Press Room Archives

October 2018

Holy Angels Graduates Honored on Alumnae Weekend

Young Women Visit Columbia to ‘Test Drive’ Careers in Medicine

AHA Celebrates 185th Anniversary of the School Sisters of Notre Dame

Sister Nonna Dunphy Scholarship Finalists and Semi-finalists Honored

Top Ten: AHA Students Earn Recognition for PSAT Scores

'Peter & the Starcatcher’ -- Where Pan Began

AHA Opens its Doors to a Flood of Prospective Students

Student’s Poem Presented at United Nations Event

AHA Remembers Beloved Teacher by Donating to Komen Foundation

AHA Alumnae Association Announces ‘Sip & Shop’

Students Use World Smile Day to Promote Global Service Organization

Fashion Angels Convert Recyclable Paper Items into Couture

Sixteen Eucharistic Ministers Commissioned on Feast Day

September 2018

Puerto Rico Receives Support from Student-led Fiesta4Hope

Local Teen Experiences Yale Young Global Scholars Program

Teen Leaders Gain Inspiration at HOBY Seminar

Student Researcher Has Bioinformatics Findings Published

Governor’s School Reinforces AHA Senior’s Interest in Science

Vocalists Raise Funds to Send Special Needs Children to Lourdes

AHA Freshman Named Reserve Champion at Equestrian Event

All Are Welcome: AHA Focuses on Greater Unity

Fencing Phenom Brings Vaccines to the Philippines, Studies at Harvard

August 2018

Local Students Help Philadelphia District Prepare for New School Year

Volunteers Harvest Compassion for Humanity & the Earth at Nazareth Farm 

July 2018

Holy Angels Takes Action to Help Puerto Rico’s Recovery

June 2018

AHA President Will Lead Board of Sister Rose Thering Fund

Gifted Vocalist to Study at Manhattan School of Music

Bergen County Woman Sleeps Outdoors to Support Covenant House

Top Scholars Named to Principal’s List & Honor Roll

AHA Welcomed into New Jersey Association of Independent Schools

Newly-minted Holy Angels Alumna Earns Gold Award

Senior Honored by American Association of Teachers of French

Twins Share Award for Contributions to AHA’s Athletic Programs

Student Attends Forum on Women’s Power & Influence

Trio of Teens Recognized for Respectful and Kind Demeanors

Writers Share Their Craft at 20th Annual Poetry & Prose Reading

Angels from Class of 2018 Take Flight

Angels in the Arts Event Is Celebration of Students’ Creativity

May 2018

High School All-American Enjoys ‘Individual Responsibility’ of Tennis»

Student Composer Revels in ‘Serenitree’ Premiere»

First-year Artists Exhibit a Great Deal of Promise»

Holy Angels Club Shares ‘JOY’ with the Community»

Mary Foley Celebrates 50 Years as a School Sister of Notre Dame»

Need a Smile? These Students Will Gladly Share Theirs»

Aprile Bertomo Places in VFW’s District-level Essay Contest»

National Honor Society Receives 85 Teen Scholars from AHA»

Bergen County Resident to Attend Governor’s School in Science»

AHA Educator & Student Will Train for Waksman Program»

April 2018

Angels from Three States Take Part in Fourth Annual Trout Release»

AHA Scholars Recognized by Mahwah’s Mayor»

Students Explore Opportunities at 10th Annual Spring College Fair»

Students Enjoy ‘Bespoke’ Class at Oxford»

Local Teen Helps to Bring 119 Smiles to Ghana»

AHA Students Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking in New Video»

Musicians Bring Eclectic Program to Spectrum in Closter»

Angels Invited to Join National Art Honor Society»

Popular Food Truck Festival Will Return to AHA»

Top-ranked Skier Gathers Momentum in Regional Event»

‘Macbeth’ Casts Shadow on the Holy Angels Stage»

World Language Students Accepted into Multiple Honor Societies»


March 2018

Students’ Sculpture & Photography Net National Awards» 

Ballroom Dancers Enjoy Success in National Competition» 

Induction Ceremony Celebrates AHA Scientists; Doyle Presented with Rockland Electric Scientific Achievement Award» 

Commission ‘Veteran’ Shares UN Experience with 2018 Delegates» 

Ides Events Fuel ‘Schools Not Slavery’» 

Awareness Day Highlights Search for Unity, Need to Speak Out» 

Math Honor Society Hosts ‘Pi Day’ Induction Event» 

Multiple Students Inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society» 

Teens Evaluate STEM Fair Projects» 

AHA Rings Opening Bell for Music in Our Schools Month®» 

Group Encounters Anguish and Beauty at the Mexican Border» 


