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Posted on Friday, October 1, 2021
Dear Hoboken catholic Academy Families, Monday, October 4th, is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi.  In his youth, Francis was a man of wealth and lived a wild life.  He had a conversion experience that inspired him to renounce his family's wealth and devote his life to God.  His dedication to poverty, humility, obedience, patience and compassion attracted followers and, in 1209, he received permission form Pope Innocent III to form a new religious order known as the Friars Minor, commonly... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Dear Hoboken Catholic Academy Families, It is a privilege for me to welcome you to our school.  When your child walks through the doors of HCA,they will experience a warm and welcoming community of faith, academic success, and joy for learning.  We are deeply rooted in a tradition of excellence and commitment to offering our families a rigorous academic program with a focus on spiritual life and the teachings of Jesus Christ.  Hoboken Catholic Academy has served our community and has provided... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2020
Dear Hoboken Catholic Academy Families, It is with great excitement that I introduce myself to you as the new Principal of Hoboken Catholic Academy.  I am truly honored to be part of the HCA community.  I am looking forward to partnering with students, parents and staff members to ensure that every child has a successful school year. My immediate goal for our school is to continue to ensure that each student is learning in a safe and supportive environment.  Together with the staff, I will... Read More
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020
      August 6, 2020 Dear Parents, Please find below, the reopening plan for Hoboken Catholic Academy. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey we sent out two weeks ago.  Your comments were informative and quite helpful in guiding our reopening plan.  As was previously indicated, we will open with a hybrid plan that combines in-school and remote learning.  The option selected by a majority of parents was the alternating day plan.  Just under 10% of our parents opted... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020
May 5, 2020 Dear Parents, As I am sure you are all aware, Governor Murphy announced that all schools in New Jersey will remain closed for the balance of this school year.  As a result we will continue remote learning through the remainder of the year.  In light of the current situation and the uncertainty surrounding what schools will look like to start of the 2020-2021 school year, I have informed Fr. Remo and Acting Superintendent, Barbara Dolan that I will not retire on June 30th as... Read More
Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2020
Dear Parents, International Night was amazing!  Thank you to Grainne Malloy and Katherine Leung for organizing such a wonderful event.  Thanks to all of our families who celebrated the heritage of the twenty two countries represented with such pride and joy.  The food was incredible, the native dress was wonderful and the cultural learning that took place was indeed special.  Each year, International Night at HCA has been great and this years’ event was our best one yet!  Thanks to everyone... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2020
February 3, 2020   Dear Parents,   Catholic Schools Week is now complete and what a week it was!  A special thank you goes out to all of our Career Day participants and the parents, alumni and eighth grade student who spoke at masses in all of Hoboken and Weehawken churches last weekend.  Thanks to Jenn Araneo, Connie Gil, Melanie Mortefolio, Rafael Vergara, Marty Bloor, Joel Simkins, Walter Dirkin, Iva Zoretic, Carrie Maglia and Dominic Dayo for sharing their career experiences with our... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020
January 8, 2020 Dear Parents, As you will recall, at the time following the tragic events in Jersey City in December, our school joined other schools in the area in a “Blue Dress Down Day” to support the family of Jersey City Detective, Joseph Seals.  I indicated in my December letter that we will hold another “Blue Dress Down Day” on Friday, January 10th, at which time you are invited to make a donation that we will forward to Detective Seals’ wife.  Any amount will be appreciated.  If you... Read More
Posted on Thursday, January 2, 2020
Dear Parents, Happy New Year!  It was great to welcome all of our students back to school following the Christmas recess.  Please know that the teachers and I were overwhelmed by your generous gifts as well as your expressions of love and appreciation.  As I indicated in my December letter, we know how blessed we are to work at Hoboken Catholic Academy.  Once again, you have affirmed that fact.  Thank you!  Each year it seems that our concerts get better and better.  I may be biased in my... Read More
Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2019
Dear Parents, Christmas is a just week away and we will soon bid 2019 farewell.  December has been a whirlwind and we have many people to thank.  We began the month with our Santa Breakfast and Santa Shop and both were truly wonderful!  Thanks to Mrs. Tellier and Mrs. Shukofsky and all of the parent and student volunteers for making the Santa Breakfast truly magical.  With more than 520 participants at two separate sessions, the day could not have been better planned or more well run.  Thank... Read More