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Staten Island’s Catholic Schools present awards to four special community leaders

"Staten island’s got pizazz!" That was the message from Cardinal Timothy Dolan Monday night as about 500 gathered at a gala fundraiser for the Catholic School Region of Staten Island. "Of course, that message can’t leave the shores of Staten Island," the cardinal quipped. He does happen to be in charge of the Archdiocese of [...]

2022-05-19T10:11:31-04:00May 19th, 2022|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

Catholic School students care for animals in partnership with Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island middle school students at Father Vincent Capodanno Catholic Academy are getting hands-on experience when it comes to caring for animals through a new partnership with the Staten Island Zoo, West Brighton. The Zoo and Father Vincent Capodanno Catholic Academy, South Beach, partnered to create the Father Capodanno Animal Studies Program earlier this year, [...]

2022-05-17T11:21:21-04:00May 17th, 2022|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

Catholic Schools Offer Final Round of Parent Workshops on May 24-26 to Support Summer Learning

Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York are offering a final round of virtual parent/family workshops for the 2021-22 school year in partnership with Catapult Learning. The workshops will focus on ways families can support summer learning in the following areas: May 24: Supporting Summer Learning: Reading May 25: Supporting Summer Learning: Math May [...]

2022-05-13T13:15:15-04:00May 13th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Catholic Schools Issue First Report on Social-Emotional Learning & Mental Health Services

The Office of the Superintendent of Schools is excited to share their first-ever social-emotional learning (SEL) and mental health themed newsletter! This special-edition issue highlights some of the outstanding work done in classrooms throughout the Archdiocese of New York in support of our students' academic and personal health. Click here or on the image below [...]

2022-05-10T14:43:17-04:00May 10th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York to end social distancing requirements beginning on May 16, 2022

On May 2, Superintendent Michael J. Deegan announced that social distancing requirements will end on May 16, 2022 at Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York. In his letter to families, Superintendent Deegan wrote: As we welcome spring, we are reminded not only of the joy of the Resurrection, but also of the joy [...]

2022-05-10T14:32:05-04:00May 10th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Day of Prayers for Ukraine: More than 60,000 Catholic School Students, Faculty and Staff Gather to Pray

On Monday, March 28, more than 60,000 students, faculty, and staff of all Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of New York joined in spirit for a Day of Prayer for Ukraine. Please see this coverage of our Catholic schools' Day of Prayer for Ukraine from our friends at the Catholic Faith Network. Utilizing a suggested [...]

2022-03-30T16:59:03-04:00March 30th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Superintendent of Schools Issues Update Regarding COVID-19 Restrictions at Catholic Schools

Today, Superintendent of Schools Michael J. Deegan announced that "informed by our established metrics, on Monday, March 28, principals, working with their individual school communities, will begin to ease virtually all the remaining COVID-19 restrictions before the Easter holy days." Below is the full text of Mr. Deegan's letter to our Catholic Schools Communities: Over [...]

2022-03-24T15:07:01-04:00March 24th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Catholic Schools No Longer Mandate Mask-Wearing Effective Wednesday March 2:

In an email to our Catholic School Communities today, Superintendent of Schools in the Archdiocese of New York Mr. Michael J. Deegan wrote: We are very proud to say that since March 2020, Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York have been nationally recognized as proactive leaders with every major health decision faced by [...]

2022-02-27T15:38:13-05:00February 27th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Superintendent of Schools Issues Statement Update Relating to Mask Mandates at Catholic Schools

The Office of the Superintendent of Schools in the Archdiocese of New York released the following statement today to our Catholic School Communities: As you are likely aware, the CDC issued national guidance on mask wearing in schools. The Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York are legally obligated to continue to follow New York State and New York City mask mandates. [...]

2022-02-25T16:50:12-05:00February 25th, 2022|Schools In The News|

AP Report: Enrollment in US Catholic schools rebounds after sharp drop

The AP reported yesterday that, "throughout the US, families are seeing the value of Catholic education. This year, Catholic elementary schools had a 5.8% increase in enrollment nationwide.” The article goes on to say: "The National Catholic Educational Association said nationwide enrollment increased by 62,000 to about 1.68 million students, marking the first increase in [...]

2022-02-15T14:29:54-05:00February 15th, 2022|Schools In The News|
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