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The Catholic Schools Week

12 Raise Standards_logo v1The Catholic Schools Week starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2013 is January 27 to February 2. The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2013 is “Catholic Schools Raise the Standards.”  Schools typically celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open houses, and other activities for students, families, parishioners, and the community at large.
St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy in Brooklyn is one of the finest elementary Catholic Schools in New York. During the Catholic School Week we ask you to consider helping the Academy by any means. Dear Parents, sign up you children with St. Stanislaus Kostka to increase its enrollment. Dear Alumni, make a contribution of your time, talent and treasure to your school. Dear Friends, support us with your prayers and charitable donations! Thank you for supporting Catholic Schools.  Check our Website

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8gr2012Friday, June 15, 2012 was the Graduation Day for 24 students 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 the pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka parish and altar serves who led them to the altar. The ceremony started with the Mass of thanksgiving for graces received during years of study and with pleas for graces and God’s blessings for the future. Father Marek Sobczak was the celebrant of the mass.

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Bishop Caggiano’s Visit to SSKCA


On Monday, January 30, 2012, Bishop Frank Caggiano visited St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy as we began our annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week. He was accompanied by Sr. Kathleen Finnerty, the Associate Superintendent for Governance of the diocese. Fr. Marek Sobczak, our pastor, and Frank Carbone, the chairman of our Board of Directors, were also present.

The visit began with a tour of our school during which the bishop visited every classroom. He was very impressed with our students and how engaged they were in their lessons, their excitement at using the Smartboard during the lessons, the variety and quality of their work that was displayed in the halls, and their model behavior.  

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Being in a Catholic School Means to Me …..

An essay by Sarah, an 8 grade student of St Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy. Great testimony, please read carefully…

I like being in a Catholic School because I feel much safer. It is a quiet learning environment to me. All the kids are well disciplined and very respectful to each other. Being in a Catholic School is a privilege that many students don’t get. I consider myself lucky to be here. The teachers are very nice here and care about your education. They always try their hardest to grade all of our tests immediately. Catholic School has very strict rules. That’s what makes them so great. Students honor, follow, and respect them so there are no problems ever.

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101 reasons to send your child to a Catholic School

CS Dear Parents! You MUST read this Absolutely Awesome List! It is inspiring and a good affirmation as we head back to the classrooms for another year!  This list was found on Catholic School Chronicle page. You may find a lot of great information in regards to Catholic Schools. But this list is really great.

Why should you send your children to a Catholic school? So they can experience:

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interesting picture…

oleksiak On one of the Polish Website on culture you can read an article about a Polish artist. There is also this picture. Do you recognize the place on the picture? Of course it is our St. Stanislaus Kostka school auditorium!!!  Mrs. Agata Oleksiak, Polish-born, New York-based artist has spent the last eight years enveloping everything from bicycles to Wall Street’s "Charging Bull" sculpture to her own East Village apartment in a camouflage-patterned crochet.

Read more about her:

on her home website   or on the  Wall Street Journal

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week begins today. Please read some thoughts on Catholic Schools taken from the letters of  Rev. Peter A. Rosazza, Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford and Salvatore R. Matano, Bishop of Burlington, who plead with us – Support Our Catholic Schools – they real treasure for Our Church and Our Society.

The US Conference of Bishops’ document states: “The Catholic community is encouraged at every level to support the work of our Catholic elementary and secondary schools, keeping them available and accessible to as many parents  Continue reading Catholic Schools Week

Confirmation Program Enrollment

Thirty-five students, 27 from St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy and 8 from the English Religious Education Program, were enrolled in the Confirmation Preparation Program of St. Stan’s Parish at the 9:00 AM Mass on World Mission Sunday, October 24, 2010.  Parents and relatives of the students were present to support their children in the Confirmation process.  Rev. Marek Sobczak, CM, pastor, was the celebrant and Rev. Joseph Szpilski, CM, the homilist.

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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

Anniversary of Martyrdom

Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth have played a very important role in our parish of St. Stanislaus Kostka for many years. They used to administer the parochial school, they served as teachers and leaders in the school and in the parish for many years. They still are involved in the life of the parish by helping with the school, teaching the CCD program, leading children in prayers, participating in spiritual programs and devotions. We would like to tell you more about this religious community.

Just a few days ago the Sisters had celebrated a sad but also a powerful commemoration. During the Second World War (1939 –  1945) people living on Polish soil were persecuted for their national identity and faith.  Continue reading Anniversary of Martyrdom