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Academy of the Holy Angels Senior Nominated for US Senate Youth Program

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Demarest NJ,  Elise Tao’s hard work is paying incredible dividends. This fall, she was named the Academy of the Holy Angels’ nominee to the 62nd Annual United States Senate Youth Program. This highly selective, merit-based convocation is sponsored by The Hearst Foundation and the U.S. Senate.

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Tile Man Gets 40 Years For Aggravated Sexual Assault on a Minor in Demarest

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Demarest NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that on September 29, 2023, ALEJANDRO VELASQUEZ-MARTINEZ of Morristown, NJ was sentenced to 40 years in New Jersey State Prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual assault on a minor.

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Spot Light On First Responders: Academy of the Holy Angels Senior Achieves Goal of Becoming an EMT

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Demarest NJ, Olivia Roque was a Girl Scout of about nine years old when she caught a glimpse into her future. At the time, the Little Ferry resident met an older Scout who was a junior member of a Hasbrouck Heights emergency medical services team. Captivated, Roque was determined to serve as an EMT, and ultimately become a doctor.

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Academy of the Holy Angels Varsity Dance Co-captain Katie Fragola Signs with Fordham

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Demarest NJ, Kathryn Fragola, a brand new graduate of the Academy of the Holy Angels, is now the newest member of the Fordham University Dance Team. Fragola’s signing ceremony was held at her alma mater on June 8. AHA Head Dance Coach Jenny Sweet, Fordham Dance Coach Stephanie Yonkovich, and Fragola’s parents Virginia and Vito were on hand to celebrate.

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Contractor Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Minor in her family’s home in Demarest

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Demarest NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the conviction of ALEJANDRO VELASQUEZ-MARTINEZ of Morristown, NJ for aggravated sexual assault on a minor. On May 12, 2023, following a four-day jury trial before the Honorable Nina Remson, J.S.C., in Bergen County Superior Court, VELASQUEZ-MARTINEZ was convicted of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Academy of the Holy Angels Consider STEM Careers with Alumna Engineer Nina Sinatra

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Demarest NJ, Nina Sinatra, a 2008 graduate of the Academy of the Holy Angels, recently addressed current Angels about her exciting career as a senior mechanical and materials engineer.

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Academy of the Holy Angels Flutist Chloe Hahn Ascends to Top Seats in Region I Orchestra & Ensemble

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Demarest NJ,  instrumental musician Chloe Hahn of Cresskill has been named principal flutist for the Intermediate Region I Orchestra and second chair flutist for the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

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Academy of the Holy Angels Junior Elise Tao to Attend 16th Annual Disney Dreamers Academy

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Demarest NJ, Elise Tao of Upper Saddle River is one of four New Jersey teens chosen to attend the 16th Annual Disney Dreamers Academy. She and 99 of her peers from across the country will attend this event (March 23-26) at Walt Disney World in Florida. Participants, who range in age from 13 through 19, will attend career workshops, interact with mentors, and learn how their dreams can ultimately change their lives. 

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Academy of the Holy Angels Stephanie Chan to Apply for Governor’s School in Engineering & Tech

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Closter NJ, Stephanie Chan of Closter, a junior at the Academy of the Holy Angels, is her school’s nominee for the 2023 Governor’s School of New Jersey Program in Engineering and Technology. Chan will now make her formal application to the highly-selective summer immersion program, which will be held at the Rutgers University School of Engineering.

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Emily Kim Is Academy of the Holy Angels’ Governor’s School in the Sciences Nominee

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Englewood Cliffs NJ,  Emily Kim, an aspiring pediatric surgeon from Englewood Cliffs, is the Academy of the Holy Angels’ nominee for the Governor’s School of New Jersey Program in the Sciences. Kim is now preparing her formal application to the selection panel at Drew University. Selections will be announced in April.

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Rho Kappa Welcomes 52 Angels, Top Tally in Academy of the Holy Angels Chapter’s History

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Demarest NJ, the Alice Paul Chapter of Rho Kappa reached a high water mark on November 15, as the Academy of the Holy Angels inducted 52 outstanding social studies students, the top number of inductees in chapter history. Those honored at the eleventh annual induction ceremony included:

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Angels to Sing at Carnegie Hall; One Will Also Appear in Sydney

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Demarest NJ,  three outstanding vocalists from the Academy of the Holy Angels have been named to the 2023 Carnegie Hall Honors Performance Series. AHA’s nominees are Caroline Ko of Hoboken, Victoria Velasco of Woodcliff Lake, and Isabella Wisniewski of Paramus.

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Teen Hits Her Stride at National PGA Junior League Championship

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Demarest NJ, Golfer Olivia Lee of Closter says that competing in the National PGA Junior League Championship with her team was the most amazing experience of her life.

“It was so much fun meeting people from all over the country, and I learned so much from my team and about myself as a person/player,” said Lee, a member of the Class of 2026 at the Academy of the Holy Angels. “It was also cool to really be able to bond with my teammates in a way that I hadn’t before.”

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Academy of the Holy Angels Celine Hong Is National Merit® Semifinalist; 23 More Earn Honors

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Demarest NJ,  Celine Hong, a senior at the Academy of the Holy Angels, has qualified as a 2023 National Merit® Scholarship Program Semifinalist based on her excellent performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit® Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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Vocal Workshop Cements Teen’s Interest in Opera as a Career

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Demarest NJ,  Vocalist Ellie Sawyer of Weehawken recently made an exciting decision. She completed  Westminster Choir College’s Solo Vocal Artist Program with a strengthened determination to pursue a career in classical performance. 

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