The Tablet’s Back-to-School Supplement

Here is a listing of the stories/content in The Tablet’s special back-to-school supplement, which appeared in the Aug. 25 issue. Click on the title link to read the story:


Catholic Schools Raise the Standards

by Dr. Thomas Chadzutko

Dr. Chadzutko explains the importance of a Catholic school education within the Diocese of Brooklyn.


New Early Childhood Development Centers Cater to Young Minds

by Antonina Zielinska

The diocesan superintendent’s office teamed up with St. John’s University, Jamaica, to form a task force charged with opening new Early Childhoos Development Centers in time for the 2012-2013 academic year.


New Academy in Park Slope

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy opens this fall. It was created from the union of two successful schools: Immaculate Heart of Mary and Holy Name of Jesus.


Schools Office Has New Deputy Superintendent

The Office of the Superintendent-Catholic School Support Services has named Anthony Biscione, who has 31 years of service in Catholic education, as its new deputy superintendent.


Academic Calendar 2012-2013

A month-by-month listing of the important Catholic school dates for the 20120-2013 school year.


Renzulli Expands: Nine Schools Adopt Program

The Renzulli Learning Program, a web-based learning tool that identifies students interests and boosts academic performance, will be introduced in nine additional schools and academies within the Diocese of Brooklyn.


Class of 2012 Nets $11M in Scholarships

Catholic high schools in New York City offered more than $11 million in scholarships to eighth graders graduating from Catholic schools and academies in the Diocese of Brooklyn.


Contest Raises Saviourites’ Awareness About Drunk Driving

St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, and Duffy Funeral Home sponsored an essay contest in which students wrote about the dangers of driving while intoxicated.


Fidelis Care Urges Parents to keep Vaccinations Up to Date

As schools prepare to reopen in the coming weeks, Fidelis Care encourages parents to speak with their family doctor to ensure their families are on schedule with vaccinations.


TACHS Exam Tips

Here are some tips for eighth graders preparing to take the TACHS Exam, the necessary test for admission to one of the diocese’s Catholic high schools.


Futures in Education Sponsors Scholarship Opportunities

Futures in Education is helping families send their children to Catholic schools via several scholarship opportunities.


New and Familiar Faces Take Reins in Catholic Education

With the start of the 2012-2013 school year, newly appointed principals are preparing to meet their school communities and to assume the diverse and challenging role of leadership within the Diocese of Brooklyn.


Back to School Shopping: Five Ways to $ave

Here are five tips used to save on back-to-school supplies.