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Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School

Archbishop Curley Notre-Dame High School
Address
4949 NE 2nd Avenue
Buena Vista, Miami, Florida, (Miami-Dade), 33137
 United States
Coordinates 25°49′15″N 80°11′29″W / 25.82083°N 80.19139°W / 25.82083; -80.19139Coordinates: 25°49′15″N 80°11′29″W / 25.82083°N 80.19139°W / 25.82083; -80.19139

Information
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1953 (as two separate schools for boys and girls)
1981 (as Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School)
Oversight Congregation of Christian Brothers
Dean Ms. Terry Williams
Principal Mr. Douglas W. Romanik '84
Vice principal Ms. Nancy Sullivan
Grades 6-12
Campus size 16 acres (65,000 m2)
Color(s) Orange, White and Black             
Team name Knights
Accreditation(s) Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Newspaper 'Knight Times'
Yearbook 'The Lance'
Athletic Director Gregory Magner
Website

Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States. It is located and operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami.

History

In 1953 the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Augustine (which would see on October 7, 1958 the creation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Miami) under the direction of Bishop Joseph Patrick Hurley would create two new Catholic high schools. Archbishop Curley High School (for boys) and Notre Dame Academy (for girls) were founded in 1953 in Miami, FL. Archbishop Curley high school would initially be administered by diocesan priest from 1953–1959, followed by the Congregation of Holy Cross Brothers from 1960–1970, and again by diocesan priests from 1970 until 1985. Notre Dame Academy was originally administered by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Saint Augustine from 1953–1959. Then from 1960 - 1981 the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary would administrator Notre Dame Academy.

The two schools merged in 1981 onto the Archbishop Curley High School campus to form coeducational Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School. Since 1985 the school has been administered by the Congregation of Christian Brothers.[2]

"At the start of the 1960-61 school year, five black students made the jump from all-black Holy Redeemer, encouraged to do so by nuns. Three male students enrolled at Archbishop Curley, two female students at Notre Dame. The Archdiocese insisted the two schools to keep it low key. In places like Little Rock, Ark., the crucible of desegregation, troops had to be called out to escort nine courageous black teens past a hostile, seething mob."[3]

When reporter Gene Miller was dispatched by The Herald to do a story, Brother Keric Dever, the principal, said: “We are simply opening school. We are not making a fuss about this.”[3]

Activities

  • Anime Club
  • Art Club
  • Band/Orchestra - Troubadours
  • Book Club
  • Campus Ministry
  • Chess Team
  • Choir - Knightingales Concert & Show Choir
  • Cooking Club
  • Ecology Club
  • Edmund Rice Community
  • English Honor Society
  • Gamer Association
  • Knightly News - Morning Announcements
  • Knights for Life
  • Ladies of Distinction
  • Men of Honor
  • Mock Trial
  • Movie Critic Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper - Knight Times
  • Soldiers' Angels/Support Our Troops
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Speech and Debate
  • Student Government
  • Yearbook

Athletics

Fall Season Winter Season Spring Season
Cheer Leading Basketball (boys) Baseball
Cross Country (coed) Basketball (girls) Softball
Football Cheer Leading Tennis (boys)
Golf Soccer (boys) Tennis (girls)
Volleyball Soccer (girls) Track & Field (coed)
Wrestling

Notable alumni

Notes and references

External links

  • School website
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