A Catholic Girls School in the Benedictine Tradition

2018

  • November

    Steel Magnolias- tickets on sale now!

    Donna Wallace
    The Benedictine Players will be presenting Steel Magnolias on November 14, 15, 16, and 17, 2018.  The production will be held at Covington's Fuhrmann Auditorium and tickets may be purchased on line HERE or at the door.
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  • Meg Mercante selected as Wendy's Heisman State Finalist

    Donna Wallace

    Congratulations to senior Meg Mercante for being named as a Wendy's Heisman State Finalist.  Meg was selected from 42,000 applicants nationwide.  Wendy's awards student-athletes for their achievements on and off the field.  

     Meg, a National Merit Semi-Finalist, excels in the classroom earning a perfect score of 36 on the ACT, and on the field where Meg is a member of the SSA Track and Field team as well as a St. Paul’s Cheerleader. Meg is an active member in many extracurricular clubs on campus as well as a devoted volunteer in her community. 

    State winners will be announced on November 7, 2018.
     
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  • October

    Cross Country Doves take District Title!

    Donna Wallace
    The Cross Country team won the District Meet on Monday evening!  They run again this Saturday at Highland Park in Baton Rouge.  The Doves will then compete in the LHSAA State Cross Country Meet in Natchitoches on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.  Good luck girls!
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  • Swim Team takes District Title and 2nd at Metro Championship

    Donna Wallace
    On to STATE!

    The undefeated Aqua Doves bested all of the teams in the District Championship last week.  This past weekend they placed 2nd in the Greater New Orleans Metro Swim Championships - a huge feat considering they swam against ALL teams in the metro area including the Northshore and Houma.  Congratulations to Gabie Fouchi and Gabby O'Neil for being selected as Co-Swimmers of the Metro Meet.  Two team records and one state record were broken in the 400 free relay!
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  • Volleyball Doves win District Championship

    Donna Wallace
    The undefeated volleyball doves beat Lakeshore in a very exciting match last week to take the District Championship.  The girls begin Bi-Regional Play on Thursday when they host Salmen in the SSA Gym at 5:00 p.m.  Come on out and support the team!
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  • Environmental Science classes participate in Ocean Commotion at LSU!

    Donna Wallace
    Anthony Vedral's Environmental Science classes participated in the 21st annual Ocean Commotion at LSU last week.  Each year Ocean Commotion brings approximately 2,500 area students, teachers and chaperones to LSU to learn about our coast and sea from about 70 exhibitors. The primary purpose of Ocean Commotion is to give students the chance to learn about and touch the products of the sea and coast — the aquatic animals, plants and minerals — upon which Louisiana’s citizens are so dependent.
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  • Clarion Herald publishes Abby Palopoli's article

    Donna Wallace
    Congrats to Abby Palopoli on having her first Clarion Herald story published.  Read the article HERE.
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  • Leah Greiner Named Rodeo Queen

    Cissy LaForge
    Congratulations to SSA sophomore, Leah Greiner, who was selected as the St. Tammany Parish Rodeo Queen. Leah competed against a group of very talented horse barrel racers to earn this honor. The process included not only skillful riding but meeting the criteria for leadership, volunteer work, awards received, writing an essay, as well as a formal interview. Leah will now represent St. Tammany Parish in over 60 different events throughout the year!
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  • September

    Claire Dubreuil named National Merit Commended Scholar

    Donna Wallace
    Congratulations, Claire!
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  • National Merit Semi-Finalists Named!

    Donna Wallace
    Congratulations to Gabi Bradford and Meg Mercante for being named National Merit Semi-finalists today. Over 1.6 million juniors entered the competition by taking the PSAT last October. Meg and Gabi earned this honor by scoring in the top 1% of students nationwide.  They are now eligible to compete for $31 million dollars in scholarship money and to be named National Merit Finalists.  Not only do Meg and Gabi represent our Benedictine tradition of Study magnificently, they fulfill our other three values of Prayer, Work and Community every day at SSA.  We are proud to call them SSA Doves.  Congratulations!
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  • August

    The Osirian Literary Magazine is now on-line

    Donna Wallace
    Congratulations to the students who contributed to the 2017-2018 Osirian Literary Magazine.  This magazine is a collection of poems and essays written by SSA students at the direction of Ms. Charity Jones, English Instructor. Find the magazine on the SSA website under Academics or HERE.
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  • Saddle Oxford posts second publication!

    Donna Wallace
    The second publication of the Saddle Oxford is not on the SSA website.  Read about the successful production of Grease, the Sweetheart Dance, Catholic Schools Week and so much more.  Congratulations to all of our students who made the Saddle Oxford's 1st year successful.

    Find the Saddle Oxford HERE.
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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.