Several schools are reaching out to students at the Nazareth Schools who are being affected by the schools’ merger with Aquinas Institute.
Aquinas hosted several opportunities for Nazareth students in grades 7 to 12 to get to know its school better, including visiting days from Feb. 23-26 and a pasta dinner Feb. 28. A Nazareth parent information night will take place at Aquinas from 7 to 8:30 March 4, and a curriculum night will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. March 23. Nazareth students also can arrange to shadow Aquinas students during the school day by contacting the school.
Our Lady of Mercy High School, an all-girls Catholic high school in Brighton that is run by the Sisters of Mercy, hosted an information session Feb. 24 and will host another at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 7, for Nazareth Schools families who wish to continue their education in an all-girls environment. During that time, families can meet with Mercy staff, students,and parents and tour the school. For details, call 585-288-7120, ext. 310, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following the announcement of the merger, Irondequoit’s Bishop Kearney High School sent a letter encouraging Nazareth students to tour Kearney or schedule an informational interview by calling Director of Admissions Ellen Nolan at 585-342-4000, ext. 246.
To help support alumnae during the transition, Nazareth Academy is planning several events during the remainder of the year to welcome back former students, said Sister of St. Joseph Patricia Carroll, president and CEO of the Nazareth Schools.
Alumnae will be invited to a Nazareth Academy alumnae banquet at 6 p.m. May 7 and a family picnic from noon to 4 p.m. May 8 on the Nazareth Academy grounds. A Mass for deceased alumnae will follow at 4 p.m.