The Lion's Pride

Special Alumnae Edition - March 2015

From the Desk of Kathryn Woodson Barr, McAuley's Head of School...

Lately, I have been so impressed by the momentum here at McAuley. From the energy of our alumnae and current students - to the dynamism of our upcoming events - McAuley truly is the place to be!

A group of enthusiastic and committed alumnae are working hard to help tell the McAuley story by inspiring young women to consider the All-Girl Advantage and by encouraging donors to support all that we do here. Their "Proud to Plaid" campaign will be contagious in the coming weeks and months! Read about it below, and join their impressive efforts!

And speaking of impressive efforts, have you seen the news lately, which seems to have been splashed with everything McAuley? From stories on the Social Media Club's podcasting efforts - to a feature on McAuley's biggest sports fan, Sister Edward Mary - we are garnering the headlines and, once again, sharing the uniqueness that is McAuley.

This amazing momentum continues with our upcoming "Traditions" Auction & Mercy Medal Presentation, when we pay tribute to Candace Anderson-Ek, Sister Edward Mary Kelleher and Joseph Kilmartin's 100 combined years of love, dedication and service to McAuley. I hope you can see this celebration for yourself on April 11.

With sincere thanks for the part you play in supporting the McAuley Advantage,

Kathryn Woodson Barr

Head of School

"Traditions" Auction & Mercy Medal Presentation

Register to attend here, and click on the headlines below for your personal invitation, information on the $100K Mercy Scholarship Fund and a request to share your memories.

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Save These Important Upcoming Dates!

Thursday, March 26, 5:30pm: "Plaid Professionals" Alumnae Meeting (Academy)

Saturday, April 11, 5:30pm: "Traditions" Auction & Mercy Medal Presentation (at CMHS)

Monday, April 27, 6:00pm: Boston Alumnae Chapter Meeting (location TBD)

Saturday, May 16, 10:00am: Run for Hope (at CMHS)

Sunday, May 31: All-School Reunion (10am) & Class of 2015 Commencement (2pm)

* We invite the "Golden Grad" Class of 1960 (SJA & CHS) to join us & to be honored at the Reunion & Commencement ceremony. Also calling other important graduation years - 1990 (25 years), 2005 (10 years) & 2010 (5 years) - to celebrate this special day with us. *

Vote for McAuley as the Best Private School in Maine!

Downeast Magazine is holding its annual "Best of Maine" readers' choice competition. This recognition should naturally belong to us - hands down!

The survey takes seconds to complete, and you need not complete the entire form. Please consider voting for the school we all love - the best "private school" in Maine!

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