Howard Beach School’s New Name Has Old Ring

Parishioners, alumni, students, parents, teachers and local politicians filled Our Lady of Grace Church, Howard Beach, to celebrate a Mass renaming Ave Maria Catholic Academy as Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy.

Modern-Day Ten Commandments

Sixth graders in the Our Lady of Mercy Religious Education program, Forest Hills, came up with a paraphrased version of the Ten Commandments to help them and others their age.

Remembering 9/11

Students at St. Mark Catholic Academy, Sheepshead Bay, commemorated the 16th anniversary of the terrorists attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 with a morning prayer service in the schoolyard.

Back to School 2017

Ready, set, go – back to school, that is! The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year. It was created in collaboration with local Catholic schools and the Office of the Superintendent-Catholic School Support Services as well as community partners.

Working Together to Support the Mission of Catholic Education

In his back-to-school message, Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Dr. Thomas Chadzutko, explains that Catholic education is a true “team” effort, and when everyone communicates, cooperates and concentrates on the needs of the students, success follows.

DeSales Tech Grant Puts 3,000 iPads into Schools

If you look into a classroom at one of the diocesan academies this fall, you may see the teacher holding a tablet instead of chalk and an eraser. Why? DeSales Media Group, technology and communications arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn and parent company of The Tablet, has arranged for a grant of more than 3,000 iPads to 32 academies.

Over 600 Lay Leaders Help Govern 75 Academies

By Brother Ralph J. Darmento, F.S.C. And then there were 75! When students and staffers return to their educational communities this September they will be greeted at 75 academies, seven parish schools and two private Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens. Emerging from the diocesan strategic plan, Preserving the Vision, the academies were founded on […]

STEM Education to Boost Hands-On Learning

State-of-the-art LabLearner labs will be installed in 20 Catholic elementary academies and school by this fall. LabLearner is a comprehensive system that is used as a platform for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-related learning.