Fourth-graders at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy learned a lot about Helen Keller’s life and legacy during Women’s History Month lessons in March, including firsthand how Keller communicated.
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.
On Oct. 6, Governor Andrew Cuomo established three color-coded zones — red, orange, and yellow — to identify areas with increasing numbers of coronavirus cases. Public and private schools in the red and orange zones were temporarily closed, beginning Oct. 6 and Oct. 9, respectively, and must remain closed for at least two weeks.
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.
Awards to students and schools that assist the missions was the highlight of the annual Mission Sunday Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.
Ave Maria Catholic Academy in Howard Beach has become Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy.
Families choose Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy for their children because of the academy’s high academic standards and exceptional values.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Academy (OLLCA) opened its doors in September, 2013.
Considering a Catholic school for your child? Consider Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in Gravesend.
Check out the winning and honorable mention art work and photos from the ceremony, as well as information on the contest.