Gabriella Mazal ’23 Recognized for Stem Cell Research

Congratulations to Gabriella Mazal ’23, whose impressive research into stem cells, revealing their potential to help reverse cardiovascular disease, has been published on OxJournal! Gabby’s research on cardiac regeneration via stem cell therapy was completed during her internship with @oxford.scholastica this past summer.  Here at Lacordaire, Gabby is a strong leader and top student, serving as President of our Student Government,…

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Alumni visit from Barnard College; Columbia, Cornell , Drew, Monmouth, MSU, Northeastern, Seton Hall , and Villanova!

The Advancement Office, in partnership with the Guidance department, recently hosted a fantastic young alumnae panel on the Lacordaire campus. The group of visiting Laco alumnae spoke to our current Upper School students about their college experiences so far, emphasizing the application process and the factors that influenced their choices in where to attend college. Our visiting alumnae represented…

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Kelly Miller ’23 is a QuestBridge Scholar!

After being selected as a finalist in the prestigious QuestBridge College Match Program, we joyfully share the news that Kelly has been matched with Washington University in St. Louis! The selective university, whose acceptance rate is just 16%, has offered Kelly a full scholarship that includes four years full tuition and fees, room & board, books, and a stipend…

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Wishing our French guest un bon retour à Paris

Aujourd’hui, nous souhaitons à notre copain Moise un bon retour à Paris. (Today, we wish our friend Moise a safe return to Paris.) Moise’s 5th-grade classmates hosted a surprise farewell party for him in the gym yesterday, complete with pizza, cake, and a touching farewell video message.  To say it was a pleasure to have Moise here at Lacordaire…

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Head of School’s November Newsletter

November 4, 2022 Happy November! It is hard to believe that September and October are behind us. As I sit at my desk this afternoon and look out to see all of the leaves changing color, I am struck with how lucky we are to find ourselves, every day, in the safe confines of our inclusive school buildings. When…

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Lacordaire’s Scarecrow Wins!

Congratulations to the Upper School Art Club and Environmental Club, whose scarecrow just won first place in the school category of the Van Vleck House & Gardens 2022 “Scarecrows in the Gardens” competition! “Roary the Lion” is made of 100% recycled material, so it is only fitting that the students’ $500 winning prize will go to Ocean Conservancy. (Special…

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Kelly Miller ’23 is a QuestBridge Finalist

Lacordaire is proud to congratulate Kelly Miller ’23, who has been named a QuestBridge National College Match finalist! QuestBridge is a nonprofit based in Palo Alto, California that connects exceptional youth with the nation’s top colleges.  The National College Match program is extremely competitive: less than 30% of applicants are selected as finalists. We are so proud of Kelly for this impressive…

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Veritas in Action: Dominican Sisters Visit 7th and 8th Grade

If you’ve ever taken a moment to study Lacordaire’s logo, you’ll see the word “veritas” at its center. Veritas is the latin word for “truth” or “reality.” The Dominican Order is known for its commitment to education and the pursuit of truth. At Lacordaire, students of many different religions and cultures experience a dynamic education in the Dominican tradition….

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Lacordaire Unveils Three Brand-New, State-of-the-Art Science Labs in Dedication Ceremony

On Friday, October 14, 2022, Lacordaire Academy unveiled three brand-new, state-of-the-art science labs in Lacordaire Hall: one of the Academy’s three main campus buildings. The new labs were made possible by a leading gift from Lacordaire’s Board Chair, Christine James, OPA ‘83, ‘87, in addition to funding from the E.J. Grassmann Trust, Hyde & Watson, the Investors Foundation, the…

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