News

  • Seton Keough names Maryvale principal as its next president

    Posted April 23, 2014

    Maryvale's longtime principal Donna Bridickas has accepted the presidency of the Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, beginning July 1. Donna has served as a meaningful part of the Maryvale community since 1999. She came from Catholic High School of Baltimore, where she was vice principal for five years and Science Department chair for three years prior to her promotion there.

  • Archdiocese honors three Maryvale seniors as 'distinctive scholars'

    Posted April 9, 2014

    Seniors Jillian Carroll, Gabby Lago and Katie Surine were recognized for their outstanding academic accomplishments April 8 at the Archdiocese of Baltimore's Distinctive Scholars Convocation at Mount Saint Joseph High School. The special event is held every year to celebrate the top three seniors from every school in the Archdiocese who have built impressive resumes throughout their high school careers.

  • Middle Schoolers exposed to STEM careers

    Posted April 9, 2014

    Two Northrop Grumman engineers visited with the Maryvale Middle School recently to offer insight into their profession. They encouraged the girls to explore an engineering path. Following the introduction, the sixth, seventh and eighth graders were divided into groups and challenged to make glider planes out of paper.

  • Jessica Vitrano Randisi ’01 promoted to Dean of Students

    Posted April 9, 2014

    Maryvale has named Jessica Vitrano Randisi ’01 as its next Dean of Students. She will replace current Dean Margaret White, who is leaving at the end of the school year to pursue a sabbatical. Jessica’s teaching, directing and coaching experience make her the perfect fit for this important role of overseeing student life and programming, said Tracey H. Ford, Maryvale’s president. Jessica joined Maryvale in 2009 as an English teacher, theatre director and lacrosse coach.

  • Maryvale team makes final preparations as Holy Week mission trip approaches

    Posted April 7, 2014

    Eight Maryvale students, accompanied by Christian Service Coordinator Mike Vogrin, Spanish teacher Yoani Rios and Jordan Oliver '09, will be heading off to El Salvador this Saturday for the Holy Week mission trip. The group will be spending eight days at an orphanage where they will be planning activities and field trips, as well as running a Vacation Bible School for children in the surrounding neighborhoods.

  • National Math Honor Society welcomes impressive number of Maryvale students

    Posted April 3, 2014

    Seventeen students were inducted into Mu Alpha Theta, the National Math Honor Society for high schools and two-year colleges April 3. Out of 65 girls in the senior class, 10 were inducted, along with seven juniors from a class of 63 students.

  • Maryvale students earn a top spot in national C-SPAN video contest

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Seniors Katie Linz and Colette Aroh have won a national video documentary competition held by the C-SPAN Television Network. Recognized for honorable mention, the students' documentary, "The Cost of the American Dream," was selected from more than 2,300 entries. Watch here.

  • Catholic Charities recognizes two students with scholarship for service

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Catholic Charities will honor seniors Courtney Thomas and Amanda Sowinski in May for their work with Gallagher Services, a program that provides care, training and therapy for adults with intellectual disabilities. The students will be presented with the Anne Lindsey Otenasek Scholarship, an award given to those dedicated to serving others.

  • Six grade student donates proceeds from her jewelry-making business to Johns Hopkins Children's Center

    Posted April 2, 2014

    If you were at the Senior Fashion Show last weekend, you may have shopped at "Cailie's Creations." Sixth grader Cailie Zeidler started her business when she was just 8 years old. "I went to a craft show when I got the idea," she said. "There were people there who had made jewelry out of clay." That's when she started making jewelry of her own, which she has sold at the Ridgely craft fair and to friends and family. Cailie donates all profits to Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

  • Maryvale president honored as keynote speaker among Catholic business leaders

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Maryvale President Tracey Ford was the guest speaker March 28 at the Catholic Business Network's monthly meeting in Timonium. Discussing the joys and challenges of leading a Catholic school, Ford highlighted the ways that Maryvale continues to infuse Catholicism into the curriculum, Christian service and everyday student life. Maryvale Campus Minister Mary Pat Tilghman, along with Christian Service Coordinator Mike Vogrin and Social Studies Teacher Zac Coyle gave specific examples of servant leadership on campus and beyond.