Student Life

Annual Events

Fall Events

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  • Open House

    Come tour the Academy and discover why attending here will be your Best Decision Ever. Information concerning academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and daily life will be shared by administrators, faculty, and students. For more information, visit our Admissions page.
  • Halloween Assembly

    Celebrating Halloween as a community is one of the most fun experiences our students share during the fall season. Costumes, games, and contests are all wrapped up into this one event in which everyone shares in a “ghoulishly” fun time.
  • Alma Mater Competition

    "We hail our gracious leader," is the infamous start to our alma mater, echoing and connecting this annual Academy tradition across generations of students. Each grade level is tasked to compile a brief skit that enwraps current trends with the message of our Alma Mater. From skits based on Encanto to the Olympics, the Alma Mater is one of the most beloved traditions the Academy of Saint Elizabeth possesses.
  • Thanksgiving Prayer Service

    Giving thanks for the many blessings God bestows on our Academy community and families is not only a practice performed at Thanksgiving, but an ongoing value we instill in our students throughout the year. Each year’s Thanksgiving Prayer Service solidifies the Academy’s values of community and charitable giving to others.
  • Junior Ring Mass and Ceremony

    As a right of passage from underclasswomen to upperclasswomen, our Junior Ring Mass & Ceremony celebrated the many achievements of our Junior class over the first two years of their time at the Academy with eyes set on the future to what they will accomplish. The Mass, which is followed by the blessing and bestowing of rings, is concluded with a reception in our Study Hall.

Winter Events

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  • Accepted Students' Evening

    Future SEAsters are invited to an evening of bonding with our current students as they prepare to make their Best Decision Ever at the Academy! All accepted students are welcome to attend with their families to learn more about the Academy, experience what it is like to join our SEAsterhood, and discover the countless opportunities the Academy affords its students.
  • Catholic Schools Week

    Our annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week focuses on the themes of Faith, Excellence, and Service. The week’s events include dress down days, Mass, games, delicious treats, and bonding with one another. Catholic Schools Week at the Academy is a true celebration of our past traditions and future aspirations for our students.
  • Christmas Assembly

    It is the most wonderful time not just of the year, but also at the Academy! Our Christmas Assembly features a celebratory drama production, music, games, and an overall jolly good time. The students are dressed in their festive gear, such as their favorite ugly Christmas sweater, bringing great joy to ring in the Christmas season.
  • The Beth Ball

    One of the most anticipated Academy traditions, The Beth Ball is our annual semi-formal dance which takes place in our historic, beautifully designed Study Hall. Great music and delicious food give our students a chance to unwind and relax as they further develop their bonds of SEAsterhood with one another.

Spring Events

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  • Career & Founders Day

    What does life look like after the Academy? Our Career & Founders’ Day celebrations help answer that question for our current students. Alumnae from different professions come back to visit the Academy and our students to give presentations of their current careers and how the Academy helped set them on a path toward their success.
  • Father-Daughter Event

    From bowling competitions to trivia nights, our annual Father-Daughter events create beautiful memories for our students and their fathers! A wonderful way to gather our families together, this event focuses on building up our entire school community through fun contests, great food, and enduring friendships. Trophies are awarded for to the teams with the Highest Score, Best Shirt Design, and more!
  • Calendar Party

    It may be spring when we celebrate our Calendar Party, but this event is a true celebration of all four calendar seasons. Each grade level selects a different season and an event that takes place during that season to celebrate as their theme. The students then decorate a portion of the Study Hall and bring food and games to bond with their class.
  • Mother-Daughter Tea

    This Academy tradition brings together our students with their mothers for an elegant day of prayer, food, and quality time. This year’s theme, A Café in Paris, involved decorating the Study Hall with an Eiffel Tower, stringed lights, delicate French pastries, and even a real-life mime!
  • Spring Musical

    Performing Arts are an integral part of the Academy’s experience, with our annual Spring Musical a celebration of song, acting, and dance. Our actresses, stage managers, and tech crew all devout countless hours of their time to give each audience a performance worthy of a standing ovation. Past performances include Chicago: Teen Edition and Curtains.
  • Fashion Show & Senior Gala

    Our premier fundraising event of the year, the Fashion Show & Senior Gala is an event unlike any other. Our Seniors get to walk down a runway in beautiful gowns, surrounded by family, friends, and their fellow SEAsters. A fabulous Tricky Tray happens alongside the event for some wonderful, high-end prizes.
  • Baccalaureate Mass & Graduation

    Our graduating class is celebrated with great pomp and circumstance over the course of a weekend as the Baccalaureate Mass takes place on a Saturday, followed by the Graduation Ceremony on Sunday. The girls, dressed in white gown and gloves, leave their imprint on the Academy for future generations of SEAsters to follow.