On Tuesday, December 12th ASD will be hosting a Book Fair at Barnes & Noble at 2245 Richmond Ave. You may shop all day at Barnes & Noble (nationwide) and a percentage of your purchase will be donated back to ASD. The Bookfair ID for ASD is: 12296554 and must be shown prior to checking out. You may also shop online for five days (beginning on December 12th).
Halloween 2017 The students, faculty and parents of ASD gathered on Tuesday, October 31 st to celebrate Halloween together. The kids were both TRICKED when entering a scary Haunted House and TREATED to games and refreshments. This fun-filled day also included the annual costume parade. The students from Pre-K to Grade 8 strolled
With the creativity of Sr. Mary Ann and Ms. Stasiak, the seventh graders brought the Stations of the Cross to life on Friday, March 24. Our seventh graders, dressed in all black, reminded the students, parents, and teachers of the sacrifice that Jesus made for us by acting out the first seven Stations of the Cross. Their re-enactment was performed with the utmost respect for the message
In celebration and preparation of St. Patrick's Day, the Academy of St. Dorothy welcomed the Bagpiper, Kevin Fair and his band, from Pipes & Drums to our school on Thursday, March 16. The children were able to hear authentic Bagpipers playing some tunes they knew such as God Bless America, and a very special Happy Birthday song to Kayla in Grade 4. They even were able to hear some classical
The Academy of St. Dorothy students and community made great memories as we celebrated Catholic Schools Week! Below you can see some highlights of some of our favorite activities. To celebrate service, the students wrote cards and letters to the Sisters of St. Dorothy, thanking them for their dedication to such a special group. If it wasn't for them, we wouldn't be able to experience our special
Our monthly mass, on Friday, January 20th was a special one for numerous reasons. Children from the whole student body hosted our liturgy which focused on Catholic Schools Week. This is quickly approaching, and we prepared and prayed for one of our favorite weeks of the school year. In addition, we honored Monsignor Weber, who has been a part of the ASD family and community for thirty-six years.
O Come O Come... Friday, December 2 was a special night at the Academy of St. Dorothy. It was the night of our annual Christmas Tree Lighting hosted by Mrs. Pintus and the 5th Grade students. Our school community gathered together in our auditorium as we watched the fifth grade perform a play about remembering the true meaning of Christmas. We continued singing Christmas carols outside and
Lead the Way to Christmas... On Tuesday, December 20th, our Kindergarten class put on two performances of their special play. Thank you Mrs. Burfeind and Mrs. Dreher for helping us remember how special this time of year really is. The students amazed their fellow school mates during the day, and had family and friends smiling at night.
The Academy of Saint Dorothy is in the process of adopting Dawson Place, a street that is right around the corner from our school. Sponsored by a community outreach program, Where To Turn , our school is participating in a neighborhood cleanup. Each month, students from each grade will use the tools provided to us by the program (rakes, gloves, garbage bags, shovels, brooms, etc.)
The Academy of St. Dorothy’s Parents’ Guild hosted a Scholastic Book Fair on Thursday, November 17th. Reading is such an important part of becoming a well-rounded student. The children were greatly influenced by the presence of all of the volunteers, and most of all, by the enormous selection of books that were offered to them. The students were able to take advantage of this experience.
On October 29, Megan and Robert from Grade 8 were honored at the 10th Annual Shining Star Awards Brunch. Hosted by CYO, the students were nominated by Sr. Sharon to represent the Academy of St. Dorothy. Shining Stars are students that have made a positive impact on their school community. Megan and Robert were recognized for being role models and positive examples for their peers.
The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. The Rosary is a prayer that is powerful and dear to our Blessed Mother and extremely special to us. In honor of this, ASD celebrated this month by hosting the Living Rosary. On October 5, the entire school participated in praying together. In the school gym, representatives from kindergarten through eighth grade lead us in prayer. The eighth
“I will not bully others. I will not stand by while others are bullied. I will report and deal with bullying whenever I see it… because I have the POWER OF ONE” On Tuesday, September 20, we, as a school, welcomed Soren Bennick’s Power of One Bullying Prevention Program. The presentation reinforced the important facets of physical, verbal, and cyber bullying through skits. Our students were
The students, faculty and staff of the Academy of Saint Dorothy gathered to tie yellow ribbons to the fence in front of their school. These ribbons remind them of the troops who are serving their country and of those who were lost on 9/11/01. They will never be forgotten. The Academy of Saint Dorothy also participated in a