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Sister Lisa Griffith, RSM addressed Academy students at a special Halloween Assembly.

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam (AOLG) students, faculty and staff recently had the opportunity to meet the Executive Director of Mercy Education System of the Americas (MESA), Sister Lisa Griffith, RSM. As the director of MESA, her role is to ensure that the charism, values and tradition of Mercy is supported and sustained in Mercy schools worlwide.


According to Sr. Lisa, there are two types of Mercy schools: sponsored and affiliated. In sponsored Mercy schools, the Sisters of Mercy have governance over the schools. However, in affiliated schools, the Bishop of the school's location has governance over the school. Currently, under MESA, there are 57 schools worldwide comprising of about 26,000 students ranging from nursery to high school.


Sr. Lisa's primary purpose while on Guam is to visit the different Mercy schools on island. Sponsored Mercy schools in Guam are Infant of Prague Nursery and Kindergarten and Mercy Heights Nursery and Kindergarten. The affiliated schools in Guam include Bishop Baumgartner Memorial Catholic School, St. Anthony Catholic School, Santa Barbara Catholic School and Academy of Our Lady of Guam.

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Senior student Pilar Martin recently garnered First Place in the 2017 Guam Energy Office high school essay contest division. This year's theme for the contest was "Power Up Your Energy Efficiency."

Academy of Our Lady of Guam Senior Cari Ann Cabral recently garnered second place winner of the Constitution Quiz contest associated with the Federal Judiciary's 2017 "Constitution Day/Citizenship Day" Celebration activities. Twenty (20) Academy Seniors participated in the Quiz contest and each successfully completed all ten questions and submitted a paragraph on "As a Citizen of the island of Guam, what does the Constitution mean to you?/How will you create a more perfect union." Kudos to the Academy Seniors who participated, especially CarriAnn Cabral who placed in the contest. 

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AOLG Senior CarriAnn Cabral second place winner of the Constitution Quiz contest.

 

AOLG Seniors 2017 Constitution Day

Pictured as AOLG Seniors who participated in the Federal Judiciary's 2017 "Constitution Day/Citizenship Day" Celebration activities. Back Row:Akyna Blas, Chief Judge Frances Tydingco Gatewood, Alithia Ayuyu, Audrey Santos, Caitlin Sucgang, Doriaun Calvo, Veronica Fruge, Danica Cerrillo, Chasnel Dela Cruz, Shawne Baleto, Abrianni Chargualaf, Meagan Cruz, Abigail Onedera, Jasmine Chargualaf, Lauren McDonald, Brandy Paulino, Alexandra Hertslet, Regine Balatbat, Christine Lazaro, second row: Faith Nieve, Jayda Camacho, Lyana Crisostomo, Lhyra Alves, LaVona Aromin, Mariah Fejeran, Antonia Camacho, Nicole Imamura, Front Row: Court Coordinator Carmen Terlaje, Nicole Perry, Maria Dela Cruz


Charles Donation

We'd like to thank Mr. Charles Jung, for donating an AOLG photo backdrop to the school. Mr. Charles photographs Academy events and school portraits and is a parent of one of our seniors. Thank you!

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