Our plaintiff side, led by June Gill '24 and Anne Tighe '24, competes against Pingry on Tuesday! Wish our Legal Lions good luck!
Two senior student-athletes at Mount Saint Mary Academy confirmed their Offer of Admission and commitment to continue careers in college. 他们在玛丽·帕特里克母亲体育馆与朋友们举行了一次特别的聚会来庆祝, coaches, faculty, 工作人员和行政人员在星期一上午, January 30.
Dr. Joseph Bonk, Watchung365买球英语系主席, announced that the 2022 edition of Echoes literary magazine, themed "Refuge," was awarded the designation of “Excellent” by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) Program on January 21. 这座山获得了“功绩”的荣誉," "Excellent," and "Superior" since 2011, according to Dr. 约瑟夫·邦克，英语系主任 Echoes advisor.
On the morning of January 21, 香港圣玛丽山中学的四名学生获授圣. Timothy Awards by Bishop James F. 在一个特别的仪式在圣. Francis Cathedral in Metuchen. The honored students are: Marina Cialdella ‘23 (由圣体/马丁斯维尔提名)， Kayley Moran ‘23 and Rebecca Ryan ‘23 (均由365买球提名)，以及 Gianna Savatta ’24 (nominated by St. Mary/Stony Hill).
1月17日，Matt Ashburn，总裁和创始人 ReachOut and a student at Seton Hall University, 参观了圣玛丽山中学，向低年级学生分发“压力包” Zoe Daly ‘24 and Zoe Schack ‘24. The kits contained puzzles, stress balls, journals, play dough, kinetic sand, 以及各种旨在减少焦虑和改善心理健康的其他活动和材料.