February 2018

Sister Mary Foley Is Women’s History Month Honoree» 

Cardinal Tobin Urges Students to ‘Stay Connected’» 

Robotics Team Makes Bold Move» 

AHA Sends Over $7,000 to Puerto Rico» 

Harvard Model UN Fosters Teens’ Interest in Global Affairs» 

Writers Amass Awards for Poetry, Short Stories, Humor Pieces» 

AHA to Present Musical Version of ‘Catch Me if You Can’» 

Threepeat: AHA Varsity Dancers Win Third National Title» 

Kindness Award Winners Honored by School Community» 

Artists Earn Recognition in Scholastic Art & Writing Competition» 

Schools in Kyoto and Demarest Build on Common Link» 

Angels Earn Early Acceptance & Millions in Scholarships» 

January 2018

Angels Earn Second Consecutive Bowling Title» 

AHA Vocalists Perform in Competitive Choirs» 

AHA’s Plastic Bottle Ban Is Angelic Inspiration for Newark School» 

Holy Angels Students to Attend Harvard Model UN Conference» 

Perry Outreach Reinforces Young Woman’s Interest in Medicine» 

STREAM Lab Opens Space for Collaboration & Discovery» 

Franciscan Sisters Receive the Gift of Art» 

Elena Pulanco Registers 1,000th Career Point in Tournament Play» 

Angelic Outreach Touches Residents of Van Dyk Park Place» 


December 2017

AHA Juniors Named Governor’s School Candidates» 

Festive Music Resounds at Christmas Concert» 

Saint Nicholas Day Event Unites Students from Philadelphia, Demarest» 

Holy Angels Students Observe National French Week» 

Sophomores to Cultivate Leadership Talents at HOBY Seminar» 

Volunteer Spreads Smiles of Joy in Ghana» 

Teen Hunger Summit Reveals: Justice Is the Key» 

November 2017

AHA Dancers Continue Their Winning Ways» 

School Community Increases Fundraising Goal for Puerto Rico» 

AHA Cellist and Her Trio Win International Competition» 

Multiple Students Gain Acceptance to Rho Kappa» 

Christie Classic Leaves Audiences Spellbound» 

Historic Moment: Four Angels Will Be Division 1 College Athletes» 

Aprile Bertomo Wins Local Voice of Democracy Competition» 

Alumna Highlights Philanthropists’ Influence on Suffrage Movement» 

Tri-M Musicians Share Talents at Event in Connecticut» 

Coach Howard Schuman Inducted into AHA Sports Hall of Fame» 

Holy Angels Alumnae Recognized for Musical, Athletic Contributions» 


October 2017

Sister Nonna Dunphy Scholarship Finalists & Semi-finalists Honored» 

Holy Angels Community Celebrates Foundation Day» 

Holy Angels Student Travels to Malawi for Operation Smile Mission» 

Students Take Roman Holiday for Operation Smile»  

'And Then There Were None' Coming to AHA» 

Holy Angels Community Welcomes Zac, the Goose Dog» 

'Mustard Seed' Memories Now Etched on Angel's Heart» 

AHA Seniors Named Commended Students in 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program» 

Angels Experience International Day of the Girl at the United Nations» 

Social Worker's Book Is Fond Tribute to Beloved Therapy Dog» 

Feast Day Features Kelleher Hall Dedication» 

September 2017

Sophomores Build Homes & Language Skills in Costa Rica» 

School Community Commits to 'Kick the Water Bottle'» 

Holy Angels Sophomore Makes Connection with 'Family' in China» 

Volunteers Find Nazareth Farm Trip Moving & Memorable» 

Clifton Resident Sets Sights on Career in Medicine» 

Educator's Graduate-level Studies Take Her to Oxford University» 

More Than Decor: AITA Art Auction to Benefit AHA Arts Programs» 

Holy Angels Welcomes Performing Arts Department Chairman» 

Holy Angels Opens Doors to Prospective Students» 

Turning the Tables: Educators Become Students at UK Seminars» 

Wine Tasting to Benefit Educational Programs at Holy Angels»  


August 2017

AHA Campus Renovations: Excitement is Building!» 


