Awards and Accolades

Our Students Achieve

Our well-rounded, holistic approach to education drives achievement and results in accolades for our schools and our students.

Our schools and the young women who attend them have many accolades to celebrate. Here are a few seals that represent achievements, but they are truly just a small glimpse into all that we have accomplished together and individually at the Sisters of St. Joseph Schools.

 

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School Merits

Academia Maria Reina

  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Bishop Kearney High School

  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • 1st place, Algebra 2, Division 2 Educontest ('15-'16 School Year)
  • 2016 Best Marching Band in Park Slope
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, The Tablet's Keep Christ in Christmas Art Contest ('15-'16 School Year)
  • Recognition at the House of Representatives Artistic Discovery Congressional Art Competition ('15-'16 School Year)
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, Second District Dental Society Art Contest 11th - 12th Grade Division ('15-'16 School Year)
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, Second District Dental Society Art Contest 9th - 10th Grade Division ('15-'16 School Year)
  • Six Winners in the "Police Commissioner For a Day" Essay Contest ('15-'16 School Year)
  • Top Prize in the Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest ('15-'16 School Year)
  • 2016 Brooklyn Queens Champion JV Volleyball
  • 2016 Division B Swimming Champions
  • 2016 Brooklyn Queens Champion Step Team
  • 2016 Spirit Award Cheerleading
  • 2016 State Championship Qualifiers Indoor Outdoor Track: 800 m, 1500 m and 3000 m
  • 2016 Brooklyn Queens 2nd Place Varsity Basketball, JV Softball, Varsity Volleyball
  • 2016 Brooklyn Queens Champion JV Volleyball

Fontbonne Hall academy

  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Fontbonne speech team earned several awards from competitions at Yale, Harvard, Princeton and Columbia Universities, as well as national competitions in Sacramento, Ca. and Salt Lake City, Ut.
  • Fontbonne Senior named a Commended Scholar in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program
  • Fontbonne Senior named a National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar
  • Only Catholic high school in New York City to implement the AP Capstone Program offered from The College Board 
  • Partners with Brown University to promote STEM education for girls
  • First full school to pilot Google Classroom
  • Major Art 3 members awarded 14 Gold medals for participation participation in  the Annual Halloween Poster and Storefront Window Painting Contest sponsored by the Bay Ridge Community Council 
  • 59% of the 2016 graduating class earned Advanced Regents Diplomas

Sacred Heart Academy

  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Chartered by New York State Board of Regents
  • Nationally Recognized School of Excellence
  • Full membership in the National Catholic Educational Association
  • Athletic teams consistently ranked among the Top Ten Teams on Long Island
  • 2016 NYSCHSAA Varsity Softball Champions
  • 2016 Newsday #1 Best Varisty Softball Team on Long Island
  • 2016 NYSCHSAA Varisty Soccer Champions
  • 2016 CHSAA Athlete of the Year, Kelli Schmidt '16
  • 2016 CHSAA Scholar Athlete, Emily Sanford '16
  • 2016 CHSAA Baskbetball Coach of the Year, Dennis O'Brien
  • 2016 CHSAA Lacrosse Coach of the Year, Morgan O'Connor '02
  • 2016 Newsday Coach of the Year, Theresa Longenecker '03

St. Joseph High school

  • One of five schools across the nation chosen at Ultimaker Pioneers to participate in 3D printer build.
  • J.P. Morgan Chase "Code for Good Challenge" - Atta-Ofori Gould won second place at the Hackathon held on October 28, 2016
  • JV Oral Interpretation SJHS took 1st through 8th place at the TMLA Speech tournament in Fall 2016. In Varsity Oral Interpretation SJHS took 1st through 4th place and 7th place.
  • SJHS took 1st through 4th place and 6th place in Oral Interpretation on October 22, 2016 at the Xaverian High School Tournament. In Varsity Oral Interpretation, SJHS took 3rd, 7th and 8th place. In Dramatic performance - SJHS took 5th place.
  • High School Press Awards: The Tablet - Best Photograph 3rd place, The Tablet - Best Front Page Honorable Mention, The Tablet - Best Op-Ed 2nd place

The Mary Louis Academy

  • Students are consistently among those recognized by The National Merit Scholarship Program, National Achievement Scholarship Program for Black Americans, and The National Hispanic Recognition Program.
  • All students receive the New York State Regents Diploma.
  • 80% receive the New York State Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation, New York State’s highest standard.
  • With 29 competitive teams, our athletic program is the largest high school athletic program for girls in the City of NY, with teams that have won numerous state, city, and diocesan championships.
  • Ranked on the Best Private Schools in NYC

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