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.

Early Childhood Center Meets Needs of Williamsburg Families

In the borough of Brooklyn and beyond, Williamsburg has gained a reputation as a vibrant artistic community. As the population has grown in leaps and bounds, the wider world is learning what locals have always known: Williamsburg is a great place to raise family! There is a growing demand for high-quality preschools in the neighborhood, […]

TACHS Is First Step to Attending Catholic HS

By Diane Phelan This fall, eighth graders in the Diocese of Brooklyn and the Archdiocese of New York will be taking the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools, or TACHS, if they are interested in attending a Catholic high school beginning in September 2018. In order to be admitted into Catholic high schools, an […]

TACHS Timeline

Timeline of events for the Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools.