Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

UPDATED September 2018: School is quickly approaching, and you still have things to do before your child goes back to school. Prepare for back-to-school season in Brooklyn with a wide range of programs, services, and schools for kids, including aft...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and Religious Schools on Long Island

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and Religious Schools on Long Island

UPDATED September 2018: A private school education allows for more focused learning with smaller class sizes, challenging curriculum, a nurturing environment for kids to thrive, and intellectual minds to help students reach their potential to help ...

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Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Manhattan

Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Manhattan

UPDATED September 2018: Catholic, religious, and parochial schools offer rigorous academic study paired with religious teachings for an education that promotes both spiritual and intellectual growth. Many of the schools also offer art, music, langu...

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Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools on Long Island

Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools on Long Island

UPDATED September 2018: Catholic, religious, and parochial schools offer rigorous academic study paired with religious teachings for an education that promotes both spiritual and intellectual growth. Many of the schools also offer art, music, langu...

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Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Queens

Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Queens

UPDATED September 2018: Catholic, religious, and parochial schools offer rigorous academic study paired with religious teachings for an education that promotes both spiritual and intellectual growth—and you’ll find the best school that pairs teachi...

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The Differences Between Charter, Home, Independent, International, Magnet, and Parochial Schools

The Differences Between Charter, Home, Independent, International, Magnet, and Parochial Schools

Choosing what school to send your child to in the New York metro area can be a complicated decision, one you agonize over for days or even weeks. But what are the differences between parochial, independent, international, charter, magnet, and home ...

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Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

At Holy Family School in Hicksville their motto is ‘making a difference, one child at a time.’ For student Giovanni Kubanick, these words rang true. You see, Gio has Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, and OCD, and in the achievement culture of a Catholic E...

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Congratulations to Holy Family School's Published Authors

Congratulations to Holy Family School's Published Authors

Fifth grade students Randi Bruckner, Mary DeMauro, Melissa, and Annabella Sottile had their work published in the newest American Adventures Series Crazy Creatures. The girls’ work was submitted by their teacher, Mrs. Adrianna Aceste. These four fi...

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Congratulations Holy Angels Regional School Class of 2018!

Congratulations Holy Angels Regional School Class of 2018!

This year's Holy Angels Regional School in Patchogue is a class of 19 students and represents the 95th graduating class at Holy Angels Regional School. These students have persevered through a rigorous curriculum and have prepared themselves for th...

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Graduating Eighth Grader

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Graduating Eighth Grader

This year at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's (SEAS) graduation ceremony, Brianne Z, an eighth grader, was chosen to be the recipient of the SEAS Father's Club award. Every year, the SEAS Father's Club Award asks students to write an essay about what Sa...

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The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

On June 3rd, Sasha Thorne, a fifth grade student at The Chapel School was awarded the Carol and Christopher P. Kinghan Hearts of Giving Scholarship Award. Claire Story, another student at The Chapel School, was awarded the Librarian Sharon Peterso...

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Congratulations to Florence Brownstein Preschool Class of 2018!

Congratulations to Florence Brownstein Preschool Class of 2018!

The students of the Florence Brownstein Preschool at the Chabad of Port Washington marked the end of the school year with a festive graduation ceremony and celebration. The children participated in a moving up ceremony, complete with gowns and caps...

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St. Kevin Catholic Academy in Flushing Installs New Science Lab

St. Kevin Catholic Academy in Flushing Installs New Science Lab

St. Kevin Catholic Academy, a Catholic school located in Flushing, installed a LabLearner Discovery Lab, which was completed for the 2017-2018 school year. The science lab was funded by a grant from the Elizabeth Ann Seton Fund and the Pastors with...

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Our Lady of Mercy School Adds STEM Discovery Rooms

Our Lady of Mercy School Adds STEM Discovery Rooms

Our Lady of Mercy School, an elementary school in Hicksville, has added two educational, age-appropriate discovery rooms for students in kindergarten to third grade and fourth to eighth grades to experience STEM.

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The Diocese of Rockville Centre Launches Financial Literacy Program for Schools

The Diocese of Rockville Centre Launches Financial Literacy Program for Schools

The Diocese of Rockville Centre partnered with Junior Achievement of New York to bring J.A. in a Day, a financial literacy program, to its Long Island Catholic schools.

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Holy Angels Regional School Launches Parent University

Holy Angels Regional School Launches Parent University

Holy Angels Regional School, a Catholic institution in Patchogue, recently launched Parent University, a series of 2-hour evening workshops that have different themes centered around education.

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St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy Adds New Principal and Programs

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy Adds New Principal and Programs

Kathleen Schneck started as St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy’s principal in August and has launched several initiatives including Coding Club at the school.

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Holy Cross High School Announces Coeducation for Class of 2022

Holy Cross High School Announces Coeducation for Class of 2022

Holy Cross is a college preparatory school that educates the hearts and minds of young people following the educational and spiritual vision of its founder Blessed Father Basil Moreau C.S.C. It recently announced a move to coeducation starting with...

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Circle of Friends Early Learning Center Adds SMART Board

Circle of Friends Early Learning Center Adds SMART Board

Circle of Friends Early Learning Center in Flushing added a SMART board in the fall to enhance daily curriculum and introduce new methods of learning.

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A. Fantis Parochial School Hires New Principal

A. Fantis Parochial School Hires New Principal

A. Fantis Parochial School, a Greek Orthodox elementary and middle school located in Brooklyn Heights, has welcomed new principal Theodore Tasoulas to their faculty. The school has also launched new after-school programs.

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Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Launches Arts Scholarship

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Launches Arts Scholarship

Upcoming freshman may audition for a $1,000-$2,000 music and performing arts tuition incentive award for Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in January 2018 with a song or instrumental performance.

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Archbishop Molloy High School Renovates Facilities and Adds Courses

Archbishop Molloy High School Renovates Facilities and Adds Courses

Archbishop Molloy High School recently added new computer science courses, a video broadcast studio, and strength and conditioning center.

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The Cathedral School to Add New Science Program

The Cathedral School to Add New Science Program

The Cathedral School will soon offer Full Option Science System, a hands-on and cross-curricular science program with writing and reading for students in kindergarten to fourth grade.

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St. Agnes Academic High School Launches Health Sciences Program with New Lab

St. Agnes Academic High School Launches Health Sciences Program with New Lab

St. Agnes Academic High School, a Catholic school for girls in College Point, Queens, launched its health sciences program, Futures in Medicine, along with its new lab space in September.

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Saint Ignatius Loyola School Expands Curriculum

Saint Ignatius Loyola School Expands Curriculum

Saint Ignatius Loyola School, a Catholic school on the Upper East Side, recently added STEM classes and a working Greenhouse. The Upper East Side school is also having its accelerated eight grade math students take the Alegbra I Regents.

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Holy Family School Welcomes New Counselor

Holy Family School Welcomes New Counselor

Holy Family School, a Catholic school in Hicksville, recently brought on a new counselor, Brianna Calle, to help improve the student experience and prevent bullying.

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How Local Catholic Schools Integrate Students of All Religions

How Local Catholic Schools Integrate Students of All Religions

A look into how these local Catholic schools have integrated and accommodated students of all types of religious backgrounds.

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Innovative Technology Added to Area Classrooms

Innovative Technology Added to Area Classrooms

Catholic Elementary Schools of Long Island have added almost 800 new Chromebooks in classrooms.

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Saint Ignatius Loyola School Enhances Music and Tech Offerings

Saint Ignatius Loyola School Enhances Music and Tech Offerings

Saint Ignatius Loyola School is expanding students’ horizons with ukuleles and tablets.

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Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five Families Discuss Their School Choices

Five area families discuss why they chose the type of school to which they send their children—parochial, charter, public, or private—and the benefits they found in each school setting.

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East Northport School Offers New STEAM Program

East Northport School Offers New STEAM Program

Long Island Lutheran Day School, a religious day school for preschool through fifth grade on Long Island, recently added a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) lab to integrate the programs into its regular curriculum.

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Temple Sholom Expands Nursery School Curriculum this School Year

Temple Sholom Expands Nursery School Curriculum this School Year

The Selma Maisel Nursery School at Temple Sholom in Greenwich, is expanding its preschool curriculum to include more science, cooking, and interactive theater classes.

