MSDA Events


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Family  Picnic

Fall

This annual "welcome back" event is organized by the MSDA Parents' Association and includes a celebration of mass followed by lunch as a community. 

VIRTUAL Admissions Fall Open House

October 22

All 6th-8th grade girls and their parents are invited to an MSDA Admission Open House event. Hear from teachers and coaches, ask questions of current students, and see the facilities and opportunities that are offered at the Mount.

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Tricky Tray

October 24

The MSDA Parents’ Association hosts the school's largest fundraiser of the year! Dinner, fellowship, and great prizes accompany the evening.

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Drama Production

Fall

MSDA Performing Arts students perform a fall drama. Past productions include  Anything Goes,
Once Upon a Mattress,
Sarah and Eleanor, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Odd Couple, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Dining Room,  Our Town, The Boyfriend, Radium Girls,  Little Women, Almost, Maine, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, You Can't Take It With You.

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Memorial Mass

Fall

This special liturgy is in remembrance of Mount alumnae, family, and friends. Open to our community to attend, we welcome you to submit the names of loved ones you would like remembered as part of this mass. 

 

Alumnae Milestone Reunions

Fall

The Class of 1970 will celebrate  their 50th Reunion, plus all years ending  in  0 & 5 have special recognitions. Join us for a cocktail party at the  Mount. 

Pink Ribbon  Mass

Fall

The Mount celebrates mass in honor of all those impacted by breast cancer, including individuals in treatment, survivors, families, caregivers, doctors and nurses, and in remembrance of the souls we have lost. Family and friends of all faiths are welcome. 

Reindeer Run

December 5

MSDA is proud to host the 10th Annual 5K Reindeer Run/Walk! After the unexpected closure of Trinity Academy this spring, MSDA will carry on the tradition with  a virtual race.

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FUTURE Events


 

MSDA Meghan Doyle '05K

Spring

Since 2015, generous donations and participation have raised over $115,000 to benefit a scholarship fund in memory of Meghan Doyle '05 to afford young women the opportunity to receive a Mount education.

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Admissions Spring Open House

Spring

All 6th-8th grade girls and their parents are invited to an MSDA Admission Open House event. Meet teachers and coaches, ask questions of current students, and see the facilities and opportunities that are offered at the Mount. See more.

Mother Daughter Communion Breakfast

Spring

All women of the MSDA community are welcome at one of the Mount’s most time-honored traditions. Current and alumnae families, groups of classmates, friends, and loved ones will celebrate the sisterhood of Mount St. Dominic Academy.

Academic Symposium

Spring

The Academic Symposium features Capstone Project Presentations as well as samples of Journalism Podcasts, Robotics, and Economics Projects. A sampling of Visual Arts projects by AP Studio Art students also on display. Capstone Presentations run through the school day for the student body, faculty, staff, parents, and alumnae. The evening Reception is open to the greater Mount community and the public.

Musical Production

Spring

MSDA Performing Arts students perform a spring musical. Past productions include  Anything Goes,
Once Upon a Mattress,
Sarah and Eleanor, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Odd Couple, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Dining Room, The King and I,  Our Town , The Boyfriend, Radium Girls,  Peter Pan, Little Women, 42nd Street, Almost, Maine, Bye Bye Birdie, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hairspray, You Can't Take It With You, Beauty and the Beast.

Day of Giving

Spring

MSDA comes together to support the Mount in a 24-hour fundraising event. The entire Mount community shows pride in our school by making a gift or pledge. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference in the life of a young woman.

Arts Awards Picnic

Spring

Students and families are invited to celebrate our students, thank our Arts’ Moderators, induct new members into the International Thespian Society, and have a special honor for our Seniors!

Arts Festival

Spring

The festive celebration includes performances by the choir and dance groups, as well as dramatic readings by the Forensics Team. MSDA students and all in attendance  celebrate a year of performances!

Athletic Awards Dinner

Spring

Our MSDA “ALL STARS” are recognized and honored at the Annual Athletic Banquet.

Baccalaureate Mass & Luncheon

Spring

The Liturgy and Awards Ceremony take place the day before Graduation, celebrating mass and recognizing student accomplishments. A luncheon follows for students, families, faculty, and staff.

Graduation

Spring

This wonderful culminating event, filled with excitement, recognition, nostalgia, and pride, celebrates our graduates   attending distinguished colleges and universities.

Mountie Mommy & Me Christmas Fun at the Mount

Winter

Mountie mommies and their "littles" will be our guests for a holiday movie, light & festive refreshments, and a visit from a special guest - all the way from the North Pole! Join us 10am - 12pm in the Doris M. Byrne Performing Arts Center.

Christmas Concert

December

The festive celebration includes performances by the choir and dance groups, as well as dramatic readings by the Forensics Team. MSDA students and all in attendance  celebrate the spirit of Christmas!

Father Daughter Dinner Dance

December

A special evening for fathers and daughters including dinner, dancing, and making memories.

Catholic Education Fund Golf Outing

Fall

Join us at the Catholic Education Fund Golf Tournament at Essex Fells Country Club. A portion of the proceeds from the event directly benefits the Mount. We encourage you to register to play, sponsor a hole, or join us for dinner. There are many easy ways to support this event. Contact Tracey Taylor at ttaylor@msdacademy.org or 973-226-0660 ex. 1130.

Young Alumnae Catching Up Party

December

The MSDA Young Alumnae Catching Up Party welcomes Mounties from the previous four class years to visit faculty and classmates while on college winter break.

Holiday Basketball Festival

Winter

MSDA hosts a basketball tournament during the Christmas holiday break at the Mount St. Dominic Academy Athletic Center. 

Dads Night Out

Winter

Join Dads of Mount students – past, present and future – for a night of fun and friendship. Ticket includes food, drinks, good company and games on the BIG screen!