Question of the Month
What important celebration of women is celebrated in March?
Answer: Women's History Month--read the lead story to see one of the ways SCA celebrated.

Question of the Month:

What was your biggest Senior Celebration and where was it held? 

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April 2016
School News
Students travel to Switzerland 
and Italy during Spring Break
Clockwise: Students celebrate at the top of Mt. Rigi in Switzerland; sail along in a gondola in Venice; and visit The Lion Monument in Lucerne. The Coliseum still stands after nearly two millenia. 

From the top of a mountain in Switzerland to a gondola in Venice, students took to Europe for the traditional Spring Break trip. This year they visited Zurich, Lucerne, Venice, Florence, Assisi, and Rome.

They marveled as history came to life at Rome's Coliseum, which opened in 80 AD. They toured Cathedrals with spires that reach toward the heavens, and they saw artwork from the masters. Students also enjoyed the delicacies of the region from Swiss chocolate to pasta to gelato.

Celebrating International Women's Day:
Alumnae share the stories of their lives
Alumnae include top row left to right: Wanda Borges,'68, Marjorie Cadogan '78 and Kristina Dabovic '02.
Bottom row: Patricia McQuade-Koors '63 
and Nan-Etta Watson Mack '74.
St. Catharine's Women's Empowerment Club invited five alumnae to discuss their lives as part of a panel discussion. The alumnae included: Patricia McQuade Koors, MD '63, Wanda Borges, Esq.'68, Ret. Lt. Col. Nan-Etta Watson Mack '74, Marjorie Cadogan, Esq. '78, and Kristina Dabovic, D.Pharma '02.

After the event, students wrote to the alumnae to thank them for the inspiration. Read excerpts here.
Judges Celebrate SCA Robotics Team at States for Second Year in a Row

The St. Catharine Academy Robotics Team made it to the quarter finals at the State Robotics Competition on March  5. The only all girls team with a female coach and only team from the Bronx, the St. Catharine Comets won the prestigious trophy for the Judges Award 2015-2016, taking this trophy for the second year in a row. 
April's Alumna of the Month:
Donna Sicilia Bellaby '86 
Donna Sicilia Bellaby '86 has been graciously donating her time to the SCA Cheerleading program since 2010. From the first day that I met Donna I knew she would be a dedicated and involved parent. She was always so proud to be an alumna of St. Catharine Academy and was happy that her daughter, Tara Bellaby '14 was following in her footsteps.

Trustee News
Colette McCarrick Geary '78, has been named president of The College of St. Scholastica

Now Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at the College of New Rochelle in New York, Colette will succeed Larry Goodwin, who is retiring after 18 years as president, in July. St. Scholastica was founded by the Benedictine Sisters in 1904.
Sports Honors
Sen. Jeffrey Klein Celebrates SCA's Junior Varsity National Championship With A Proclamation
Upcoming Events
Reunion 1's and 6's
Calling all members of Classes ending in 1 and 6. Join us on Sunday, April 24. Register here.

Graduation will be held on Saturday, June 4, at 11 Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Details to come.

HAP Summer Program
Share SCA's summer program with 6th and 7th grade girls who are preparing for the Catholic high school entrance exam (TACHS).

Information for HAP, including a registration form, can be found on the website.
You can read more news here. It will update regularly.  News and Events 

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