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.
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The Academy of the Holy Angels recognized Sister Mary Maher, SSND (AHA ’68), and the Luckow family at this year’s Angelic Evening Gala. S. Mary, who has served as School Sisters of Notre Dame General Superior, now serves on the AHA Board of Trustees, was recognized for her extraordinary loyalty, commitment, dedication, and service to the advancement of AHA.
AHA students Hailey Filera, Hannah Kim, Gianna Rodriguez, and Kristina Migliaccio have received the Sister Catherine Green Kindness Award. This award provides recognition for each recipient and recalls S. Catherine, a School Sister of Notre Dame who taught religious studies at AHA from 1982 to 2014.
Thirty-nine members of the Academy of the Holy Angels Class of 2021 have been inducted into the Alice Paul Chapter of the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society. Rho Kappa refers to head and hand, a reminder that knowledge must be accompanied by service. In fact, inductees must demonstrate excellence in social studies and a commitment to serving others.
Sewing saves lives. During the past year, Holy Angels freshman Gigi and her friends Paloma and Giuliana stitched over 400 protective face masks for the staff at Lenox Hill Hospital. The Fair Lawn teens, who recently had a day proclaimed in their honor, continue to produce multiple masks to donate whenever they have free time.