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Laetare Sunday – Rejoice

I hope this note finds you well and enjoying the start of spring. While for most of Lent we focus on prayerful reflection, traditionally the fourth Sunday in Lent is called Laetare Sunday, meaning ‘rejoice’ in Latin. The week typically provides a preview of the joy of Easter. The Gospel reading was one with which most of us are very familiar, the story of the Prodigal Son. […]

Alum and Teacher Spreading Global Awareness

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy recently welcomed its newest Spanish teacher for 3-year-olds through fifth grade, Taylor Stabler, to expand on the curriculum with a focus on immersion. Stabler graduated from Norwood in 2006.

Stabler is fluent in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese with a double degree in Spanish and Anthropology. She also holds a…

A football dynasty takes shape at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

There is a football dynasty blooming in Chestnut Hill. At Norwood-Fontbonne Academy on Germantown Avenue the varsity team just won the school’s fourth Catholic Academic League championship in the last six years. During that span, the Norwood Bears have a remarkable 37-2-2 record…

 

 

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Congratulations to Mr. Jim Rockenbach '94 and his wife Barb as they welcomed their 3rd child in the wee hours of the morning on June 24. Emma Christine arrived ahead of schedule weighing in at 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Elizabeth and Toph are excited to...

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

NFA leaders are attending Spirits on Fire! in Chicago this week. This year-long formation program is designed to assist and engage lay leaders affiliated with the Sisters of St. Joseph ministries through a process of growing and deepening their personal calls to the mission, charism...

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

Let us keep the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in our thoughts and prayers during these days of their Chapter 2019 summer meeting. Special prayers for our own SSJ's who minister at NFA. May God's spirit continue to ignite their work and give...

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

Greetings from Destin, Florida! Mrs. Canuso and Miss Craige enjoyed a professional development conference this week. "Being ready to lead, teach, and learn is the focus," they shared. Getting a little beach on seems good, too! Don't forget to make your Annual Fund donation by...

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

Many thanks to our volunteers who worked on the strategic plan. Their hard work on leading domain areas and participation in focus groups, interviews and surveys has been invaluable as we establish our goals and vision that will guide us through the next five years....

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