SCA Online News
November 2018
Alma Matters

On Veterans Day, we celebrate all those who have protected the freedoms of our nation by serving in the Armed Forces. This year, we asked several members of the SCA community why they chose to serve and what being a member of the Armed Forces meant to them.

Around SCA

Senior Start to the Holiday Season
The Class of 2019 kicked off the holiday season, and their march to graduation, with brunch at American Turners Club.

Cans for Thanksgiving

The SCA community collected  5272 cans for Thanksgiving! It took three  trips to the Mercy Center, South Bronx, and two  trips to Our Lady of Assumption Food Pantry to share all the food for feasts around the city.

Student Spotlight
Meet News 12 Scholar Athlete: Leanna Mullamphy '19
New Family Association Launches
St. Catharine Academy  Family  Association would like to invite you to join our group. If you are a parent or guardian of a current SCA student please join us on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. for our first official meeting.  

The SCA Family Association will work to:

  • Support and grow our sense of community in a diverse school and community population.
  • Create both a fun and meaningful model in participating in the scholastic, spiritual, athletic and all other extracurricular activities of our daughters.
  • Become role models for our daughters by example.
  • Support the special needs of our daughters through volunteering our time and talents and by sponsoring fundraising to continue The Sisters of Mercy CORE values of building excellence through service.
  • Our success is the direct result of the administration, faculty, staff and parents working together.

Please email Ms. Jessica Ruiz, Director of Alumnae and Family Relations  at  if you are able to attend the meeting.

Sports Shorts
Basketball Season Begins Today 
The Huskies begin their Basketball season today with a game at Cathedral High School at 4:30pm.  Below is the at home game schedule for the Varsity and JV Teams.   Come join us at one of the games to cheer on your SCA sisters! Let's GO Huskies!

Monday, December 10th - vs Preston HS at 5:30pm
Wednesday, December 12th - vs Aquinas at 4:00pm
Friday, December 14th - vs Dominican at 4:30pm
Tuesday, December 18th - vs St. Vincent Ferrer at 4:30pm
Friday, January 11th - vs Sacred Heart at 4:00pm
Wednesday, January 16th - vs St. Raymond at 4:00pm
Monday, January 28th - vs Cathedral at 4:30pm
Wednesday, January 30th - vs St. Barnabas at 4:00pm
Friday, February 8th - vs Notre Dame at 4:15pm
Wednesday, February 13th - vs Mt. St. Ursula at 4:00pm

Thursday, December 6th - vs Cardinal Spellman at 4:30pm
Monday, December 10th - vs Preston at 4:00pm
Friday, December 14th - vs Notre Dame 5:45pm
Tuesday, December 18th - vs St. Vincent Ferrer at 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 8th - vs Maria Regina at 5:15pm
Monday, January 14th - vs Notre Dame School at 5:15pm
Monday, January 28th - vs Cathedral at 5:45pm
Saturday, February 2nd - vs St. Vincent Ferrer at 3:30pm
Monday, February 4th - vs Notre Dame School at 4:30pm
Tuesday, February 12th - vs Cathedral at 4:15pm
Upcoming Events
Young Alum Gathering for the Classes '15-'18

Save the Date!
Multi-year Reunion 2019

Alumnae from 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 & 2014

Join us on Sunday, April 7, 2019,  Noon to 4:00 p.m., at  St. Catharine Academy.

Come for an afternoon to reminisce and create new memories with your fellow classmates. More information to follow.

If you have any questions about any of these events or would like to be your class representative please contact Ms. Jessica Ruiz, Director of Alumnae and Family Relations  at 718-882-2882, ext. 153 or email

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