WWW.QNS.COM RIDGEWOOD TIMES JANUARY 19, 2017 15 St. Matthias School Open House • • Project-based learning across grade levels • • • • • • • • • specialized high schools • • • • • • • • • 58-25 Catalpa Avenue Ridgewood, NY 11385 (718) 381-8003 Notre Dame Catholic Academy of Ridgewood… Faith, Scholarship, Community & Service Notre Dame Catholic Academy is a God-centered community where the cultural diversity of each individual child is embraced and respected. The students from Nursery through Eighth grade receive a challenging academic and spiritual education that develops the whole child and enables the students to become productive, caring members of Church and society. We are also able to offer a FREE Pre-K For All program to our families. At Notre Dame Catholic Academy of Ridgewood, our loving faculty and staff are dedicated to nurturing the mind, body, and soul of all our students. They are committed to providing the highest quality education and to provide each student with the resources to become global citizens based on the tenets of Catholic Education. We focus on teaching and guiding each child according to their individual needs and our core emphasis is to teach as Jesus did and share the Gospel values with everyone we meet. We have implemented a mobile learning program at Notre Dame Catholic Academy. Every student in grades 4 to 8 is issued a tablet to use during the school day. With this program, we are providing more enhanced opportunities to develop the innovation and creativity of our students at NDCA.This program is inaddition tothe use of SMART Board technology as well as our computer and science labs. Many things make our academy special. We proudly offer both Common Core Algebra 1 and Earth Science Regent Courses to our 8th graders and administer the Regent exams in June. Our students are also accepted to many prestigious Catholic and public high schools as well. We are very proud of our most recent graduating class for earning over $150,000 in Catholic high school scholarships. Our dedication to Catholic Education is a strong, driving force at NDCA. We are a community that practices and shares our faith. Students participate in monthly liturgies, daily prayers, and special prayer services. NDCA is also a school dedicated to service. Throughout the school year students collect food, clothes and money for different charitable organizations. The student government also enables students of all grade levels, kindergarten through eighth grade to participate and understand the value of school service. As a community, we aim to be the best we can be. Give your child the gift of a Catholic School education at Notre Dame Catholic Academy. For more information or to schedule a personalized tour, please call (718)821-2221.
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