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Central Westchester Schools Come to the Aid of 2 Families Devastated in Home Fires

May 10, 2023. Principal Helena Castilla-Byrne, Principal of Our Lady of Victory School in Mount Vernon New York has jumped in to aid two of her school’s families who lost everything in a fire on Tuesday morning, May 9. Mrs. Castilla-Byrne reached out to her own school community and to nearby Catholic schools in the Central [...]

2023-05-10T10:31:31-04:00May 10th, 2023|Central Westchester, 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 [...]

2023-05-10T11:02:16-04:00November 15th, 2022|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

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 [...]

2023-05-10T11:45:10-04:00January 27th, 2022|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

2016 Fordham Prep Grad Wins a Pulitzer!

Tim­o­thy M.Fac­ci­ola of Philipse Manor, Sleepy Hol­low, and a 2016 graduate of Fordham Prep, won a Pulitzer Prize on Fri­day, June 11, for Pub­lic Ser­vice jour­nal­ism cov­er­age of the Coro­n­avirus by the New York Times. He will share the award with mem­bers of many de­part­ments at the pa­per. Fac­ci­ola was part of the New York [...]

2021-08-18T10:49:21-04:00July 15th, 2021|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

Central Westchester Catholic School Region Celebrates First Archdiocesan Principal Appreciation Day

Some schools produced video tributes, such as St. Eugene Elementary School and Resurrection Grammar School, while many decorated bulletin boards with notes of gratitude including St. Peter School, Immaculate Heart of Mary School, and St. John the Baptist School. Principal Tracy Strub of Sacred Heart Grade School was decked out in a distinctive tiara and [...]

2021-09-07T12:51:30-04:00May 7th, 2021|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

Maria Regina High School Chorus Performs Somewhere Over the Rainbow Online!

The chorus ensemble at Maria Regina High School dedicated a virtual performance of ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ to first responders. Watch the videos! Fox 5 News 12 Westchester Click here to see the choir's full performance of this beautiful tribute.

2020-06-01T17:40:34-04:00May 12th, 2020|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

Westchester Family Magazine Covers The Catholic School Choice

Many families move to Westchester County for the excellent public school system. Yet, many also decide that private religious school education is the best fit for their family. Faith-based schools have a unique curriculum and environment that can be beneficial to all students regardless of their faith. This useful article published by Westchester Family Magazine [...]

Charity, Safely at Ursuline School in New Rochelle

Coleen Nevin and daughter Noelle, a freshman at the Ursuline School in New Rochelle, volunteer at the third social-distancing friendly drive Ursuline sponsored to replenish local food stocks April 18. They are pictured alongside goods loaded into the school van. The school community donated non-perishable food items delivered to the New Rochelle site of the Fuller [...]

2020-06-20T13:20:42-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

Cardinal Dolan Blesses Port Chester Pre-K Program

Timothy Cardinal Dolan finished off Catholic Schools Week in Port Chester New York on Friday. Corpus Christi - Holy Rosary School recently won a contract to provide UPK to the city of Port Chester, due to their excellent early childhood program. The Cardinal was there to visit the students and to bless the new building. [...]

2020-03-16T14:44:52-04:00February 4th, 2020|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|

Westchester Students Host Donation Drive for Hurricane Dorian Victims

Sacred Heart School Hartsdale students do us proud! A group of students organized a charitable drive – even presenting their mission to their local city council – in order to collect supplies for victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The group recalled what it was like to be hit by Hurricane Sandy, and wanted [...]

2019-10-16T11:14:17-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Central Westchester, Schools In The News|
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