January 2019

Holding Court

Coach Susan Liddy has made her mark at Holy Angels. On December 16th, the school community gathered to celebrate as the gym floor was renamed “Lid’s Court” in her honor. Read more» 

Catalysts for Change

Isabelle Egan and Colleen Young have been named AHA’s representatives to the 2019 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar. Dylan Vonderhorst is our alternate.

Motivated to Action

Inspired by the 2018 HOBY Seminar, Kayla Pringle established a Project Linus club at AHA. The club produced its first blankets, which will be given to children in difficult circumstances. Next summer, Kayla will return to HOBY, this time as a junior staff member. Read more»  

Our Nominee

Liliette Quintana is AHA’s candidate for the prestigious 2019 Governor’s School in the Sciences. This member of the Class of 2020 plans to attend medical school, but also excels in her studies of the Spanish language, music, and more!

Getting Connected

Lilah Terwilliger Katz may be AHA’s only Latin, but she is now connected with a national group of educators in this subject area. Mrs. Katz earned a scholarship that allowed her to participate in a workshop for Advanced Placement Latin teachers. They remain in touch via social media.

Making Spirits Bright

Catherine, Nicola, Megan, Samantha, Sydney, Ashley, Hannah, Olivia, Madelyn, Tatiana, Samantha, Caroline, Emilie, Melina, and Emily celebrated Saint Nicholas Day with children from Saint Peter the Apostle, AHA’s partner school in Philadelphia. Read more» 

Applicants Selected

Juniors Julia Mohr and Amelia Brunda are AHA’s candidates for the 2019 New Jersey Scholars Program. Both students are now involved in applying for the summer session. The theme for this year’s NJSP is “Mind and Body: The Future of Being Human.”

Students Succeed

Congratulations to the many Angels who were named to the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for maintaining outstanding averages through the first quarter!

Video Unveiled

At the request of Director of Mission & Ministry Joan Connelly, Social Media Manager Erin Musich produced a video marking the 70th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Those rights are presented in 13 spoken languages and American Sign Language! Read more» 

Halting Hunger

Daniella Hernandez, Sophia Costa, and Sarah McGowan attended the 2018 Teen Hunger Summit. They returned home with the goals of halting food waste as they battle hunger in the wider community.

A Christmas Wish

Victoria Rocker collected Christmas cards and letters from the AHA community to help fulfill the wish of a terminally ill teen in Pennsylvania.

Entertaining Evening

Under the direction of Mariann Annecchino and Lisa Marciano, the fine musicians from AHA presented an outstanding and memorable Christmas Concert that concluded with a “snowstorm.” Read more» 

Decorative Arts

Art for the Community and Fashion Angels have been busy this season. Art for the Community produced seasonal decorations for the Franciscan Sisters, while the fashionistas were creating ugly Christmas sweaters.

Sweet Victory

Coach Patrick Dunne and his bowlers just marked Dunne’s 250th career win! Read more» 




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