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GENERAL SCOOP!

 

Service Trips

NDP will recognize the following trips through K2 Adventures for service hours for the 2024-25 school year. 
Navajo - April 4 - 7
Peru - June 20 - 30
Tanzania - June 22 - July 2
Click here for all the details for Peru and Tanaznia!

 

Dignity Supplies Drive

The students in St. Ignatius House are organizing a Dignity Drive to help survivors of human trafficking. This drive ties in with our guest speaker, Jim Gallegher who is coming Monday, Jan. 29. The following items can be purchased here and shipped directly to Catholic Charities: 

  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Undergarments
  • Jackets
  • Toothpaste
  • Socks
  • Snacks

 

Lit-Mag Club is in NEED of all student writers and creators to help them produce the 2023-24 Perspective. The Perspective is a booklet that shines light on the artistic and poetic talents of Notre Dame Prep students and strives to unify the school community through creativity. Students have from now until March 8 to email stories, poetry and visual artwork for publication in Perspective to Mrs. Treadway

 

Senior Scoop

March 5- 8 | Kairos 
March 11-15 | Spring Break 
Mar 29- Apr 1 | Easter Break
April 3 | Senior Service Hours Due
April  | Senior Capstone Presentations 

April 16-19 | Kairos 
April 23 | Senior Awards 
 April 25 | Mass of Junior Elevation 

 

Academic Scoop

Sophomores and Juniors! Sign up to take the Practice ACT on our campus Saturday, March 2. This is a great way to learn your strengths and weaknesses before taking the actual ACT!

Our after-school Writing Center will provide writing help beginning this week from 2:30-4:00 in Room 901 of the Academic Resource Center. 

If you need assistance with a paper, project, application, or another writerly need in any subject, not just English, schedule a one-on-one tutoring appointment.

Questions about this free tutoring? Email Ms. Carteaux, center coordinator. 

NHS Tutoring is available everyday after school and during WIN time in room 901. No appointment necessary, just drop in if you need help with homework!

NDP News

Correction!
The D1 hockey’s postseason starts this Wednesday (not Thursday as stated in the news reel). They will face Brophy at 6:30 p.m. at ASU’s Mullett Arena. Tickets will be available at the door.

Athletic Scoop  

STATE CHAMPIONS! 
Congratulations to our Pom Team for winning the DIII Pom State Championship on Saturday, Jan. 20! We are so proud of all them for overcoming adversity and bringing home the trophy! 🏆

 

Coming Up:

Tuesday, Feb. 20

  • JV & Varsity 1 Boys' Lacrosse vs. Pinnacle at 5 and 7 p.m. 
  • Varsity 2 Boys' Lacrosse at Salpointe at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

  • Varsity Girls' Soccer Playoffs at home vs. Cienega at 6 p.m.
  • JV & Varsity Beach Volleyball at Canyon View at 3 and 4 p.m.
  • Varsity Softball at Mountain Pointe at 3:45 p.m.
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Basha at 3:45 p.m. 

Thursday, Feb. 22

  • JV & Varsity Beach Volleyball vs. Queen Creek at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
  • JV & Varsity Boys' Tennis vs. Estrella Foothills at 3 p.m. (Scottsdale Ranch park)
  • JV & Varsity Girls' Tennis at Estrella Foothills at 3:30 p.m.
  • Frosh Baseball at Pinnacle at 3:45 p.m.
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Perry at 3:45 p.m.
  • Varsity Softball vs. Higley at 3:45 p.m.
  • JV Girls' Lacrosse at Chaparral at 5 p.m.
  • Varsity Girls' Basketball Playoffs at home at 7 p.m. (Team TBD)

Friday, Feb. 23

  • JV & Varsity Beach Volleyball vs. Payson at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.
  • Varsity Baseball vs. Sandra Day O'Connor at 3:45 p.m.
  • Varsity Softball at Tournament at Westwood at 4 p.m. (opponent TBD)
  • Varsity Boys' Basketball Playoffs vs. St. Mary's at 7 p.m.
  • Varsity 2 Boys' Lacrosse at Higley at 7 p.m.
  • Varsity Girls' Lacrosse vs. cactus Shadows at 7 p.m. 

Saturday, Feb. 24

  • Varsity Girls' Soccer State Championship* at Mesa HS at 11 a.m. (Team TBD) (*If necessary)
  • Varsity Baseball at Brophy at 11 a.m.
  • Varsity Girls' Basketball Playoffs* at home at 7 p.m. (Team TBD) (*If necessary)

Sunday, Feb. 25

  • D2 Hockey Quarterfinals vs. Pinnacle at 8:30 p.m. (Ice Den Scottsdale)

House Scoop

  • HOUSE OF THE MONTH Congratulations to St. Francis our December House of the Month!

Unofficial House Standings

  • 1st House of Teresa- 500 points
  • 2nd House of Patrick- 497 points
  • 3rd House of Michael- 454 points
  • 4th House of Max- 438 points 
  • 5th House of George- 405 points
  • 6th House of Blaise- 384 points
  • 7th House of Francis- 357 points
  • 8th House of Ignatius- 336 points

 

Arts Scoop

 
Auditions for The NDP Players production of The Addams Family are
Jan. 16 - Singing Auditions (PAC 210)
Jan. 17 - Acting Audition (PAC Workshop)
Jan. 18 - Callbacks
 
  • Who: Anyone can audition. No previous experience is needed.
  • What: The Addams Family School Edition
  • Why: The Addams Family is a zany and spooky show about family for audiences of all ages.
  • Where: Singing Auditions will be in the choir room PAC 210 and Acting Auditions in the PAC Workshop
  • How: For the singing auditions prepare 16 bars of music and have a backing track to play at the audition. All acting auditions will be a cold reading so all materials will be provided at the audition.
 
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