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Open House Registration Here

We are welcoming all families to join us on Saturday, October 20th for our Fall Open House. Learn about our mission, culture, academics, athletics, tour our beautiful campus and speak to our students!

Please register online before the event. Click the link above for the registration form. We look forward to meeting our future Bonnies!
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Golf & Tennis Classic

Our Annual Golf and Tennis Classic is a full day of sports, food and fun!! Join us on October 18th as we honor Steve Oliver and Patti O'Leary Proseus at the Hempstead Golf & Country Club on Long Island. This yearly event benefits our Annual Fund and is the perfect setting for outdoor entertainment with our Fontbonne community. Personal and business event sponsorships are available by calling Effie Maldari at 718-748-2244 x 134. RSVP to Stacy Tsangaris at 718-748-2244 x134.
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Student Donates Time and Funds

Alexa Giambra '22, prepared Rice Krispies treats, chocolate covered pretzels and lemonade for her donation stand. All the proceeds were donated directly to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society which is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Alexa also participated in the Heart Walk in May and plans on doing so again this year.
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AP Capstone Milestone

The first class of students went through the AP Capstone program.
This new, two-year College Board AP sequence includes AP Seminar in 11th grade and AP Research in 12th grade. At the culmination of the program, students in AP Research write a 4,000-5,000 word paper on a research topic of their own choosing. Students then present and defend the research, just like at a university setting. The seniors completed their presentations to the board which consisted of the AP Research teacher, Mr. Ugenti, AP Seminar Teacher: Ms. Stevenson, and Assistant Principal: Mrs. Wierzbowski. Congratulations to all the program members!
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Online Store now open!

Fontbonne Hall Academy Online Store is now open. This is a customizable fan gear site - for everyone! Are you in a club or play a sport? You can customize your hoodie, jacket, shirt, pants, etc. with your club/sport name. You can also customize the colors, "fan gear" logos, sizes, etc. Have fun creating!
Order by Saturday 12/23 and you'll receive 15% off any order over $75 by using code HOLIDAY17
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2017 Golf and Tennis Classic

This year, to celebrate Fontbonne's 80th anniversary, the 2017 Golf and Tennis Classic will be held at the Hempstead Golf and Country Club on Thursday, October 19th. For more details and information, please call or email Gloria Musto at 718-748-0047 or musto@fontbonne.org. For tickets to the Classic, please click on the link above.
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In response to the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood would like to share this message - please click on the title above for larger text - and the entire message.
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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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Track Time Trial, Workouts, & Practice

Summer workouts will be held on the following Thursdays from 6:30 PM until 7:45 PM: 8/24, 8/31, and 9/7. Meet at the school. The 1.5 mile Time Trial will take palce on Thursday, September 14th at 3:45 PM. The time trial will determine your place on either the Varsity or JV teams. Running over the next few weeks will help you prepare. Weekly practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30 PM, beginning the week after the time trial. Each practice will end just past 5:30 PM. Practices will be held across the street from the school - either in Shore Road Park or along the bike path.
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Lacrosse Clinics

Fontbonne Lacrosse will hold free clinics on Wednesdays and Saturdays through the end of August. Wednesday clinics, held on 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, and 8/23, will be from 5 PM until 7 PM at Shore Road Park (enter at 3rd Ave). Saturday clinics, held on 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, and 8/26, will be from 10 AM until 12 PM - location TBD. Players must bring LAX goggles, mouthpieces, and plenty of water. Clinics are open to all junior high and high school girls. If you have any questions, please email Coach Ralph Bianco at bianco@fontbonne.org.
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Softball Clinic

Fontbonne Softball will hold clinics on the following dates: August 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 22nd, and 24th. On August 1st, 22nd, and 24th, the clinic will be held at Dyker Park. On all other dates, the clinics will be held at St. Pat's field. All clinics will run from 4 PM until 6:30 PM. If you have any questions, please email fmarinello@fontbonne.org.
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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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