A Midsummer Night’s Dream Preparations Progressing

Students have been hard at work practicing for the spring play, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. We have assembled a cast of 22 students from grades 7-12, plus our student co-director, Alexandra Mihaly. A brief plot summary follows (with select cast members mentioned). Theseus, the Duke of Athens, is getting married, but not everyone is as happy in love as he is. In order that they themselves might be able to marry against the wishes of her father, Hermia and Lysander (Addy Kenyon and Alex Kalpakgian) flee through the forest, pursued by the other members of their love-quadrangle, Helen...

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Visiting Scholar Dr. Pearce to Address Class of 2013

Accomplished author and Catholic intellectual extraordinaire Dr. Joseph Pearce has generously agreed to speak to the graduating class of 2013. The graduation ceremonies will take place on June 8th, beginning with Holy Mass at 10:00am at St. Joachim's in Sunapee, NH. The address will take place in the St. Joseph's center on MRA's campus following Mass. When asked who the senior class would enjoy listening to one last time at their graduation ceremonies, the vote was unanimous for Dr. Pearce. Dr. Pearce has visited classrooms in the high school several times over the course of the school year, i...

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NH Legislature Supports School Choice (for now...)

Check out the diocesan website for resources regarding a new law in the state of New Hampshire that supports school choice. Education Tax Credit Scholarship Network for Educational Opportunity Unfortunately, even though the law was passed and has not yet been implemented, the legislature is revisiting the law. Some legislators are considering repealing the law before it even into effect. Please contact your local representatives to express your support for this wonderful initiative. As a Catholic institution, Mount Royal Academy has and will continually support the teachings of the Catholic Ch...

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St. Joseph Celebration Moved to Wednesday, March 20th

We will be having a snow day tomorrow, so we will be celebrating St. Joseph's Day on Wednesday. A few reminders... 1. This will be a RED TAG DAY - so students may wear red clothing in keeping with the Tag Day guidelines. 2. Here is a schedule of the events:10:30-11:30 - MASS (Parents are welcome to attend)11:30-12:15 - Pasta Lunch for all students and faculty.12:45-2:00 - Surprise Activity in St. Joseph's Gymnasium 3. THANK YOU to parents that have sent in items for the lunch, and for those parents that have volunteered to help cook/serve the lunch. It is much appreciated. Enjoy the snow day -...

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Walk-A-Thon Raises Nearly 18,000

Thank you to all of the students, parents, and benefactors who made the 2013 Walk-A-Thon as smashing success! Who would have predicted that we would surpass last year's Walk-A-Thon pledges by almost $8,000? Well that is precisely what happened! Students raised over $17,500 in pledges for the school, and donations are still coming in online. We can't say thank you enough to all of the students and families who worked so hard to make this happen! This is a wonderfully blessed and Spirit filled school community. Praise Jesus!  

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Annual Walk-A-Thon is ON!

On Friday March 15th, we will be sending out an email with the grand total raised for the second annual Walk-a-thon! Please take the opportunity this weekend to reach out to friends or family members with an email or phone call! If every MRA student reaches out and secures 3 additional sponsors, we will be sure to exceed our fundraising goal! 100% of the money raised goes toward your Family Fundraising commitment for this year! Sponsors may send their donation via online through the following link: https://online.factsmgt.com/Emp/Donor/Public/Donation.aspx?dc=3C538 On Friday morning, we w...

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Save the date! Annual Swing Dance is on April 27th

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Junior High Girls Basketball Team Crowned Champions

Congrats to the junior high girl's basketball team, who earned the title "champions" today! The girls defeated Henniker in another 1 point game today. They showed grit and determination. Thank you to all of the fans who came out to support the Knights of Our Lady. Praise God! We are so thankful that our girls were given the opportunity to work together and achieve a difficult goal. We are also appreciative of all the sacrifices that Coach LaRose and parents made to support the girls.

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Catholic Schools Week Party Fun-Filled and Memorable

What better way to celebrate Catholic Schools week than to throw a school wide party? MRA students across all grade levels experienced tons of fun on Friday afternoon. The fun included indoor mini-golf, musical chairs, parachute games, baked goods, hot chocolate, and pictionary. Students were divided into teams and each team had a team leader from the high school. Team leaders brought the younger children to stations on campus where the fun was happening. Other older children helped organize and supervise the various stations. It was a fitting finale to a special week. Catholic education is di...

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MRA Students Serve as Inspiration for Art Teacher's Paintings

Mount Royal Academy art teacher Margaret Dwyer will have an Art Opening at the Library Arts Center in Newport.  Some of her watercolors feature Mount Royal Academy students sledding and at other winter outdoor activities. Mrs. Dwyer would be please to have any and all of the Mount Royal families attend the opening. It is open to the public, tonight from 5 – 7 pm at the Library Arts Center, which is located in the former carriage house of the Richards Free Library at 58 N. Main. St. in Newport. There is no charge and refreshments are served. Come and bring the children to see their art teacher’...

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