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

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

UPDATED July 2019: 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 after-sc...

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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 July 2019: 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 them ...

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Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Manhattan

Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Manhattan

UPDATED July 2019: If you’re looking for a Catholic prep school, parochial school, or a private pre-K or early childhood program for your child in Manhattan, our directory has you covered. Catholic, religious, and parochial schools offer rigorous a...

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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 July 2019: 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, language, ...

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Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Queens

Catholic Schools, Religious Schools, and Parochial Schools in Queens

UPDATED July 2019: Catholic schools, religious schools, 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 p...

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Ashley Hess Earns 2019 Angel Award at Academy of the Holy Angels

Ashley Hess Earns 2019 Angel Award at Academy of the Holy Angels

Just days after graduating Second in Merit from the Academy of the Holy Angels, scholar athlete Ashley Hess of Cedar Grove received the Angel Award, the most prestigious honor an AHA varsity athlete can attain. Hess received her award at the Parent...

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Workmen's Circle Midtown School to Move to Manny Cantor Center in the Lower East Side

Workmen's Circle Midtown School to Move to Manny Cantor Center in the Lower East Side

Since it's founding in 1900 by Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, the Workmen's Circle schools—shuln in Yiddish—have provided children and families with a vibrant connection to Jewish culture, Yiddish, and social justice. Now, they are excited ...

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Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Pearl River Student Earns Metro Acting Award

Rianna LeHane’s magnificent stage presence recently earned her a Metropolitan High School Theater (“Metro”) Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. LeHane, a recent graduate of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, was honore...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Seniors Visit Columbia's Microsurgery Training Lab

Academy of the Holy Angels Seniors Visit Columbia's Microsurgery Training Lab

A few weeks before their graduation from the Academy of the Holy Angels, four seniors became the first AHA students to visit the micro lab at Columbia University. This venue is one of the world’s premier microsurgery training labs.

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Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

An adventurous group of students from the Academy of the Holy Angels recently spent a week at Oxford University’s Pembroke College and immersed themselves in a “bespoke” course— one tailor-made for them. This is the second spring the critical think...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Discovering silverfish in the shower may not be pleasant, but Academy of the Holy Angels freshman Natasha Dhanrajani managed to turn the encounter on its ear by seeing the scene as a piece of live art. The result was “Silverfish,” an evocative nonf...

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AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

Ninety-five trout that were raised in a biology classroom at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, are now swimming in the Saddle River. Environmental science teacher Erica Pritchard guided her class as they evaluated the river an...

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Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

An intensive, five-year Middle States self-study at the Academy of the Holy Angels recently culminated in the successful Sustaining Excellence Colloquium. This event was so notable that Middle States Association President Henry Cram and Associate D...

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Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School Launches Summer Program

The Temple Sholom Selma Maisel Nursery School is making a splash this summer by offering rising 3- and 4-year-olds and kindergarteners the opportunity to experience the same great curriculum in a new summer format.

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Students of Academy of Holy Angels Inducted into Musical Honor Society

Students of Academy of Holy Angels Inducted into Musical Honor Society

Several of the finest vocalists and instrumental musicians from the Academy of the Holy Angels are now members of Tri-M, the Modern Music Masters Honor Society. In addition to their musical accomplishments, eligible Tri-M members must also demonstr...

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Academy of Holy Angels Student is Ranked First Among NJ Ski Racers

Academy of Holy Angels Student is Ranked First Among NJ Ski Racers

For the third consecutive year, Mahwah resident Sydney Loverich has been ranked as New Jersey’s No. 1 ski racer in the United States Ski and Snowboard Association/New Jersey Ski Racing Association’s U19 division.

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Whispering Pines SDA School Hosts International Korean Language Teacher

Whispering Pines SDA School Hosts International Korean Language Teacher

The Whispering Pines Seventh-day Adventist School in Old Westbury recently hosted Ms. Claire Lee, a teaching intern from South Korea, as part of its Korean language and culture program. The program, started in 2012, is open to all Whispering Pines ...

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The Diocese of Rockville Centre is Partnering with Rosetta Stone for New Language Program

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is Partnering with Rosetta Stone for New Language Program

In September ten Catholic schools under the Dioceses of Rockville Centre began working with Rosetta Stone to provide more language learning options. Students now have the opportunity to choose between six languages, Spanish, French, German, Polish,...

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How to Prepare for High School Admissions

How to Prepare for High School Admissions

Growing up is tough, between falling outs with friends and finding out how to get involved in politics for the first time, even without the stress of high school. Nowadays, kids don't have to worry just about going to high school (as scary as that ...

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Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Introduces STEAM Programs

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Introduces STEAM Programs

This September, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in East Elmhurst introduced a variety of STEAM initiatives into the curriculum, with exciting programs and speakers to come in January. Some of the new initiatives at the Queens Catholic schoo...

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Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Academy of the Holy Angels is no stranger to charity, from their students’ fundraising efforts for dental care on World Smile Day, to their ongoing project to provide support to victims of Hurricane Maria. This time however, the Academy is giving b...

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Academy of Holy Angels Students Raise Money for Crucial Medical Care of World Smile Day

Academy of Holy Angels Students Raise Money for Crucial Medical Care of World Smile Day

A child's smile is one of the first milestones new parents have to look forward to, but for parents of children with a cleft lip or palate, that journey is a long and arduous one. To help these families students at The Academy of the Holy Angels ce...

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Holy Angels Regional School Offers New Programs Centered Around This Year's Kindness Matters Theme

Holy Angels Regional School Offers New Programs Centered Around This Year's Kindness Matters Theme

The Holy Angels Regional School started a Father's Club with the first meeting on September 27. The club aims to support family engagement. The Father's Club relates to this year's kindness matters theme: "One Body, One Spirit, One Community... Uni...

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Long-Time Teacher Becomes New Principal at Beth Am Religious School

Long-Time Teacher Becomes New Principal at Beth Am Religious School

Starting this school year, long-time teacher Karen Herskowitz became the new principal at Beth Am Religious School in Pearl River. The school is also introducing a new program in which students will get the opportunity to lead Shabbat services at l...

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Elementary Schools Under the Diocese of Rockville Centre Integrate STREAM Learning into Curriculum

Elementary Schools Under the Diocese of Rockville Centre Integrate STREAM Learning into Curriculum

Saint John Paul II Regional School, one of the 41 elementary schools under the Diocese of Rockville Centre, will be the first Catholic school in the New York Metropolitan Area to integrate STREAM learning into the curriculum when it opens its doors...

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How Two Academy of Holy Angels Students Are Continuing to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

How Two Academy of Holy Angels Students Are Continuing to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

A year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, high school students from the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey are still helping the people who were hit the hardest. Fiesta4Hope, an organization they launched, has already raised...

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First Hebrew Congregation in Northern Westchester Launches JKids Program This October

First Hebrew Congregation in Northern Westchester Launches JKids Program This October

Jkids, at First Hebrew Congregation, is Northern Westchester’s newest opportunity for Jewish and interfaith families with preschoolers to connect with each other through creative and social activities. It meets one Sunday morning each month, from ...

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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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