The closures affect 2,500 students and 350 staff. “Children are always the most innocent victims of any crisis, and this COVID-19 pandemic is no exception,” New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. NEW YORK - Low enrollment, mass unemployment and household financial stress. Updated on: Dec 17, 2020, 5:46am EST. ... 26 Catholic Schools In New York Archdiocese Closing CBS New York. Resident Brian Currid and his wife told CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez they were blindsided by the news. The Archdiocese of New York said its Catholic schools will reman open, despite public school closures that begin Thursday. NEW YORK (CNS) – Twenty schools in the Archdiocese of New York will not reopen in the fall because of the financial fallout caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. He added that the Archdiocese is ready to comply with all requirements necessary to remain open safely for in-person learning and working with government health authorities to keep schools and communities around them safe. ... the Archdiocese of New York announced that it would be closing 20 Catholic schools. Superintendent of Catholic Schools Mr. Michael J. Deegan has announced Catholic Schools within the Archdiocese of New York will close all elementary schools in our system effective Monday, March 16 2020 until Friday March 20 th, 2020, … All Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of New York are closed Thursday due to the snowstorm. The Archdiocese of New York said it will merge the three Catholic schools and close 20 more, while the Diocese of Brooklyn said it is closing six — including four in Queens. UP NEXT. “More than ever Catholic schools are needed for the future of our religion, our faith,” said Gargiulo. Catholic schools have been open for in-person learning since early September, made possible by the development of clear health and safety protocols under the Archdiocese’s “Catholic Schools Reopening Plan,” and strict adherence from school administrators, staff and students. The church says it can no longer afford the upkeep on the nine elementary schools and one high school. We do not want to backtrack.”. The ill-fated Brooklyn Diocese schools racked up more than $630,000 in unpaid tuition during the 2019-2020 academic year following five years of low enrollment numbers, officials said. The Archdiocese of New York is closing Catholic schools next week and perhaps longer due to coronavirus, officials said Thursday. The archdiocese has dozens of schools in the city and more upstate. By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our. TWEET. “Informed by … Lucifer 4x01 Lucifer sings Creep; “Catholic schools operate independently of New York City public schools,” said Michael J. Deegan, superintendent of schools, in a press release. Superintendent of Catholic Schools Mr. Michael J. Deegan has announced Catholic Schools within the Archdiocese of New York will close all elementary schools in our system effective Monday, March 16 2020 until Friday March 20 th, 2020, with the … Catholic News Service July 9, 2020. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. D., has announced today all elementary Catholic Academies and Parish Schools in Brooklyn and Queens will remain closed until April 20, 2020. NEW YORK (CNS) – Twenty schools in the Archdiocese of New York will not reopen in the fall because of the financial fallout caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. On the same day the Diocese of Brooklyn delivered the news that it was shuttering six of its schools, the Archdiocese of New York announced it was closing 20 schools. Archdiocesan education officials also announced that […] The archdiocese has dozens of schools in the city and more upstate. UPDATE: In a statement, Superintendent of Schools Thomas Chadzutko, Ed. ... 26 Catholic Schools In New York Archdiocese Closing CBS New York. “No creative thinking as far as we’re concerned. ... 2020. De Blasio has been warning public school parents of imminent closures as the coronavirus positivity rate rises. If new coronavirus cases surpass a 3% threshold over a seven-day average, all public schools will close citywide. SHARE. “It’s just they weren’t getting the registration that we needed.”, FLASHBACK: Throwing A Hail Mary: Catholic School Sets Up GoFundMe In Attempt To Stay Open. “None of these were failing schools. It’s a shame,” said Currid. the Archdiocese announced Catholic schools would be open on Monday, Catholic schools have been open for in-person learning since early September. The archdiocese said that about 2,500 students and 350 staff members will be affected by the closings. “This is not parity under the law. ©2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Catholic News Service. July 9, 2020 8:25 am NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that 20 Catholic schools will not reopen and three other schools will merge due to … In this file photo, a student gets their temperature check before entering at Blessed Sacrament School, West Brighton. Annalise Knudson | aknudson@siadvance.com. The closing of schools has etched a profound sense of loss among teachers and families. Archdiocesan education officials also announced that three schools … We are absolutely devastated by this decision.”. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Schools follow rigorous state health guidelines, and closures are made on an as-needed, school-by-school basis, according to the Archdiocese. Gargiulo’s children, like Currid’s, went to St. Stephen-St. Edward, which is now merging with two schools about 15 miles away in Goshen. SHARE. “New York City is legally required to provide these health services for Catholic schools, but has thus far failed to do so, despite repeated requests for parity,” Deegan wrote in a communication to families last week. They also attributed the closings to the pandemic. School alert: Central New York school closings and delays due to weather (Dec. 17) Updated Dec 17, 2020; Posted Dec 17, 2020 . The archdiocese said that about 2,500 students and 350 staff members will be affected by the closings. “In the event of a closure of public schools by the mayor’s office, our Catholic schools will remain open until our Health and Safety Task Force, working with officials from the New York State Department of Health and the governor’s office determines otherwise.”, *** CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF CORONAVIRUS IN NEW YORK ***. And this is being taken from us right now. New York Archdiocese closes 20 schools; six more close in Brooklyn Diocese. Lucifer 4x01 Lucifer sings Creep; Catholic News Service July 09, 2020 Our Lady Queen of Angels School in the East Harlem section of New York City is seen in this 2015 file photo. “We feel like we’ve been undermined. One of the parents, Joe Gargiulo, said communities weren’t given a chance to save their schools. The Archdiocese of New York and Brooklyn argue it’s unfair to include Catholic schools located in the City’s COVID-19 hotspot zones under a blanket … By Adam Nichols , Patch Staff Mar 12, 2020 3:41 p m ET | Updated Mar 12, 2020 4:17 p m ET Deegan wrote in a letter to families that he has “informed New York City officials that we expect the testing services they are legally mandated to provide to be in place by or before Friday, November 20,” which will allow schools “to meet the threshold of testing 20 percent of students and staff in each building.”, “The city and New York State can say they are providing a free test kit, but they are not providing staff, paying for a lab to complete the processing, nor creating the reports which schools must submit to the state,” Deegan wrote in the letter on Friday. 