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. 

Let Them Speak: Inspired by the Women of NASA

The Mary Louis Academy’s Robotics Team has strengthened the interest of many students in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) as we worked and planned to build our robot for this year’s theme “Deep Space” at FIRST Competition.

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.