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Rockland Jewish School Offers Free Tuition for the Year

Rockland Jewish School Offers Free Tuition for the Year

Reform Temple of Rockland, which was created when Temple Beth El and Temple Beth Torah merged last spring, offers year-round religious school for kids in nursery through 12th grades.

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Long Island Back to School Resources

Long Island Back to School Resources

Your resources for Long Island schools in Nassau County and Suffolk County, after-school classes for kids, music classes, dance classes, art classes, youth theater programs, sports teams in Nassau and Suffolk counties, and fitness programs, after-...

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Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, a private school in Brooklyn, was awarded an educational grant, which it is using to upgrade the STEM lab and continue to support its literacy and Spanish Language programs.

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Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks Receives Child Care License

Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks Receives Child Care License

The Jewish Preschool of the Nyacks recently obtained its child care license allowing the school to open a full-day day care and extend school hours. The preschool in Upper Nyack focuses on Jewish education for preschoolers.

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New City Jewish Center to Offer After-Care Hours

New City Jewish Center to Offer After-Care Hours

New City Jewish Center's Early Childhood Center recently announced that it will offer after-care hours for its students. The center, which already offers before-care hours, teaches traditional pre-K subjects, as well as Judaic traditions and values.

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Congregation Beth-El to Begin Preschool Jewish Education Program

Massapequa temple Congregation Beth-El is planning to begin a preschool Jewish education program to teach Jewish children about the history and culture of Judaism. The program encourages parent involvement, and utilizes group play, and activities s...

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Brooklyn Catholic School Pilots Writing and Fitness Programs

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy, a Catholic school in Brookyln, will begin piloting two new programs within the coming weeks. The school will being a writing program for middle-schoolers called Writing Roadmap, and a fitness program for pre-...

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Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program

JCC Rockland recently announced a full-day early childhood program that it plans to offer beginning in the fall. The early childhood program is now accepting applications. Enrolled children learn Jewish values through a whole-child approach to teac...

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Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is taking steps to raise its Long Island Catholic schools to new heights. The schools now integrate technology in curriculum, offer more extracurricular activities in leadership, and teachers have been prepared for t...

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Beth Am Temple Offers Free Early Childhood Program

Beth Am Temple, which offers Jewish religion classes in Pearl River, now offers a free early childhood Jewish education class at its religious school.

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Registration Now Open for Temple Israel Pre-K

Temple Israel Childhood Center is now accepting registrations for its new pre-K program. The Westport pre-K incorporates Jewish education and technology in the curriculum, as well as students working collaboratively.

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Temple Sholom Teaches Tots to Write Without Tears

The Selma Maisel Nursery School of Temple Sholom, a Jewish nursery school in Greenwich, is implementing the Handwriting Without Tears learn-to-write program for its students this year. The nursery school also features a hands-on, creative curriculum.

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Local Catholic School Brings Preschool Program Back

Our Lady of Wisdom, a coed Catholic school, is bringing its preschool program back for the new school year. The Catholic preschool in Port Jefferson for 4-year-olds is five full days per week, and children learn reading, math, technology, Italian, ...

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Rockland Hebrew School Offers Camp-Like Fun in Classroom

Chabad Lubavitch of Rockland now offers a Sunday Hebrew school for New City children. In the camp-like, fun learning environment, kids learn the Alef Bet, Jewish traditions, and prepare for their bar/bat mitzvah.

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Emanuel Lutheran School Offers Scholarships for Transfer Students

Emanuel Lutheran School in Patchogue is now offering scholarships for students who transfer from public schools, as well as matching funds for students who transfer from other private schools. The school also has a brand-new playground for preschoo...

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Secular Jewish Preschool Comes to Upper West Side

The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism is bringing back their parent-child preschool classes on Sundays. The classes will focus on age-appropriate Jewish values and follows the Jewish calendar, introducing all major holidays, as well as art, ...

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Saint Saviour Elementary Revamps Entire Campus

Saint Saviour Elementary School in Brooklyn recently renovated its entire campus. Renovations include updates to classrooms, the courtyard, the gymnasium, and increased accommodations for students with Individualized Eduction Plans.

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School and Education Resources and Organizations

Here are some organizations and resources that can advise you on navigating tuition, understanding state school evaluations, zoning, and more--a great way to further your own knowledge on this important journey for you and your child(ren).

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