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CJ Recovers Julienne Stained Glass

Chaminade Julienne has preserved some of the history of one of its predecessor schools by recovering the stained glass windows that once adorned the interior of the building at 325 Homewood Avenue, formerly the home of Julienne High School.

The leadership team of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur joined alumnae from Julienne and members of the CJ alumni office Saturday, March 24 in blessing the first of the school’s new stained glass windows, installed for display on the first floor outside the Welcome Center.

Stang Symposium on Human Trafficking

Senior students at Chaminade Julienne aimed to raise awareness of human trafficking through the school’s third Sister Dorothy Stang Symposium held Sunday, Feb. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the auditorium. Theresa Flores, author of The Slave Across the Street, and founder of TraffickFree and S.O.A.P (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) served as keynote speaker. This free event also inlcluded details about the impact that the Marianists and Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur each have on this global issue.

Making Voices Heard at the March for Life

Twelve Chaminade Julienne students, all girls in grades 9-11, made the conscious decision to forgo their weekend plans this January and rather join thousands of advocates at the 39th annual March for Life.

Missing out on socializing with friends at the big game Friday night and spending quality time with dad at the much-anticipated Father/Daughter dance that followed, the group instead headed to Washington, D.C to serve as “a voice for the voiceless.”

Reaching Out at Area Service Agency

Every Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m. a small group of CJ students, led by one senior member of FLIGHT and an adult chaperone, goes out into the surrounding Dayton community to help with a specific need. This service opportunity known as REACH, which stands for Recreating Earth as Christ Hopes, is offered weekly by the office of ministry and service.

CJ Carolers Share the Gift of Music

In the week leading up to exams, two separate groups of students stepped out of the classroom and in front of members of the CJ and Miami Valley communities to share holiday carols and spread Christmas spirit.

Carolers taking American Sign Language with teacher Judi MacLeod signed song lyrics for faculty and staff Tuesday, Dec. 13 while senior members of FLIGHT (Faith Leaders in God’s Hands Today) sang for residents of the Mercy Sienna Woods Retirement Community a day later during period 1 on December 14.

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