LEARNING CONTINUES IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN BROOKLYN AND QUEENS DESPITE SNOW

Dr. Thomas Chadzutko, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn, has issued the following update on Catholic schools and academies throughout Brooklyn and Queens in light of this morning’s snowstorm:

“Our schools are open today because of our dedicated faculty and administrators who are capable of an immediate switch to remote learning utilizing the technology we have in place and the robust online learning platforms.

Our students are learning and our educators are teaching. Our Catholic schools and academies did not skip a beat because of today’s snow.”

 The Diocese of Brooklyn, which includes Queens, has over 20,000 students enrolled in their 70 Catholic schools and academies.

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Diocese of Brooklyn student learning remotely on the snow day
A student from a Brooklyn Catholic school logged on for remote learning on a snowy Friday, January 7, 2022.

STATEMENT BY SUPERINTENDENT OF BROOKLYN AND QUEENS CATHOLIC SCHOOLS REGARDING AT-HOME COVID TEST KITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 6, 2022

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Adriana Rodriguez
646-241-9805
arodriguez@desalesmedia.org

John Quaglione 
718-576-9180
jquaglione@desalesmedia.org

BROOKLYN AND QUEENS CATHOLIC SCHOOLS TO MAKE RAPID AT-HOME COVID TEST KITS AVAILABLE

Dr. Thomas Chadzutko, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn, has issued the following statement regarding the availability of at-home COVID test kits for students, faculty, and staff of Catholic schools and academies throughout Brooklyn and Queens:

“Catholic schools and academies throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn, which includes Brooklyn and Queens, have received a supply of at-home COVID tests from New York City and are awaiting a delivery from New York State. Our schools will begin distribution upon further information from the Department of Health to ensure the most efficient use of the test kits for our school families.

The Diocese of Brooklyn Schools Office reminds any student or teacher who feels ill to stay home, and for those in school, wear your masks, maintain social distancing, and practice good hand hygiene.  Our schools have and continue to show true leadership throughout this pandemic in an effort to keep everyone safe.”

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