The Superintendent’s Office of the Diocese of Brooklyn is “cautiously optimistic” that Catholic school enrollments across Brooklyn and Queens will rise this school year, a promising reversal after 10 years of declines.
When Xavier High School religion teacher Stephanie Boccuzzi was in the fourth grade, an early morning recess session on Sept. 11, 2001, turned into an immediate dismissal. Back then, she had no idea why.
Instead of lying on the beach gazing at sunsets, a Holy Cross High School senior spent part of her summer closeted with a folder filled with mammary gland scans, as part of a unique science-based internship.
More students across the Diocese of Brooklyn will be able to afford and attend Catholic schools during this academic year, thanks in part to grants provided by the Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens (CFBQ).
When twins Connor and Joseph Kelly set out to raise funds to support the Catholic hospital that had done so much for their older sister, they knew just how they wanted to help: with an old-fashioned lemonade stand.
William Ford III, the incoming president of Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School, says he doesn’t feel the weight of family history as he settles into his new role; instead, he insists, he just feels “really blessed.”
Christian Santo died last year of heart failure at age 27, but in many ways, his memory will live on — in nature and in the world of college sports.
The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year.
Mask wearing will be required by all students, faculty, and staff members in the 69 Catholic academies and parish schools across the Diocese of Brooklyn come September 8, the first day of school.
Children from St. Mark Catholic Academy came together to support an endowed scholarship that will benefit a future St. Joseph’s College student.