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This Week’s Speaker Series: DA Tom Quinn

Bristol County District Attorney Tom Quinn, a long-time supporter of Nativity Prep, took time out of his Thursday morning to participate in the school’s sixth installment of its Speaker Series program, initiated in January of this year.  Quinn spoke to students about the responsibilities of the District Attorney and the nature of work within the… Continue Reading

Nativity Career Fair

On Friday, April 7, Nativity welcomed a number of professionals to the school’s gymnasium for its inaugural Career Fair for Middle Schoolers. Part of Nativity’s Secondary Schools program, the event allowed students in grades 5-8 to ask questions pertaining to an array of career paths and professional fields.  Local representatives from the New Bedford Police… Continue Reading

Robotics Teams First Competition

Fourteen Nativity boys from grades 6 to 8 are constructing a robot to compete in the New England region of the 2017 Botball Competition. Students are learning the basics of programming in C and simple mechanics. Continue Reading

This Week’s Speaker Series: Patrice Tiedemann

Patrice Tiedemann, Artistic Director of Seaglass Theatre Company and artist, joined Nativity students and staff for morning assembly on April 11 as part of the school’s ongoing Speaker Series.  Ms. Tiedemann, a New Bedford native, spoke about her education and training in the music world and gave students great insight into the varied points of… Continue Reading

Nativity’s Mentoring Program- A Huge Success

Nativity students benefit immensely from our weekly Mentoring Program, where men from the community spend an hour with a student, playing various board games, talking and just listening.  The program began in 2009 and has been a huge hit! The program is coordinated by Board member, Annie McGuire. “ Continue Reading

Marquette Graduation Celebration Luncheon

We held our annual Graduation Celebration for the members of the Marquette Class of 2013 who are graduating from high school this year.  Mr. Martin opened the program with a welcome address.  He was followed by Mr. Michael Frey from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School who gave the keynote address.  He focused… Continue Reading

MABACH winners

And the Winners are: COVENANT PREP WON THIS YEAR’S MABACH!!!!! The Bellesini Boys and Girls teams tied for 2nd. Nativity Boston came in 3rd. OSS won the Spirit Award. Congrats to ALL!! Continue Reading

30 Runners for Nativity in Half-Marathon

Thirty runners participated in relay events for the NB Half Marathon. Two runners – Katie and John Mannix – completed the whole race!!! Great Spirit was shown by everyone as we raised money for student Scholarships! Continue Reading

This Week’s Speaker Series: Bernadette Souza

In January 2017, Nativity launched its own Speaker Series. Designed to connect students with men and women who can provide rich life perspective, speaking particularly to the areas of career, education, and leadership, this series brings men and women to our school community several times each month to speak with students about their professional roles… Continue Reading