Events Calendar

Field Day
Spring Concert Tech/Dress
Theatre Night Awards
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Sep 25
Family Liturgy/Picnic - Click for link

Welcome Mass
Sunday 9/25/22
12:00pm
Performing Arts Center

Picnic to follow outside

$20.00 per family

Families can enjoy lunch, along with playing a variety of lawn games (we welcome families to bring their favorite ones to the event), creatively tie-dyeing their own Mount t-shirt (just $10 each), and getting caricatures made with an artist on-site.

-Feel free to bring dessert-

This is a great way to start the new year with Mount families and friends! Hope to see you there!

RSVP link now closed - If anyone is interested in attending, please contact the Chairperson, Treena Rivera at: treenariva@gmail.com

Volunteers needed - Reach out to msda_pa_pres@msdacademy.org.

Questions? Contact MSDA Parents' Association President at msda_pa_pres@msdacademy.org.

Tue, Sep 27
First Dance Team Meeting - Click for link
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Dance Studio (Lower Level)

Dance for the joy of it! Come to our first dance team meeting and learn some fun choreography!

Season Meeting/Audition Workshop
Dance Studio (Lower Level)
3:00-5:00pm

Open: No audition + Basic Technique
Advanced: Audition + Advanced Technique Required
(Auditions are open to ALL - Dancers must be in Open to participate in Advanced)

Dance Team meets every Tuesday 3:00-5:00
Join the Dance Team Google Classroom for meeting link: Click Here
Or go to Google Classroom and enter this code: uqtjwk7

Any questions contact Ms. Jessi Maillet - dance@msdacademy.org

Seniors & Parents College Financial Aid Night - Click for link

On Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00pm in the PAC, MSDA will be conducting a college financial aid night for seniors and parents. Some of the topics that will be addressed are the FAFSA and CSS Profile for financial aid. Mr. Ed Zamora, Principia Prep, will cover the financial aid process and the important items to consider.

RSVP

Wed, Sep 28
Thu, Sep 29
Back to School Night (all grades)

Join us for Back to School Night and meet your student's teachers.

Fri, Sep 30
Club Fair
Athletic Center
Vineyard Vines Shepshirt Orders Due - click for link

Vineyard Vines Shepshirt (quarter zip) - Student & Parent Shirts Available

Order Form

  • Any order, with a check (made out to Vineyard Vines) or credit card information, must be handed it into the main office by the end of the day Friday 9/30
  • Due to a scheduling conflict, Vineyard Vines will not be present at the Family Picnic
  • There will be a new MSDA Parent design this year - view sample
  • Email mvigil@msdacademy.org with questions

Sat, Oct 1
Pink Ribbon Mass - click for details
PAC
On Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm, the community of Mount St. Dominic Academy will celebrate mass in honor of all those impacted by breast cancer including individuals in treatment, survivors, families, caregivers, doctors, nurses and advocates, and in remembrance of the souls we've lost.

Mount students and families, MSDA alumnae and loved ones, staff and faculty are welcome to join us to Honor, to Pray and to Celebrate.

October 1, 2022
4:00 pm
Doris M. Byrne Performing Arts Center
3 Ryerson Avenue, Caldwell, NJ

Unable to join us in person? Submit the names of loved ones you would like included in our Pink Intentions Prayer Book.

Do you knit, crochet or know someone who does? We are seeking donations of prayer shawls and prayer squares for our mass attendees currently in treatment. Please contact the alumnae office for more information or to drop off your donations. Thank you in advance!

For more information, contact Kate Sullivan at ksullivan@msdacademy.org 973-226-0660 Ext.1129

Sun, Oct 2
Caldwell Street Fair - MSDA Table
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Caldwell

The Caldwell Street Fair is a great way to immerse yourself in the community!
Run by volunteer members of the Rotary Club of the Caldwells and the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex, the event is always on the first Sunday in October from noon to 5pm.
Stop by to see the Mount's table!

https://www.caldwellstreetfair.com/

Mon, Oct 3
Reindeer Run Registration Opens

Take advantage of Early Bird Fees: Register

Tue, Oct 4
First Forensics Meeting
Room 208
Wed, Oct 5
Yearbook Photos
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BDR
Admissions Evening Fall Open House - Click to register

Learn about our exceptional academic programs, wide-ranging extracurricular offerings, and excellent athletics at the Mount! All participants will have the opportunity to meet our outstanding students and our dedicated faculty and administration.

