2017 ended on a note when women started coming forward about their sexual assault experiences and 2018 started on a note about sharing awareness and making sure that these women get their voices heard.
More than 20 minutes of the team’s performance, which included dancing to inspiring spoken word about equality, reciting verses from the Bible and acting out short skits, transformed the Friday evening ambiance into Sunday afternoon praise and worship. By the end, the crowd stood up and clapped their hands together.
Raven Pitt, a senior guard on the St. Joseph’s H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, girls’ varsity basketball team, signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her hoops career at Wagner College, Staten Island.
After back-to-back Brooklyn-Queens GCHSAA ‘A’ division titles, the Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, girls’ varsity basketball team knows it has a target on its back.Therefore, the team has set out to do whatever it takes this season to capture a third consecutive title.
St. Joseph High School, Downtown Brooklyn, has partnered with Black Girls Code, Mouse Technology and NYU Tandon School of Engineering in addition to having a new Fab Lab to provide students with hands-on active learning opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.
St. Joseph High School has been the heart and soul of Downtown Brooklyn since its founding in 1904.
Each year, The Tablet recognizes one outstanding graduate from each school as a way of saluting that year’s entire class. The scholars profiled here are young women and men who have distinguished themselves through academic achievement, Christian leadership and community involvement.
The Tablet All-Scholastic Team 2017
“Teens talk to teens differently,” said Paron. “That’s why high school journalism matters.You can talk to other young people and get a story that no one else can get. If you’re not talking to them, that means 26 percent of the population isn’t getting their voice heard and part of the tenet in journalism is to be a voice to the voiceless.”
Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna spoke at a panel where students from her alma mater, St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, showcased what they learned in their new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fabrication Lab.