Principals at Forefront During COVID-19

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. 

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.