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November 2019

L.E.O. Pinning Ceremony

Mount St. Dominic Academy welcomed representatives of The Leonidas Foundation, family and friends to the inaugural L.E.O. Pinning Ceremony, officially inducting 17 Mount juniors into this innovative and immersive, two-year program. The L.E.O. Program features among the innovative curriculum now complementing the school’s traditional and rigorous academics. See how the Mount blends modern learning and legacy here.

NLI Signing

Four MSDA Lady Lions sign National Letters of Intent, committing to attend and play Division 1 Athletics at Colleges and Universities in Connecticut, New York, and Florida. Check out the excitement here.


MSDA Theatre Arts students performed to two packed houses for the opener of the 10th Anniversary Season in the Doris M. Byrne Performing Arts Center with “You Can’t Take It with You.” Check out one insider’s perspective on performing, as well as a gallery of glam shots from the shows.


Alumna Spotlight

From freshman to founder in the span of a decade, Jessica Iacullo MSDA ’13 returned to the Mount as keynote speaker for the L.E.O. Program Pinning Ceremony. Read more about what this Mountie-turned-marketer is up to today, and how the Mount helped influence this influencer.

Dean's Desk

As one of the newest members of the country’s leading advocacy organization for girls’ schools, the Mount’s Dr. Marissa Muoio was invited to share insights from her thesis and learnings from inside the Mount at a national symposium this past October. She invites you to learn with us through this unique membership.  Read here.

Sunshine Service

It is with a sense of gratitude that four MSDA students recall their service trip to Camp Sunshine over Halloween weekend. As these young women provided love, care, support and plenty of giggles to children and families facing severe health challenges, they were themselves experiencing emotions that have impacted them immeasurably. Read more about Camp Sunshine and what these students received from giving so generously of themselves.