The Plaid is Magical

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An alumna’s perspective and experience. Thank you Sarah Owen, Class of ’09 who came back to address potential Academy Girls at our Fall Open House…video here of her speech! Good afternoon, everyone! Thank you so much for taking time from your busy weekend to attend the first Maine Girls’ Academy (or MGA) Open House! My… Read more »

 

A Student’s Perspective

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Today’s post shares a student’s perspective of The Maine Girls’ Academy and her advice for girls from her inspiring speech given to prospective students at our Open House this past weekend… HI!  My name is Emily Weisser, and I am a Junior here at The Maine Girls’ Academy. The transition from McAuley to MGA has come with many changes…. Read more »

 

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons To Attend An All-Girls School

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Many people ask us what exactly is the All-Girl Advantage? As we begin to enter our admissions season with open houses, shadow days, placement tests, etc. this blog post from the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (which MGA is a proud member of) expresses in detail the true advantages that an all-girl school offers supported by powerful research. Original Post from April… Read more »

 

To Spidergirl, With Love

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I visited The Maine Girls’ Academy, then Catherine McAuley, maybe 10 years ago. I drove down from Colby College in Waterville where I teach in Educational Studies to talk with students and staff about my book, Packaging Girlhood. My presentation was a riff on a series of popular media images designed to illustrate the limited… Read more »

 

With the Heart of a Lion…

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Dear Friends, Our school community has truly embodied the heart of a lion this summer, moving toward an exciting future with courage, passion and grace. The halls have been roaring with excitement and progress during the last couple of months since the students left for the summer. I hope you will enjoy this update and… Read more »

 

Voted Maine’s Best Private School!

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For the second year in a row, we’ve been ‪ voted Maine’s Best Private School by readers of  “Down East” Magazine!

 

Quarter 3 Honor Roll Announced

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Congratulations to those McAuley students who achieved honor roll status for Quarter 3 (2015-2016)! View the list here.

 

McAuley to Begin Name Change Process

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For the past few months, the Board of Trustees and administration of Catherine McAuley High School have shared important information with our school community, particularly surrounding details of our future transition to an independent school model. Throughout this time, your tremendous support has been key in helping to pave the way to a promising new… Read more »