Car parades, virtual proms, home visits from principals personally delivering caps and gowns to doorsteps, and drive-by graduation ceremonies are just some of the ways high schools around the Diocese of Brooklyn are making seniors feel special in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page. This week: students from St. Saviour H.S. in Park Slope.
St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, hosted Vocation Day for freshmen and sophomores in November.
While more than 60,000 mostly young people rallied in lower Manhattan to participate in the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20, environmental and social activists gathered at a nearby branch of Banco Santander on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria to reflect on the threat of climate change and on becoming homeless because of a natural disaster.
With the start of the 2019-2020 school year, newly appointed principals are preparing to meet their school communities and to assume the diverse and challenging role of leadership.
Deborah Sucich works as a campus minister at St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, just over a mile away from the diocesan chapel where her special occasion took place. She was dressed in a long, simple, white dress. Friends, clergy and family filled the Park Slope chapel aisles for the joyous moment.
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.
I believe there is hope for our planet. Times are changing.
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”.
This past August, I began my college career in Washington D.C. at the Catholic University of America. Two months have passed and each day brings on new challenges and triumphs.