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November 2019

Student Musicians Perform at SSND Event in Connecticut

Demarest, NJ: Student musicians from the Academy of the Holy Angels carried on their tradition of performing at the School Sisters of Notre Dame’s Donor Recognition Luncheon. This annual event is held in Wilton, Connecticut. Each year, the performers receive a warm welcome from the SSNDs, who are AHA’s foundresses and sponsors. Read more» 

Rho Kappa Chapter Accepts New Members

Demarest, NJ: Academy of the Angels seniors who demonstrate excellence in social studies and service to others have been accepted to the Alice Paul Chapter of the Rho Kappa National History Honor Society. Thirty-three Angels were honored at the induction ceremony, which was held November 12. Read more» 

DECA Team from Holy Angels Finishes First in State Competition

Demarest, NJ: Two business-minded juniors from the Academy of the Holy Angels have won the state level Distributive Education Clubs of America Virtual Business Challenge in hotel management. Tamara Kim of Demarest and Emily Nam of Cresskill spent nearly two weeks running the daily operations of a virtual hotel. Read more» 

Teen Violinist Competes in Germany

Demarest, NJ: The gift of a toy violin has made a tremendous difference in the life of Cresskill resident Nayoun Kim. For the last nine years, this Academy of the Holy Angels sophomore has been playing a full-sized violin with orchestras around the world. This fall, she joined musicians from 19 countries in the Louis Spohr International Violin Competition in Weimar, Germany. Read more» 

Triple Crown Winning Cross-Country Team Enters AHA Hall of Fame

Demarest, NJ: Ten years ago, a group of athletes from the Academy of Holy Angels enjoyed incredible success, earning a triple crown and cementing their reputation as one of Bergen County’s top five all-time cross-country teams. This month, this special team entered the AHA Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the AHA Parents’ Athletic Association’s November 2nd Beefsteak Dinner. Read more» 

AHA Senior LEADs the Way with Pitch for Anti-ballistic Garments

Demarest, NJ: Remember her name: Meredith Joseph is a rising star. A senior at the Academy of the Holy Angels, Joseph and her two teammates developed the concept for Armur, an apparel corporation that makes lightweight anti-ballistic undergarments Read more» 

Teens Enjoy the Ancient Art of Embroidery While Building Friendships

Demarest, NJ: A new generation is discovering the ancient art of embroidery without leaving their studio at the Academy of the Holy Angels. With direction from art teacher Christine DeGennaro, the Embroidery Club stitches representational and abstract designs that feature color, texture, and pattern. Read more» 

Newsweek Recognizes Holy Angels as Top STEM High School

Demarest, NJ: On National STEM Day (November 8), the Academy of the Holy Angels will officially be recognized as one of Newsweek’s Top STEM High Schools. Read more» 

Esteemed Performing Artist & Theater Director Enters Hall of Fame

Demarest, NJ: Academy of the Holy Angels alumna Katie McSherry Collins was inducted into the AHA Fine & Performing Arts Hall of Fame on Alumnae Weekend 2019. Read more» 

Leadership Expert Presents Seminar for Teens at Holy Angels

Demarest, NJ: Sister Kathleen Cornell, a School Sister of Notre Dame, has spent a lifetime leading others as a teacher, principal, college administrator and faculty member, and as provincial leader of the SSND’s Atlantic-Midwest Province. This fall, S. Kathleen is sharing her expertise with students from the Academy of the Holy Angels through her eight-week seminar, “Invitation to Leadership as Gift.” Read more» 

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