Young Journalists Refine Their Skills at Tablet’s H.S. Press Awards

“Teens talk to teens differently,” said Paron. “That’s why high school journalism matters.You can talk to other young people and get a story that no one else can get. If you’re not talking to them, that means 26 percent of the population isn’t getting their voice heard and part of the tenet in journalism is to be a voice to the voiceless.”

Students React to Bishop’s Vocations Retreat

When Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio conducted his annual vocation retreat at Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston, several students from Cathedral Prep and Seminary, Elmhurst, attended. The Tablet asked three of them to share their reactions.

Cathedral Prep Attends Project Andrew with Bishop DiMarzio

More than 25 students and alumni attended Project Andrew, an initiative that gives young men the opportunity to learn more about the priesthood by joining one of the Diocesan Bishops and other seminarians from the Brooklyn Diocese.

Inauguration Is Teachable Moment at Local Schools

Timing is everything. For students in Joe Russo’s government class at Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary, Elmhurst, it meant that on the last day before midterm exams and before the curriculum switched to economics, Donald J. Trump was sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States. Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Academy, Dyker Heights, was one of many elementary schools viewing the inauguration. Each class watched in its classroom and enjoyed a dress down day with almost all the students wearing red, white and blue or other patriotic-themed clothing.