By Claire M. Regan, SILive.com Wearing disposable gloves and safety goggles, James Profeta plunked the specimen into a clear plastic cup. He was one of 21 students in Molly Davies' science class at St. Joseph-St. Thomas School in Pleasant Plains who were dissecting sterilized barn-owl pellets to learn about the food chain. ... Down the [...]
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 [...]
By Claire M. Regan, SILive.com For nearly 20 years, the Farrell Broadcasting Network has kicked off each day at the Oakwood school as one of many traditions that are centerpieces of the Monsignor Farrell experience. Click here for the full article.
By Carol Ann Benanti, SILive.com On Wednesday night, February 22, in the Parish Center at Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, Cardinal Timothy Dolan hosted a heartwarming reception to recognize generous supporters of his annual Stewardship Appeal and the Renew & Rebuild Capital Campaign. Click here for full article.
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.
By Claire M. Regan, for the Staten Island Advance For Margaret O'Connor, midway through her third year leading Our Lady Queen of Peace School in New Dorp, life couldn't be better. She's working her dream job. O'Connor arrives at school every morning at 7, eager to greet her 402 students and begin the day with [...]
By Thomas Erik Bascome, SILive.com 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 [...]
By Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel. A group of 33 students representing the Student Council of the Academy of St. Dorothy visited Met Foods grocery store in Grasmere to purchase nonperishable goods for Project Hospitality. Their charitable effort was part of WKTU's "Stuff-A-Truck" Food Drive. > Click here to read more
By Annalise Knudson Students at St. Adalbert's School in Elm Park welcomed more than 150 veterans and their families on Wednesday for the annual pre-Veterans Day breakfast and ceremony. Students honored the veterans with handmade cards, works of art, special performances and salutes. > Click here to read more
On Aug. 30, The Vanderbilt in South Beach hosted a clambake to benefit Catholic Schools on Staten Island. There was music, fireworks and more in honor of Monsignor Thomas J. Bergin of St. Charles Roman Catholic Church for his decades of contributions to the Catholic community. Said Congressman Dan Donovan: "What a wonderful evening to [...]