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SENIORS EMBARK ON PILGRIMAGE

 

 

 The Class of 2015 embarked on a pilgrimage to churches in central and northern Guam on October 15, 2014.  Students had the opportunity to educate their peers through group presentations on that particular parish.  The Royal family would like to thank all those who welcomed the senior class into their churches.

NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL INSTALLS STUDENT LEADERS    

      

Student Council officers, elected by their peers, held their installation ceremony on Thursday, October 9, 2014.  Congratulations to our Royal student leaders and their advisors, Miss Santos and Mrs. Walsh!

 

ROYALS ATTEND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCES      

          Five Notre Dame High School students attended the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) and the National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in June 2014. The NSLC provides students with the opportunity to “experience life on a college campus, develop essential leadership skills, and explore a future career through exciting simulations, exclusive site visits and interactive meetings with renowned leaders in their chosen field.” Juniors Theana Lynn Aromin, Keleko Fejeran, and Charis Manibusan attended the NSLC focus on Medicine and Health Care at the University of California at Berkeley. Shelby Perez, junior, attended the NSLC focus on Mastering Leadership at American University in Washington, D.C. Maria Chafauros, sophomore, attended the NYLC Envision Program in Washington D.C. The NYLC summer program gave attendees the opportunity to “explore interests, enlarge [students’] perspective and hone the skills [they] need to become an influential leader in the 21st century.”

       The conference attendees presented their conference experiences to Notre Dame community at a school wide assembly in September. The presentation peaked the interests of their peers and encouraged them to participate in the program. While most attendees are nominated by their teachers to attend the conference, the programs are open to students who express interest.

         
Theana Lynn Aromin
 Keleko Fejeran
 Charis Manibusan
 Shelby Perez
 Maria Charfauros

 

Theana Lynn Aromin shares pictures and her experiences with the student body.


 

ROYALS PRAY FOR PEACE

       Notre Dame High School came together as a family and held their annual Peace Prayer Service on September 11, 2014 to pray for peace throughout the world and for the lives lost in tragedies such as 9/11.  During this service, students offered their prayers in different ways.  The Art and Chorus class presented a  performance and slideshow. The Spanish and Japanese classes recited prayers in their respective languages. 

 

Spanish teacher, Señor Sablan, lights a candle during prayer.

 

 Art and chorus students perform "Let It Be" by the Beatles and "Turn! Turn! Turn!" by the Byrds.


 SHARE YOUR TALENT!

 

Submit photo entries for the Bank of Guam Calendar contest. Notre Dame had winning entries for  the past couple of years. Let’s continue to submit winning entries. Showcase your Royal talent! Entry  forms may be downloaded from your Teacherease Digital Locker, under Recent News, or your school email account. Submit your photo entries to Mrs. Ulloa, Yearbook Teacher, in G-201 by October 3.

 

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 ROYALS GET SPIRITED

 Notre Dame students had the opportunity to display their spirit and creativity through various theme days during Spirit Week.  Themes included Emoji Monday, Traditional Tuesday, Walt Disney Wednesday, Howdy Doody Thursday, and Flashback Friday.

 Big Sister Shelby Perez, top, and Little Sister Olivia Ferguson get to know each other better during Traditional Tuesday festivities.

 

 ROYAL FAMILY THANKS DONORS


 

   

 

GO GREEN AND SUPPORT NOTRE DAME

 

Visit your local Payless Supermarket from August 4 through September 30, use your reusable bag, and earn Notre Dame a chance to win $5000!

 

We would like to give a special Royal welcome to all new students! Welcome to our new faculty Mr. Goden, Ms. Crisostomo, Ms. Palmares, and Ms. Willter.

 

ROYALS TO CELEBRATE NEW HOME FIELD

 

 

The Notre Dame High School community will open the 2014-2015 school year with a new athletic field through the kindness of prominent local businessman Al Ysrael and the Ysrael Family. Construction of the Ysrael Athletic Field is underway and completion will take place this August. Additional donors of the field include, Duenas and Associates, John and Ray Camacho of Dirt Doktor, Tom D. Perez, Perez Brothers, and Hawaiian Rock Products.

During Notre Dame's accreditation process in 2011, the accreditation team from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA) recommended the creation of a multipurpose sports field on which the Notre Dame Physical Education students and athletes may practice and compete. Aside from being cost effective for NDHS, a playing field constructed on school property will provide a sense of ownership, give the students a home field advantage, and most importantly, boost school spirit and pride within the students of Notre Dame.

"Notre Dame High School is grateful to Mr. Ysrael, his family, and all donors for giving our students a place to excel in Physical Education and sports-related activities," says Sister Jean Ann Crisostomo, NDHS President.