Register

Thu, Oct 6
Sat, Oct 8
HSPT Review Course Session - Click to register
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MSDA

The High School Placement Test (HSPT)/NJ-COOP Prep for Success Course is being offered at MSDA for 8th grade girls and boys.
Sessions run from 9:00-11:35am at Mount St. Dominic Academy. Each session is $125 or $400 for all four. Registration is available for the entire course or individual sessions.

See details and registration

Sun, Oct 9
Mon, Oct 10
Tue, Oct 11
Dance Auditions
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Dance Studio
PA Meeting
BDR
Parents' Association Meetings
All meetings will be in the Bishops' Dining Room at 7:00pm

September 12
Topic - Welcome Meeting
Speaker - Dr. Chris Hampton

October 11
Topic - School & College Counseling
Speakers - MSDA School & College Counselors

November 7
Topic - Academics
Speaker - Principal Ms. Laura Hollenbaugh

December 12
Topic - Meeting & Christmas Bazaar Holiday Market
Event - Christmas Tree Lighting with students and Christmas Bazaar

January 17
Topic - College Prep
Speaker - TBD

February 6
Topic - TBD
Speaker - TBD

March 6
Topic - Empowering Women
Speaker - TBD

April 3
Topic TBD

June 5
Topic - Closing Comments and Acknowledgments Event - Mountie Bounty Raffle Drawing

Thu, Oct 13
Fri, Oct 14
Freshman for a Day Visits Begin - Click for link

Experience the Mount firsthand. If you're in 8th grade, sign up to become a Mountie for a day during November through May. Visits for 7th graders begin in spring. You'll accompany a current student to get a feel for what life as a student is like - attending classes, meeting teachers and staff, and seeing the Mount through your own eyes. At lunchtime, you'll join your guide and her friends in the cafeteria, where your meal is on us.

Program begins October 14 - Indicate your selected dates after 10/14/22

REGISTER

Contact Cathy Bolger with any questions at cbolger@msdacademy.org or 973-226-0660 Ext. 1122.

Parents' Association Mom's Night Out Pocketbook Bingo - Click for tickets

Doors open at 6:00pm / Games begin at 7:30pm

6 Bingo games/4 chances to win per game!
Additional bingo cards available to purchase / Door Prizes / Raffles
Bring your own snacks and drinks - must be 18 years old to participate
Tables seat up to 8

$25 per person

Get Tickets

Sat, Oct 15
HSPT Review Course Session - Click to register
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MSDA

The High School Placement Test (HSPT)/NJ-COOP Prep for Success Course is being offered at MSDA for 8th grade girls and boys.
Sessions run from 9:00-11:35am at Mount St. Dominic Academy. Each session is $125 or $400 for all four. Registration is available for the entire course or individual sessions.

See details and registration

Sun, Oct 16
Mon, Oct 17
School Spirit Week - Dressdown: Decades Day - click to view details

School Spirit Week - Dressdown:

Monday 10/17: Decades Day - dress in a throwback outfit

Tuesday 10/18: Adam Sandler Day - showcase your best attempt to dress like Adam Sandler

Wednesday 10/19: Alphabet Day - dress like something that starts with the first letter of your name (Katie Kangaroo, Avocado Ava, etc.)

Thursday 10/20: Teacher Day - wear an outfit to resemble any member of Mount faculty or staff

Friday 10/21: Full uniform for the celebration of the Jubilee Mass


As a reminder, all outfits must comply with the Mount's regular dress-down guidelines.

L.E.O. Pinning Ceremony
PAC

Join us as we proudly induct our newest

L.E.O. Program Cohort. More details to come.

Tue, Oct 18
School Spirit Week - Dressdown: Adam Sandler Day - click to view details

School Spirit Week - Dressdown:

Monday 10/17: Decades Day - dress in a throwback outfit

Tuesday 10/18: Adam Sandler Day - showcase your best attempt to dress like Adam Sandler

Wednesday 10/19: Alphabet Day - dress like something that starts with the first letter of your name (Katie Kangaroo, Avocado Ava, etc.)

Thursday 10/20: Teacher Day - wear an outfit to resemble any member of Mount faculty or staff

Friday 10/21: Full uniform for the celebration of the Jubilee Mass


As a reminder, all outfits must comply with the Mount's regular dress-down guidelines.

Wed, Oct 19
School Spirit Week - Dressdown: Alphabet Day - click to view details

School Spirit Week - Dressdown:

Monday 10/17: Decades Day - dress in a throwback outfit

Tuesday 10/18: Adam Sandler Day - showcase your best attempt to dress like Adam Sandler

Wednesday 10/19: Alphabet Day - dress like something that starts with the first letter of your name (Katie Kangaroo, Avocado Ava, etc.)

