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Rising Star, Kristina Scarfo

On Thursday, June 22nd, Schneps Communications and Star Network honored over 40 of the borough's best and brightest at the 2017 "Stars Under 40" Awards and Networking Event. Among the honorees was our very own - a Rising Star - Kristina Scarfo. She was honored for her outstanding scholastic achievement, participation in a research project at St. Joseph's University, and her accomplishments as an athlete (4-year Varsity Cheerleader/Captain). Congratulations, Kristina!
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Service Trip to the DR

Several weeks before school ended, ten Fontbonne juniors traveled to the Dominican Republic as part of the ACIS Young Women's Leadership Program. They spent a week participating in leadership workshops and service projects. They worked with the Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project (DREAM), Health Horizons International (HHI), and Movimiento de Mujeres Dominico-Haitianas (MUDHA). The mission of these organizations is to improve living conditions for women and children.
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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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Alberta Gulotta, Woman of Distinction

Fontbonne alumna Alberta Gulotta was recently named a Woman of Distinction by Courier Life's Brooklyn Daily. Her love of romance languages spurred her to develop unique language programs for children in her Dyker Heights neighborhood. Among her businesses/accomplishments are The Little Language Studio (AKA La Scuola Italiana di Brooklyn) and The Kidz Cooking Studio. Her language immersion programs are fun and interactive, using music, hands-on activities, visual aids, props and toys. They also offer culinary classes, a culinary summer camp, and private cooking parties.
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Katie Shines in AAU Circuit

Katie Marquardt, Fontbonne's star point guard, is already regarded as one of the top players in Class A of the Catholic High School Athletic Association. Last season, Katie did it all for the Bonnies - she filled up the stat sheet game in and game out, averaging 10 points, 9 assists, 4 rebounds, and 4 steals per game. She's now playing for the NYC Heat on the AAU circuit, improving her game and impressing everyone who watches. While some are talking Division 1 talent, we're glad that Katie's still a Bonnie for one more year!
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Speech Team Impressive in Kentucky National Championship!

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the speech team competed in a national championship tournament down in Louisville, Kentucky. The team, consisting of Samantha Fernandes, Amanda Curcio, Caitlyn Schmidt, Larissa Mignano, Alexa Vasquez, Kyra Petalas, and Anne Russo, performed exceptionally well. Out of more than 220 competitors, 3 Fontbonne students made it into the top 25 in their categories. Freshman Larissa Mignano finished in 7th place in the category of Declamation! Seniors Kyra Petalas and Anne Russo finished in 13th place in the category of Duo Interpretation! Congratulations, ladies! Terrific job! Well done! We're all extremely proud of you!
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Senior Tech Fair: Saturday, 6/24

A Senior Tech Fair will be held on Saturday, 6/24 from noon until 5 PM at Holy Angels Academy School located at 337 74th Street, Brooklyn, NY. The event will be held in the cafeteria. Use entrance through the parking lot. This event is for Seniors 55+ and their caregivers. The purpose is to demonstrate innovative tech solutions, products, and services that are available. Learn everything from simple computer basics to online banking to Smart Home technology. Please click on the link above for more info.
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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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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 ...
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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