Here's a touching story from the Home Reporter about JV Basketball head coach, Anthony Bartholomeo, and his daughter, Allie, a freshman on the team. Coach Bartholomeo has been coaching the JV team for 10 years - and now he gets "the golden opportunity" to coach his daughter Allie, who, by the way, is the second leading scorer on the team. For the full article, click on the icon.
The Speech Team recently went out to Stanford University for a major speech tournament. The entire team did remarkably well - especially Jill Corrozzo, who took first place in Dramatic Interpretation!! Terrific job, ladies! We're so proud of you!
Registration for the St. John's University College Advantage Program Spring Semester is now open until Monday, February 1st. Those who are currently enrolled for the fall semester are advised to register for the spring 2016 semester. For more information, please click on the icon to the left.
On Wednesday, January 13th, students from the Culture Club and Print Journalism went on a trip to Rockefeller Plaza to watch a live taping of the Meredith Vieira Show. The girls had an absolutely amazing and spiritual experience on the trip. One of our students was interviewed on the show, which will be airing Wednesday, January 20th, on NBC at 2 PM.
In the fall of 2016, Fontbonne will implement AP Capstone™ – an innovative diploma program that allows students to develop the skills that matter most for their future college success: research, collaboration and communication. The program includes a two-course sequence: AP® Seminar and AP Research. AP Capstone complements the in-depth, subject-specific rigor of Advanced Placement® courses and exams. For more info, click on the icon to see the Home Reporter's article.
Need an ID Card? How about one that's free and comes with benefits? IDNYC is a free ID card for anyone, from teenagers to seniors, regardless of immigration status. Benefits for 2016 cardholders include one-year memberships to 40 cultural institutions, entertainment discounts on movie tickets and sporting events, grocery and prescription drug discounts, and a card that can be used at any public library in New York. Click on the icon to visit the website for more details on how you can apply for a card! Remember, it's free!
This year's Father-Daughter Dance will be held on Friday, February 5th, at 7 PM at Sirico's Caterers. The cost of the ticket is $160.00 per family and includes the following: a sit-down dinner, a packet of raffle tickets, a favor for the daughters, a DJ, a photographer who will take pictures of each family, and trophies for different contests. Valet parking is available. Please RSVP to either Sr. Rosemarie DeLauro or Mrs. Carol Fell. Click on the icon for the invitation.
Midterm exams will be given January 19th - 21st. Please click on the icon to the left for the schedule of exams.