Notre Dame Marist – Middle Division – News & Notes

Friday, April 29, 2016

Sunday, 5/1 – Summer Uniforms Begin

Monday, 5/2 – NJHS Induction Ceremony 7 p.m.

Thursday & Friday, 5/4-5/5 – 8th Grade ONLY – Washington DC Trip or NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, 5/10 MD May Crowning Liturgy – DRESS UNIFORM

Tuesday, 5/17 – MD Afternoon Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, 5/18 – Choir Concert – Pure Michigan 7 p.m.

Thursday & Friday, 5/19 & 5/20 – 6th & 7th ONLY – Year End trip or NO SCHOOL

Thursday, 5/19 – 8th Grade students last FULL day of school – LOCKERS EMPTIED TODAY

Friday, 5/20 – 8th Grade 1st & 2nd Hour Exams

Skirt Length
Please check your daughter’s skirt length and make sure it is no MORE than 2” above her knees. Seriously – LET THE HEMS OUT!

Parents, please take a moment to talk to your child about taking better care of their Surface device. We have had an increase in damage incidents and it has created a waitlist for our loaner pool. We have had several repeat students and it is merely for being careless.  We understand accidents happen but would appreciate students being more mindful when handling their device.

If you have selected an organization for your Kroger community rewards, you need to re-enroll every April with Kroger. Please visit Kroger's website at and register your Kroger Plus card and select Notre Dame Prep (82816) as your organization to receive these rewards.  This is at no cost to you and the school receives quarterly checks that become part of the school's general fund.  It's a win-win program so please register today!  

2016-17 Parents Club Volunteer Sign-Up Starts May 2nd
All 2016-17 Registered Families will receive an email on May 2nd with a link to the all new 2016-17 Volunteer Sign-Up. As you know, all NDPMA families are required to participate in 10 hours of volunteer time each year. This year the sign-ups will take place through Volunteer Spot. You will have the opportunity to sign up for one full-time position (10 hour equivalent) or two part-time positions (5 hour equivalent). Although we prefer your time and talent, if you choose to opt-out please visit the form and sign-up to Opt-Out, you will be billed $35/hr for a total of $350. Positions will be filled on a first come first serve basis, there is plenty to go around!! Please direct questions to

From the Counseling Department
The Notre Dame Preparatory and Marist Academy Counseling Department would like to offer additional resources and parent educational opportunities.  We would greatly appreciate your input regarding topics that you would find beneficial. Please take a moment to complete this very brief 4 question survey.

20th Annual NDPMA Golf Outing
The Notre Dame Booster Club Golf Outing is fast approaching!  Only 10 foursomes remain for this years outing being held on Monday June 6th, 2016.  There is still time to take advantage of this unique advertising opportunity through sponsorship, donation of auction items, or participating as a player.  For more info please visit or email Darren Audia at

Used Uniform Sale
In June, NDPMA has a Used Uniform Sale for families. Please see Used Uniform Sale for more information.

NDP MARCHING BAND – for Current 8th grade students
Save the date!  The NDP Marching Band Camp is August 1st through the 5th from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  This is a mandatory camp for all NDP band students enrolled in 1st semester Marching Band.  At camp, students will learn all of the music and the marching maneuvers.  There are lots of fun activities like a water balloon fight and Jell-O eating contests.  We even have evening activities. Monday night we will go to CJ Barrymores, Wednesday night is movie night and Friday will be the Big Band Party!  For more information, contact Mr. Joe Martin at

NDPMA Summer Camps
As we rapidly approach the last quarter of this school year it is time to start planning for the summer. The Notre Dame community invites children entering grades K through 12 to participate in a number of athletic and academic summer camps offered from mid-June through the beginning of August. We are pleased to offer camps ranging from art, debate, Lego robotics and theatre, to basketball, lacrosse, football and volleyball … and many more!

Our entire lineup and online registration can be found by visiting the following link:

All Academic Summer Camp questions may be directed to Mr. Michael Morrison (, and all Athletic Summer Camp questions may be directed to Ms. Maureen Radulski (

We hope to see your student on the Notre Dame campus this summer!

If you have a child who is not already enrolled at NDPMA but would like to attend next year at any grade level, please contact Dean of Admissions Kathleen Offer at, with your child’s full name, birth date, current school and grade.

Check out the St. Peter Chanel Media Centerwebsite:

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Administrative Assistant
Notre Dame Marist Academy
1300 Giddings Road
Pontiac, Michigan   48340

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