June 2017

Class of 2017 Bids Farewell to the Halls of Holy Angels»   

Holy Angels Hosts Reception for Volunteers» 

Three Students Receive Kindness Awards» 

AHA Debaters Finish Season with Team & Individual Awards»  

World Language Students Honored for Performance on National Exams»

Students Return from Service Trip with New Perspectives»

May 2017

Two AHA Students Receive National Merit® Scholarships» 

Whodunit Nets Multiple Metro Award Nominations» 

Fashion-forward Fundraiser Attracts More Than 500 Guests»  

Four Students Earn Sister Catherine Green Kindness Awards» 

Poetry & Prose Reading to Highlight Students’ Creativity» 

Food Truck & Arts Festival Delivers a Delightful Afternoon» 

AHA Golfers Medal at Big North Tournament» 

Service Day Features Muscle, Meals, and Garlic Mustard» 

Middle School Students Earn Prizes in STREAM Competition» 

April 2017

Trout Raised in AHA Classroom Released into Saddle River»

Students Witness History as Malala Becomes UN Messenger of Peace»

Mu Alpha Theta Welcomes AHA Students Who Excel in Mathematics»

Discover AHA’s Advantages at April 26 Open House»

Fujitsu Representatives Visit AHA»

Rupert Holmes Inspires Cast of ‘Drood’ at AHA»

Tri-M Performers Serenade Spectrum Residents and Volunteers»

Angelic Evening Proceeds to Outfit Kelleher Hall Classrooms»

National Art Honor Society’s Membership Increases»

AHA Continues Operation Rice Bowl Tradition»

Music Resonates at the Academy of the Holy Angels»

AHA Celebrates Students’ Diverse Cultures & Traditions»


March 2017

United Nations Conference Has Positive Impact on AHA Students» 

World Language Students Gain Entry to Honor Societies» 

Awareness Day at AHA Shines Spotlight on Personal Development» 

AHA Educators Receive Grants to Study in the United Kingdom» 

AHA Students Inducted into Science National Honor Society: Maron Receives Additional Recognition» 

AHA Artists Receive National Silver Medals» 

AHA Students to Attend UN Commission on the Status of Women»


February 2017

AHA Engineering Students Help Judge STREAM Fair»

AHA Officials Launch Kelleher Hall Renovation Project»

Kindness Matters at the Academy of the Holy Angels»

AHA Students Named to Principal’s List and Honor Roll»

AHA Community Unites to Provide Hope for Haiti»

AHA Dance Team Captures Second Consecutive National Title»

Alumna Advises Students: Embrace & Enjoy the Gift of an AHA Education»

AHA Vocalist Performs with International Choir at Carnegie Hall»

Arizona Trip to Highlight Immigration Issues»

January 2017

AngelBots Test Their Robot at ‘FIRST® Tech Challenge’ Qualifier Meet»

AHA Seniors Gain Early Acceptance, Offers of $12.7 Million and Counting»

Community Invited to ‘Circle the Cities with Love’ at AHA»

Faculty & Staff Recognized for Length of Service»

Catholic Schools Week to Include Parental Visits, Alumna Speaker»

Holy Angels Students to Take on Global Issues at Harvard Model UN»

Angels Roll Past the Competition, Earn County Bowling Title»

AHA Students Get a Glimpse of Life at Columbia»

December 2016

AHA President Melinda Hanlon Honored by OLMC»

AHA Artists 'Re-gift' with Unconventional Flair»

Early Success of Haiti Campaign Leads to Updated Goal»

Angels Bring Christmas Cheer to Philadelphia»

AHA Aumna Shares Career Information with Communications Class»

AHA Students Named to Principal's List, Honor Roll»

November 2016

Elizabeth Garcia Signs Letter of Intent to Play Basketball at University of Hartford»

AHA Community Unites to Assist Haiti»

AHA Embraces 'Giving Tuesday' Movement»

AHA Marks Foundation Day»

Noel Coward's 'Blithe Spirit' to Be Presented at AHA»

AHA Vocalist to Perform at Carnegie Hall»

Alumnae Enshrined in AHA's Athletic Hall of Fame»

October 2016

AHA ‘Club’ Highlights Inclusion and Unity»

Students Commissioned as Eucharistic Ministers at AHA Feast Day Celebration»

Semi-finalists and Commended Students Named at AHA»

AHA Volunteer Leaves Her Heart in Kenya»

Angels Give Others a Firm Grasp of Their Own Capabilities»

Sister Limétèze to Present Foundation Day Keynote as Alumnae Weekend Begins»

September 2016

Plans for Kelleher Hall Unfold at AHA»

AHA to Host October 2 Open House»

Professional Chef Brings Fresh, Healthy Choices to AHA»


May 2016

Convent to be re-named Sister Genevieve Kelleher Hall»

February 2016

Holy Angels Dance Team Makes History»

Holy Angels Performing Children of Eden»

Angels Enable Complete Prosthetic Hand»

AHA Seniors Participate in Advanced Architectural Program in STREAM Program»

AHA Senior Named Finalist in National Merit Scholarship Program»

October 2015

AHA Announces One Semi-Finalist, Three Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program»

