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Rare Disease Day: Students raise money, awareness

By Annalise Knudson, Students at Our Lady Star of the Sea, Huguenot, dressed in jeans and purple to help support two students who have rare diseases. Gabriella DiSalvo, an eighth-grader, was joined by her classmates of the National Junior Honor Society, who helped her raise awareness and money for Global Genes. The students raised [...]

2018-03-05T15:35:12-05:00March 5th, 2018|Region Only, Staten Island|

St. Joseph by the Sea announces 30 ‘Students of Excellence’

By Dr. Gracelyn Santos, St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School is recognizing 30 "Students of Excellence" for 2018. The winners were chosen by school faculty and administration based on academics, sports, extra-curricular activities and more. Click here for full article and to scroll through the photos to meet the standout students to be honored April [...]

2018-03-05T12:28:33-05:00February 28th, 2018|Region Only, Staten Island|

St. Christopher Alum-State Trooper Thomas Karasinski & partner go beyond to help a young lady in need.

By Allison Klein, Washington Post A young woman at a N.Y. airport was sobbing after her family friend was killed in the Parkland shooting. St. Christopher alum State Trooper Thomas Karasinski and State Trooper Robert Troy went above and beyond: they bought her plane ticket home! Click here for full article.

2018-03-05T11:52:15-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Region Only, Staten Island|

Superstar speller wins 2nd straight Catholic School spelling bee

By Thomas Erik Bascome, Twenty eight students from twenty two Catholic elementary schools gathered at the St. Christopher's School in Grant City Wednesday afternoon for the annual Staten Island Catholic School District Spelling Bee. A riveting repeat performance by eighth grader Cristina Diaz of Our Lady Help of Christians School earned her a second [...]

2017-12-16T15:53:14-05:00December 16th, 2017|Region Only, Staten Island|
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