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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. ... 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
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, Please find included with this letter, the 2018 Catholic Schools Week schedule. As you will see the students will take part in a number of activities throughout the week.  Parents are invited to attend our opening prayer service at 8:15 on Monday, January 29th, as well as The Christopher Widjaja Spelling Bee on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30. This year, the winner of our school-wide spelling be will be entered in the Jersey Journal Hudson County Spelling Bee, whose... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 5, 2018
Dear Parents and Guardians, Happy New Year!  2018 brings the excitement of new beginnings and an opportunity for Hoboken Catholic Academy to continue to grow as a school community.  We are excited to roll out our new website and hope that as you explore its sections it will prove to be a valuable resource to each of you as well as other parents looking to learn about our school.   The producers of the video about our school hope to have the final version available for the new website before... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Dear Parents and Guardians, And just like that, Breakfast with Santa, the Santa Shop and three wonderful concerts are in the books.   What an amazing couple of weeks!  Thanks to everyone who helped make the Santa Breakfast such a success.  Thanks to Jenn Shukofsky and Dharshini Rajmohan for co-chairing the event and to their committee members, Marie Tellier, Lina Cagrossi, Katie Mucci, and Tracey Kelly and everyone else who donated food or supplies and who helped in any way.   A special thank... Read More
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2017
Dear Parents and Guardians, Halloween has come and gone and to say there was some excitement here on Tuesday would be an understatement! Our younger students, clad in costumes of all types, proudly paraded around the gym to the delight of their parents and grand parents as well as our older students. A special thank you goes out to our class parents for making the Halloween parties that followed so special. Everyone seemed to be a little groggy the next day from a combination of excitement... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017
Dear Parents and Guardians, It certainly has been an exciting start to the 2017-2018 school year.  The big news of course, is the recognition Hoboken Catholic Academy received on September 28th when Secretary of Education, Betsy Du Vos, named our school as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!  If you have not done so already, please visit the HCA Facebook page, which has a video of the assembly and the announcement as experienced by our students.  It was indeed special. This... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017
Dear Parents and Guardians, It is great to have our children back at school. We have certainly gotten off to a fantastic start. As we begin another school year under sunny skies, we are reminded that many children and their families are not so fortunate. The devastation caused by hurricanes in the Caribbean, Texas, and Florida is overwhelming. For those families who were in Hoboken during Super Storm Sandy, I’m sure you understand all too well, the disruptions to normalcy such catastrophic... Read More