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Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, I may have mentioned to you at some point, that during my forty-year career in education I have discovered that there are some things I can always count on.  One of those things is that once Halloween comes and goes the next two months will fly by.  Well, here we are, just five days removed from Christmas and two days away from the start of our Christmas recess.  We have had a busy two months.  We have had an outstanding two months!  Our eighth graders took the... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, Every seven years, all Archdiocesan schools go through a rigorous evaluation that hopefully leads to accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools.  Hoboken Catholic Academy was accredited just prior to the Sandy year, so the time had come to go through the process again.  That process involves a detailed self-examination and review of all school operations and the writing of a lengthy report detailing that work.  As you know from... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, The Veterans’ day Prayer Service has been moved to Monday, November 12th, the day of the observance.  The service will take place in our gym at 8:15 and parents are welcome to attend. The much-anticipated Middle States Accreditation Team visit will take place next week, from Tuesday, November 13th through Friday, November 16th.    We will welcome our guests at a special program at 4:30 on Tuesday, followed by a dinner reception in our gym.  As a result, there will... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, October is an exciting month at Hoboken Catholic Academy.  We participated in the Hoboken Family Alliance All Schools Open House on the 9th at Hoboken High School.  Thanks to Donna Murphy, Cara Guerra, Darshini Rajmohan, Mike Nolan and Dawn Fallon for helping to spread the word about our school and our upcoming Open Houses to prospective parents.  Students in grades 2-8 participated in the Living Rosary at St. Ann Church on the 10th.   On the 11th, there were two... Read More
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