A Catholic Girls School in the Benedictine Tradition

2019

  • March

    2019-2020 SPS Golden Blues Announced

    Donna Wallace
    Congratulations to the 2019-2020 St. Paul's Golden Blues squad.  
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  • 2019-2020 SSA Royalettes Announced

    Donna Wallace
    Congratulations to the 2019-2020 SSA Royalettes.
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  • February

    Make plans to see "Rock of Ages"

    Donna Wallace
    The Benedictine Players will be presenting "Rock of Ages" on March 28 and 29, 30 and April 3, 4, and 6, 2019 at the Fuhrmann Auditorium at the Greater Covington Center.  Click here to purchase tickets!
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  • SSA Soccer Team Repeats as LHSAA State Champions

    Donna Wallace
    The Soccer Doves put an exclamation point on their season Friday night in Lafayette, LA.  It was at the ULL Soccer Field that the Doves defeated Northshore High School 2-1 to repeat as the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Division I girls soccer state champion.  Congratulations to Isabella Pflug who was named the game's Most Outstanding Player and to the rest of the soccer doves who all had a terrific season.  Many thanks to coaches Matt Jacques and Kyle Smith, and Athletic Trainer Jason Aucoin who supported the girls throughout this rainy soccer season with many of our "home" games played on someone else's field.  Way to go Soccer Doves!  We are proud of your hard work!
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  • Career Day 2019

    Cissy LaForge
    Career Day 2019 was another success, thanks to the leadership of the Alumnae Board. The program began with the keynote address, given by Natalie Weil ’00, who is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist. Dr. Weil graduated from LSU, Tulane School of Medicine, interned at St Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital/Columbia School of Medicine in New York and did a Fellowship at Emory University. She has traveled all over the globe helping refugees obtain quality medical care. Joining Dr. Weil in the breakout sessions were Jackie Sims Popham '99, Electrical Engineer; Andi Neal '09, Attorney and Assistant District Attorney; Brannon Wiedemann '03, Forensic Psychiatrist; Caitlin Picou '03, Entrepreneur and Cosmetics Line Owner; Casey Crawford '05, Riverboat Pilot; Clare Ledoux Power '10, Elementary School Teacher; Clare Ledoux Power '10, Elementary School Teacher; Jenn Miguez Batina '01, Clinical Therapist; Jenna Flannagan Dorlan '06, Business Development Manager; Jessica McDonald Baker '06, Airline Captain; Kristy Reeves '89, Music Industry Touring Consultant. Thanks to these remarkable women for sharing their inspirational stories and professional experiences with us!
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  • Collegiate Signing Day and SSA Athletic Hall of Fame

    Cissy LaForge
    Seven seniors signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports and two alumnae were inducted into the SSA Athletic Hall fo Fame.  Katie Collura will run cross country and track at Spring Hill College, Gabie Fouchi will swim for Drury University, Bizzy Kalmbach will play soccer for Mississippi College, Lauren Madden will cheer for Spring Hill College, Peyton Scheuermann will play soccer for Mississippi College and Sydney Vincens will play soccer for th University of Alabama. Inducted into the SSA Athletic Hall of Fame at the same ceremony were Amy Meredith '93 and Lauren Salles '11, both all around athletes playing at a high level on multiple championship teams while at the Academy. 
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  • HOSA Club Immersion Day at St. Tammany Parish Hospital

    Cissy LaForge
    Local HOSA-Future Health Professionals chapters, including the SSA chapter, recently participated in an immersion day at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. "HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people."  The members toured St. Tammany Parish Hospital with other HOSA chapters in our area, met several physicians from different surgical fields, learned how to use the surgical robot, learned how to cast an arm and toured an operating room, just to name a few of the activities.  Thanks to St. Tammany Parish Hospital and their dedicated team of health professionals for providing this amazing opportunity for the high school students in our area!
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  • Royalettes Win State Competition

    Cissy LaForge
    SSA's dance team, the Royalettes, placed in all three categories at the UDA state competition.  The girls placed first in Kick and Pom and placed second in Jazz.  The team also won the coveted Sportsmanship award.
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  • St. Scholastica's Feast Day Celebration

    Cissy LaForge
    An annual tradition at the Academy is the celebration of the Feast of St. Scholastica.  Combining the pillars of prayer and community, mass was held at St. Peter Church.  At the conclusion of the mass, girls who are legacies, meaning either their mother or grandmother is a graduate of the Academy, were recognized in a pinning ceremony.  Fourteen girls were honored. Following tradition, a family style lunch was served in the SSA dining room, with a team of mom volunteers serving a delicious meal to all students, faculty, staff and guests.  
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  • January

    Falaya Fling Sponsors have started rolling in!

    Donna Wallace
    The planning of the 35th annual Falaya Fling is underway.  Our main fund-raiser is planned for March 23, 2019.  Take an opportunity to visit the Falaya Fling button on the website to see how you can participate.  Be a part of this fun event.  Sponsorships are still being accepted.
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St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic, all-girls, college-preparatory high school located in Covington, Louisiana. Founded in 1903, SSA perpetuates the Benedictine tradition of balancing prayer, work, study, and community in developing adolescent girls into Christian women grounded in the Gospel values of the Catholic faith.
St. Scholastica Academy is a Catholic girls high school of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. As such it admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at its schools. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.