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A blog by Ms. Julia V. Fanara P’01, P’03, P’05, Head of School When I was a young girl, summer always went through August and we didn’t return to school until the day after Labor Day. That was also the start of all the new TV shows. It was always miserably hot and there was […]

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 […]

Head of School Ms. Julia Fanara welcomed Bishop David G. O’Connell and explained why we consider ourselves a “progressive” Catholic school. This past week we celebrated our social justice Liturgy with Bishop David G. O’Connell who was new to Alverno Heights Academy. In my closing remarks I shared the following with him and the community: […]

One of my favorite movies as a young girl was The Trouble with Angels. It was the story about a precocious high school girl who, after getting herself and her friends into a myriad of trouble, finds her true self while attending an all girls’ boarding school. I made up my mind that I, too, […]

The beginning of the school year is always exciting and a little terrifying all at the same time. This is especially true for freshman. Everyone has advice for them and they have many caring adults and friends helping them with their transition. This advice is for the parents. I hope this advice will help you and […]

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