Graduation Day in Forest Hills

The eighth-grade graduation for Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Academy in Forest Hills took place on Saturday, June 16.

Fresh Meadows’ First Graders Get Published

Some people take a lifetime to write their first book. And then, there’s Angela Palazzo’s first-grade class at Holy Family Catholic Academy, Fresh Meadows. Guided by their teacher, students have written and illustrated their own keepsake book.

OL Lourdes Academy in Queens Village Is Closing

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Academy, Queens Village, will close at the end of this academic year. The announcement was made in a letter to parents, saying the action was being taken with “deep regret and profound sadness.”

Warm Welcome in Cypress Hills

Father Luis Laverde, the new pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, Cypress Hills, received a warm welcome from the school community at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Academy on Nov. 28.

STEM Lab Blessing at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Catholic Academy in Marine Park celebrated the opening of its new STEM lab with a blessing ceremony on the feast of St. Albert, patron saint of scientists.

Sheepshead Bay Students Help Feed the Hungry

Carol Donnelly, principal of St. Mark’s Catholic Academy in Sheepshead Bay, poses with students following their recent Thanksgiving food drive. Here, some of the eighth graders and early childhood students prepare to deliver the donations across the street to St. Mark’s parish food pantry.

Dressed for the Season

St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, hosted its annual Halloween party in the school hall.