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Holy Rosary School is the first Catholic school on Staten Island to implement a sensory hallway

Staten Island's Holy Rosary School has implemented a new sensory path, providing a creative way to give students a “brain break” throughout the school day, and helping children increase their cognition and retention. The sensory path is aimed at aiding children with attention deficit issues, but Holy Rosary has found that this special education innovation [...]

2019-10-16T11:01:39-04:00October 16th, 2019|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

Students From China Join St. Clare’s Summer STEM/Robotics Program

St. Clare School in Staten Island’s 12th Annual Summer STEM & Robotics Adventure Program hosted some visitors this July. Four children from Xiamen, China joined the camp as part of a five-day cultural exchange program. The visiting students demonstrated origami and got to interact with students and faculty on the campus. > Click here to [...]

2019-09-05T12:27:02-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Schools In The News, Staten Island|

The Ferrante Quintuplets 10 Years Later (Photo: SILive)

The Ferrante Quintuplets -- the only set of five children born in one delivery in Staten Island University Hospital history -- are all playing basketball for Saint Christopher’s School in Grant City. Smallest born, Amanda is positioning to be center as now tallest of the five. > Read more: https://www.silive.com/news/2019/04/where-are-the-ferrante-quintuplets-10-years-later.html > Read more: Tiny miracles: [...]

2019-04-24T15:16:13-04:00April 24th, 2019|Staten Island|

Rare Disease Day: Students raise money, awareness

By Annalise Knudson, SILive.com 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 [...]

2018-03-05T15:35:12-04:00March 5th, 2018|Region Only, Staten Island|

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

By Dr. Gracelyn Santos, SILive.com 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 [...]

2018-03-05T12:28:33-04:00February 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.

2018-03-05T11:52:15-04:00February 22nd, 2018|Region Only, Staten Island|