News | The Mary Louis Academy - Part 3

We Want to Say “Thank You”

“To our TMLA Family: THANK YOU for helping raise over $320,000 on our Giving Tuesday! TMLA’s Giving Tuesday Initiative was a tremendous success, and we have YOU to thank! In exactly 24 hours, our TMLA Family donated over $320,000 to support the young women of The Mary Louis Academy. TMLA [ read more ]


We are now celebrating the season of Advent. As a church, we use this time to come together to prepare ourselves for the birth of Jesus Christ and to ready our hearts and homes for all He will bring us. As a TMLA community, we encourage everyone to get involved [ read more ]

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 ]