September 12, 2015 Calendar/Media Advisory

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90 Years Strong: Rosarian Academy to Celebrate Academic Excellence and Rich Traditions on 09.12.15


Since 1925, Rosarian Academy has enriched the lives of students and filies in Palm Beach County with
a strong academic progr enhanced by faith, athletics, visual and performing arts, and community
service opportunities. On Saturday, September 12, 2015, the community is invited to join the students,
filies, alumni, faculty and staff of Rosarian Academy in celebration of 90 years of providing ÒA
Foundation for Life. A Tradition of Excellence.Ó

In 1923, with no Catholic educational institution in the southern part of his immense Florida diocese, Bishop Barry envisioned a school for boarders in West Palm Beach. Four Adrian Dominican Sisters began Rosarian Academy (formerly known as St. Ann On-The-Lake Academy from 1925-1939). The schoolÕs first building, Bradley Hall, was opened for boarding students in September 1925. The first Sisters established the Academy based on Òthe development of a student who is strong in faith, personally and intellectually confident and morally committed; who senses the continuity between the past and the future and who recognizes the responsibility to help create a just society.Ó

90 years later, Rosarian Academy continues to be the only independent Catholic school in Palm Beach County, presenting its students with a standard of excellence second to none while providing the foundation to live life with faith, knowledge, and service.

The one-hour progr for the 90th Anniversary Celebration will include proclations from the Honorable Jeri Muoio, Mayor of the City of West Palm Beach, and the Honorable Gail Coniglio, Mayor of the Town of Palm Beach, and the introduction of Rosarian’s New Head of School Stephen Rubenacker.