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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."
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"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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Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

Fontbonne Hall Academy was one of only four Catholic High Schools to participate in the New York City/Long Island Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at York College on Sunday, February 5th. Congratulations to our Semi-finalists, Emily Manti, Maria DiCarlo, Isabella Grillo, Keara Donahue, Alyssa Silvestri, Anette Tikkop, and Lauren Safford. Finalists will be announced in a few weeks. Good luck, ladies!!!
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Poetry Out Loud Finalists!

On January 31st, we sent two students, Cassandra and Samantha (pictured above), to the NYC regional Poetry Out Loud competition. We're happy to announce that they placed in the top 4 of the competition! Congratulations, ladies! What an accomplishment!
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Speech Team Impressive Again!

This past weekend, Fontbonne's Speech Team dominated yet another tournament - this one was held at St. Joseph's High School. Fontbonne walked away with 1st place in Declamation, 1st place in Varsity Oral Interpretation, 3rd place in Declamation, and 6th place in Declamation! Great job, ladies!
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Fontbonne Fun Run: February 2nd!

On Thursday, February 2nd (also Groundhog's Day!), come join us in the gym immediately after school for a 20-minute walk/run/dance - athon! There will be 5-10 minutes of stretching/warm ups - and then you can walk, run, or dance around the basketball court for 20 minutes. Click on the link for more info!
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Fontbonne Students attend March for Life

Eight students from Friends for Life, Fontbonne's pro-life group, joined hundreds of thousands of other students in the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on January 27th. The students were joined by moderators, Ms. Connolly and Mr. Russo, as well as Mrs. Cappiello, mother of one of the seniors.
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Fontbonne Celebrates Women in Sports

February 1st is National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Fontbonne joined millions across the country in celebrating this wonderful day. To see pictures from the day - most of them of our student athletes - click on the link above!
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2017 National Award Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to "Espie" on her selection as a 2017 National Honorable Mention of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing! Only 350 National Honorable Mention Award recipients are selected throughout the country! She was also selected as a 2017 Greater New York City Affiliate Winner of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing! Keep up the terrific work, Espi!
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Varsity Basketball Ranked #25 in NY!

According to, which is affiliated with CBS Sports, Fontbonne's Varsity Basketball team is ranked #25 in the entire state of New York! Congratulations, Bonnies! What an accomplishment! Keep it up! We're all so very proud of you!
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Saturday Night Fever Auditions!

Auditions for Saturday Night Fever, The Musical, are taking place this Wednesday, January 25th, and Thursday, January 26th, from 4 PM until 7 PM in the Music Room! Please click on the link above for the Cast Breakdown.
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