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One Way or Another: What Will Crimea Do Regarding Its’ Sovereignty?

One Way or Another: What Will Crimea Do Regarding Its’ Sovereignty?

November 9, 2018

In 1954 the Russians made a deciding move to hand Crimea, a Black Sea peninsula connected to the southern ...

IB Classes in NYC: Video Recap

November 9, 2018

On October 24, IB students in Business, Global Politics, Theatre classes embarked on a two-day trip to...

Teacher Interview: Ms. Kappel

Emma Montefusco '20

November 9, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Teacher Interviews

What were you like in high school? I won the most musical superlative - I played the violin, piano, sang, and was co-president of theater club. I was mostly positive, but I found it challenging. I found college easier than high school. I'm still good friends with my high school best friends. What made you choose English ...

Soccer Senior Night 2018: A Balloon Tragedy

Soccer Senior Night 2018: A Balloon Tragedy

Maggie Loughnane '20

November 9, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

On Monday, October 29th, varsity soccer honored the senior players and managers on our team during their...

Koffee with Kendall #1

Koffee with Kendall #1

November 9, 2018

Hi, everyone, this is Kendall and I’m so excited for my first ever Koffee with Kendall! I recently...

What is International Baccalaureate?

What is International Baccalaureate?

November 9, 2018

As is widely known in the NDA community, NDA is now an IB World School. International Baccalaureate,...

Teacher Interview: Dr. Orbison

Maggie Coughlin '20 and Avery Shields '20

November 9, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Teacher Interviews

What were you like in high school?   I was a jock, I went to a boys’ private school, and I was an average student. I played basketball, baseball, and football, but baseball was my specialty.   If you were given $10 million right now, what is the first thing you would do with it?   Oh jeez. I would...

Sophomore Retreat: Pray Your Own Way

Anna LoCicero '21

November 9, 2018

Filed under School News, Showcase, Student Life

Last week, the Sophomore class and I went on our Sophomore Retreat. The theme was “Pray Your Own Way.” In this retreat, we learned further about praying to God. We started with a prayer and the Junior retreat team leaders were introduced. We spent the first half of the day in the chapel and split up into small groups, where...

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins: Vegan & Gluten Free

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins: Vegan & Gluten Free

Sophia Roukounakis '20

November 9, 2018

Filed under Recipes, Showcase

Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins | Courtesy of Oh She Glows You will need - Wet ingredients: 3 tablespoons (45 mL) water 1 cup unsweetened pumpkin purée 1/4 cup...

IB Study Group

IB Study Group

November 9, 2018

Now on Tuesdays NDA is offering a study group for juniors to work together on homework for those challenging...

IB Classes in New York City

IB Classes in New York City

November 9, 2018

In October, a group of 30 juniors taking IB Global Politics, Theater, and Business Management visited...

Field Hockey in Tournament: Season Update

Field Hockey in Tournament: Season Update

Anna LoCicero '21

November 9, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, November 3rd, the NDA Varsity Field Hockey Team played against Franklin High School on the...

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