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Christmas Pageant

stajenka3 The Christmas Pageant, a tradition in St. Stan’s Parish and school, took place on the weekend of December 17-18. Students from St. Stan’s Academy dressed the parts of all the major players in the story of Bethlehem, which included the Holy Family, shepherds, kings and angels. The little drummer boy made an appearance as well. The Children’s Choir, under the direction of Malgorzata Staniszewski and Halina Kalitka, sang traditional Christmas songs in Polish and English, such as "Silent Night," O Come All Ye Faithful," "Pojdzmy Wszyscy do Stajenki," "We Three Kings," and "O Little Town of Bethlehem." A non-traditional song included "The Friendly Beasts," a hymn about the lovely legend that barn animals magically can talk on Christmas night. Continue reading Christmas Pageant

Graduation 2011

DSCF3929Friday, June 17, 2011 was the Graduation Day for 24 students of the first ever graduation class of the St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It was a greatly anticipated event for them. Dressed in graduations gowns they processed from the school to the church followed by their teachers and parents. At the church door they were greeted by priests and altar serves who led them to the altar.

The ceremony started with the concelebrated Mass of thanksgiving for graces received during years of study and with pleas for graces and God’s blessings for the future. The presider was the Pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish and member of the Academy’s Board of Members, Rev. Marek Sobczak, CM. who also addressed the graduates with special homily. Father Robert Czok, pastor of the aligned parish of St. Anthony and member of the Academy’s Board of Members, concelebrated the Mass.

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The St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy Drama Club presented the musical Annie

Leapin’ lizards! The St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy Drama Club has completed another successful year! After very well received renditions of The King and I (2009) and Beauty and the Beast (2010), the June 3rd and 4th, 2011 performances of the musical Annie were met with many praises for a job well done. Our drama club is currently wrapping up its third year. Any student of S.S.K.C.A., in grades 5 through 8, interested in joining the club is welcome. The students have been working throughout the year, rehearsing twice a week, and putting a lot of effort into preparing for the end-of-the-year performances.

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25TH ANNIVERSARY OF TEACHING

IppolitoOur sincere congratulations and thanks to Mrs. Christine Ippolito on her 25th anniversary of teaching our students. A special Mass was celebrated in her honor on June 2. The entire student body along with our present Principal, Mrs. Christine Cieloszczyk and our former Principal, Sr. Dorothea Jurkowski, CSFN were in attendance. Also present at this special event were her husband and her father. As an expression of their gratitude, children from the school presented Mrs. Ippolito with flowers and a scrapbook commemorating her many years of dedicated service to the students of our school. Thank you and God Bless You.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION – MAY 14, 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011 was a very special day for the children in 3rd Grade at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, as well as the children enrolled in the St. Stanislaus Kostka CCD Program. All 41 children anxiously arrived at school and then processed to church. This would be their first time to receive Jesus in Holy Communion.

The church was beautifully decorated with white flowers at the altar and white bows lining the pews for where the children would sit. Fr. Tadeusz Maciejewski was the celebrant for the Mass.

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St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy Drama Club presents…

annie Musical "Annie" was presented by students of the St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy last weekend, June 3 and 4, 2011. Over 30 Drama Club students did a great job giving 2 hour performance.

"Annie" is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations, befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and finds a new family and home in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

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Letter-writing campaign…

In response to a request of Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, the SSKCA “Sharing Smiles Klub” and the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, together with the St. Stan’s Parish and the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, provided for a letter-writing campaign, aimed at the State Legislature to renew and strengthen stabilized rent laws and affordable housing. This legislation was left out of the State budget, set to expire on June 15, 2011. These laws are crucial for the city’s more than 1,000,000 rent stabilized units to remain affordable.

During intermission of a production honoring the victims of 9-11 on Friday, May 20, at St. Stan’s school hall, students from the SSK and Sodality encouraged parents and patrons to sign individual letters to Gov. Cuomo, who supports the renewal of New York rent laws, so that he in turn would have people power to present to the State Legislature.

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Gratulujemy naszemu uczniowi

Nicholas Kaponyas, nasz parafianin, uczeń szóstej klasy, uczęszczający do szkoły św. Stanisława Kostki na Greenpoincie zajął trzecie miejsce w olimpiadzie matematycznej organizowanej przez Diecezję Brooklyńską.

Olimpiada jest organizowana każdego roku i jej celem jest wyłonienie najzdolniejszych uczniów z matematyki. Olimpiada przebiega w czterech etapach. Pierwszy etap to poziom klasowy, drugi . to szkolny. Uczeń, który wygra eliminacje szkolne reprezentuje szkołę na olimpiadzie regionalnej. Zwycięzcy etapów regionalnych zmierzyli się w ostatni wtorek na finałowym etapie. Continue reading Gratulujemy naszemu uczniowi

International Night

On Friday evening, October 22, 2010, the teachers and student body of St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy presented their annual International Night in the school’s spacious auditorium. For a donation of $5.00, parents, relatives, friends and guests learned about many noteworthy historical and cultural events, structures and persons of countries around the globe, such as Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Italia, and the United States.    Continue reading International Night

Welcome St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy !!!

THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234   *  Board of Regents

 RE: ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA CATHOLIC ACADEMY
Brooklyn, Kings County

 The board of trustees has petitioned the Board of Regents to form a corporation to operate a nursery school for preschool children from three to five years of age, a universal pre-k program, a kindergarten for five year olds, and a grade one through eight elementary school.  The Office of Nonpublic School Services recommends that a provisional charter be granted for a period of three years. Continue reading Welcome St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy !!!