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Adelphi Academy auction draws plenty of bidders

Guests had the opportunity to bid on memorabilia pertaining to Hollywood and the worlds of sports, politics and music as Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn hosted its annual Fall Auction of Fine Art, Cigar Night & Cocktail Reception on a recent Thursday. … Full Article

Fontbonne Hall students ask, ‘Who is my neighbor?’

Fontbonne Hall Academy in Bay Ridge has started a new program in which students will attempt to answer the question, “Who is my neighbor?” … Full Article

Threat posted on Facebook closes Brooklyn's Bishop Laughlin high school

A Catholic high school in Brooklyn is closed for the day after someone posted on Facebook that the school would get "shot up." … Full Article

Xaverian Open House draws more than 800 students

Xaverian High School held the first Open House of its new co-ed era, drawing more than 800 prospective students on a recent Sunday, giving the teens a chance to learn more about the school, which will be admitting girls starting in September of 2016. … Full Article

Xaverian establishes high school girls’ sports program

Xaverian High School, a Catholic school that will be going co-ed in September of 2016, is busy laying the groundwork for a female sports program. … Full Article

Xaverian students make heavenly music with harps

There are people who believe that they will hear harps playing when they enter heaven. But that heavenly sound can already be heard at Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, where there are three harp ensembles showcasing the talents of students. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney HS welcomes new Eucharistic ministers

Seven seniors at Bishop Kearney High School have been commissioned to serve as Eucharistic ministers by the Catholic Church, a responsibility that includes distributing Holy Communion during Mass. … Full Article

SAT, AP test scores up for NYC students

More New York City public high school students took the SAT exams and scored higher on them during the 2014-2015 school year compared to the previous year, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced on Wednesday. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney HS goes gold for alum’s daughter

Bishop Kearney High School held a fundraiser and tied gold bows on the fence surrounding the school in September to mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and to pay tribute to the courage of the young daughter of a Kearney alum. … Full Article

Fontbonne students guide Visitation girls through STEM

Two of Bay Ridge’s Catholic schools are working together on a project aimed at promoting the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as desirable courses of study for female students. … Full Article

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