10Aug

Renowned Author Joseph Pearce Named Visiting Scholar

Mount Royal Academy announced today that author Joseph Pearce will serve as Visiting Scholar beginning this fall.  Pearce is the renowned biographer of Catholic literary figures such as G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Hilaire Belloc. As Visiting Scholar Pearce will deliver public lectures on Shakespeare and masterworks such as J.R.R. Tolkien’s Hobbit, as well as the thought of G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis.  He will assist within the Academy with curricular and faculty development, and mentor students who wish to advance their abilities as young writers. Pearce has worked extensively on...

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09Aug

President of Cardinal Newman Society Coming to MRA!

Mount Royal Academy is thankful and very excited to announce that Mr. Patrick Reilly, president of the nationally acclaimed Catholic apostolate The Cardinal Newman Society, will be visiting the MRA campus on September 4th, the first day of school! Mr. Reilly will give a keynote statement that is open to the public, addressing the current state of Catholic higher education in America. The address will begin at 7:00pm. Parents of all age levels are strongly encouraged to attend. The Catholic Newman Society provides an invaluable service to the faithful Catholics by closely monitoring the extent...

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06Aug
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Summer Cleaning and Construction

We are pleased to announce that the new PreK-8 classroom building is completed! Now that construction is over, the campus grounds are being reconstructed as well. By September 3rd, the first day of school, the entire parking lot will be paved, as well as the walkways and paths connection the three campus buildings. In addition, the gymnasium floor was refinished. Below we have put together a slideshow to give you a glimpse of what to expect!

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01Aug

MRA Signature Fundraising Event: August 25th

The students, faculty, and families of Mount Royal Academy are greatly indebted to the generosity and kindness of numerous benefactors. Every week as we come together to celebrate Mass or pray the rosary, students always deliberately mention that we should pray for our benefactors. Our school would not exist if it weren't for the willingness of those endowed with such resources to cooperate with the promptings of the Holy Spirit, inspiring them to give out of their plenitude for the continued construction of God's Kingdom here one earth. Despite difficult economic times, two new buildings have...

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24Jul

Vintage Video From 2011

Check out this vintage video. The video was broadcast on local television in 2011. Its amazing to think about how much MRA has grown since then! The mission remains the same: teach the whole person.  

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19Jul

Campus Expansion Nearing Completion

These are exciting times at Mount Royal. Not only has God graced us with more students and families than ever before (we are about to eclipse a total enrollment of 130 students!!!), He has also continually provided the infrastructure and resources needed in order to adequately educate and form the students. It appears as if the new classroom building for the Garden and elementary grade levels will be completed by August 1st. The building will feature eight classrooms, two offices, and a new adoration chapel that can sit thirty-five comfortably. Two of the eight classrooms have been especially...

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09Jul

Annual Summer Bazaar this Upcoming Saturday, July 14th

Don't miss the annual Summer Bazaar sponsored by St. Patrick's Parish and Mount Royal Academy, this upcoming Saturday (July 14th) from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Stop by St. Joachim's in Sunapee to visit various vendors and take a stab at saving big on hundreds of items for sale. There will also be a silent auction for surrounding businesses in the Lake Sunapee region. We look forward to seeing you there!

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25Jun

Double Diamond Fundraiser Dinner TOMORROW!

Tomorrow, Tuesday. June 26, from 4-9 pm, the Double Diamond Cafe & Tavern has generously agreed to give 25% of the receipts of any guest who mentions that they are dining there as part of Mount Royal Academy. Double Diamond Cafe (formerly Murphy's) is located on the traffic circle at Mount Sunapee. Please spread the word, and join us if you can. In order for MRA to benefit, you must mention that you are with Mount Royal Academy. Here is a link to the restaurant so you can take a look at the menu ahead of time: http://www.doublediamondcafe.net/ Thanks so much!

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13Jun

2012 Graduation Address

We are privileged to have such gifted and generous educators on our staff. This year's graduation address was given by one of those educators, a stalwart and longtime servant of Mount Royal Academy, Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian. Mr. Thibault asked Dr. K to speak to the graduates because the 12th grade class shared such an affinity and affection towards him as a result of all the wisdom and knowledge that he imparted to them over the year. Dr. K has kindly agreed to share with all of you the text of his graduation speech. Enjoy! Wisdom: The Fruit of True Education In Lucretius’s famous words, “Nothi...

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13Jun

The Messenger Publishes Final 2011 - 2012 Issue

The Mount Royal school newspaper has published its final edition of the 2011 - 2012 school year. Featured articles include a report on the Chess Club championship. Click on the links below to view the paper. MRA Messenger_Volume I_Issue 2_Page 1 MRA Messenger_Volume I_Issue 2_Page 2

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