Brooklyn Education: Honor society induction at O.L.P.H.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Elementary School was proud to induct Mariam Toribio, Falon Veccia, Priya Patel and Suki Jiang into the O.L.P.H. chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.

Membership in the NJHSisbased ona student’s scholarship, leadership, service, character and citizenship.At the induction ceremony, each student lit a candle representing these qualities. They received membership pins and certificates.

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Congratulations to the middle school Lego League teams and the high school Robotics team at Xaverian for competing at the city championships in March. The Genesis Legosmiths took home a trophy from the FIRST Lego League Competition. They placed third in the city in the Teamwork category. The Xaverian Brooklyn Blacksmiths won the Industrial Safety Award in the FIRST Robotics Competition.

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In March, 32 students from Xaverian‘s middle school participated in the New York City National History Day competition. Students presented their independent research projects to a panel of historians and experts who judged how well their topics interpreted the annual theme.

This year’s theme was Turning Points in History: People, Events, Ideas. Students chose one of five categories to display their work: historical papers, websites, documentaries, performances or exhibit boards.

Nine projects won awards in their categories. Seven projects placed in the top two places in their categories and will go on to represent New York City at the New York State competition, held in Cooperstown, N.Y., on April 29.

The students who will be representing Xaverian at the state competition are: Gabrielle Ayoub, Gianna Dario, Anna Siewers, Abigail Petrassi, Elizabeth Quinn, Susanna Weir, Samantha Fernandes, Stefano Priante, Peter Tuffy and Alienor Manteau.

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Saint Saviour High School students participated in the school’s annual Enrichment Day on March 27.Enrichment Day began nearly 10 years ago as a way to expose students to new adventures, places and activities.This year, the students were able to choose from a variety of experiences including assisting at the Sean Casey Animal Rescue Center, attending the circus, and walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Bishop Kearney High School will once again offer young women in Grades 6-8 (basketball and volleyball camps are Grades 5-8) the opportunity to enrich their summers through a variety of June/July camps and programs. A full list of the programs offered, as well as applications for each of the programs, can be found by visiting and clicking on the Summer Camps section.

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