Fontbonne Hall Academy

We would like to wish everyone a wonderful, safe, and relaxing summer! ... Congratulations Gabrielle & Mikayla - 15th place in Duo Interpretation at Speech Nationals in Salt Lake City!


We're proud to bestow the honor of Alumna of the Month to Judith Del Ray Grimaldi '66. We are proud of all that Judith has accomplished as an elder law attorney and advocate for the aged. Her community involvement is extensive and she has remained connected to Fontbonne since her graduation. Judith has attended many events, including class reunions and the Fleur de Lys Dinner Dance. She has also shared her expertise by serving on our Board of Trustees. To learn more about Judith, visit our Alumna of the Month page.

What's New

Fall Sports Tryouts
Soccer: 8/22 & 8/23: 9 - 11 AM: Freshmen/Sophomores (Shore Rd & 97th St)
8/24 & 8/25: 9 AM - 12 PM: All players (Taylor Field - Fort Hamilton Base)
Tennis: 8/23 & 8/24: 12 PM - 2 PM: Shore Rd Courts off of 3rd Ave
Volleyball: 8/22 & 8/23: 9 AM - 12 PM: Freshmen & Sophomores (Gym)
  8/25: 8:30 AM - 11 AM: Varsity Practice, 11 AM - 1 PM: JV Final Cuts (Gym)
Swimming: 9/13: 8:15 PM - 9:30 PM: Fort Hamilton High School Pool

News and Announcements

Cross Country Track Tryouts

Cross Country Track Tryouts will be held the first full week of classes. The exact dates and times will be announced soon. Please email Mr. Tutone at with any questions.

Macy's "Shop for a Cause" Event!

Fontbonne is a charity partner with Macy's "Shop for a Cause". Help FHA raise funds by purchasing these special coupons. Just come into school any Tuesday or Thursday between now and Aug. 25th to purchase the $5 coupon worth 25% off regular merchandise and 10% off furniture, electronics, mattresses, rugs and flooring. Shop between Aug. 26 through Aug. 28. No limit on purchase of coupons.
For more information, please call Ms. Gloria Musto, 718-748-2244 x113.

Cheer Tryouts

If you are interested in trying out for the 2016-2017 season, you MUST have an updated medical on file with the school nurse. It is a mandatory 3 day tryout. Please wear blue or black cotton shorts, a white tee shirt, sneakers, no jewelry. Please bring a photo of yourself.
Dates: Saturday September 17 10-12
Sunday September 18 6-8
Monday September 19 6-8

Cheer Clinic

The upcoming cheer clinic is open to all students attending FHA. The clinic is mandatory if you were on the Varsity or Junior Varsity cheerleading team for the 2015-2016 season and are trying out for the 2016-2017 season.
Date: Tuesday September 13
Time 6-8 pm

Softball Summer Clinics

The softball summer clinics will be held at Dyker Park (86th Street near 14th Ave) from 5 PM until 7 PM on the following dates: August 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, and 30th. The clinics will cover fielding, catching, running, and hitting. These clinics are open to all who are interested - and are completely voluntary. Tryouts for fall ball will be held in September.

Brooklyn Daily's Softball Honors

The Brooklyn Daily recently put out there "softball honors," highlighting the best players from this past spring. The list includes 4 Bonnies: Bianca Marletta, Samantha Marletta, Natalie LaCognata, and Emily Manti, who will take over as Varsity team captain this year. Terrific job, ladies! We're extremely proud of you!

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Article on Speech Team

Please click on the icon/image to the left for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle's article on Mikayla and Gabrielle. The article highlights their journey and the successes they've had this past year.

Gabrielle & Mikayla Sizzle in Salt Lake City!

Congratulations to Gabrielle Buenerd and Mikayla DeLorenzo, who once again outshined most of the competition at the Speech Nationals in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our dynamic duo came in 15th place out of 245 Duo Interpretation teams from around the country! Congratulations, Gabrielle, Mikayla & Mr. Herron! Terrific job! We're so proud of all of your accomplishments!

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FHA Spotlight

Gabrielle Buenerd & Mikayla DeLorenzo

Congratulations to Gabrielle and Mikayla, who placed 13th out of over 300 teams in Duo Interpretation at the National Catholic Forensic League Championship Tournament in Sacramento, California!

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