Eighth-grade students in New York City are just two weeks away from taking the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) and choosing the high schools they wish to attend next year.
With bright yellow T-shirts symbolizing the light of the life of their classmate Kaitlyn Bernhardt, who passed away in 2018 after a courageous two-year battle with bone cancer, students from the Bensonhurst high school held a variety of school events honoring their Kearney sister.
Margaret Minson, Ed.D., who has spent more than 25 years in education, is receiving The Celtic Cross Award. Dr. Minson is the head of school at Bishop Kearney H.S., an all-girls Roman Catholic high school in Bensonhurst. She has served in the school’s leadership since 2014.
Bishop Kearney students, accompanied by school staff, attended BaseCamp Expeditionaries this summer as Patricia Michel Scholars and Fellows. This two-week program selects high-achieving students to invest time in researching the design of solutions to different challenges in society.
The entire Bishop Kearney H.S. community mourns the loss of Kaitlyn Bernhardt.
Faith is a very powerful thing, which can affect the way people act, think and view the world. As a young Catholic attending a parochial high school, I hold my morals and values close to my heart.
Tablet All-Scholastic 2018 – Victoria Eng
The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page. In this special edition – the responses came from seniors from the Class of 2018.
Teen News Flash keeps you up-to-date with upcoming youth events around the Diocese of Brooklyn.
March 14, one month after the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla., students around the country walked out of their classrooms as part of a nationwide school protest demanding an end to gun violence and school shootings.