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Inner-City Scholarship Fund Dinner Raises $1.6 Million

The Inner-City Scholarship Fund raised over $1.6 million to help provide tuition assistance for students attending inner-city Catholic schools at their 43rd annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Awards Dinner! The fund helps over 11,000 students with tuition assistance each year: 91 percent are minority students and 39 percent are non-Catholics. > Click here to read more [...]

2019-12-23T14:36:00-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Schools In The News|

Stacy Njimogu of Mt. St. Ursula Featured in Scholar Athlete TV Story

Stacy Njimogu, a senior at Academy of Mount St. Ursula, was interviewed by News 12 Bronx as part of their 'Scholar Athlete' series, which highlights outstanding student athletes. In the interview, Stacy talks not only about her accomplishments which the Academy of Mount St. Urusla encouraged her to pursue, but also about how the warm [...]

2020-03-16T14:46:25-04:00December 20th, 2019|Bronx, Schools In The News|

St. Joseph Hill 8th grader wins annual Catholic School Spelling Bee

The Catholic schools on Staten Island hosted their Annual Regional Spelling Bee on Thursday, Dec. 12. All participants were in grades 5 through 8, and qualified for the competition by out-spelling their classmates. The winner, Charlotte Tama of St. Joseph Hill Academy, felt like she made her school proud when she won the competition by [...]

2020-03-16T14:48:00-04:00December 13th, 2019|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

Cathedral High School High School Teacher Wins Prestigious Design Award

Jonathan Boo, STEM Director of Cathedral High School, received the 2019 Emergent Design Science Professional Award in September at the 6th Biennial Design Science Symposium held at Rhode Island School of Design. This honor is awarded biannually to a promising recent design graduate, whose design skills and design philosophy exemplify application of comprehensive anticipatory design [...]

2020-03-16T14:48:36-04:00December 11th, 2019|Manhattan, Schools In The News|

Four Cathedral High School Juniors Accepted in Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Science Enrichment Program

Cathedral High School Juniors Skylla Collado, Annette Malan, Taiana Corchado and Thais Pena have been selected to participate in Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Science Enrichment Program. The two-year internship program helps high school science students learn fundamental skills in a clinical environment to explore careers paths in medicine. The students take courses in cancer, biology, lab [...]

2020-03-16T14:49:20-04:00December 11th, 2019|Manhattan, Schools In The News|

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 [...]

2020-03-16T14:52:47-04:00December 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 [...]

2019-12-11T17:30:13-05:00November 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 [...]

2019-12-11T17:30:40-05:00November 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 [...]

2020-03-16T14:53:33-04:00November 12th, 2019|Schools In The News|