Marymount News

Making an Additional M-PACT!

More great news from our M-PACT (Marymount Philanthropy and Community Transformation) program! As a result of the advocacy of Lola A., Christina B., Elizabeth G., and Joyce H. in the M-PACT Finals, the New York Center for Children received a $5,000 grant from the Howard Gilman Foundation in addition to a $500 grant that they [...]

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New French Exchange Program

Christine Tesson, Chair of the World Languages department, spent some time this summer visiting with Marymount’s newest exchange partner — Lycée Sainte Anne in Brest, France. Marymount will host two of their students in October in New York City, and two of our girls will visit there in March. For more information on the exchange, please [...]

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Summer Service Trip

Follow along as Marymount students take part of a service immersion trip from June 22-28. Students will participate in Global Solidarity Week, spend three days in direct service in Baltimore, one day at Catholic Relief Services Headquarters learning advocacy skills, and one day on Capitol Hill advocating for those in need with government representatives. Click [...]

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Congratulations Graduates!

A big congratulations and best wishes to the Class of 2014!

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Follow the Earthwatch Expedition

From June 12-20, some Upper School students and faculty members will be in the Bahamas for this year’s study tour! They will participate in an Earthwatch Expedition to study the habits and habitats of sea turtles and then work to protect them from climate change and coastal development. Follow their adventures on their travel blog [...]

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Class I Explores Japanese Art

Curator of Japanese Art Amy Poster gave a presentation to Class I at the visiting exhibition of Japanese Art from the Edo period at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She introduced the girls to the main elements of Japanese art including nature as a theme, realism versus idealism in painting, and Japanese brush work. She engaged the [...]

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V-A Meets Their Favorite Author

Class VA participated in a Skype with Heather Vogel Frederick on May 30th, the author of the Mother Daughter Book Club series. The girls were thrilled to interview their favorite author about her plans for future books, her creation of ideas for previous books, and about being an author. Many of the girls have read [...]

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Big & Little Writing Buddies

After sending letters back and forth between the Lower and Upper Middle Schools, students in Class I and Class VI had a chance to meet their Writing Buddies during a special gathering. In pairs, the girls read a favorite storybook and wrote the beginning of a short story based on the prompt: “Imagine a girl [...]

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First Communion 2014

Special blessings to all the Class II students who celebrated the Sacrament of First Eucharist on Saturday, May 17, 2014!

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Developing Apps at TurntoTech

On Thursday, May 15, members of C.O.D.E. attended a three hour workshop on iOS App Development at TurnToTech, an innovative learning space in lower Manhattan.  The workshop introduced the students to Xcode, Objective-C, and the role of APIs in app development.  Club members also debugged an existing app and then modified that app to introduce [...]

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PA Executive Board 2014-15

Introducing the new Parents’ Association Executive Board for 2014-2015. Congratulations and welcome aboard!

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Félicitations, French scholars!

In 2014, over 93,000 students across the United States took the National French Contest (Grand Concours de Français). This consisted of a 60-question exam which has listening, reading, and written portions. Nine Marymount students earned a bronze medal on the exam, and will receive their prize at a ceremony at Lycee Français on Saturday. May 31. [...]

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The Art of Prediction

Apple is pleased to announce that their “One Best Thing” collection of books is now available in iBooks.  One of the books is The Art of Prediction: Publishing Digital Weather Forecasts by Eric A. Walters, Marymount’s own Director of Technology.  According to iTunes, “this One Best Thing highlights a long-running project entitled ‘Your Weekend Weather” and [...]

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Recognized for Aspirations in Computing

On Friday, May 9, Class XI student Claire C. was recognized by the National Council of Women in Technology’s Aspirations in Computing Award.  Only thirty young women in the tri-state area received this award.  Recipients were selected for their aptitude and interest in IT and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for [...]

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M-PACT Awards $5000 Grant to The Possibility Project

Congratulations to Aisling M., Grace R., Victoria C., and Gracie G. for successfully advocating for The Possibility Project! The Possibility Project empowers teenagers to transform the negative forces in their lives into positive action. Using the performing arts and community action as vehicles, teenagers learn to build relationships across differences, resolve conflicts without violence, take [...]

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Class VIII goes to Washington

Class VIII is eagerly anticipating their study tour to Washington, DC this week! Follow along with Class VIII on all their adventures by reading their trip blog.

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Earthwatch Expedition 2014

Follow along with our faculty and students as they prepare for 2014′s Earthwatch expedition in June. This year, the group will be swimming with sea turtles in the Bahamas. Click here to read a blog of their exciting adventure!

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Class IV Reconciliation

Last Friday, Class IV students celebrated the sacrament of Reconciliation and rejoiced in God’s mercy and forgiveness at Mass with their parents. Blessings to all our girls!

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It’s De-Lovely!

The Marymount Singers ushered in the spring season with a concert on Thursday, April 3. Audiences were treated to a wide range of music from classical to global spirituals to Broadway show tunes. Click on the image below to watch video clips from the Singers’ Spring Concert:

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National Latin Honor Society

On Thursday, April 10, the following members of the National Junior Classical League were inducted into the Latin Honor Society: Ardyn A. Class XI Claire C. Class XI Caitlyn E. Class XI Nora F. Class XI Bailey F. Class XI Emily F. Class XI Nora G. Class XI Tylor J. Class XI Aisling M. Class [...]

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