Bengals girls volleyball falls to MSDA

Bengals girls volleyball falls to MSDA

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On April 6, the Bloomfield High School girls volleyball team lost 2-0 to Mount Saint Dominic Academy. MSDA won the first game 25-22 and the second game 25-15, making a third game unnecessary.  Photos Courtesy of Jerry Simon

Mount St. Dominic head of school announces her retirement after 23 years

CALDWELL, NJ — Sister Fran Sullivan, head of school at Mount St. Dominic Academy in Caldwell, announced earlier in March that she will be stepping down after more than 23 years in her position. Her official last day will be June 30. Sullivan originally joined the Mount as a teacher in 1983 when the school […]

‘Linked by Tradition,’ celebrating culture through dance

CALDWELL, NJ — Mosaic Dance Theater Company, in association with Mount St. Dominic Academy, presents a weekend celebration of dance from India, Spain and the Near East. The weekend schedule of events includes a community dance workshop on Saturday, March 21, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and a theatrical concert on Sunday, March 22, at […]

Seton Hall Prep Winter Carnival brings big smiles

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall Prep’s sixth annual Winter Carnival for the special needs community was a huge success on Jan. 13. The event was co-hosted by legendary NJ baseball coach Mike Sheppard and his SHP baseball team, alongside Vincent McMahon, a lifelong advocate of the intellectual/developmental disability community, the founder of Camp New […]

Camp New Day holds holiday event at TBZ

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Camp New Day, a dedicated group of volunteers who support a close-knit group of approximately 50 adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities in northern New Jersey, held a special winter event at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange on Dec. 9. High school volunteers included students from Seton Hall Prep, […]

Muoio named dean of academics at Mount St. Dominic Academy

CALDWELL, NJ — Mount St. Dominic Academy, a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women located in Caldwell, has named Marissa Muoio, 28, as the new dean of academics. Muoio, a 2008 graduate of Mount St. Dominic, will be responsible for the Mount’s day-to-day operations, with special focus on the academic progress of the students, […]

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

Raw and uncensored NCJW production opens eyes in combating sexism, violence

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With courageous acting and a provocative script, a group of Essex County teens brought the issues of slut-shaming and sexual assault to the forefront. Against a multimedia backdrop at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in South Orange, “SLUT The Play,” written by Katie Cappiello, was presented by NCJW/Essex to a […]

83 N.J. high school seniors receive $92,000 in scholarships

TRENTON, NJ — Comcast NBCUniversal awarded $92,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to 83 New Jersey high school seniors as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community […]