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.
A garden dedication ceremony, street naming and 105th Precinct presentation in honor of police officer Brian Moore will take place on Saturday, June 20.
To celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, Ave Maria Catholic Academy and Our Lady of Grace parish, Howard Beach, held a Consecrated Life Vocations Fair on March 22.
From March 18 to 27, works of art by the students at Ave Maria Catholic Academy and St. Helen Catholic Academy will be displayed at TD Bank on 162-02 Cross Bay Blvd.
Ave Maria Catholic Academy recently held its second annual Family Math Night. The two-hour event was attended by children and their parents from the K-8 school located in Howard Beach.“At Ave Maria, we work hard to ensure that our children have a strong foundation in the subjects that they will need to be successful in life,” said Anthony Russo, principal. “One way we do that is to make learning fun. Now that Common Core has been instituted, our teachers are implementing strategies to step up our math curriculum so that we meet and exceed parochial and public educational requirements.”
Empowering Youth to Help Heroes Five eighth graders from Ave Maria Catholic Academy took top prize in a recent competition for creating Helping Heroes, a military care-package program. The Howard Beach crew beat 10 middle-school teams from across the city to win a yearlong partnership to expand their program with Project Empower, contest sponsor. […]
by Jay Akasie This is the second article in a special series on the reconfiguration process in the diocese. Never tell a determined and talented Catholic community that something can’t be done if they put their minds and resources together to accomplish it. When the situation looked bleak for Our Lady of Grace School, Howard […]