Letter dated May 2, 2017 from Tom Chadzutko, Ed.D., Superintendent for Catholic School Support Services, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn.
Beginning in 2017-2018, the Academy will use SMART Tuition, a service that gives families many options to pay tuition and school fees. Smart Tuition
All school information will now be shared on the school website: stpatrickca.org. The calendar is live and can be downloaded to your phone today! Next year teachers will have class pages on the website and we will be totally paperless! Option C will only be used for alert messages. St. Patrick’s May 2017 News
Urge legislators to include an Education Tax Credit/Tuition Assistance program in the state budget – due to be enacted by March 31.
Lawmakers are expected to enact a state budget by the end of March and, once again, they are considering a program to help families pay for tuition at Catholic elementary and secondary schools. While there is considerable support for the initiative, there are those who strongly oppose offering any support to our tuition-paying families. Please take a moment to urge Governor Cuomo and legislators to help families pay for Catholic school tuition by including Education Tax Credits or a similar program in the enacted state budget. Time is of the essence. Send a message to your legislators!
We held our second “First Responders’ Day” on Friday, January 20, to honor the brave members of the NYPD, FDNY, and EMS who serve our community. The event was featured in the Brooklyn Reporter!
Det. Steven McDonald, a police detective who was shot in the line of duty 30 years ago, came to our Academy in November and delivered a powerful message of faith, hope and forgiveness. His visit was featured in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle!
Catholic Telemedia Network (CTN), the education arm of DeSales Media Group, sent Pope Francis dolls to the Catholic schools of Brooklyn and Queens, ahead of the Holy Father’s trip to the United States. Currents correspondent Katie Breidenbach visited St. Patrick Catholic Academy, where the students shared their knowledge of the Holy Father.
Currents education correspondent Marie Elena Giossi reports from St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge, where – in the world of electronic communication – students still practice their penmanship.