The Mount Saint Mary Academy community united for a very special fundraiser, raising approximately $6,800 from the sale of t-shirts created by Art Department Chairperson Donna Abrams and personal donations for theology teacher, Madeline Soccodato.
On May 13, approximately 75 students from Mount Saint Mary Academy (MSMA) in Watchung earned some of the most coveted awards during the annual "Music in the Parks" competition hosted by Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, PA.
Inspired by Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Aleena Brown, a freshman at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, created an impressive outfit which earned first-place recognition in her age group in the 10th Annual Project Fabricland Fashion Show. Held on May 1 at North Plainfield High School, Aleena impressed a panel of three judges as well as special guest Dom Streater, a "Project Runway" All Stars Designer.
The parents of students at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung are always eager to share their talents and traditions with the school community. On the afternoon of May 17, Mr. Louis Piancone, the father of Marissa Piancone, a senior at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, visited students and faculty/staff in the cafeteria after school to demonstrate the time-honored tradition of making fresh mozzarella.
To underline the importance of service at Mount Saint Mary Academy, students and faculty members rolled up their sleeves this afternoon beside some of the Sisters of Mercy on campus to make 100 meat and cheese sandwiches and to assemble brown-bagged food care packages (including fruit and cookies) for the soup kitchen at the Salvation Army in Plainfield.