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12 Catholic Schools in Archdiocese of NY will not reopen, 4 will merge into 2 at the end of the academic year

The Office of the Superintendent of Schools of the Archdiocese of New York today announced 12 Catholic schools will cease operations at the end of the 2022-23 academic year. Four schools will merge into two. Extensive broader community research, detailed studies, and careful deliberation and analysis went into the final determination of which schools [...]

2023-02-15T16:30:07-05:00February 15th, 2023|Schools In The News|

Linda Dougherty Interviewed by New York Post

Linda Dougherty, Associate Superintendent for Catholic Identity for Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York, was interviewed by The New York Post for its Catholic Schools Week Directory issue, which appeared on January 25. The resulting article, by Post reporter Mary Kay Linge, is called "Take It As Gospel." The article discusses how Catholic [...]

2023-01-25T17:27:20-05:00January 25th, 2023|Schools In The News|

Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of New York Michael J. Deegan To Retire

Michael J. Deegan has announced his retirement from the position of Superintendent of Schools of the Archdiocese of New York, effective August 31, 2023. He has served as superintendent for the past four and a half years, following more than 50-years as a teacher, principal, associate superintendent, and deputy superintendent. “I am so very [...]

2022-12-20T12:44:55-05:00December 20th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Health Department Issues Commissioner’s Advisory as NYC Faces High Levels of COVID-19, Influenza and RSV

COVID-19 and flu are increasing nationally and in New York City; nationally, hospitalizations for flu reached the highest levels for this time of year in more than a decade. The Advisory strongly recommends masking in public indoor settings and crowded outdoor settings, and other proven precautions such as vaccination, testing, hand hygiene, and staying home [...]

2022-12-12T10:55:57-05:00December 12th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Fox News Op-Ed: Superintendent in Support of Parental School Choice

In an op-ed for Fox News published on November 16, 2022, Superintendent of Schools Mr. Michael J. Deegan urges newly elected representatives everywhere to offer parental school choice for the future of all students. “Parental school choice programs are a wise investment in our future,” Mr. Deegan writes. Click here to view the full article! Learn more: [...]

2022-11-17T13:11:32-05:00November 17th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Students Load Up a Ton of Turkeys for Thanksgiving

On one side were about 40 mid­dle school stu­dents—half from Tar­ry­town’s Trans­fig­u­ra­tion Catholic School, half from The Lef­fell School, a Jew­ish day school in White Plains. On the other side, stacks of boxes con­tain­ing some 1,250 turkeys, des­tined for area food banks in time for Thanks­giv­ing. Help­ing the kids out where some very tall men used to [...]

2022-11-15T17:37:24-05:00November 15th, 2022|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

Cardinal Dolan joins Borough President Fossella as funds are allocated to S.I. Catholic schools

Catholic schools on Staten Island will soon have more funding for programs, services, education and more, thanks to Borough President Vito Fossella’s budget allocation of nearly $460,000. Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York, joined Fossella to make the announcement about the budget allocation to 21 borough Catholic schools during a visit to Blessed [...]

2022-10-26T10:04:36-04:00October 26th, 2022|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York Report Continued Excellence in Test Scores

ELA Scores Up +7.3% Math Scores Hold Nearly Steady to Pre-Pandemic Level Actions Taken During Pandemic Proved to be Difference in Mitigating Learning Loss As the 2022-2023 academic year begins, Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York are proud to report their scores on state exams in both Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA). [...]

2022-10-05T10:19:34-04:00October 5th, 2022|Schools In The News|

NYC Catholic schools welcome students back to class without COVID restrictions

CBS News covered opening day at School of the Blessed Sacrament on the Far West Side of Midtown Manhattan -- from an exciting science experiment, to the hugs and gatherings of friends, students and teachers, the day had excitement and energy. New York Catholic Schools are welcoming students back to class without COVID restrictions, and [...]

2022-09-08T16:36:09-04:00September 8th, 2022|Manhattan|
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