The self-described “nerds” of the St. Bartholomew Catholic Academy (SBCA) robotics team have done it again, snagging first place in a citywide science and technology competition for the third time.
One environmentally-conscious local youth is hoping to make the world a cleaner, healthier place, one bag at a time.
In late May, three students from across the Diocese of Brooklyn were crowned the top subscription-selling winners in The Tablet’s COVID Relief Fundraiser.
If cursive writing was an Olympic sport, Caitlyn Ngo would be a gold medalist.
In 14 months, St. Francis College will be on the move again, from its longtime Remsen Street campus to a new, state-of-the-art location a half-mile away on Livingston Street, with a famous next-door neighbor — Macy’s department store.
Even as enrollment in Catholic schools has declined nationwide, the Diocese of Brooklyn continues to see positive enrollment numbers in its schools. Registration within the diocese’s parish schools and Catholic academies has jumped 1,500 students compared to this time last year.
The Class of 2021 includes more than 2,500 graduates from 16 Catholic high schools in Brooklyn and Queens. The scholars profiled here are young women and men who have distinguished themselves through academic achievement, Christian leadership and community involvement.
The Tablet subscriptions sold during the month-long campaign resulted in more than $30,000 going back into students’ and schools’ pockets. Those checks are finally in the process of being signed, sealed, and delivered to participating students across the Diocese of Brooklyn.
They may be made from acrylic, but the red cardinals nestled in tree branches in the grotto of Transfiguration-St. Stanislaus Kostka Church seem as real as the birds chirping and flapping their wings in shrubbery nearby.
Despite a four-month daily commute of 2,000 miles, between two islands, third-grader Brett Lawrence managed to attend classes every day and remained on track with his schoolwork.