Around The School Bell: St. Francis Prep Lends a Hand in Missouri

Students and alumni from St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows made personal sacrifices to follow in the footsteps of this 13th century icon. Nine St. Francis Prep students and two chaperones departed for Cape Girardeau, Mo., the home of their sister school, Notre Dame R.H.S.

Around the School Bell: Archbishop Molloy HS’s Service Society

At Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, one common characteristic you can find in students is how service-oriented we are.Much of the service is centered in an organization at our school called the St. Marcellin Champagnat Society (SMCS). Named after our patron saint, it was founded in 2004 by Marist Brother Patrick Hogan and guidance counselor, Mr. Chris Dougherty.

Around The School Bell: “Come To Me” Retreat

Cold wind and snow made the morning of March 2 very dreary and likely a good day to stay indoors and under the covers. Surprisingly, the weather did not deter more than 150 youth from Deanery 7 in Flatbush who gathered at Our Lady of Refuge in Brooklyn for a retreat.

Around the School Bell: The Stay-Awake-Athon Retreat

We attended the annual Stay-Awake-Athon overnight retreat held at St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands. The retreat was led by Father Dwayne Davis, pastor, and hosted by the Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns (VBCC).

International Night at St. Francis Prep

More than 14 ethnic clubs from our Fresh Meadows school came together to share their typical foods and dances with family, friends, guests and the rest of the St. Francis Prep community.