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MSM students studying government over summer

Grace Carman, Mary Mayo and Ella Schafer, juniors at Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock, have been selected to attend the 79th session of Arkansas Girls State this summer based on their leadership, character, scholarship and participation in service. This year's session will be held May 29-June 3 at Harding University in Searcy. Four other Mount St. Mary Academy juniors ... More ...  

Get out the vote

Connie Boutwell, state regent and legislation chair for Catholic Daughters, Court Our Lady of Victory #564, conducted a voter registration drive following Masses April 2-3 at St. Joseph Church in Pine Bluff. The purpose was to give individuals a chance to register to vote, make address changes or reactivate one’s registration. In order to vote in the preferential primary election, ... More ...  

Arkansas Catholic Charismatic Conference July 22-24

The Arkansas Catholic Charismatic Renewal Service is hosting the Catholic Charismatic Conference July 22-24 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock. Speakers will be Father Patrick Gonyeau of Encounter Ministries and Barbara Heil, founder of From His Heart ministry. The conference will open on Friday evening with Mass. Closing will be with Sunday Mass at 11:30 a.m. Other ... More ...  

Search #150, a retreat for high school juniors and seniors

Registrations are now being accepted for Search #150, a retreat to help juniors and seniors in high school get to know themselves better, deepen their friendship with Christ and find support in living out their faith. The summer Search is open to incoming juniors, seniors and recently graduated seniors. Search #150 will be held at St. John Center in Little ... More ...  

10 MSM Belles to play at college level

Four more athletes from Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock are headed for the next level of athletic competition.   Dianna Ramos signed her National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse for Drury University in Springfield, Mo. Ramos made it official at signing ceremonies at the school April 25. Natalie Vailes, another of the Lacrosse Belles, committed to the Hendrix College ... More ...  

Rocket and Belles track and field teams competed at 6A state meet

State placements were hard to come by for the Catholic High Rockets and Mount St. Mary Academy Belles track and field teams. The squads competed in the 6A state meet at Little Rock Central May 6.  The Belles 4x200m relay squad, made up of Elizabeth Kehner, Eva Powell, Amaria Love and Melody Small, placed ninth. Anna Haslauer, Pierce Sterling, Eleanor Blakely ... More ...  

Ozark track at state

The Griffins of Ozark Catholic Academy placed in the top 10 in team scoring in both boys and girls divisions of the 1A state track and field championships. The meet was contested May 4 in Quitman. The boys squad placed fifth in team scoring while the girls team finished eighth in the state. Isabella Antony, a sophomore, placed first in the ... More ...  

High School Counselor of the Year

Amy Owens, director of counseling at Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock, has been chosen as this year’s Central Region High School Counselor of the Year by the Arkansas School Counselor Association. The award honors Owens’ performance, advocacy and leadership in the field of school counseling. She will be recognized as a regional winner at this summer’s ArSCA conference ... More ...