Archbishop Hebda Visits Academy of the Holy Angels to Kick Off Proclaim Jubilee Year»

Holy Angels Called to a Summer of Service on Appalachia's Nazareth Farm»

A Higher Calling: Academy of the Holy Angels Appoints New Teacher for 2015 - 2016 School Year»

Two Holy Angels' Seniors Have Been Appointed Junior Commissioners to Bergen County's Commission of the Status of Women (COSW) to Help Local Women in Need»

September 2015

Attend Academy of the Holy Angels' Fall Open House...And Discover Why Women Leaders Begin at AHA » 
Academy of the Holy Angels Welcomes Class of 2019, Its Largest in Recent History » 
High-Achieving Holy Angels Excel as AP Scholars, Demonstrating College-Level Mastery »  
Teamwork Pays Off: Girls' Varsity Soccer Game Raises Funds, Awareness for Childhood Cancer » 
Academy of the Holy Angels Clinches Bergen County High School Varsity Girls' Tennis Championship »

August 2015

Holy Angels Gardeners Harvest Crops for Local Food Bank » 

May 2015

Holy Angels Students Serve on Youth Court »
Silver Key in the National Scholastic Art & Writing Competition - Poetry »
Silver Key in the National Scholastic Art & Writing Competition - Short Story »
AHA Golfer Wins Tournament » 
AHA Receives Nine METRO nominations » 

April 2015

AHA Arts Group Hosts Food Truck Festival » 
Ruby Kang Wins National Art Award »
International Night »
Food Truck Festival » 

March 2015

AHA Welcomes Poet to School » 
AHA PowerBack Club Raises Awareness » 

February 2015

AHA Dancers Achieve National Recognition »
Demarest's Frank Lucia Celebrates His 105th Birthday With AHA Angels » 
AHA Presents "The Drowsy Chaperone" »

January 2015

AHA - Science and Religion Seminar »  
AHA Welcomes Pro Life Witness »
Holy Angels Dance Team News » 

December 2014

Perry Initiative » 
Flutist Michelle Lu » 
AHA Musicians Spread Holiday Cheer » 

November 2014

AHA Students Build Greenhouse » 
Holy Angels Community Welcomed S. Cathy Arata, SSND »
AHA Athletes Sign Letters of Intent » 
AHA Stages Macbeth »  

October 2014

Holy Angels Students Lobby Congress »
AHA's Vocal Ensemble performed at Carnegie Hall »
Six AHA Seniors Named Commended Students »

September 2014

AHA Students Demonstrate College-Level Achievement

$75,000 grant awarded from the NJ Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness

AHA Open House, Sunday, October 5th

August 2014

Mrs. Laura Kraytem Named Educator of the Year by Operation Smile

July 2014

AHA Students Demonstrate College Level Scholarship

June 2014

Art Restoration Project

AHA Begins Construction on New Turf Field

AHA Celebrates 134th Commencement

May 2014

AHA's Spring Musical Nominated for Eight Metropolitan Awards

AHA Creative Writing Class Holds Reading at Barnes & Noble

AHA Student Chosen to Receive Brian Piccolo Award

Archibishop Hebda Visits AHA

AHA Student Awarded National Merit Scholarship

March 2014

AHA Students Chosen to Speak at UN Conference

February 2014

AHA Students Win 45 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

AHA Soccer Player Signs with Sacred Heart University

January 2014

AHA Announces New President

AHA Musicians Named to Regional Orchestra and Band

AHA Art Club Hosts Fundraiser for Tomorrow's Children Foundation

AHA Dance Team Starts Season with Eight First Place Trophies

December 2013

AHA Students Participate in Rutgers Model UN Conference

Alumna Returns to AHA to Speak About Her Role as Media Lawyer

AHA Science Classes Welcome Pioneer in Fetal Physiology

AHA Student Awarded Best Delegate at Model UN Conference in Budapest

Rabbi and Author Visits AHA World Religion Classes

Carol Fay Honored as Woman of Faith, Woman of Action

November 2013

AHA Sponsors Turkey Drive

Speaker from NJSCPA's Pay It Forward Program Visits AHA

AHA Announces Sister Mary Nonna Dunphy Scholars

October 2013

AHA Teams Up With Rebuilding Together Bergen County

AHA Students Stand Up Against Poverty

AHA Dance Team Hosts Zumbathon

Alana Spendley Named Klett Scholar

AHA Students Commemorate World Smile Day

September 2013

2014 National Merit and Hispanic Scholars Named

AHA Announces 2013 AP Exam Results 

AHA Dance Team Members Named All-American

AHA Teacher Edits World Religion Book

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