Thursday 10/20: Teacher Day - wear an outfit to resemble any member of Mount faculty or staff

Friday 10/21: Full uniform for the celebration of the Jubilee Mass


As a reminder, all outfits must comply with the Mount's regular dress-down guidelines.

Thu, Oct 20
School Spirit Week - Dressdown: Teacher Day - click to view details

School Spirit Week - Dressdown:

Monday 10/17: Decades Day - dress in a throwback outfit

Tuesday 10/18: Adam Sandler Day - showcase your best attempt to dress like Adam Sandler

Wednesday 10/19: Alphabet Day - dress like something that starts with the first letter of your name (Katie Kangaroo, Avocado Ava, etc.)

Thursday 10/20: Teacher Day - wear an outfit to resemble any member of Mount faculty or staff

Friday 10/21: Full uniform for the celebration of the Jubilee Mass


As a reminder, all outfits must comply with the Mount's regular dress-down guidelines.

Varsity Jacket Fitting
Athletic Center
Varsity Jacket Fitting will take place on Thursday 10/20 and Friday 10/21

Stop by the Athletic Center during your lunch or CAPP.

View flyer

Student Council Movie Night
PAC

Girl vs. Monster


Fri, Oct 21
8:00 am Monthly Mass
PAC

Join us for monthly community Mass that will take place in the Performing Arts Center at 8:00 am. As Prayer and Community are two of our Dominican Pillars, the Liturgy is the perfect way to gather. All parents are encouraged to attend these masses and they are scheduled right after drop-off, with the hope that you can stay and be a part of them. Mass dates are indicated in the calendar.

Varsity Jacket Fitting
Athletic Center
Varsity Jacket Fitting will take place on Thursday 10/20 and Friday 10/21

Stop by the Athletic Center during your lunch or CAPP.

View flyer

Sat, Oct 22
HSPT Review Course Session - Click to register
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MSDA

The High School Placement Test (HSPT)/NJ-COOP Prep for Success Course is being offered at MSDA for 8th grade girls and boys.
Sessions run from 9:00-11:35am at Mount St. Dominic Academy. Each session is $125 or $400 for all four. Registration is available for the entire course or individual sessions.

See details and registration

Sun, Oct 23
Admissions Afternoon Fall Open House - Click to register

Learn about our exceptional academic programs, wide-ranging extracurricular offerings, and excellent athletics at the Mount! All participants will have the opportunity to meet our outstanding students and our dedicated faculty and administration.

Register

Mon, Oct 24
Tue, Oct 25
Thu, Oct 27
Reindeer Run Shirt Sleeve Sponsorship Due

MSDA Family and Friends - here is your chance to support the Reindeer Run with a Sleeve Sponsorship on the coveted Reindeer Run shirt!

Donate at least $100 before Thursday, October 27, 2022, to have your family's name memorialized on this fun event keepsake.

Complimentary, long sleeve dry-fit T-shirts featuring the Reindeer Run logo, along with the logos of all event sponsors and partners are provided to participants who register by Tuesday, November 1.

Check out the links for shirt & full sponsorship information:

Junior Ring Ceremony
PAC
Fri, Oct 28
Freshman Lock-in

Part of our Freshman Orientation Program, the Lock-in is designed to be a very important growth event in the lives of MSDA students. This time is designed to help each young woman discover what the world of the Mount means to her and the part her classmates and new friends will play in that growth. They have a unique opportunity to interact with their classmates and the peer leaders without interruption and sans any distractions from the outside world. We look forward to spending a fun-filled night!

Sat, Oct 29
HSPT Review Course Session - Click to register
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MSDA

The High School Placement Test (HSPT)/NJ-COOP Prep for Success Course is being offered at MSDA for 8th grade girls and boys.
Sessions run from 9:00-11:35am at Mount St. Dominic Academy. Each session is $125 or $400 for all four. Registration is available for the entire course or individual sessions.

See details and registration

Sun, Oct 30
Mon, Oct 31
Tue, Nov 1
Winter Sports Forms DUE

All health forms for winter sports are due no later than Tuesday 11/1. If forms are not in by this date, we cannot guarantee the student will be able to participate on the first day of their sport. Log into www.mymagnus.com to see if there are any outstanding documents.

All Saints Day Mass
PAC
Wed, Nov 2