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MAP Assessments Help Raise Test Scores

Dr. Susan Miller, Associate Superintendent of Curriculum and Staff Development, speaks with NWEA about the specific strategies we employed to improve the New York State Proficiency Test Scores for Catholic Schools across the Archdiocese of New York in Math and English/Language/Arts every year for the last five years. We implemented a targeted approach to instructing [...]

2019-11-12T16:44:16-05:00November 12th, 2019|Schools In The News|

3,500 Catholic Educators Gather, Celebrate Mass on Annual Spirituality Day

The Westchester County Center was filled with 3,500 Catholic school principals, teachers, and administrators yesterday for their annual Spirituality Day. The day consisted of Mass said by Timothy Cardinal Dolan and a keynote speech by former principal, and current Bishop-elect, Monsignor Edmund J. Whalen. Fios1 spoke to attendees about what makes the Catholic school system [...]

2019-11-08T12:50:31-05:00November 8th, 2019|Schools In The News|

St. Joseph’s School Hosts TEDx Event

Nine seventh graders from St. Joseph’s School in Manhattan participated in one of the nation’s first TEDx events on Oct. 19. The event was hosted at their school and consisted of a celebrity guest panel which included WPIX reporter Monica Morales, former New York Knick John Wallace, and neuroscientist and author Shonte Jovan Taylor. Pictured [...]

2019-10-28T18:16:25-05:00October 28th, 2019|Manhattan, Schools In The News|

Animals flock to Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Manhattan for a blessing

Watch some coverage from today's blessing of the animals event at the school for Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church. OLQM School houses a variety of atypical pets at the school that are cared for and loved by the children. In addition to school pets, animals from the neighborhood were also invited to be blessed. Manhattan [...]

2019-10-16T11:11:28-05:00October 16th, 2019|Manhattan, Schools In The News|

Holy Rosary School is the first Catholic school on Staten Island to implement a sensory hallway

Staten Island's Holy Rosary School has implemented a new sensory path, providing a creative way to give students a “brain break” throughout the school day, and helping children increase their cognition and retention. The sensory path is aimed at aiding children with attention deficit issues, but Holy Rosary has found that this special education innovation [...]

2019-10-16T11:01:39-05:00October 16th, 2019|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

Timothy Cardinal Dolan Celebrates Mass for the “Feast of the Guardian Angels” at St. Luke School, Bronx

Timothy Cardinal Dolan hosted mass for the “Feast of the Guardian Angels” at St. Luke School in the Bronx. Every Fall and Spring the Cardinal chooses one school where he celebrates mass, followed by a tour of the school. St. Luke Elementary School at 608 East 139th Street was the lucky pick this season! Our [...]

2019-10-03T16:31:31-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Bronx, Schools In The News|

Students at Our Lady Of Grace School Get Free Dental Cleanings, Exams

A mobile dentist program called Smile New York visited Our Lady of Grace School in the Bronx to offer free cleanings and exams to over 200 students at the school. "Dental care is so expensive even for myself, so it's great to bring the dentist to the school. It takes away from the parents having [...]

2019-10-16T11:13:40-05:00September 26th, 2019|Bronx, Schools In The News|

Mount Saint Michael Academy Kicks Off Football Season with New Field

The Academy of Mount Saint Michael kicked off its football season this Saturday on their newly commissioned turf field. The field is a part of the new Phyllis and Angelo Mozilo '56 Sports Complex, which was made possible by generous benefactors and alumni who say they are setting the stage for Mount’s future success. > [...]

2019-10-16T11:15:43-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Bronx, Schools In The News|

Westchester Students Host Donation Drive for Hurricane Dorian Victims

Sacred Heart School Hartsdale students do us proud! A group of students organized a charitable drive – even presenting their mission to their local city council – in order to collect supplies for victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The group recalled what it was like to be hit by Hurricane Sandy, and wanted [...]

2019-10-16T11:14:17-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|