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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

This month's spotlight is on Jenna Gaglioti '20. Jenna will be attending Cornell University next fall, with a major in Animal Sciences. She then plans to attend veterinary school to focus on opening her own private veterinary practice in the future. Click title above to learn more about Jenna's achievements both in the classroom and in the community.
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SCHOLARSHIP SENIOR PITCHES BUSINESS IDEA

Congratulations to Alessandra Antonacci '20 on winning Honorable Mention in Seton Hall's Shark Tank competition! Selected as one of ten out of over 200 applications from around the country and globe, Alessandra pitched her innovative idea to the Seton Hall panel of judges. Her acupressure sock was a great success and the entrepreneurs judging the competition loved her idea! She received a scholarship to Seton Hall, one of her top college choices, for her success in the competition.
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STUDENT HEADS TO EXCLUSIVE DC PROGRAM

Jenine Samara ‘22 was recently accepted into the American Politics program at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She will meet elected officials and university professors to learn the fundamentals of United States policy making and government. Jenine has always had an avid interest in history, politics and foreign affairs. As early as the eighth grade, Jenine was a volunteer with the Staten Island Democrats, working and contributing toward the midterm elections. Growing up in a half Italian and half Palestinian household has lent itself to an early appreciation of cultural, religious and political diversity. She hopes to carry this with her through her career. Jenine’s aspirations include studying law and to ultimately serve society as a UN diplomat.
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GOOGLE VISITS FONTBONNE

In 2014, Fontbonne was exclusively chosen by Google to be the first full beta test school for "Google Classroom". We have incorporated the application into our daily instruction and have made significant technological advances in how we operate as a school. To celebrate Google Classroom's 5th Birthday, the Google For Education team spent the day at Fontbonne. They observed our teachers and students interact with the tool, exchanged comments and ideas and ended the day with a cupcake party! We continue to build our relationship with Google and look forward to even more celebrations in the future.
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NATIONAL HISPANIC SCHOLAR

Congratulations to Alyssa DeAngelis '20 who has been named a 2019-2020 National Hispanic Scholar. Each year, the National Hispanic Recognition Program honors more than 7,000 academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT. Students with a cumulative junior year grade point average of 3.5 or higher and score in the top 2.5 % of the PSAT/NMSQT are designated as Scholars.
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St. Joseph's College @ Fontbonne Hall Academy

FHA announces the launching of its Early College program in collaboration with St. Joseph’s College (SJC). SJC@FHA offers a distinct college and career pathway in Child Study, enabling a student to earn up to thirty college credits toward the Child Study major with SJC leading to the BA degree in Child Study. A student who is considering a career in child study or speech pathology takes the requisite, core course in Child Study here on our campus and follows the career path in child study by taking those courses that are specifically required for the major. This course of study culminates with taking a SJC course, on the SJC campus, alongside college students taught by a college professor for a true college experience. For more information, you may contact Ms. Maryann DeLuca, Director of Early College Programs at deluca@fontbonne.org.
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Congratulations to Margaret Minogue for being this month's Student Spotlight! Margaret Minogue ('20) has spent her time at Fontbonne taking 10 AP classes and achieving honor roll status. After last year's AP exams, she received recognition as an AP Scholar with Distinction. Margaret is a member of SAC (Student Activities Council) as a CSJ Leader, Fontbonne's Speech Team and the Students for Soldiers club. This September, Margaret was recognized as a National Merit Commended Scholar due to excellence on the PSAT/NMSQT. (click title above to read more)
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9TH GRADERS ENTER ROBOTICS COMPETITION

Our incoming 9th graders attended the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics kick off event at The Dalton School.
As part of our new G.A.T.E.S. (General Applications of Technology, Engineering, and Science) course, our 9th graders will be designing, building, and programming robots according to the FIRST Tech Challenge's theme of the 2019 year which is sponsored by Star Wars. Students participated in a variety workshops that will help them prepare for this prestigious competition.
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PRESTIGIOUS OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS

Sophia Crawford ‘20 and MariaRose Guardavaccaro ‘21, were both accepted into the highly competitive National Institute of American History and Democracy Summer pre-college program at William and Mary College, Virginia. This prestigious Insitute offers a 3wk course in American History that will include traveling to historic sites, Revolutionary battlefields, archeological digs and places where history lives. Both passionate members of our History Bowl Club, will receive 4 college credits upon successful completion of the program!
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10 VARSITY SOFTBALL PLAYERS NAMED to ALL-STAR TEAM!

When The Tablet released it's Girls' Diocesan High School All-Star Softball Team earlier this month, 10 players from Fontbonne's Varsity Softball team made the all-star team! Congratulations to infielders Kayla Rolon, Alexa Bertelle, and Nicolette Torani, outfielders Santina Arena, Madison Batiz, and Christina DeAngelis, catcher Sydney LaCognata, and pitchers Anna Acevedo, Anna Bolino, and Nicole Gannascoli! Terrific job, ladies! We're so proud of you!
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SPEECH & DEBATE NATIONALS A SUCCESS

This year was our most successful Speech and Debate National Championships yet!! Fontbonne had more than half of the team advance to the elimination rounds. Senior Alexa Vasquez advanced to the final round of Original Oratory where she performed in front of 2000+ people. Alexa placed 4th out of over 230 competitors. We are so proud of our team's success!
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STEM TEACHER AWARD

Fontbonne is proud to receive a Teacher Award from JSHS (Junior Science and Humanities Symposium), sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) for being active participants in mentoring and encouraging student participation in STEM research.
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FRESHWOMEN EXCEL IN CORNELL CHALLENGE

Congratulations to the freshwomen PEaAPS team of Victoria Ryan, Sophia Oliveri, Caroline Brennan, Claudia Mazzaferro, and Giuliana Marino who came in 2nd for the Cornell L.I.V.E.S. Competition!

The L.I.V.E.S. Challenge was hosted by the Cornell chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World, and offered students a chance to make a difference in their communities. This year's challenge was Building a Better Future, which asked high school students to design and analyze solutions to improve the energy efficiency of a pre-existing building in their community.
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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

20 members of the Junior class were recently inducted into the Mother Saint John Fontbonne Chapter of the National Honor Society!!

Each student has exceeded the criteria of a 95% GPA and 35 hours of community service. Students are accepted after consideration by a Faculty Council.
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STEM STUDENT HEADS TO REGIONALS

Congratulations to Senior Renaldine Compere who represented Fontbonne Hall Academy at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at York College. She finished first in her category, and she placed fifth in the regional finals which qualifies her to represent New York City at the national competition, which will be held in April in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Read more by clicking link in title!
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