1 weather alerts 1 closings/delays. NEW YORK (CNS) – Twenty schools in the Archdiocese of New York will not reopen in the fall because of the financial fallout caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. We’ve talked the public school system and actually leaving New York and just moving. The archdiocese says in a news release that despite its best efforts, "continuing to educate students in buildings that are underutilized … Meanwhile, in the neighboring Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, school leaders said six schools will close there as of Aug. 31. The same services provided to public schools!”. “The coronavirus public health crisis has … Shutterstock. I Didn't Hurt Anybody', Stimulus Check Latest: $2,000 Relief Payments Blocked By House Republicans, NYC Teachers Sound Off Parking Enforcement Blitz, After Being Issued Tickets And Having Boots Placed On Cars, 16-Year-Old Shot, Killed Outside Bronx Deli, Caught On Video: Man Shot After Dispute Over Car Trying To Escape Snow Ends In Gunfire In The Bronx, Man Killed In Harlem Shooting, Police Searching For Shooter. We’ve talked going to Goshen. No communication from the diocese,” said Gargiulo. The Catholic Archdiocese of New York is closing seven of its schools—five in New York City—at the end of the school year. It has been taken from us overnight. (Credit: Gregory A. … Our Archdiocese is large and diverse, with ministries serving 2.81 Million Catholics. There’s been no dialogue whatsoever. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Archdiocese of New York announced Monday that its Catholic schools will remain open if it’s safe to do so during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, even if Mayor Bill de Blasio closes New York City public school buildings. Important Announcement Concerning Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York On July 9, 2020, the Office of the Superintendent of Schools of the Archdiocese of New York announced, with great sadness, that the 20 Catholic schools listed below will be unable to reopen for the 2020-21 school year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Local Health Officials Screening For New, More Contagious Strain Of COVID-19 Found In U.K. At Least 1 Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash On Garden State Parkway. Meanwhile, in the neighboring Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, school leaders said six schools will close there as of Aug. 31. SHARE. Miranda Barbot, spokeswoman for the city Department of Education (DOE), said in a statement to the Advance/SILive.com that the city is communicating with the Archdiocese to help develop a testing program that would include free tests from the city. The Archdiocese of New York said it is closing the 20 schools permanently as revenue shrinks amid the pandemic. Catholic Schools NY offer a safe, structured and personalized learning environment for students in Pre-K, K-8 and high school, with big gains in test scores All rights reserved (About Us). By Adam Nichols , Patch Staff Mar 12, 2020 3:41 p m ET | Updated Mar 12, 2020 4:17 p m ET NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Archdiocese of Newark is permanently closing 10 schools. More than two dozen Catholic schools and academies in New York will not reopen during the upcoming academic in wake of the pandemic. Our mission is to live and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, aware of the local area and the world, the spiritual and the material, the present and the future. In a reversal on Friday, the Archdiocese announced Catholic schools would be open on Monday. Subscribe to SILive.com. According to the Archdiocese of New York, beginning this fall, St. Ann's students will … “We feel like we’ve been undermined. If new coronavirus cases surpass a 3% threshold over a seven-day average, all public schools will close citywide. CNA Staff, Jul 9, 2020 / 06:15 pm ().-The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that 20 of its schools will not reopen, following the coronavirus crisis, and three of its schools will merge. Twenty Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York, including seven in the Lower Hudson Valley, will not reopen due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the ar… And it’s not right.”. NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City public school buildings will be closed on Thursday, but students continue to learn all-remote, Mayor de Blasio said. “And it has done through donations and it has done through hard work and commitment, not only by the teachers and students, but also by parents that volunteer. “We’ve talked homeschooling. The following schools are being shut down: Academy of St. Therese of Lisieux, Cresskill The Gargiulos, along with others from permanently closed schools, are now scrambling to figure out what to do in the fall. They were all A-plus schools,” Dolan said. Dec 17, 2020, 5:46am EST. The New York Archdiocese will close schools for 19,000 students. St. Catherine's Academy in the Bronx Richard Harbus The Archdiocese of New York is closing Catholic schools next week and perhaps longer due to coronavirus, officials said Thursday. In Catholic News Service, Church in the US. “Children are always the most innocent victims of any crisis, and this COVID-19 pandemic is no exception,” said Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York. And as the positivity rate continues to rise citywide, Deegan said additional neighborhoods may find themselves under a “yellow zone” designation by the state. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hamel). Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the archdiocese agonized over the decision for two months. FOLLOW ANNALISE KNUDSON ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER. The New York Archdiocese has announced that is closing 20 Catholic schools, including six in Westchester and three in the Hudson Valley. Duration: 00:49 7/9/2020. The Archdiocese of New York will close all of its elementary schools from March 16 to March 20, and possibly longer, as a preventative coronavirus measure. FLASHBACK: Brooklyn Catholic School Turns To Hands-On Science In Fight Against Teens’ Epidemic Use Of Toxic E-Cigarettes. 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