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January 2016
Looking forward to the Class of 2020
Accepted students from the Class of 2020 attended the Accepted Students Dinner on Jan. 22. More than 500 parents and prospective students shared in a pasta dinner. They were greeted by Ashley DeLeon '19. "You have made a great decision considering our school!," she began. Read the full speech here.

Prospective parents thanks SCA on Facebook for "a great event" declaring that the food was "yum."

View the photo album.
School News
Iona College Associate Professor Elena G. Procario-Foley, Ph.D. visits students
Dr. Elena G. Procario-Foley, associate professor 
of religious studies, visited with St. Catharine Academy students in the communication arts class. The Brother John G. Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies professor shared her knowledge of Jewish-Catholic relations with the students who were filled with questions.
Bianca Amanini '16
Named National Hispanic Scholar

Bianca Amanini '16 was recognized by th e C oll ege Board and named a National Hispanic Schola r.  T he National Hispanic Recognition Program  recognizes about 5,000 of the 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the test as juniors. 

Bianca is taking physics, theology, AP English Language and Composition, AP Government and Politics, AP Calculus, and child psychology (first semester). In the second semester, she will be taking fashion design and psychology.

Bianca has been accepted to her top two college choices--SUNY Stony Brook and Penn State University Park, which awarded her the Provost Scholarship. She  plans to study either neuroscience or psychology, perhaps double majoring. 

Bianca says, "This honor has helped to distinguish me as an academically excellent Hispanic scholar during the college application process. It has also motivated me to continue doing well in school to maintain the expectations of the program, my family, and myself. "

Carmela Melucci-Ivanov, assistant principal of academics, says, "Bianca truly embodies the attributes of a NHS student. She is a leader, scholar and young woman who is always willing to be of service."

Jewe ls Marshall chosen to serve as
a me
mber of the Community Board
Jewels Marshall '17 has been selecte d to serve as a member of Community Board 1. App ointed by Bronx Borough President Rub en Diaz Jr., she represents Mott Haven, Port Morris, and Melrose as a resident of the Jackson Houses.

Jewels says,  "If you see something and you have the power to change it, go out and make a difference. Your voice will be heard and it will mean something." 
StArt 2016 Art Competition

Three SCA students were among the high school students who had their art work exhibited at the StArt 2016 Regional High School Art Exhibition at Concordia College in Bronxville, New York. Twenty-nine private and public high schools from the Bronx, Westchester, Fairfield and Rockland counties participated in the juried competition. Read more
Sports News

Alumnae Basketball Game is a slam dunk
Alumnae returned to play basketball on Jan. 16. They were joined by the recently retired Coach Sandie Capifali.
Cheer headed to Nationals
Wishing the JV and Varsity good luck as they prepare for Nationals. They will participate in the UCA Nationals Competition at Disney in Orlando, FL, February 6 and 7. 
Watch Twitter for results.
Upcoming Events
Reunion 1's and 6's
Save the date, Sunday, April 24. Please help us find your classmates. Check out the lost list and tell us how to find them.

HAP 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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