10/30/2015 - Diocesan Teacher’s Conference Brings 1,100 Catholic Elementary Teachers Together
Annual Professional Development Day Builds Skills that Create the Unique Classroom Environment that Helps Children Thrive
Students across the Diocese enjoyed a day off Friday so their teachers could attend the annual Diocesan Teacher's Conference (DTC) at St. John the Baptist High School in West Islip. The DTC is a Professional Development event designed to enhance teacher's skills, and provide them an opportunity to interact with their peers. READ MORE
10/05/2015 - The Practical Application of Math and Science - Technology Day 2015
Long Island’s Adventureland Amusement Park Hosts 1,400 Seventh-Graders from 35 Catholic Elementary Schools to Explore Engineering in Action
Approximately 1,400 seventh-grade students from 35 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre will participate in the Fifteenth Annual Technology Day at Adventureland in Farmingdale on Wednesday, the 14th, and Thursday, the 15th of October. Technology Day combines work and play by giving each attendee a workbook with STEM learning activities that are associated with a dozen rides on Adventureland’s 12 acre property. These activities direct students to study the rides and observe engineering design principles such as structure, safety, and accessibility. Participating students make notes on their observations and use problem-solving skills to complete workbook activities associated with each ride. READ MORE
03/05/2015 - 34th Annual LI Catholic School Honor Band Concert
Catholic School Music Students from Long Island Perform Together Saturday
The 34th Annual Long Island Catholic School Honor Band Concert will take place Saturday, March 7th at St. Anthony's High School in Huntington.
The Honor Band is made up of students from across Long Island. Because of the large numbers of qualifying students, there are two shows. The Blue Band performs at 2:30, and the Red Band performs at 5:30.
You can find out when your school performs with the list provided below in the 'Full Article' section below: READ MORE
11/13/2014 - Childhood Development Seminar
Free session coaches parents on observation-based assessment
Two of the region’s most recognized authorities on childhood development are being brought together at a free seminar to help parents of young children assess and track their children’s intellectual growth and development. The session, offered on Thursday, November 13th at Holy Family Regional School in Commack will feature Dr. Abigail Jewkes and Dr. Michael Sampson, both of St. John’s University. Attendees will be given tools, and the knowledge to use them at home during at the event.
10/27/2014 - Being an Educator: It’s All About Relationships
Diocesan Teachers Conference keynote speaker affirms power of teacher’s relationships
Each year, the Diocesan Teacher’s Conference (DTC) brings more than 1,000 teachers from Long Island’s 43 Catholic elementary schools together for a professional development day designed to augment their skills and support their ongoing development. The conference, to be held on October 31st at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School will feature an uplifting keynote address by renowned educator and speaker Mark Lukert.
10/15/2014 - Technology Day Celebrated by 1,200 Seventh Graders from Catholic Elementary Schools
Practical application of math and engineering mixed with fun!
PLEASE NOTE: Thursday 10/16 has been postponed until Wednesday 10/22 with a rain date of Thursday 10/23. Approximately 1,200 seventh-grade students from 35 Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre will participate in the Fifth Annual Technology Day. Technology day combines work and play by giving each attendee a workbook with learning activities connected to the 12 rides that will be operating. These activities direct students to study the rides, observe engineering design principles such as structure, safety, accessibility, etc. and use problem-solving skills to complete the activities. READ MORE
10/15/2014 - Group from Norway Visits All Saints Catholic Regional School
Will use first-hand experience to further develop Catholic schools in Norway
Fr. Elias Carr and a group from All Saints Catholic Regional School in Glen Cove will be hosting the Principals from all four Catholic schools in Norway from Wednesday the 15th through Saturday the 18th. The schools will visit All Saints Catholic Regional School in Glen Cove and Fordham University while in New York. Their goal is to learn first-hand how Catholic schools operate in the United States, their unique position in American society, and what opportunities and challenges they encounter. The group hopes to use the information from their visit to further develop the Catholic schools in Norway. READ MORE