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Spring Open House Registration

Do you know a 7th grader who has what it takes to be a #futurebonnie? Registration for our Spring Open House is now open! We will be opening our doors on May 17th at 6pm. Click registration link above.
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Summer Reading 2018

The summer reading assignments for 2018 have been posted! You can access them under the Students Tab - or by clicking on the link above! Remember, all books must be read by the first day of classes.
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Cheer Camp 2018

Fontbonne's annual "Cheer with the Champions" Cheer Camp will take place in the gym from Monday, July 30th through Friday, August 3rd. The camp will run daily from 9 AM until 3 PM and is open to all girls entering 2nd through 8th grade. The cost of the camp is $200. Registration begins Tuesday, May 1st and ends on Sunday, July 1st. Registration after July 1st carries a $25 late fee. To register, click on the link above. If you have any questions, please email them to Romeo Petric at petric@fontbonne.org.
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Details on Talent Search here

Two of our Science Research students, Kristina Scarfo (right) and Teressa Martinelli (left), were honored to receive award badges for their research papers which were submitted to the Regeneron Science Talent Search.
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Learn more about DNA Center trip

On a recent field trip to the DNA Learning Center in Lake Success, Mrs. Ashkenazy's Biology Honors students had the unique opportunity to analyze a sample of their own DNA with state-of-the-art DNA microchip analyzers. The DNA Center is one of only two teaching labs in the US containing this equipment.
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For 80 years, Fontbonne Hall Academy has been preparing young women to become professional leaders who serve their communities with confidence and compassion. As an all-girls’ Catholic secondary school owned by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, we are committed to Jesus’ mission to promote the love of God in one’s community, and to respond to the vocational needs of our time. We challenge our students to achieve their highest intellectual and creative potential in science, math, the arts and humanities by providing them with the tools necessary to achieve success in their college studies and their chosen career. Enriched by a diversity of persons and gifts in our school community, Fontbonne develops young women to become global citizens who live and work among people of all faiths and cultures.
 
We provide a learning environment that not only stresses academic excellence, but also spiritual growth, which is embodied in our mission statement of “unity and reconciliation through all-inclusive love”. Fontbonne has a long tradition of sisterhood that has provided a welcoming environment that invites social inclusiveness and moral support while instilling leadership skills, spiritual strength and self-confidence. As such, our alumnae leave us as intelligent, confident young women with loving hearts and a solid moral foundation.
 
As you browse the pages of our website, you will see examples of 21st Century learning. This is exemplified by:
-Our rigorous STEM program that aims to close the gender gap in STEM careers and that utilizes a state-of-the-art Fabrication Lab and a three-year Science Research Program
-Sixteen Advanced Placement classes offered across the curriculum
-An award-winning visual arts program
-A Religion Department that explores Catholic identity, while inviting each student to examine her own relationship with God
-An English department that provides the tools for effective written and oral communications in a rapidly changing digital world and that includes a print and broadcast journalism program
-A Social Studies department that offers historical perspective on the cultural, social and political issues that affect women today
-A World Language department that provides students the opportunity to understand and appreciate different cultures
-A wide variety of athletic teams and student activities that develop our students' leadership and collaboration skills
 
Our Director of Admissions, Victoria Adamo, would be happy to schedule a visit day for your daughter. Please feel free to reach out to her at vadamo@fontbonne.org and come and see all that Fontbonne has to offer.
 
Sincerely,
Mary Ann Spicijaric
Principal  
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