Fight the Cut in Aid to Catholic Schools

 

For four decades, New York State has reimbursed Catholic and other nonpublic schools for “mandated services.” This has nothing to do with curriculum. Instead, it covers such state requirements as safety standards, state test proctoring and reporting, etc. Now the state is changing the formula for calculating reimbursements in a way that will mean cuts to our schools, even as publics and charters get ever more money. Take action below by sending the prewritten email message or tweet to your elected officials rejecting cuts for mandated services reimbursement.

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NEW STEM LAB COMING YOUR WAY!!!

I was notified by the Superintendent of the Brooklyn Diocese, Dr. Chadzutko, that St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy was awarded an $85,000 grant to have a fulyl operational STEM Lab installed by LABLEARNER for the coming 2017-2018 school year.  This shows great faith in our academy and staff.  We feel very honored to be chosen for this opportunity.  We will be committed to the training and to giving your children the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math!! (http://www.lablearner.com )

TriState Italian American Scholarships

Congratulations to Giovanni, Katelyn, Garry, Madison and their families on being the recipients of the TriState Italian American Scholarships this year.  A beautiful ceremony were held at The Cathedral Basilica of St. James with Bishop Massa and Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello.

St. Rose of Lima Freezes Tuition Prices

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy - Rockaway Beach Queens

The 2017-2018 school year tuition prices have been announced and it’s great news!  The tuition scale has been frozen for 2017-2018 and will remain the same prices and categories as 2016-2017.

St. Patrick’s Parade – First Place Top Youth Group

Braving the bitter, bitter cold, Mr BJ Duffy, Mrs Andersen, faculty, students and families marched last Saturday in the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Parade.  A first place trophy in memory of James Conway Sullivan was awarded to our academy as Top Youth Group.  Congratulations to all those brave marchers!!!

Imagine….

“……living life in peace…….”