Category: School News

Statement by Superintendent of Brooklyn and Queens Catholic Schools Regarding Remainder of 2019-2020 School Year

May 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 1, 2020 Dr. Thomas Chadzutko, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn, which includes all elementary Catholic academies and schools in Brooklyn and Queens, has issued the following statement following Governor Cuomo’s school closure announcement: “We just learned of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s decision that all elementary and secondary schools […]

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Futures In Education Update

April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020 Dear Parent, As we go through this frightening crisis together, I write to you this morning with some positive news. As so many needs that continue to grow, we are continually praying for you and your loved ones so that we may heal and emerge even stronger from these difficult times. The […]

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Happy Easter!

April 9, 2020

On behalf of our board of directors, the faculty and staff, I take this opportunity to wish all of our families a Happy Easter. Though this is an Easter like we have never experienced before, Easter’s promise of eternal life over death never changes. The celebration of Passover this week and the blessings of Easter […]

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Dr. Chadzutko Letter to Parents

March 31, 2020

March 27, 2020 Dear Parents and Guardians of Catholic Academy and Parish School Students, We have just completed another week during an unimaginable situation that is affecting everyone. For each of us, we have been faced with many changes and challenges. During these difficult times, we need to ensure that we all remain safe and […]

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Diocese of Brooklyn Announces Catholic Academies and Parish Schools Will close until at least April 20, 2020

March 16, 2020

Superintendent of Schools Thomas Chadzutko, Ed. D., has announced today all elementary Catholic Academies and Parish Schools in Brooklyn and Queens will remain closed until April 20, 2020. This follows last week’s announcement that the schools would be closed this week, March 16-March 20, 2020, out of an abundance of caution. The decision mirrors the […]

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School Closing Notice

March 13, 2020

Dear Parent, We received a directive this morning from Dr. Chadzutko, diocesan superintendent, that all academies and parish schools in our diocese will be closed next week – Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20. Therefore, St. Joseph Catholic Academy will be closed next week. At this time, I have no information about closures beyond […]

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Letter from the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

February 27, 2020

Dear Families, This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discussed possible options for what could happen if there is local person-to-person transmission of the novel coronavirus in the United States, including recommendations for school systems to consider. At this time, it is important to listen to facts and not respond to fear. Currently […]

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