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Moore Catholic High School Choir Opens Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 19!

The Moore Catholic High School choir will be opening for the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 19. These 32 Staten Island high school students will be singing an a capella version of “Hallelujah” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” on the world-famous New York City stage. The choir’s fellow [...]

2019-12-04T16:08:36-05:00December 4th, 2019|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

St John School Kingsbridge Helps Pay Tuition for Student Who Lost All in House Fire

When a fire ravaged a St. John's School of Kingsbridge student's home, principal Melissa Moore stepped in. With the help of Inner-City Scholarship Fund, the majority of this student's tuition was covered, and young Sachila is able to stay at the school he calls home. This is a heartwarming story of how Catholic schools step [...]

2019-11-19T15:27:17-05:00November 19th, 2019|Bronx, Schools In The News, Uncategorized|

Staten Island’s St. Adalbert School Students Welcome Veterans at Annual Breakfast

Students at St. Adalbert School in Staten Island hosted their Annual pre-Veterans Day breakfast and assembly for over 100 veterans and their families last Wednesday. The students gifted handmade cards and hearts to the veterans, performed patriotic songs, and took part in the White Table Ceremony -- a remembrance of Veterans who are missing in [...]

2019-11-13T16:44:36-05:00November 13th, 2019|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

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|