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Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, The 2018-2019 school year is off to a great start.  Our K-8 Back to School Night is in the books and our Pre-K program will take place tonight. Our eighth grade parents met and have begun to navigate the high school application process. They learned about the Washington DC class trip and will now begin the wonderful yearlong oddessy of their child’s final year at HCA. Thanks to everyone for their participation in the important partnership between home and school.  ... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 20, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome back for the 2018-2019 school year!   Once again, we have had a busy summer in preparation for the upcoming school year, and it is my pleasure to share the good news about all that has taken place. Thanks to Pre-K parent, Mrs. Dipti Reddy, and her friends from Goldman Sachs, the second floor hallway, nurse’s office and two classrooms received a fresh coat of paint just after school ended in June.   Not only did the dozen Goldman volunteers do a great job... Read More
Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, On Thursday, May 4th, the Hoboken Catholic Academy Choir, under the direction of Ms. Laurie Campana, participated in the Newark Archdiocesan iSing competition.  Once again, our talented students were rated “Superior,” the highest level of recognition available.  One of the songs they sang that day, “American Tears,” is posted on the HCA Facebook page.  If you have not done so already, please visit the page and enjoy the beautiful song sung by our amazing choir. On... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, The annual HCA 5-K Race and student Mile Fun Run and Kid’s Dash will take place on Saturday, June 2nd at Pier A Park.  Race co-chairs, Monica De Falco, Katie Maye and Andrea Wright along with committee members, Amber La Gattuta and Shannon Swaitek have secured a number of sponsors and have again organized a fantastic race.  Information about the race is on our website and online registrations are being accepted.  The HCA pre-race discount deadline has been extended... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, The annual Spring Gala was spectacular!   Once again, our parents and friends were beyond generous, not only donating auction items, but with their bids and donations for the Teacher Wish List.  Thanks to Alanna Kauffman and Tatiana Joyner for co-chairing the event, with special thanks as well to Jen Araneo, Donna Murphy, Andrea Cuttita, Andrea Wright, Ali Cornell, Cara Guerra, Grannie Molloy, and Megan La Gattuta, as well as our wonderful class moms for all of... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, Welcome back!  I hope that you have had a wonderful Easter break and are ready for the home stretch of the 2017-2018 school year.  We have certainly hit the ground running with much to look forward to in the weeks ahead. I am thrilled to inform you that second grader, Zachary Klitchko, will be Principal for a Day on Thursday, April 12th.  Zachary will conduct our morning assembly and take part in various activities throughout the day, helping me in the running of... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, As our teachers and students prepare to leave for our well-deserved Easter recess there is much to share with you about what lies ahead at HCA.  On Friday evening, April 13th we will gather at Maritime Parc in Jersey City for our annual Spring Gala.  Thanks to Alanna Kauffman and Tatiana Joyner and everyone who has contributed in any way in preparation for the Gala and in advance to all who will attend and contribute once again.  Our Spring Galas is indeed a special... Read More
Posted on Friday, March 9, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, We were saddened to learn that Rosa Pasquale, PK4 teacher Mrs. Ferrara’s mother, passed away on Thursday. The viewing will be from 3-8PM on Sunday at Failla Memorial Home at 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken and the funeral Mass will be on Monday at 10:00AM at St. Ann Church. Please keep Mrs. Ferrara and her family in your prayers. Apparently, Mother Nature is not happy with our move to the Iowa Test, sending a Nor-Easter our way in the middle of our testing week. Students... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, As we prepare for our next Home and School Association event, International Night, I would be remiss if I did not thank everyone who made our annual Poker Night such a huge success.  Thanks to event chair, Donna Murphy, Mike Tennaro, Andrea Cuttita, Ali Cornell, Megan LaGattuta and all of our parents who volunteered that night and in preparation for the festivities.  Thanks to HCA friends Denise Pascucci for assisting our resident mixologist, Chris Halleron, and... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you to everyone who made Catholic Schools Week so special.  Thanks to everyone who spoke at masses last weekend and at our Career Day on Monday.   Thanks to eighth graders, Amelia Gallagher and RJ Fiore for speaking on Sunday at Ss Peter and Paul and OLG respectively, as well as Mrs. Maglia (SSPP), Mr. Vergara (St. Ann), Mr. Bartoli (St. Francis), Mr. Kappock (St. Lawrence) and Ms. Wycherley (St. Francis).   Thanks for setting the tone for what would be a... Read More