Mount Royal Academy Students Undertake Humanitarian Project in East Africa
The students of Mount Royal Academy in Sunapee, New Hampshire have begun an international humanitarian project: providing charitable assistance for 86 poor, orphaned children in the East African country of Uganda. The students’ goal is to secure charitable donations through personal appeals to friends, relatives and other potential benefactors. Donations will be forwarded to a Ugandan priest (the orphans’ guardian) and used to fund several self-sustaining agricultural projects ( e.g., raising cows and goats; growing cof...Read More
The elementary school held its annual school spelling bee in the St. Joseph Center on Tuesday. Classroom winners Willie Spanos (grade one), Lauren Dustin (grade two), Julia Stout (grade three), Luke Bartlett (grade four), Rosie Treece (grade five), Anthony Mihaly (grade six) and Alex Kalpagkian (grade eight) competed in the school level competition of the National Spelling Bee. After several competitive rounds between Lauren and Luke, Luke won the bee on the word "hydra". Congratulations to Luke, who will participate in the state bee in Concord in March. We are proud of all of the particip...Read More
We are celebrating All Saint’s Day tomorrow, November 1st. This has been a tradition at Mount Royal Academy for the past nineteen years. Sometimes students ask why we don’t celebrate Halloween at school. My response to the little ones has been that we like to dress up as saints so that we can learn to be more like them, which will help us be closer to Jesus. It is a simple answer yet very true as we want our children to see the beauty in virtue, and see examples of people who have striven to live a life in Christ and been recognized by the Church as saints.
The three days of All Hallow’s Eve (...Read More
Within the last couple decades a new continent has been discovered: the digital continent. The world of social and online media is growing rapidly. New mediums of communication are introduced so quickly that the average user can find it difficult to track the developing forms of online social connection.
Adolescents are NOT average users. They are extreme users of social media. As adults who care about the eternal, spiritual, and moral well-being of all children, we think that is it very important for parents to know the dangers of the digital continent. The world of digital media and social n...Read More
The 2013-14 academic year is well underway, and students and faculty alike have hit the ground running. Students have quickly acclimated to the daily routine, and special classes such as art, music, gym and languages, are in full swing.
We are privileged and grateful to have three priests alternately offer Mass for our school community this year. Fr. Michael Monette, pastor of St. Patrick/St. Joachim parish, Fr. Robert Biron, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima parish, and Fr. Rene Butler, director of the Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette, generously visit campus each week on a rotating basis. Weekl...Read More
Mount Royal Academy is pleased and grateful to announce that three new full-time faculty members have been hired for the 2013 - 2014 school year.
1st grade classroom: Mrs. Karen Walsh
3rd grade classroom: Mrs. Deborah Nelson
Social Studies (grades 7-12): Mr. Andrew Mihaly
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Mr. Thibault remarked, "I am confident that all three teachers will do a fantastic job at Mount Royal Academy, and I am so thankful that all three accepted the positions offered to them."
As the enrollment continues to increase...Read More
As a parent, do you struggle to help your children complete simple math assignments because you learned math differently in your childhood? Do you find yourself often times preferring to sound-out difficulty vocabulary words using phonics instead of consulting the ‘word list’? Have you ever wondered why the art of cursive writing is no longer taught to elementary aged school children? Can you follow all of the latest acronyms representing standards-based testing that are supposed to enhance the quality of your child’s educational experience? Where did the good-old fashioned GPA go? Are you fru...Read More
We are just one month away from Raise Your Glass Wine Tasting Information. Last year's event was a huge success and brought in over $10,000 for the school!
This year's event will be held Saturday, August 10 at The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens in Newbury.
So, how can you be a part of this great event?
Tickets are $50 each and include wine sampling, admission to historic estate as well as artisan cheeses, hors d’oeuvres and desserts. If you or someone you know would like tickets to the event, please contact the MRA office or one of the Fundraising Committee members. For every...Read More