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A Blog by Ms. Julia Fanara P’01, ’03, & ’05, Head of School  Some seniors may begin to experience senioritis now that we are in second semester. Here is a parable to help them through it. When I was 17 years old, I belonged to Explorer Pack 181, a mountaineering pack. Yes, I was one […]

how do you know if a college or university campus fits you? Sometimes we do not even know the right questions to ask ourselves when considering our post-secondary options. Director of College Counseling, Ms. Megan Hoover will offer her advice through a series of blog posts here starting with this one: What to ask yourself when considering […]

  Everyday tasks like ordering coffee from Starbucks turn into monumental obstacles to those who live with social anxiety. Starbucks serves an astounding 1.3 billion coffee drinks a week in the U.S., but for approximately 5.5% of the population, stepping up to the counter to order their latest sweet creation is nearly impossible – such is […]

A blog by Ms. Eileen Cameron, English Department  A Guide to writing a thrilling Suspense Story A good suspense story keeps the reader on the edge of their seat. The key to writing a successful suspense story is to make the reader wonder what will happen next – and to make them eager to find out. Suspense […]

A Blog by Ms. Sara A. McCarthy ’05, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management After an extremely busy first semester, it’s hard for me to believe that the application deadline for Alverno Heights Academy for the 2017-2018 school year is just two short weeks away on Friday, February 3! I am already incredibly excited at […]

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