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Hunger and Poverty Topics During Retreat Become Realities at Xavier Mission

TMLA Sophomore Service, Learning and Leadership students participated in an on-campus retreat, led by SLL Homeroom Advisor Mrs. Josephine Russo. In addition to discussions of the realities of hunger and poverty, the students also explored the greater impact that these experiences can have on individuals and families. After school, a [ read more ]

TMLA Group Works to Restore Ecosystem at Seagirt Avenue Wetlands, Far Rockaway

 Members of the TMLA Service, Learning, and Leadership Program volunteered on Nov. 20 at Seagirt Avenue Wetlands in Far Rockaway. Twelve students, alongside SLL Advisors Mrs. Josephine Russo and Ms. Ali Pepe, planted new grasses, put up a goose fence, and cut back an invasive species in order to restore [ read more ]

Pax Christi Food Drive

This year TMLA Pax Christi Food Drive again proved the generosity of students, faculty and staff of Mary Louis Academy who contributed over 1,300 cans and boxes of food as part of the annual Food Drive in November.  The donated food went to Faith Mission Inc., a New York not-for-profit [ read more ]

Athletic Updates – Fall 2021

We have been able to successfully participate in all Fall sports this year – Tennis, Swimming, Cross Country, Soccer and Volleyball.  We are looking forward to being able to have a successful Winter Season. THANK YOU to all who participated in the Spikeout Pediatric Cancer Volleyball Game.  Through your generosity, [ read more ]

TMLA Seniors Take “Cosmic Walk”

TMLA Seniors from the Service, Learning, and Leadership program went to Brentwood in October for a day of service, reflection and forward-thinking action. After discussing environmental protection in Pope Francis’ Laudato Si  and the 7 Catholic Social Teaching themes, the group headed outside for a “Cosmic Walk.”  The “Walk” took [ read more ]

TMLA Winners in National Merit Scholarship Program

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition for recognition and scholarships;  approximately 1.5 million high school students enter the program each year. Mary Louis Academy offers congratulations to Justine Y. Lao who has been named Semifinalist in the NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.  In addition, Veema B. Bedasi, [ read more ]

TMLA Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Eighty-five years ago 15 young women were greeted by a faculty of 8 Sisters of St. Joseph for their first day of school on September 14, 1936.  Classes were held in the parlor of the Mary Louis Convent (the building adjourning the school) while permanent plans were being completed for [ read more ]

Hilltoppers at Today Show’s “International Day of the Girl”

TMLA Hilltoppers were in the live audience for the Today Show on Oct. 11 to help celebrate the International Day of the Girl.  During the show, our Hilltoppers were able to learn more about the lives of young women who have fled to the United States from Afghanistan and the [ read more ]

TMLA Varsity Lacrosse Team Wins City Championship

Congratulations to Varsity Lacrosse Team for winning TMLA’s first ever Lacrosse Championship! 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐋𝐨𝐮𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐐𝐮𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐡𝐢𝐠𝐡 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨o𝐥 𝐭𝐨 𝐰𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐢𝐧 𝐋𝐚𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐬𝐞! Spellman got to an early 3-0 lead in the first half, but our Hilltoppers came roaring back to tie it up with just [ read more ]

TMLA Alumna Helps Implement Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

Since July of 2020 alumna Kailee Scales ’93 has worked closely with TMLA in the creation and implementation of TMLA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives.  Kailee served as the first Managing Director of the Black Lives Matter Global Network.  In that role Kailee guided the organization through the aftermath of [ read more ]