The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year.
With the start of the 2019-2020 school year, newly appointed principals are preparing to meet their school communities and to assume the diverse and challenging role of leadership.
Christ the King H.S. students gathered in their glamorous Roaring Twenties attire at the culmination of Ms. Mayer-Foley’s English class reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.”
In anticipation of Catholic Schools Week 2019, The Tablet proudly presents this special pullout section with valuable information for current and prospective Catholic school parents on Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens.
Just before the June sunrays reached peak intensity in Prospect Park, when the UV lights were making the rounds across Baseball Field No. 7, stood a softball player in the batter’s circle who didn’t need loads of luck for her upcoming Collars vs. Scholars game at MCU Field, June 25.
I take my cue from our Holy Father, Pope Francis, who over the years of his Pontificate has annunciated what we might call the “Seven Pillars” on which the priesthood depends if it will faithfully and fruitfully serve God’s people.
It was recently announced that two more of our Catholic academies, one in Rego Park, and the other in Queens Village, will shut their doors after the current semester. The reasons are all too familiar – rising costs and decreasing enrollment!
As we begin to celebrate Catholic Schools Week on Jan. 28, the theme: “Catholic Schools: Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed” definitely applies to the academies and parish schools within the Diocese of Brooklyn.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,
Each year, Catholic Schools Week is a time for everyone to celebrate the great success stories of Catholic education within the Diocese of Brooklyn. During this special week, we recognize the accomplishments of our students, the commitment of our parents, the dedication of our teachers and staff, the leadership of our principals, the work of the boards of directors, and the spiritual leadership of our pastors and parish priests. The theme for this year’s Catholic Schools Week – “Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.” – is evident in all of the Catholic academies and parish schools in Brooklyn and Queens.
The New York State Catholic Conference was informed that Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation that would have averted cuts in state reimbursements to Catholic and other nonpublic schools.