Student Journalists On the ‘Beat’ at HS Press Awards

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”. 

Let Them Speak: Character, Courage and Commitment

I always viewed life through rose-colored glasses, but from 2015 to 2018, numerous circumstances in my life challenged me personally and academically. Nevertheless, these circumstances were blessings in disguise as they allowed me to overcome these hardships and give back to the community through volunteer work and define a specific career path that would benefit humanity.

Theologian Panelists Discuss Women’s Influence On Church

An interdenominational, honest and thought-provoking panel consisting of prestigious women theologians and academic scholars was held at The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA) March 10 as part of National Catholic Sisters Week. National Catholic Sisters Week started March 2014 and was created to highlight women religious through series of events across the country that would help to instruct, enlighten and bring greater focus to the lives of the sisters.

Let Them Speak: The Orphans Who Changed My Life

I aspire to be an urban planner in cities like Cairo and Kingston to make sure that all care facilities, not only orphanages and halfway houses are given as much care as they are giving to the people that are taken in.

Youth Views: Reflecting on 2018: What has the year taught you?

The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page. This week: The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates; St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn; Christ the King H.S., Middle Village.

TMLA Hoops All-Americans Team Up at Notre Dame

Former stars Danielle Patterson and Jordan Nixon from The Mary Louis Academy are back together again on the court for the University of Notre Dame. Both were All-Americans in high school.

Youth Views: What makes you happy?

The Tablet asks students from around the Diocese of Brooklyn a question for the opinion section of the Youth page. This week: The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates.

St. Bridget Award

Sister Kathleen McKinney, C.S.J., who has been a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for more than 50 years, and has dedicated her life to education, is receiving the St. Bridget Award.

Breathing Your Way To New Beginnings

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by transition, I offer you these coping mechanisms and techniques. Take time for yourself. Your schedule may be hectic, however, you must learn to manage your time and give yourself the necessary hours of sleep. Also, remind yourself to “just breathe and relax.” Positive self-talk will assist in bettering your state of mind.