21May

Curriculum Fair Recap

Mount Royal’s annual curriculum fair, this year based on the Church’s celebration of the Year of Faith, was held in the St. Joseph Center from May 10th – 13th. Students applied knowledge from subjects across the curriculum to compile projects relating to the Catholic faith. Pre-K students showcased their writing skills with stories about saints and nature based projects.  The kindergarten class paid homage to biblical men and women of faith through writing, art and costumes.  Various aspects of Vatican City were portrayed through written paragraphs, posters, dioramas and other visual projects...

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15May
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A Midsummer Night's Dream Presentation Upcoming

 

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13May

Virtue Formation Provides Effective and Lasting Prevention

The term “bullying” has worked itself into our colloquial speech in recent years, with good reason. Bullying is recognized to be a prevalent and serious problem among school-aged children and is consequently the subject of numerous websites, public service announcements and anti-bullying campaigns. Visitors to Mount Royal often comment on the polite and helpful attitude shown by students.  It is common to see students holding the door for one another, showing concern if another student is hurt, assisting students younger than themselves.  An environment of respect is cultivated and expected…in...

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06May

May 10th - 11th: Open House and Curriculum Fair

Mount Royal Academy will host an Open House on Saturday, May 11. Interested families may visit the school at anytime between 10:00am - 2:00pm. Staff and current families will be available for tours, presentations, and to answer any questions prospective families may have.  Mount Royal Academy will also have its Curriculum Fair projects on display. Following the directive of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, MRA has adopted the "Year of Faith" as the theme of this year’s fair.  Each class has chosen a topic in keeping with the theme, and each child in grades Pre-K-12th has contributed a project. Pare...

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25Apr

Silent No More Guest Speaker Visiting High School on May 6th

We have been given the exciting opportunity of hosting Janet Morana as a guest speaker for our high school students on May 6th. Janet A. Morana serves as the Executive Director of Priests for Life and the Co-Founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the world’s largest mobilization of women and men who have lost children to abortion. Here is a link to her bio: http://www.silentnomoreawareness.org/about/janet.html She will be giving a talk entitled “Recall Abortion” at 9:00am on May 6th. Mrs. Morana is also going to stay for Mass, eat lunch, and then visit the apologetics class. We...

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23Apr

MRA Sponsors Family Catechesis at Sacred Heart Parish in Lebanon on April 28th

Families and representatives from MRA will be visiting Sacred Heart parish on Sunday, April 28th. Following the 10:00am Mass, MRA’s visiting scholar and distinguished Catholic author Dr. Joseph Pearce will be giving a family catechetical talk entitled "The Three Paths to Faith: The Good, the True and the Beautiful".  Pearce is the renowned biographer of Catholic literary figures such as G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Hilaire Belloc. Pearce has worked extensively on numerous projects throughout his career.  He has authored books exploring the affiliations of Shakespeare and C.S. Lewis wit...

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23Apr
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Please Consider Supporting the Senior Class

 

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18Apr

The Gift of Reading

Frederick Douglass said that “once you learn to read, you will be forever free”.  Teaching students to read and to love reading is a main objective in their early education, because it is a lifelong gift which will afford them success and fulfillment. Mount Royal’s curriculum places a strong emphasis on reading fluency and comprehension, beginning in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten with basic phonics and early reading.  At these primary grade levels, students acquire the building blocks to identify letter sounds and decode words.  These skills are built upon in first and second grade, where...

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12Apr
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Annual Swing Dance Fast Approaching

As the Annual Swing Dance draws closer, students in the high school began brushing up on their swing dancing skills today. For more information about the swing dance, check out this poster.

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11Apr

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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