 

2014 IIAAG Paddling Season - Race Series

1st Place - Manhoben Lalahi (JV Boys); 1st Place - Manhoben Mix (JV division); 2nd place - Manhoben Famalao'an (JV girls); 2nd place - Sotteru Mix (Varsity); 3rd place - Sottera Famalao'an (Varsity girls)

 


 

 KUAM's 2014 Hope for Tomorrow Honor Awardee

 

Congratulations, Jason Liu!

 

 Congratulations to Michaela Sablan and Amyra Tamayo!

 
Michaela Sablan - (top photo) - 2nd place - Chemistry Division
Amyra Tamayo - 3rd place - Ecology (High School) Division

 

 

Aloysius Dela Rojo - 2nd place - Guam History Day Competition

Individual Paper Category

 

Congratulations to the Boys Soccer Team, Coach Casilao, and Coach Denuyo! 

  

 The Boys Soccer Team participated in the 2014 Fair Play Cup Philippine Soccer Tournament in Manila, Philippines from April 13 - 17 and brought home the 3rd place trophy.The team members showcased their skills, talents, and sportsmanship internationally.

Perez places 3rd for the AFCEA Marianas Science Fair

Congratulations to Shelby Perez for her 3rd place win at the First Annual Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Science Fair. Her project was about the Rhino Beetle Infestation.

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS, ROYALS!
LADY ROYALS WIN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME - SAIPAN FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT

SAIPAN SETTSU TOURNAMENT - MARCH 2014

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM 

  

Kneeling: Casey, Agnes, Caley, and Destiny. Standing: Coach Sablan, Mr. San Nicolas, Demie, Kimberly, Corina, Kamalin, Bryanika, and Coach Pelkey. 
 

2nd Place Winners of the University of Guam Titration Group Competition

March 11, 2014

 

Vance, Andrea, Addie, and Nicole receive their 2nd place trophy. Not shown is their coach, Mr. Sablan.

 

Academically Prepared
ROYALS TAKE FIRST AND SECOND PLACE IN THE GHD BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION

The Notre Dame High School Royals took home first and second place in the 2nd Annual Harold Dean Gillham Bridge Design Competition held at the University of Guam on March 1, 2014. Participants were challenged to build bridges using only 15 pieces of balsa wood and 2/3 oz. of wood glue.  First place for “Highest Load Applied” went to Jessey Mendiola, Elisabeth Castro, and Christian Champaco, seniors, while second place for “Strength-to-Weight Ratio” was awarded to Jason Liu, Nathan Camacho, and Vandric Castro, also seniors. The other Notre Dame team that participated included Amanda Cruz, senior, James Javelosa, and Andrea Tarusan, both juniors.



From left: Mark Mendiola, Executive Director, UOG Endowment Foundation; Paul Baron, Pacific Business Group Manager, GHD, Inc.; Jessey Mendiola; Elisabeth Castro; Christian Champaco; and Terangue "Tiger" Gillham, President, GK2 Inc. From left: Mark Mendiola, Executive Director, UOG Endowment Foundation; Paul Baron, Pacific Business Group Manager, GHD, Inc.; Nathan Camacho; Jason Liu; Vandric Castro; and Terangue "Tiger" Gillham, President, GK2 Inc.

 

Spiritually Oriented and Globally Concerned
NOTRE DAME CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING MASS AND REMEMBERS DECEASED

Notre Dame High School celebrated Thanksgiving Mass with Father Felixberto Leon Guerrero as its presider on November 26, 2013. Students presented their gifts of canned goods which were collected as part of the Archdiocesan Annual Thanksgiving Food and Fund Drive, while the offertory was collected for the Haiyan victims in the Philippines. As part of the Royal Thanksgiving Celebration, Notre Dame remembered all students, graduates, faculty, staff, and administrators who have been called to rest throughout the past 45 years, during a special candle lighting ceremony.

 

Above: Nicole Raphael, junior, lights candles during the prayer service for members of Notre Dame’s Royal family who have passed away.

 

11/3/2014 All Souls' Day - No Classes

10/24/2014 Parent/Teacher Conference - No Classes

10/22/2014 Schedule A

10/21/2014 Schedule B - A.M.

10/20/2014 Schedule A

10/17/2014 Schedule A

10/16/2014 Schedule B - A.M.

10/15/2014 PSAT for 9th-11th graders; Senior Day of Recollection – Senior Pilgrimage

10/14/2014 Girls Volleyball Semifinals: ND vs. GW at GW at 6 p.m.

10/14/2014 Schedule B - A.M.

10/13/2014 Columbus Day - No classes

10/10/2014 Schedule C - 1st Quarter Ends

10/9/2014 Schedule B - A.M.

10/8/2014 Schedule A

10/7/2014 Schedule B - A.M.

10/3/2014 Girls volleyball - AOLG vs. ND at ND @ 5:30 p.m.

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9/9/2014 - Bank of Guam Calendar Contest

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8/22/2014 - Spirit Week

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8/19/2014 - Girls Volleyball

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7/9/2014 - Student Orientation Information

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6/19/2014 - Royal Monthly - June

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