Posts in STEM
War of the Roses Field Day

Several times a year, our students take the lessons of the classroom and apply them to contests of body, mind, and spirit. These Field Days are like our own in-house Olympics; they’re challenging, educational, and a lot of fun. Our winter Field Day was organized around the theme of the “War of the Roses,” and it was a great success!

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A Commitment to Catholic Education Vindicated: Looking Back on the OLMC Experience

We remember when we first started looking at Catholic grammar schools some twelve years ago that certain friends, acquaintances, and even family members did not hide their confusion (and sometimes even disdain) at our decision to take the parochial route…

With the experience now (almost) behind us, the gift of hindsight allows us to look back and answer those challenging questions with a deeper understanding of what makes OLMC different…

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What Young Alumni Are Saying About OLMC

“I am so grateful to have been accepted to the International Baccalaureate program at Morris Knolls. It is an internationally recognized course of study that stresses well-roundedness and critical thinking with a curriculum that emphasizes writing, thinking, communication skills and community service: exactly what I was already focused on at OLMC!

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Picatinny Arsenal Scientist Visits OLMC Middle School

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School hosted Dr. Lucian Sadowski, U.S. Army Picatinny Arsenal Engineer and STEM Astronomer to discuss astronomy, science and the military, cosmic radiation and the earth’s climate, and the relationship between the interstellar and the global. The conversation ranged far and wide as students explored both timely and timeless questions with a local expert who works in the field every day.

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OLMC Students win DePaul Catholic High School’s STEM Competition

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (Boonton) was crowned champion of DePaul Catholic High School’s seventeenth annual Science Challenge. The Classical Catholic school, whose liberal-arts curriculum emphasizes an encounter with the Great Books, was represented by Aoife Flaherty, Sean Garry, Jude Huresky, and Molly Webber (all of the Class of 2018), and directed by Mrs. Ann Marie Cicala. OLMC faced stiffed competition from eight other schools as the students worked together to complete a demanding challenge of physics and engineering. 

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