New Faculty Member Announcement

Mount Royal Academy is pleased to announce the hiring of a new faculty member. Mr. Simeon Morrow, a professional orchestral conductor, recently relocated to the Lake Sunapee region. He is an experienced and highly qualified music instructor who spent several years training and teaching in various parts of the world. Mr. Morrow possesses a bold vision for the role of music in the evangelization and formation of the culture. We are blessed with the gift of his passion and talents. Mr. Morrow will serve our students as a full time faculty member in two capacities: as Music Director and teach...

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Mount Royal Academy Receives Accreditation from NAPCIS

The National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS) Mount Royal Academy is pleased to announce that in June 2015, the school received accreditation from the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS). NAPCIS applies rigorous standards of excellence in academics and Catholic identity to accredit private catholic schools across the country. Headmaster Derek Tremblay stated, “I am so thankful for all of the faculty and parents who contributed to the process. This was a truly reflective exercise in which we were able to look backward,...

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian

  It is such an honor to be able to count Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian among our faculty. Anyone who even briefly glances at the faculty page on our website will no doubt be impressed by the wide-ranging accomplishments of all who comprise the academic staff at Mount Royal Academy. However, Dr. Kalpakgian represents the cream-of-the-crop in terms of a classical liberal arts education. Born and raised in New England by Armenian immigrants, Dr. Kalpakgian earned his B.A. in English from Bowdoin College, his M.A. in English from the University of Kansas, and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He...

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Mount Royal Academy Announces 4th Quarter Academic Honors

Mount Royal Academy has announced Academic Awards for the 4th Quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Thirty-Seven students earned a position on the Headmaster’s List with a 4.0 average for the 4th quarter. More than half of the student body attained Honor Roll recognition; placing on the Headmaster’s List, the High Honors List (no more than one B), or the Honors List (no more than one C). In total, 115 students received Academic Honors. Grade 1 Headmaster’s List: Francis Fryckoski, Taylor Goodspeed, Caitlin Richardson, Grace Thibault, Bella Wallace High Honors: Audrey Wenger Honors:...

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Chalk.com Names Mr. Mihaly Teacher of the Week

Congratulations to Mr. Andrew Mihaly for being named "Teacher of the Week" by Chalk.com, an educational resource website that Mr. Mihaly uses to create lesson plans. Click here to read a brief interview. 

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Pope Francis Comments on Educational Mission of Families and Schools in Wednesday Audience

On May 20, Pope Francis recalled an important memory from his childhood education, "I remember a personal anecdote. Once when I was in the fourth year of elementary school I said a bad word to the teacher and the teacher, a good woman, had my mother called. She came the next day, they spoke together and then I was called. And, in front of the teacher, my mother explained to me that what I had done was a bad thing, which I must not do, but my mother did so with such gentleness and she asked me in front of her to ask the teacher for forgiveness. I did so and then I was happy because I said: the...

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Students Rise to the Occasion with Sensational Science Fair

Students, teacher, and parents were hard at work last week adding final touches to science projects. Students began research weeks ago, and the products produced proved to be both highly informative and creative. For the past four years, the school has organized an academic fair. Recent subjects included a writing workshop, and during the Year of Faith, students created faith-based projects. The faculty thought it would be good to return to a good ole' science fair for 2015. Judges were recruited, and although their task was quite challenging, the overall objective was surely attained: student...

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Message from the Headmaster: Mary and the Missionary Role of MRA

Dear Families, Next week marks the completion of our year-long 20th anniversary celebration. As is customary, our school will honor the Blessed Virgin Mary with a May Crowning. This year, we are blessed to welcome Bishop Peter Libasci to campus. He will preside over the Mass, join us as we process with Mary, and then each student will offer a flower to Mary. The entire school will say a prayer of consecration to Our Lady, and then we will conclude the ceremony by recognizing the generosity of the school's greatest benefactors. The school has grown substantially in 20 years, and all of its succ...

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20th Anniversary Celebration to Culminate with May Crowning

Mount Royal Academy is pleased to announce that Bishop Peter Libasci will celebrate Mass at the school’s May Crowning Celebration on Friday, May 22. The Mass, which is open to the public, will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the St. Joseph’s Center on Mount Royal’s campus. There is a longstanding tradition in the Catholic Church to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary this month with a May crowning. In this beautiful ceremony the students are joined by those in attendance in a procession to place flowers at the foot of the statue of Mary. Prayers of thanks and continued guidance are offered along with the flow...

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