15Jun

Chalk.com Names Mr. Mihaly Teacher of the Week

<p>Congratulations to Mr. Andrew Mihaly for being named "Teacher of the Week" by <a data-mce-href="http://chalk.com/" href="http://chalk.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chalk.com</a>, an educational resource website that Mr. Mihaly uses to create lesson plans.</p> <p><a data-mce-href="http://blog.chalk.com/post/121017002973/teacher-of-the-week-jun-8" href="http://blog.chalk.com/post/121017002973/teacher-of-the-week-jun-8">Click here to read a brief interview. </a></p>

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02Jun
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May Crowning Photo Story

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21May

Pope Francis Comments on Educational Mission of Families and Schools in Wednesday Audience

<p>On May 20, Pope Francis recalled an important memory from his childhood education, "I remember a personal anecdote. Once when I was in the fourth year of elementary school I said a bad word to the teacher and the teacher, a good woman, had my mother called. She came the next day, they spoke together and then I was called. And, in front of the teacher, my mother explained to me that what I had done was a bad thing, which I must not do, but my mother did so with such gentleness and she asked me in front of her to ask the teacher for forgiveness. I did so and then I was happy because I said: the ...</p>

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19May

Students Rise to the Occasion with Sensational Science Fair

<p>Students, teacher, and parents were hard at work last week adding final touches to science projects. Students began research weeks ago, and the products produced proved to be both highly informative and creative.</p> <p>For the past four years, the school has organized an academic fair. Recent subjects included a writing workshop, and during the Year of Faith, students created faith-based projects. The faculty thought it would be good to return to a good ole' science fair for 2015. Judges were recruited, and although their task was quite challenging, the overall objective was surely attained: student...</p>

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14May

Message from the Headmaster: Mary and the Missionary Role of MRA

<p>Dear Families,</p> <p>Next week marks the completion of our year-long 20th anniversary celebration. As is customary, our school will honor the Blessed Virgin Mary <a data-mce-href="http://mountroyalacademy.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7d43ac15108bb9170bd6ad204&amp;id=0f0fbcef3d&amp;e=372f3c88f3" href="http://mountroyalacademy.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7d43ac15108bb9170bd6ad204&amp;id=0f0fbcef3d&amp;e=372f3c88f3">with a May Crowning</a>. This year, we are blessed to welcome Bishop Peter Libasci to campus. He will preside over the Mass, join us as we process with Mary, and then each student will offer a flower to Mary. The entire school will say a prayer of consecration to Our Lady, and then we will conclude the ceremony by recognizing the generosity of the school's greatest benefactors.</p> <p>The school has grown substantially in 20 years, and all of its succ...</p>

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07May
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20th Anniversary Celebration to Culminate with May Crowning

<p>Mount Royal Academy is pleased to announce that Bishop Peter Libasci will celebrate Mass at the school’s May Crowning Celebration on Friday, May 22. The Mass, which is open to the public, will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the St. Joseph’s Center on Mount Royal’s campus.</p> <p>There is a longstanding tradition in the Catholic Church to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary this month with a May crowning. In this beautiful ceremony the students are joined by those in attendance in a procession to place flowers at the foot of the statue of Mary. Prayers of thanks and continued guidance are offered along with the flow...</p>

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07May
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Catholic Musician and Evangelist to Perform at MRA

<p>We are pleased to announce that on May 18<sup>th</sup> at 9:30am, Mount Royal Academy will host a special performance by Catholic recording artist Luke Spehar. Luke is currently on tour promoting his recently released third album, <span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">All is Gift</span>, which was co-produced by Grammy Award winning artist Ben Harper. He was kind enough to reach out to Mount Royal and offer his gifts to our students. Luke’s ministry involves playing his music and sharing stories about his walk with God. You can learn more about him and sample his music at <a data-mce-href="http://www.lukespehar.com" href="http://www.lukespehar.com/">www.lukespehar.com</a>. Parents are invited to attend.</p> <p>“We all need to be inspire...</p>

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01May
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Middle School Girls Basketball Captures Another Championship

<p>The junior lady knights earned their second championship in 3 years back on February 21st, defeating ICB2 by a score of 28-18 in the championship game. MRA overcame the height of Mont Vernon in the semifinal on February 18th - a very familiar foe - after receiving a first round bye.</p> <p>MRA finished the season as the #1 overall seed in D2 of the Merrimack Basketball League (7/8 girls division).</p> <p>The team was comprised of girls in grades 6-8. Their best strength throughout the season was team defense, allowing the fewest points in their division. A healthy complement of experienced and novice player...</p>

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28Apr

3rd Quarter Honor Roll Released

<p data-mce-style="text-align: center;"><span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Mount Royal Academy 3rd Quarter Honor Roll 2014-2015</strong></span></p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">Grade 1</span></strong></p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>Headmaster’s List</em></strong>: Taylor Goodspeed, Caitlin Richardson, Bella Wallace, Audrey Wenger</p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>Honors: </em></strong>Clare Castor, Clayton Griffin, Blaise McMenaman</p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">Grade 2</span></strong></p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>Headmaster’s List: </em></strong>Kaitlyn Costello, Luke Moorehouse</p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>High Honors: </em></strong>  Evan Barns, Peyton Blackinton, Nora Walsh</p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>Honors</em></strong>: Adalynn Beturne, Amelia Caravan, Brenden Davis, Marianne Dowsett, Roxana Hudkins, Claire Jackson, Hannah Martin, William Spanos, Liam Treece</p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">Grade 3</span></strong></p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>Headmaster’s List: </em></strong>Catherine Bellino, Sean Beturne, Lauren Dustin, Paul Thibault, Brennan Walsh</p> <p data-mce-style="text-align: left;"><strong><em>High Honors: </em></strong>Gabrielle Sim...</p>

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28Apr

May 1st, Mission, and Vocation

<p>May 1st is rapidly approaching for the class of 2015. It is the date that marks the next stage in their educational career. More importantly, it is also a wonderful opportunity to reflect on vocation and mission.</p> <p>St. John Henry Newman, a famous promoter of the university, appropriately frames the significance of May 1st:</p> <p><em>God has created me to do Him some definite service. He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission. I may never know it in this life, but I shall be told it in the next. I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons. He...</em></p>

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