After receiving 60 transfer students from closed Catholic high schools, Fontbonne Hall Academy made this year’s theme “Together We are One.”
Auxiliary Bishop James Massa blessed a new STEM lab at St. Brigid-St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Academy, Bush- wick, on Sept. 10. Bishop Massa also blessed the school’s new playground and recently renovated auditorium before celebrating a school-wide Mass.
The school, which opened its 2019-20 academic year on Sept. 4, is encouraging its students to say “hello” to their classmates and to be especially welcoming to new kids at the school. It’s part of the national “Start With Hello” initiative to show students that kindness truly matters.
As August made its appearance on the calendar, the thoughts of parents and, even a few students, sparked images of a return to school.
Any Republican running against Democratic Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose congressional district spans parts of the Bronx and Queens, will be a longshot, but John Cummings, a Catholic who teaches civics at St. Raymond’s H.S., the Bronx, is trying anyway.
A federal judge July 26 dismissed a $250 million lawsuit against The Washington Post by a Kentucky Catholic high school student, ruling the newspaper’s articles and tweets about the student’s actions after the annual March for Life in January were protected by the First Amendment.
Summer is supposed to be a time of carefree relaxation, but some of us who have finished the school year might not be feeling this way. Maybe you had a rough year and didn’t achieve everything you wanted to.
After refusing to fire a teacher who is gay and in a civil same-sex marriage, a Jesuit school in Indianapolis has been stripped of its Catholic label by the archdiocese.
Philip Saffian, a second-grader at Holy Family Catholic Academy, Fresh Meadows, has the “write” stuff. The 8-year-old was chosen as the national elementary school champion in this year’s Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest.
Boling, who plans to major in Business at the University of Georgia in Athens, said the attention taught him “to stay humble and give God the glory and to know who’s there for you.”