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September 2019

Teen Eyes Nursing Career After Operation Smile Mission in Morocco

Demarest, NJ: A two-week medical mission trip to Morocco changed Rutherford, New Jersey’s Sarah McGowan’s life forever. While volunteering with Operation Smile in El Jadida, McGowan was inspired to pursue a nursing career as her team brought hundreds of free, corrective surgeries to individuals with cleft lip and cleft palate. Read more» 

Rachel Jackiewicz Takes Reins of AHA’s College Counseling Office

Demarest, NJ: Rachel Jackiewicz, an experienced counselor, adviser, and student affairs professional, has taken the reins of the Academy of the Holy Angels’ Office of Academic and College Counseling. The OACC’s new director arrived this month with 20 years of experience in higher and secondary education. Read more» 

Holy Angels Senior Thrives at NJ Scholars Program

Demarest, NJ: Julia Mohr (AHA Class of 2020) was one of only 39 teens accepted to the 2019 New Jersey Scholars Program. This rigorous, residential program was held at Lawrenceville School during the summer. Participants invested five weeks considering “Mind and Body: The Future of Being Human.” Read more» 

Fall Open House: Learn Why AHA Is Still Going Strong after 140 Years

Demarest, NJ: Attend Open House on Sunday, October 6th, and discover why the Academy of the Holy Angels has remained at the vanguard of young women’s education for 140 years! Read more» 

Local Teens Become ‘Young Neighbors in Action’

Demarest, NJ: Angels are not blind to the struggles of others. This is especially true of the Angels who took part in this summer’s Young Neighbors in Action program in Washington, D.C. Read more» 

AHA Students & Staff Renovate Homes in Puerto Rico

Demarest, NJ: The distance between New Jersey and Puerto Rico closed a bit this summer, as students and staff from the Academy of the Holy Angels contributed to the island’s hurricane recovery effort. Working with the Saint Bernard Project (now rebranded as SBP), these steadfast volunteers traveled to the island and helped renovate three homes that were damaged by Hurricane Maria in September of 2017. Read more» 

Holy Angels Celebrates 140th Year; Unveils Collegiate “Flex” Schedule

Demarest, NJ: This fall, as the Academy of the Holy Angels celebrates its 140th year of educating young women, the school’s leaders have implemented a “70 Flex Schedule.” The administrative team anticipates that this collegiate-style schedule will enhance durable learning, ameliorate stress, and prepare students for the challenges of the modern world. Read more» 

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