At a time when racial diversity at New York City’s elite public high schools is scarce, officials at St. Francis Prep in Fresh Meadows consider their school to be a melting pot where respect for all races and ethnicities is a hallmark.
Educators in the Diocese of Brooklyn believe that teaching Eucharistic Adoration to children as young as a kindergartner starts them on a lifelong path of experiencing one-on-one connection with Christ.
Chaplains assigned to Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn serve students, faculty, staff, alumni and more. That’s why these campus communities are considered actual “parishes” by chaplains like Father Ralph Edelman at St. Francis Preparatory High School in Queens.
The Thomas J. Sheehan Memorial Scholarship Fund is going to be able to help a lot more St. Francis Prep students now that a donor has given the high school a cool $1 million.
A progress report of the 5 B/Q Catholic League football teams.
Holy Family Catholic Academy has new hoops courts.
The CHSAA is hosting a boys’ spring basketball tournament.
A new movie about a Black Panther leader’s relationship with an FBI informant in the turbulent 1960s could be the vehicle that helps make one Queens-born actor a star.
Leslie “Les” Pinder, an honorary member of the St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, Class of 1959, died peacefully from natural causes on Jan. 15.
The St. Francis Prep boys’ varsity soccer team captured this year’s CHSAA ‘AA’ city championship with a thrilling win over Fordham Prep.