SCA Online News
January 2018
Alma Matters

Young Alumnae Share Their College Knowledge With Seniors

Twenty-eight alumnae from the Classes of C'14-C'17 returned to SCA for a Young Alum brunch with the seniors on January 12, 2018.  Table conversation focused on their college experiences with plenty of time for Q & A. The returning alum also had a chance to reconnect with each other and tour the school.

SCA Phonathon: February 6th, 8th,13th and 15th

A Catharinite may call you to ask your support of the Annual Fund.  Consider making a gift for tuition assistance or merit scholarships.  Or, make your gift online today by clicking on the link .The phonathon is for those who have not yet donated this year. A donation before Feb. 6 will save us a call. Thank you for your support.
Winter recipes warm up the mood. Enjoy a meal and dessert. Recipes for March through May are still needed.  Send your recipes and a photo of yourself to

Upcoming recipes:
February issue: St. Patrick's Day
March issue: Easter
April issue: Mother's Day breakfasts
May issue: BBQ/Picnic

by alumna Rose Giordano '78
Student Spotlight

Victoria Valeriano '18 Named Scholar Athlete of the Week
Victoria Valeriano '18, a basketball and volleyball player, was named a News 12 Scholar Athlete. Playing both center and forward, Victoria took the court in 6th grade at St. Luke School and has been on the SCA varsity since she was a freshman.
Read more about Victoria and watch the segment.
Around SCA
SCA Students Participate in StArt 2018 Art Exhibition
Three SCA students were among the approximately 90 high school students who had their work exhibited at the StArt 2018 Regional High School Art Exhibition at Concordia College in Bronxville, New York. Thirty-one private and public high schools from the Bronx, Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Fairfield Counties participated in the exhibition. Goals of the exhibition are to give high school students an opportunity to showcase their work in a professional gallery and to build their credentials and portfolios for college. Students from St. Catharine Academy who participated are seniors Jaida-Lee Colley, Kaila Cordova, and Taryn Figueroa.

Read about the Exhibition and view the artwork.
Robotics Team Earns Slot at States
The Robotics Team won the prestigious Design Award at Adelphi University's competition qualifying them for the New York State competition. They ranked second place for the day! 

In an earlier competition, they won the Innovate Award at Vaughn College. The team was recognized for   "thinking outside of the box."
Sports Shorts

Varsity Basketball Team Having Winning Season
The Varsity Basketball Team has more than 10 victories this season as they head toward Tournament time. Watch the website and social media for updates and scores.

Cheer on the Cheerleaders
Cheer Nationals Feb. 8-10
Watch the web and social media for ways to watch and keep track of all the action.
Upcoming Events

Alumnae Reunion for Classes ending in 3s and 8s

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Noon to 4 p.m.
St. Catharine Academy
Join us for an afternoon to reminisce and create new memories with your fellow classmates.

Invitations will be mailed on Thursday, February 1st. Please let us know if you do not receive your invitation. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Jessica Ruiz, Alumnae Director at 718-882-2882, ext. 153 or email at .

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