Catholic Schools Gearing Up for New School Year


While we are all scrambling to enjoy the final weeks of summer vacation, workers are busy in many of the 35 elementary schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre upgrading, refreshing and cleaning the school buildings over the summer.

Here’s sampling of some of the work going on around the diocese.

St. John Paul II Regional School, Riverhead

At. St. John Paul II Regional, Mr. Chris and Mr. Julian are hard at work converting the convent that once served Pre-K into a brand-new Middle School building.  Once complete, the building will service grades 6-8.

St. John Paul II will feature small class sizes, no larger than 12 per class, RTI for middle school students, a state-of-the-art science lab, innovative classrooms complete with BenQ board and writable wall space.

The PreK will be moving to a separate section to the main building where there will be two brand new PreK classrooms and a modern dramatic playroom featuring a PreK climbing wall and sensory area.

St. Agnes Cathedral School, Rockville Centre

In St. Agnes Cathedral School in Rockville Centre, workers are busy scrubbing and waxing the cafeteria floor for lunchtime.  Electricians are working on a new 3rd grade classroom that was created due to an increase in enrollment. Soon to be installed will be a new SmartBoard system.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic School of Long Island

Our Lady of Guadalupe faculty is meeting with all families in the Nursery, Pre-K and Kindergarten will be learning in the school Dual Language classrooms come September.  Our Lady of Guadalupe is looking forward to an exciting year of celebrating culture and growing its program as part of the Boston College TWIN-CS (Two-Way Immersion Network of Catholic Schools)

Our Lady of Victory School, Floral Park

Our Lady of Victory Schools’ preparation efforts for the upcoming school year have been non-stop this summer.  Here is a sneak peek at bathroom renovations and preparations for a new fleet of electronic devices.  

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