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Saturday Night Fever Comes Alive in Bay Ridge

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the epic film starring John Travolta as the fictitious Bay Ridgeite Tony Manero. Earlier this month, Fontbonne was the first school to debut the school edition of the "Saturday Night Fever" musical. We put on four shows and received rave reviews all weekend. Click on the link above to see the article from the Brooklyn Reporter.
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Bonnies Go to Bat for Autism

On Saturday, April 29th, Fontbonne Softball hosted the 3rd annual Autism Speaks Softball Tournament at Bergen Beach. The tournament hosted more than 20 teams. Fontbonne won both of its games that day - and we raised more than $7,000 for Autism Speaks. Over the past 3 seasons, the tournament has raised close to $25,000 in total.
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Fontbonne's Body & Soul Summer 2017

Here at Fontbonne, we're known for our summer programs and camps! Our sports camps, which are always very popular, feature basketball, cheerleading, and volleyball. Not the greatest athlete? No problem! We have a bunch of other programs just for you! We have a writing program, a dance program, exploring languages program, and play writing and/or acting programs. The registration deadline is June 23rd! Click on the above link to learn more!
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Lauren to be Featured in Bay Ridge SAW

Senior Lauren Silverman will participate in this year's Bay Ridge Storefront Art Walk. Lauren was the only high school student selected by a panel of curators, art administrators and artists to participate in the 8th annual SAW. This is an event in which artists create site-specific installations in storefront windows at participating businesses along Fifth Avenue. You can see Lauren's installation in the storefront of Galaxy Comics. It will be on display from May 13th until June 24th.
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FHA Drama Presents: Saturday Night Fever

FHA Drama proudly presents its spring musical/performance: Saturday Night Fever. Tickets are $15 each - reserve your seats TODAY by clicking on the link above to purchase your tickets online. You can also buy tickets at the door. For more info, you can contact saturdaynightfever@fontbonne.org ...
Showtimes are as follows: Friday, May 5th @ 7:30 PM...
Saturday, May 6th @ 2:30 PM & @ 7:30 PM...
and Sunday, May 7th @ 2:30 PM
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Bonnies' Brunch: April 29th!

Fontbonne Hall Academy's Parent Association is holding its first Bonnies' Brunch on Saturday, April 29th, at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Community Club at 11:30 AM. Ticket price is $50 per person. The price includes an assortment of breakfast & lunch items, a salad bar, breads and desserts. There will be prize baskets and a 50/50 raffle. For more information and to RSVP, please click on the link above.
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Fathers' Club Cigar Night: 4/24

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Fathers' Club Cigar Night on Monday, April 24th, from 7 PM until 11 PM at Gargiulo's Restaurant. Tickets are $150 per person, dinner and cigars included. Please RSVP by April 9, 2017 via the Google Form that can be accessed by clicking on the link above. For more information, please click on the link or call Stacy Tsangaris at 718-307-5801.
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5 Days for Fontbonne Campaign

From March 29th to April 4th, Fontbonne seeks to secure 200 alumnae donors over the course of 5 weekdays. Since tuition only does not cover the entire cost of educating a Fontbonne student, Fontbonne depends on the generous financial support of alumni like you! Your gift will help Fontbonne recruit and retain smart and caring faculty members, and provide state-of-the-art equipment and classrooms. For more information, and to donate, click on the link above.
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FHA Blood Drive: Wednesday, April 5th!

Fontbonne is having our annual Blood Drive on April 5th, from 8:30 AM until 1 PM in the gym. You must be at least 16 years old (with parental consent). Registration will take place on Wednesday, March 29th & Thursday, March 30th in the cafeteria during lunch periods. Please bring the consent form, which can be found under the Students tab (part of the brochure), on the day of registration. The preference sheet must be completed and submitted with the consent. Click on the icon for more info.
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Five Finger Discount

Fontbonne Hall Academy graduate, Rosanne Ruisi Braun '65, has produced the film, "Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family's History," based on Helene Stapinski's memoir, which bears the same name. The film will be aired on PBS station WLIW on Saturday, March 25th at 4:00 PM and again on Thursday, March 30th at 4:00 AM (for the insomniacs). Congratulations, Rosanne!
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Conference on Human Trafficking

Save the Date! On Saturday, April 1st, St. John's University will host a conference on Human Trafficking. The conference, entitled "2020 Vision: End Human Trafficking," starts at 9 AM in the D'Angelo Center, room 416. To register and for more information, go to stjohns.edu/trafficking.
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Amman, Jordan Arabic Studies Scholarship

This past September, Gianna applied for a scholarship program through the State Department where 20 students would be chosen to go to a foreign country and study a target language. Gianna applied to study Arabic in either Morocco, Oman, or Jordan. After becoming a semi finalist in December and going through an interview process, she was chosen to be 1 of the 20 students (3000 applicants) accepted into the program. She will be studying Arabic this summer in Amman, Jordan for 6 weeks!
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NYC Science and Engineering Fair Finalists

Two of our seniors, Keara Donahue and Isabella Grillo, have been named Finalists in the New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF). Keara and Isabella will present their projects on March 28th at the Museum of Natural History and compete for an opportunity to represent NYC at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (IISEF) in Los Angeles, California! Fontbonne is the only Catholic high school to have students advance to the final round!
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Congratulations, Ms. S!!

Star Network will be honoring our principal, Ms. Mary Ann Spicijaric, as a Brooklyn Power Woman in Business! The event will take place on Thursday, March 23rd, at the Grand Prospect Hall from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. To RSVP for this event, please email lpedone@starnetwork.com OR call Lori at 718-238-6600 x110.
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NYC Science and Engineering Fair

Ten of our Science Research seniors were invited to present their research posters on March 5th at the New York City Science and Engineering Fair, the largest high school research competition in NYC, which is sponsored by the New York City Science and Engineering Fair and the City University of New York. This year’s top awards include scholarships to CUNY’s City College of New York and Hunter College as well as an all-expense paid trip to represent NYC at the 2017 Intel ISEF.
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