That astonishing number elicits a great sense of pride from all who have been involved in Futures in Education over the last 30 years – donors, board members, staff, pastors, principals and students. It’s so significant to us all because we believe so strongly in the mission of Catholic education and in the mantra of Futures: Changing Lives through the Gift of Education.
Mairen Upton, an eighth-grader at Holy Trinity Catholic Academy in Whitestone, is an example of a trend: Local Catholic schools are outpacing public schools in New York state standardized test scores.
Seventh-grader Ashley Cela was enrolled in public school until last year, when St. Bartholomew Catholic Academy provided her family with a scholarship.
Kolbe is a groundbreaking school. There are 35 high schools in the United States designed for students in recovery from substance abuse, according to the Association of Recovery Schools, but Kolbe is the first faith-based one.
The 2019-2020 academic school year in the diocese begins officially on Sept. 4. Almost 21,000 students have enrolled in 75 Catholic academies or parish schools in Brooklyn or Queens.
As August made its appearance on the calendar, the thoughts of parents and, even a few students, sparked images of a return to school.
During a week at The Mary Louis Academy ‘s Women in Engineering program, students completed more than 10 hands-on projects and learned about different fields of engineering.
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.”