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St. Joseph's College Presents: Reclaiming Vietnam

Reclaiming Vietnam is a performance by Kim Chinh. It will take place this coming Monday, February 27th, at 5 PM in the Tuohy Hall Auditorium at St. Joseph's College. After rejecting her Vietnamese identity, Kim Chinh travels to Vietnam - the birthplace of her father. As she discovers the beauty of her roots, she is forced to combat the demons of her past and learn the power of forgiveness.
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Basketball Teams Win Their Divisions!

Congratulations to the Varsity and JV Basketball teams for winning their divisions! Varsity finished league play undefeated, easily earning the #1 seed in the playoffs. JV ended their season as co-champions of their division, also earning the #1 seed in the playoffs. Please click on the link for more info regarding the playoffs.
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Quarter 2 Breakfast of Champions

70 students were honored at the Breakfast of Champions with bagels and juice for earning a spot on the Principal's List for the second quarter. These students earned a GPA of 95 or higher for the second quarter.
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Runner Up in the 2017 Make Your Job Challenge!

Congratulations to Alyssa, who won $500 as a runner up in the Make Your Job Challenge! Each contestant had to come up with a business idea and plan. Alyssa's idea is an app called Theater Connect, which pays local movie theaters to watch current movies that are in theaters right at home. You can watch the movies through the app on any electronic device. Her product tagline is "Perfection to the Connection."

"He Named Me Malala"

On Tuesday, February 7th, the AP World History 10 and Women in World Cultures classes, along with chaperones Mrs. Caufield and Ms. Spicijaric, went to the Jewish Museum of New York City to watch the documentary "He Named Me Malala." The screening was followed by an educator led discussion about the film.
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Women's Sock and Winter Wear Drive

The National Honor Society is hosting a Women's Sock and Winter Wear Drive for the Park Slope Women's Shelter. The drive will run from Monday, February 6th until Friday, February 17th. These women are in great need of the following items: new white socks, gently used scarves, hats, and gloves. There will be collection bags in each FA.
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For almost 80 years, Fontbonne Hall Academy has been preparing young women to become professional leaders who serve their communities with confidence and compassion. As an all-girls’ Catholic secondary school owned by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, we are committed to Jesus’ mission to promote the love of God in one’s community, and to respond to the vocational needs of our time. We challenge our students to achieve their highest intellectual and creative potential in science, math, the arts and humanities by providing them with the tools necessary to achieve success in their college studies and their chosen career. Enriched by a diversity of persons and gifts in our school community, Fontbonne develops young women to become global citizens who live and work among people of all faiths and cultures.

We provide a learning environment that not only stresses academic excellence, but also spiritual growth, which is embodied in our mission statement of “unity and reconciliation through all-inclusive love”. Fontbonne has a long tradition of sisterhood that has provided a welcoming environment that invites social inclusiveness and moral support while instilling leadership skills, spiritual strength and self-confidence. As such, our alumnae leave us as intelligent, confident young women with loving hearts and a solid moral foundation.

As you browse the pages of our website, you will see examples of 21st Century learning. This is exemplified by:
  • Our rigorous STEM program that aims to close the gender gap in STEM careers
  • An award-winning visual arts program
  • A Religion Department that explores Catholic identity, while inviting each student to examine her own relationship with God
  • An English department that provides the tools for effective written and oral communications in a rapidly changing digital world
  • A Social Studies department that offers historical perspective on the cultural, social and political issues that affect women today
  • A World Language department that provides students the opportunity to understand and appreciate different cultures
  • A wide variety of athletic teams and student activities that develop our students' leadership and collaboration skills
Our Director of Admissions, Victoria Adamo, would be happy to schedule a visit day for your daughter. Please feel free to reach out to her at and come and see all that our school has to offer,

Mary Ann Spicijaric
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