Academy of the Holy Angels

Academy of the Holy Angels was established by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1879 in New Jersey. The school was originally located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, but was moved to a 24-acre campus in Demarest, New Jersey, in 1965.


News from AHA- Week of November 6th 2023

Keep up with news from Notre Dame Prep! This week news on Operation Smile, Angels showing excellence in sports and and Jacqueline Garcia bringing water wells to women in Burkina Faso.

Sister Catherine Green Kindness Award 2023

For the first time, students from AHA Middle School received the Academy’s Sister Catherine Green Kindness Award alongside students from AHA Upper School. Students who receive this award continue the abiding kindness for which S. Catherine Green, SSND, was known.

AHA Music Mentors Get Ringing Endorsement

First-year handbell ringers from the Academy of the Holy Angels Middle School are receiving expert tips and hands-on assistance from experienced eighth graders. The sixth graders clearly enjoy getting one-to-one assistance from the older Angels as they learn to play the bells and chimes.

Academy of the Holy Angels' 143rd Graduating Class

The Academy of the Holy Angels’ Class of 2023 engaged in a joyful celebration of individual and collective accomplishments and enduring friendships at the June 2 graduation exercises. The school community, family, and friends gathered to witness the 143rd Commencement and Baccalaureate Mass, which were held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.

AHA Celebrates at 25th Annual Angelic Evening

Angelic Evening turned 25 this year, and the Holy Angels community celebrated with touches of silver decorations and gift bags. The Academy hosts this spectacular signature celebration each spring, demonstrating appreciation for AHA’s steadfast supporters while showing everyone a wonderful evening of prizes, dinner, and dancing
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AHA Service Day - Building a Better World TOGETHER

Service Day (May 3) was packed with opportunities for members of the Academy of the Holy Angels community to work together to improve the environment and assist people in need. Service Day is not just about hard work. Those who lend a hand do it with smiles, camaraderie, and generous hearts.

AHA's DECA Aces Score Top 10 Finishes at International Event

“All six girls competed against thousands of other DECA students from all 50 states, and nine other countries,” said AHA DECA Adviser Krystal Reilly. “We are so proud of how they all represented Holy Angels and the State of New Jersey.”
Academy of Holy Angels - Awareness Day

AHA's Awareness Day Focuses on Waging Peace

The Holy Angels community recently participated in Awareness Day, a time to build knowledge of themselves and the global community. Students at AHA Middle School examined peace on a personal level, while upper school students focused on “Waging Peace in a Divided World.”
Theresa and Mario Spola

Angelic Evening’ Turns 25

Angelic Evening is turning 25 this year, and the Academy of the Holy Angels is ready to pull out all the stops! This signature celebration of AHA’s steadfast supporters is set for May 11, and will be held at the Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, NJ.

Go, Bulldogs - AHA Senior Erin Ha Set to Play Tennis for Yale

Game, set, and match: Erin Ha. This Tenafly teen just signed her letter of intent to play tennis for the Yale Bulldogs. Her February 17 signing ceremony was held at the Academy of the Holy Angels, where Ha is midway through her senior year. Those in attendance included teammates, classmates, and Ha’s parents Karen and David.