St. Mel’s Catholic Academy — which had been slated to permanently close after 59 years as a kindergarten through eighth-grade school on Aug. 31, 2020 — received a second chance by becoming an early childhood center in the fall of 2020.
Auxiliary Bishop James Massa blessed a new STEM lab at St. Brigid-St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Academy, Bush- wick, on Sept. 10. Bishop Massa also blessed the school’s new playground and recently renovated auditorium before celebrating a school-wide Mass.
St. Margaret’s Catholic Academy, Middle Village, hosted its first Career Day, but put a modern twist on the day when they showcased their new STEM Lab.
The robotics team at St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, volunteered at the Boy Scouts of America’s Brooklyn Merit Badge and Training Expo that was held at Our Lady of Grace parish, Gravesend.
The U.S. may be short as many as three million high-skilled workers by 2018, according to National Math + Science Initiative predictions. In response, more educators and schools are embracing the idea that today’s curriculum must include Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM).
St. Agnes Academic H.S. in College Point, provides an intellectual environment where students grow academically, personally and spiritually. From the beginning students are exposed to a full range of academic resources and college partnerships to assure success in high school, college and beyond.