New Students

Important Dates

June 25-27 and July 23-25: Transitions to High School
Designed to assist incoming freshmen with their transition to high school, this program allows students to meet one another, to interact with NDA employees, and to learn the building. This is an optional program, and a majority of freshmen participate. Sign up here.

July 9-August 9: Used Uniform Sale
From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, families can purchase used uniform items. Stop in for great deals!

August 8 & 9: Schedule and Book Pick Up Day
This required event is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on August 8 and 9. Students and families pick up class schedules, textbooks, locker numbers, PowerSchool login and password information, parking passes, planners, bus information and tokens, and bookstore items. Pictures for student IDs are taken at this event. Families are also able to pay tuition, purchase activity passes, and fund student lunch accounts.

Day 1: Last names A-K
Day 2: Last names L-Z

The process typically takes 30 minutes. For those unable to attend, textbooks can be picked up following freshman orientation and school portraits will be taken on the first day of school.

August 15: Freshman Retreat
On Wednesday, August 15 from 4-8 p.m., freshmen are required to attend the freshman retreat at NDA. Dinner is provided, and Mass will begin at 7:15 p.m.

August 17: New Student Orientation
Freshman orientation will be held on August 17 from 8 a.m.-Noon This is a required event for all freshmen and new students.

August 20: First Day of School
The first day of school is August 20 from 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

Tuition Grants

Tuition grant and WPCP applications are open now through April 20. If you have questions, please contact the business office at (920) 429-6108.

BYOD and School Supplies

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
NDA requires each student to bring his/her own device each day. Learn more about NDA’s BYOD program.

School Supplies
It is suggested to have an ample amount of notebooks, binders/folders, pens, and pencils. Please advise your child to communicate with individual teachers regarding specific supplies for individual classes.

Athletic Calendar and Team Meetings

A complete list of athletic team meetings and start dates is available.

Big Buddy Program

Your big buddy, a current NDA student, will be reaching out to you this summer to be a resource for you and to answer questions as you prepare for high school. Your big buddy will also be available to help during the first few days of school.

Summer Reading Requirements

NDA holds the expectation that each student will read at least two books during the summer. Learn more about the NDA Fr. Charles E. Rentmeester Memorial Library.