Built in 1957, Notre Dame High School is located in Lawrenceville, near Rider University, The College of New Jersey, The Hun School of Princeton and Princeton University. The Catholic Diocese of Trenton also neighbors the school. The main building itself is square in shape, housing classrooms on two floors. Its mascot is the "Irish", usually displayed on athletic wear as a shamrock or the word itself. The school logo however is that of the virgin Mary holding the baby Jesus. The current principal is Mary Elizabeth Ivins, accompanied by assistant principals, Joan D. Pilkington and Salvatore Sciarrotta.
The high school uses a form of block scheduling for its students. In a typical semester, a student will have three 80-minute block classes and two 40-minute blocks. One of the 40-minute periods is usually reserved for a lunch period while the other is reserved for physical education... Read More