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Summer Events!

The next Crabs for Chas Fundraiser will be July 2018

Fall Events!

blazer dash
  • The 2017 Blazer Dash, was held on Sunday, September 24, 2017,  to raise more than $60,000!
  • Established in 1997, Blazer Dash supports endowed scholarship funds established in honor of NDP community members. These funds support current NDP girls as they honor the memory of others who went before them.
  • Blazer Dash is a great morning of fun for the entire NDP community and beyond.
  • For more information, contact Shawn Osmeyer, Alumnae Engagement Manager,
  • Register for Blazer Dash 2017 here.
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Come for the Dash and stay for the day! NDP is inviting all friends to join us on Sunday, September 24th for Blazer Dash and Blazer Day. Run in the morning and stay for the fun! We’ll have the Ravens, Live from London, on the big screen! Food trucks, music and much more! We are also hosting a chili cookoff and cupcake bakeoff! Show off your culinary skills in a friendly competition and win what is sure to become a highly coveted award in a number of categories! We’ll have celebrity judges on hand to determine the winners. Race registration begins at 7am. To register for the cookoff/bakeoff, please email Jennifer Caine

gateway weekend
  • Gateway Weekend is a time for alumnae to come together and celebrate their friendships and shared experience at NDP.
  • The weekend begins with the Foundation Day Liturgy and the presentation of the Mother Caroline Friess Alumna Service Award. The morning ends at the Jubilee Brunch, where we honor our Jubilarian alumnae who have gathered to celebrate their 50th jubilee reunion!
  • The Saddle Shoe Soiree kicks off an evening of celebration for classes celebrating milestone reunions (5-year and 10’-year) when sisters come together to share dinner and memories with their friends.
  • For more information, contact Shawn Osmeyer, Alumnae Engagement Manager,
  • Register for 2017 Gateway Reunion Weekend Events here!

Winter Events!

Mini Gym Meet will be held Feb, 28, 2018

Alumnae bingo

Friday, February 02, 2018
Time: 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: NDP Dining Room and Foyer

Spring Events!

  • Save the date! Our next Gala will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018!
  • NDP’s Gala is our flagship fundraising event, when parents, alumnae and friends come together to celebrate NDP and to raise philanthropic dollars for our girls.
  • Proceeds from the Gala have a significant impact on the School.
  • The 2017 Gala supported 21st-century learning enhancements for our girls and teachers.
  • The 2016 Gala supported the renovation of the Middle Level STEAM lab, as well as STEAM programming and scholarships.
  • The 2015 Gala created an endowed scholarship in honor of Sister Patricia McCarron’s Jubilee that will provide more than $11,000 annually for a student. Generations of girls will benefit from this scholarship.
  • Plans for the 2018 Gala are already underway. Check back later for more information!
  • For more information, contact Colleen Driscoll, Events Manager,

Year-Round Events!

Alumnae book club
  • Alumnae of all ages enjoy coming together to discuss the latest hair-raising mystery, a thought-provoking work of non-fiction, or the latest novel. Please join us!
  • For more information, contact Shawn Osmeyer, Alumnae Engagement Manager,
2015-2016 Reading List:
  • Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
  • Holy White Smoke by Jozef Goethals
  • Summer People by Elin Hilderbrandt
  • In A Dark Dark by Wood Ruth Ware
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • 2016-2017 Reading List: check back here for titles as they are determined!