The enduring quality and value of a Catholic school education will be highlighted once again this year during Catholic Schools Week, across the nation as well as in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Catholic schools of Brooklyn and Queens
Superintendent To Prioritize Teacher Salaries, Catholic Identity
The start of the school year also marks a new beginning for the Diocese of Brooklyn’s superintendent, who started his job on July 1 and is now overseeing the opening of classes. Deacon Kevin McCormack, the former principal of Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, is now the person over- seeing the diocese’s 70 Catholic academies. Prior to becoming superintendent, he spent 37 years at Xaverian, first as a teacher of English and religion, then as principal.
For Their Love of Jesus: Winners Announced in The Tablet’s Annual Easter Art Contest
There’s a lot of young artistic talent out there! The Tablet’s Annual Christ is Risen Easter Art Contest for students in the Diocese of Brooklyn attracted 285 entries this year with budding artists using their creative skills to express their Catholic faith.
Diocese’s New Superintendent Of Schools, Deacon McCormack, Says Change Coming
Deacon Kevin McCormack, the principal of Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, has been appointed superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn by Bishop Robert Brennan, the diocese announced on Thursday, May 5.
Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Principals Who Lead Our Catholic Schools
We celebrate the principals who lead our Catholic schools and help prepare the next generation of history-making Catholic leaders.
Shining the Spotlight on Some Diocese Principals
Any principal will tell you it’s no easy feat to oversee daily operations, solve problems thrown their way, and make sure their schools are running at tip-top shape.
School Helps Kids Stay Socialized in Pandemic
Recess is a chance for kids to be themselves: get up from behind the school desk, meet up with friends from other classes, and put their high energy to good use. But this school year, playground time looks a lot more like an office coffee break for young ones in Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn.
What’s Life Been Like Since Becoming Fully Vaccinated?
Ashley Lantz was one of the first local Catholic school teachers to receive the first vaccine shot when appointments opened in early January. As luck would have it — or rather, it being “a part of God’s plan,” as Lantz says — she found an afternoon appointment on Jan. 11, the first day of eligibility for teachers in New York City.
Only in Print: It’s Worth a Shot – Teachers Get First Dose
When local Catholic school teachers learned they were eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Jan. 11, they quickly went online to schedule appointments.
Only in Print: First Remote TACHS Was Overall Success
The Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), which was administered online last month due to the pandemic, seemed to go off without a hitch. More than 10,000 eighth-graders from Catholic, public, and private schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, the Archdiocese of New York, and the Diocese of Rockville Centre, took the exam this year.