Sports Round-Up Sept. 12

Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, will again host the P.O. Christopher Hoban Memorial Run, but this year the run will take place virtually. Runners can participate wherever they are on Sunday, Sept. 20.

Coronavirus’s Mental Toll on Diocesan Students and Families

While school procedures are changing, the unknown dangers might lie deeper than the surface level for the students. School Psychologist Christina Sama-Bommarito at The Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates calls COVID-19 a perfect storm for children and adolescent mental health.

Only in The Tablet: ‘Ofrenda’ Explained, Celebrated | November 2, 2019

Vincenza Julian, a sophomore at The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, has grown up hearing about her Uncle Vinny, a firefighter with the New York Fire Department who died at Ground Zero responding to the terror attack at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. An activity at her school during the week leading up to All Souls Day brought her even closer to her uncle.

Sports Round-Up Oct. 5

Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, hosted its 31st Annual P.O. Hoban Memorial Run on Sept. 15. The 5-mile run keeps alive the memory of P.O. Christopher Hoban, ’80, who gave his life in the line of duty in 1988 at the age of 26.

Around the School Bell: TMLA Engineering Week

During a week at The Mary Louis Academy ‘s Women in Engineering program, students completed more than 10 hands-on projects and learned about different fields of engineering.