Almost overnight, there was a universal new normal, although there was nothing normal about this newness. For principals working under these demanding and chaotic circumstances and still continuing to do so, the pressure is incalculable, the options are limited, and the sleepless nights have become the norm.
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.
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.
TMLA athletic director Joe Lewinger died on March 28 from complications of the coronavirus.
Joe Lewinger, Assistant Principal of Student Life at The Mary Louis Academy in Queens, died late in the evening of March 28 from complications of the coronavirus. He was 42 years old.
Since she was 5 years old, The Mary Louis Academy junior Myah Mitchell has been dreaming of becoming an astronaut.
John Cherry, The Mary Louis Academy’s 87-year-old custodian, is the heart and soul of the school.
In December, before students at The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA) pressed send on their smartphones or devices, they received a reminder that with one click, what they share on social media can drastically affect their lives down the line.
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.
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.