Our Lady of Lourdes Academy
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|Our Lady of Lourdes Academy|
|5525 SW 84th Street
Miami, Florida, (Dade County), 33143
|Motto||With Mary in All Things|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Principal||Sister Kathryn Donze|
|Vice principal||Sister Noreen Mangan|
|Vice principal||Silvia Bravo Camaraza|
|Asst. Principal||Hilda de la Vega|
|Hours in school day||7|
|Color(s)||Blue and White|
|Mascot||Lola the Bobcat|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Brother School||Christopher Columbus High School|
|Athletic Director||Maura Herrholz|
It is run by the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters. Lourdes has a long-standing tradition in both academics and athletics.The current principal is Sister Kathryn Donze IHM Lourdes was named one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the USA by the Catholic High School Honor Roll of 2006. The school has been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami. Lourdes' brother school is Christopher Columbus High School.
The mission of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy is to educate young women to face the future strengthened by their faith, prepared and confident in their abilities to achieve their goals and committed to their Catholic and American heritages.
Clubs and Activities
A wide variety of clubs are available for students. These include: IHM Club, Art Club, CARE Club, Culinary Club, Close-Up, Environmental Club, French Club, The Future Business Leaders of America, Guitar Club, Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands Club, Hungry Hearts, Key Club, Knitting Club, Lourdes Dancers, Media Center Assistants, Model U.N., Operation Smile, Outraged, Peer Counselors, Photography Club, L.A. club, Physics Club, Pre-Med Club, Psychology Club, Respect Life Club, Robotics, SALVA Club, Scrapbooking Club, Spanish Club, Spirit Club, Stage Crew, Students Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.), Student Council, TV Video Club, WICS, WOLLA Club, and Writing and Book Club.
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy and Christopher Columbus High School are the only private schools in Florida that compete at a 4A level.
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