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Teen News Flash

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish, Jamaica, invites girls 13 years of age and older to their Daughters of the King series. It is a series discerning true love, relationships, sexuality and marriage. It will take place on seven consecutive Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., starting on Oct. 2. Contact Diana Romero by calling 718-739-0241, ext. 12, or by joining the Facebook group Daughters of the King. Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish also invites all youth to a karaoke night in support of pilgrims to World Youth Day 2013. Join them on Sept. 30, 3-6 p.m. for $5 per person.

The diocese invites all youth to Holy Hour in the Immaculate Conception Center, Dougalston, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. Join them for reflections, praise and a volleyball game. Contact the Office of Vocations at 718-827-2454.

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The TACHS Exam is mandatory for eighth-grade students who wish to attend a Catholic high school for the 2012-2013 school year.

TACHS Calendar

Sept. 27, 6-8 p.m.: Open House with information about diocesan high schools and the TACHS exam. St. John’s University, Jamaica.

Oct. 10: Deadline for TACHS paper registration. Form and fee must be received at TACHS exam office.

Oct. 12: Deadline for submitting request and supporting documentation to diocese for extended testing time accommodation.

Oct. 22: Deadline for Internet and telephone registration.

Nov. 9: TACHS exam for the Archdiocese of New York.

Nov. 10: TACHS exam for the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.

*For more information about the TACHS exam, visit www.tachsinfo.com or call 866-618-2247.

Open House Calendar

Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope, co-ed: Oct. 21, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Nov. 8, 6:30 – 9 p.m. 718-360-2549.

Bishop Loughlin M.H.S., Clinton Hill, co-ed: Oct. 23, 1 – 4 p.m.; Feb. 16, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Call 718-857-2700 ext. 2246.

St. Agnes H.S., College Point, co-ed: Oct. 20, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; scholarship exam: Nov. 1, 4 p.m. Call 718-353-6276.

St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, all girls: Oct. 28, 12:30 – 3:30p.m.; Nov. 1, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 718-768-4406.