On Jan. 13, St. Agnes Academic High School announced it will be closing at the end of this school year. Sister Peggy McVetty, OP, prioress of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, wrote the “decision to end 112 years of excellent education had been most difficult.”
The campuses of Siena Heights University and the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse in Adrian, Mich., were a beehive of energy, joy and community in June as 76 students and their mentors from 18 Dominican High Schools participated in the 21st Annual Dominican High Schools Preaching Conference, including three students from St. Agnes Academic H.S., College Point.
For the second straight year, Brian Long has been inducted as the President of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, a lay organization of the Brooklyn Diocese that promotes the interests of the Church.
The Tablet’s annual High School Press Awards ceremony, held May 10 at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s offices in Park Slope, honored some of the outstanding journalism in school newspapers. For the first time since the event’s inauguration, a new category was introduced to the schools – “Best Multimedia Package”.
The Baking Club at St. Agnes Academic H.S., College Point, spent an “Afternoon in Paris” creating various French desserts.
Have you ever wondered how your medications and vaccinations have become so promising and safe? Unknown to many, the answer is found in one of the oldest living fossils – horseshoe crabs. It is also unfortunate that these precious sea creatures are at risk of endangerment.
Eighth-grade students in New York City are just two weeks away from taking the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) and choosing the high schools they wish to attend next year.
Tablet All-Scholastic 2018 – Briana E. Stephenson
A total of eight high school newspapers from around the diocese went head to head with one another in order to earn a top spot in one of the 12 selected categories. The Stanner newspaper of Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, swept this year’s Tablet High School Press Awards May 4 by earning 10 awards, including first place in General Excellence.
The Tablet, with the generous collaboration of the Archbishop John Hughes Knights of Columbus Council No. 481, invited youth from Brooklyn and Queens to participate in the annual “Christ Is Risen Easter Art Contest.”