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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|

Office of the Superintendent of Schools Issues Statement Relating to Mask Mandates at Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York

Today, the Office of the Superintendent of Schools issued the following statement relating to mask mandates at Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York: Dear Catholic School Communities, As you are likely aware, Governor Kathy Hochul today stated that the school mask mandate remains in effect and will be reassessed in early March. Since Catholic schools [...]

2022-02-09T15:21:21-05:00February 9th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Daily News: Catholic Ed. Surges

In this Daily News article, Joanne Kroeger writes: "After nearly two years of a devastating pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the nation’s school systems, the city’s Catholic schools have been experiencing something only a little short of a miracle. Consistent safety protocols, combined with clear and steady communication with parents, have resulted in high [...]

2022-02-07T12:35:26-05:00February 7th, 2022|Schools In The News|

Creation of the St. Mary’s Academy in Somers NY Announced

Superintendent of Schools of the Archdiocese of New York and John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School Announce the Creation of the St. Mary's Academy in Somers, New York Beginning in Fall of 2022, John F. Kennedy to Offer Grades 6-8 in an Academy Setting to Current Eligible Public School Students. Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese [...]

2022-01-27T15:30:47-05:00January 27th, 2022|Northern Westchester/Putnam|

Local Student to Spread Kindness to Dobbs Ferry Residents

In an article written for Hudson Independent, journalist Rick Pez­zullo writes: "A sec­ond-grade stu­dent at John Car­di­nal O’­Con­nor School (JCOS) in Irv­ing­ton is tak­ing her school’s motto to heart dur­ing Catholic Schools Week. Catholic Schools Week takes place from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 in schools through­out the Arch­dio­cese of New York. In cel­e­bra­tion of [...]

2022-01-31T15:25:34-05:00January 27th, 2022|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|
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