Alumnae Updates

We want to hear from you and share your news! Please complete the Google Form and submit your information.  We were incredibly grateful for all of the updates we received from our Notre Dame Academy alumnae. You continue to impress us with your travels, family accomplishments, careers, volunteerism, and community building.

We mailed out full programs with these updates. If you did not receive one, or would like to print your own, click here:

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Georgia (Cubrich ’61) Gregg

Dick & l will be celebrating our 60th anniversary  on September 15th. Thought you could put it in the next newsletter….we have two children. Cheryl Gregg & David Gregg & his wife Michelle….three grandchildren….Matthew & his wife Jessica & Patrick Gregg & Kathryn Kocanda. Great grands… Kaliah, Dom, Max, Luca & Layne…as you can see our family is growing. We are doing well & thankful to be celebrating 60 years together.


1968 – Mary Lou (Melia) Brennan

I left my job at Nebraska Spine and Pain Center 4 1/2 years ago to help my daughter with homeschooling. She has tutored 4 of her 5 children’s classes once a week, she will be tutoring her second sons’ junior class this coming year. Her oldest son will be starting his sophomore year at UNL and her youngest son will be in 2nd grade.

I have been busy at Church with funeral luncheons, reading for funerals when families don’t have anyone to read. I’ve been involved with RCIA and sponsored candidates for the last 4 years. I also just finished 2 years with the Archdiocesan Mentorship program. Our neighborhood had a block party this past July to meet all of the new neighbors and there were a lot of new neighbors. Everyone enjoyed it so much they would like to hold a block party twice a year now, spring and fall.

Took a trip to Wyoming and had a wonderful time with my brothers, sister-in-law and her mother at Cheyenne Frontier Days. I’ve told everyone that it’s great to see my brothers and Cheyenne Frontier Days is just an excuse to get together with my family. One of the nicest things is that we say the rosary as a family each night. It’s always a great week to spend with family and in such a beautiful state.

  • Alumnae bulletin full of memories and updates!

    Congratulations to the class of 1971! Fifty years ago marked a very exciting time in your lives as you completed your education at Notre Dame Academy and headed out into the world as a young woman.

    These past few years have been a trying time for many in the world and we are proud of the foundation that the Notre Dame Sisters provided to you. I am confident that your community would not be the same without your values that you gained here at NDA. The Sisters continue to make an impact in the lives of many and we are proud of the legacy they continue to build.

    Together we can ensure the legacy of the Sisters and Notre Dame Academy continue long into the future. Enjoy your time with your classmates.

    We honor the following classes:
    1931 – 90th anniversary!
    1936 – 85th anniversary!
    1941 – 80th anniversary!
    1946 – 75th anniversary!
    1951 – 70th anniversary!
    1956 – 65th anniversary!
    1961- 60th anniversary!
    1966 – 55th anniversary!
    1971 – 50th anniversary!
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  • Letter to alumnae from Sr. (Phyllis) Margaret Hickey, ND

    This year is almost as unpredictable as the last. In 2020, we were navigating the perils of COVID-19 and held an all-virtual reunion. This year, we are still dealing with COVID-19 and its new variants, but have some good news — the vaccine. We Sisters have been vaccinated and many continue to wear masks in public spaces to protect themselves from any variant that makes its way through the area. We hope you have been vaccinated and are being safe. The other piece of good news is that we hope to have our reunion in person on September 11th. Let’s hope the COVID variants stay in check with our help.

    Many people we know, including Alumnae, have lost family members this past year. We have lost two of our Sisters over the past year including Sr. Mary Beth (Martin) Kubesh and Sr. Barbara (Mary John) Markey. I am sure many of you remember them with great fondness.

    We Sisters continue try to endeavor to be an empowering presence to the people around us, even as we remain safe and slightly more distant than we used to be. Many of our Sisters are working to educate, serve in hospice care, administer to women leaving domestic violence shelters, raising social justice issues and praying for people on our prayer list and for people all over the world. We are determined to carry on our mission for a very long time.

    Reading through the many updates and from my personal conversations with former students, I can see that Alumnae of Notre Dame Academy are also an empowering presence in their families, parishes, workplaces, and communities. You women are an inspiration, and I speak for all who taught at NDA when I say that we are blessed to have been part of your education and formation to become strong women. You bless us with your presence.

    This year we are particularly celebrating the class of 1971, celebrating their 50th anniversary of graduation. My memory is hiding classroom stories about the members of this class for some reason! I do remember the girls were tightly knit together, fun-loving and even a bit mischievous at times but very loveable for sure! I have met, and still meet, many of them over the years and celebrate who they have become and how grateful they were for their education at NDA and for the friendships they formed, ones that exist today. Congratulations, Class of ’71. I hope you can attend the reunion this year so we can celebrate you!

    I look forward to this year’s Alumnae Reunion and hearing more about how this year has been for you. Please know that we Sisters continue to pray for you and your families in these difficult times, and look forward to the day when this pandemic has passed and we all feel comfortable celebrating together again.


    Sr. Margaret Hickey, ND

    Provincial President, Notre Dame Sisters