MSDA Events

Family Liturgy &  Picnic

September 22

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

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Alumnae Milestone Reunions

September 28

All Years ending 4 & 9 including 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 & 2014. Join us for a cocktail party at the  Mount.  Click here for more information.

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Admissions Fall Open Houses

October 2 and 27

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. Register here for our afternoon or evening event.

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Special Event: Taste of Broadway

October 19

Celebrating 10 Seasons in the Doris M. Byrne Performing Arts Center, MSDA  presents an evening of wine and song. Join us for choice wines, an array of hors d’oeuvres, and wonderful performances by Broadway stars. 

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Take a Seat Campaign

2019-2020

Now is the time to have a permanent place of honor in the Doris M. Byrne Performing Arts Center. By dedicating a seat for yourself, or honoring a loved one, your engraved plaque will be placed on the arm of the theater seat as a lasting tribute for years to come. Your support of the Mount through this campaign, will have significant impact on the Mount, long after the final curtain call.

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Catholic Education Fund Golf Outing

October 24

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. See the brochure.

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Pink Ribbon  Mass

October 26

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. 

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Fall Production: You Can't Take It With You

November 15 & 16

Sweet-natured Alice Sycamore falls for banker’s son Tony Kirby. But when she invites her snooty prospective in-laws to dinner to give their blessing to the marriage, Alice’s peculiar extended family -- including philosophical grandfather Martin Vanderhof, hapless fledgling ballerina sister Essie, and fireworks enthusiast father, Paul -- might be too eccentric for the staid Kirbys.

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Memorial Mass

November 24

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. 

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Mountie Mommy & Me Christmas Fun at the Mount

December 14

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.

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Christmas Concert

December 11

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 19

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

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Young Alumnae Catching Up Party

December 19

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Holiday Basketball Festival

December

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

Day of Giving

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.

Dads Night Out

January

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!

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Spring Production: "Beauty and the Beast"

March  5-7 at 7:30 pm, March 8 at 2:00 pm (Children's Story Hour 1:00pm)

An arrogant young prince and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return. The spirited, headstrong village girl Belle enters the Beast’s castle after he imprisons her father Maurice. With the help of his enchanted servants, including the matronly Mrs. Potts, Belle begins to draw the cold-hearted Beast out of his isolation.

Tricky Tray

March 26

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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Mother Daughter Communion Breakfast

April 26

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

April 30 

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.

MSDA Meghan Doyle '05K

May 2

Since 2015, generous donations and participation have raised over $86,000 to benefit a scholarship fund in memory of Meghan Doyle '05 to afford young women the opportunity to receive a Mount education.

Athletic Awards Dinner

May 27

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

Arts Awards Picnic

May 19

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!

Admissions Spring Open House

April 2

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.

Arts Festival

May 20

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!

Baccalaureate Mass & Luncheon

May 30

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

May 31

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