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TMLA Group Works to Restore Ecosystem

TMLA Group Works to Restore Ecosystem at Seagirt Avenue Wetlands, Far Rockaway Members of the Mary Louis Academy’s Service, Learning, and Leadership Program volunteered on Nov. 20 at Seagirt Avenue Wetlands in Far Rockaway. Twelve students, alongside SLL Advisors Mrs. Josephine Russo and Ms. Ali Pepe, planted new grasses, put up a goose fence, and cut back an invasive species in order to

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Fontbonne Hall Has Received a $500,000 Donation from the Sisters of St. Joseph

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Fontbonne Hall has been awarded a $500,000 donation from the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood. The Science Suite represents the first phase of Fontbonne’s ambitious, multi-phase initiative to modernize Ita Ford, its main academic building. In addition to this donation, Fontbonne Hall has raised a significant amount of

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TMLA $200,000 CHALLENGE MATCH

We are very excited to announce that this year Giving Tuesday at TMLA will be bigger than ever before!  Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous alumna, every gift made to The Mary Louis Academy on Giving Tuesday (November 30th) will be automatically DOUBLED up to $200,000! Our TMLA Family has the amazing opportunity to raise over $400,000 for the education

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SHA Sophomores Brentwood Retreat

SHA sophomores went to Brentwood on retreat this week. They explored and learned more about the history and charism of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. This charism calls us all to live in relationship with God, our neighbor, and all of God’s creation. The students went on the Cosmic Walk and learned about the development of earth from its beginnings.

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pies from The Garden Ministry

Pumpkin pies will be available for Thanksgiving at The Garden Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Every pie is homemade with love  using Long Island cheese pumpkins grown by the Garden Ministry. The Long Island cheese pumpkin is one of the oldest heirloom squash varieties cultivated in America. They were a regional favorite until seed retailers began to replace

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TMLA Students Celebrated the Day of the Girl on the Today Show

On October 11th, Mary Louis students were in the live audience for the Today Show to help celebrate the International Day of the Girl! Our Mary Louis women were able to learn more about the lives of young women who have fled to the United States from Afghanistan and the freedoms they get to enjoy themselves. Olivia Zino (‘22) and

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SHA Environmental Action Group Helps Clean Long Beach

The brand new Environmental Action Club at Sacred Heart Academy partnered with the Long Beach Clean Up society and over 115 SHA students helped clean Long Beach on Sunday, October 24th. The head officers of the club (Co-Presidents: Sophia Paesano, Caitlin O’Hara) and members Maggie McGovern, and Mae O’Malley were eloquent in talking with the members of the Long Beach

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SHA Students have Junior Retreat in Brentwood

Students on SHA’s Junior Retreat joined the Sisters of St. Joseph for a day in nature to reflect upon the spirituality of the CSJ. “Flowing from a deep desire for communion with God and every kind of neighbor, we experience the prayer of Christ happening within us” and “That all may be one.’” SHA students experienced the Cosmic Walk, visited the

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Academia Maria Reina Students Visit the Rain Forest

Academia María Reina in Puerto Rico is one of the schools of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, NY. The students in the Advanced Placement Environmental Sciences courses, and four of their parents, visited the Yunque as part of the course’s field experiences. There they learned about the history and succession that the forest has passed through and its

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BKHS Honored With Bishop Kearney Way

In his remarks Councilman Justin Brannan, sponsor of the bill to name the corner of 60th street and Bay Parkway Bishop Kearney Way, stated that the school has had such a big impact on the community that it deserves to have a street named after it. Bishop Kearney High School has closed its doors but the school’s legacy will remain

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