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Catholic Schools Week Celebrates The Rich Tradition Of Catholic Education

Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It begins the last Sunday in January, which in 2020 is Sunday, Jan. 26, and runs through Saturday, Feb. 4. The...

Social And Emotional Learning

Renewed interest in SEL validates the advantages of parochial school “Everything old is new again.” When Peter Allen wrote this song in 1974 he certainly had an idea about the cyclical nature of life, but I wonder...

Getting To Know Catholic Schools On Long Island

Long Island is home to 42 beautiful Catholic elementary schools. Thirty eight of the schools are run by the Diocese of Rockville Centre while four are private Catholic elementary schools. All of the elementary schools...

Why Do Parents Choose Catholic School For Their Children?

While everyone has their own reasons, a number of significant themes are identified when you speak to parents about why they selected a Catholic elementary school for their children: 1 Catholic elementary school offers an education...

If A College Degree Counts, Catholic Schools Deliver

According to a January 2014 report released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), students graduating from Catholic high schools were nearly twice as likely as their public school counterparts to receive their college...

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Collaboration Station: The Best Artist Pairings The Grammys Had To Offer

Some of the best and memorable performances during the Grammys happen when some of our favorite artists pair up with one another to provide...

Nassau County Shares Halloween Safety Tips

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, young pedestrians are four times more likely to die in a traffic accident on Halloween evening...

Late Summer Gardening Guide

Summer may almost be over but you can continue to reap the benefits of its beauty well into fall with some simple TLC. It’s a...

American Armor Museum Announces History Program

The Museum of American Armor, the Long Island Living History Group (LILHG) and Nassau County’s Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host a joint educational...

Garden City Meets The New York Mets

New York Mets fans haven’t had too much to be excited about this season. The team is currently under .500 and struggling to stay...
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