Cherishing Memories

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During Notre Dame Preparatory School’s 150th Anniversary, we want to honor the many stories of special teachers, friendship moments, alumnae legacies, and cherished traditions that are woven into the school's rich history. To share your stories, fill out this form

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Read some of these great stories here!

One Bride 49 Bridesmaids

In the late spring of 1942, the members of the senior class of Notre Dame of Maryland were preparing for a very important day: Graduation. Their hair was set, their modest makeup applied, and their long white graduation gowns were pressed and spotless. The girls were giddy with anticipation for the memories about to be made, but little did they realize just how unforgettable this day would be. For 49 of the 50 graduates, this afternoon was the culmination of their school career. For graduate number 50, not only was it her high school graduation but also it was her wedding day!

Read the full article on NDP's Blue Note Blog at

Generations of Memories

At the Class of 2023 graduation, one Legacy family represented four generations of Notre Dame Preparatory School graduates. Suzanne Victor Stromberg ’82 and her mother, Raymo Rutherford Connolly ’56, arrived at the graduation of their daughter and granddaughter, Charlotte Stomberg ’23, carrying a piece of NDP history: a photograph of the graduating Class of 1928, of which Raymo’s mother, Rida Shea Rutherford, was a member. When Charlotte walked across the stage at graduation to receive her diploma, she carried with her not only a dozen red roses but also a legacy that spans 95 years of women educated in the spirit of the SSND.

Read the full article in NDP's Roots & Wings magazine.

Notre Dame Preparatory School

An Independent, Catholic Girls School, Grades 6-12, Sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame