By Mary Stadnyk | Trenton Monitor Associate Editor Students in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, learned some very exciting news when they arrived to school Sept. 29. During an early morning assembly and prayer service, their principal, Tracey Kobrin, announced that St. Peter School was one of 329 schools nationwide to receive the prestigious
By Brittany Wilson | Diocese of Trenton Social Media Coordinator Nearly 90 members of Catholic Athletes for Christ from across the Diocese of Trenton showed how strong faith, coupled with strong athletics, has helped them become leaders both on and off the field during the annual CAC High School Leadership Summit Sept. 20. SEE A
On the same day many teachers across the Diocese were welcoming students to the start of a new school year, Gov. Chris Christie signed into law the “Secure Schools for All Children Act,” which establishes a state aid program for security services, equipment and technology to ensure a safe and secure school environment for nonpublic
By Rich Fisher | Trenton Monitor Correspondent In becoming the third best teenage shot putter in the world, Alyssa Wilson had a tougher time getting to the event than she had competing in it. On July 20, Wilson won the bronze medal at the International Association of Athletics Federation’s World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
By Rich Fisher | Trenton Monitor Correspondent This season’s much-anticipated National Basketball Association Draft held special significance for members of the Trenton Catholic Academy family when one of its graduates was drafted to the Sacramento Kings. Malachi Richardson, a 2015 graduate, graced the primetime stage June 23 as the 22nd player to be drafted. The
By Mary Stadnyk | Trenton Monitor Associate Editor Most children probably think the best part of the school day is recess. They get to go outside, run around and have fun playing games with their friends. But for students who are shy, feel left out or are new to the school community, they can dread
By Christina Leslie | Trenton Monitor Staff Writer Thanks to the ingenuity of a science teacher and a group of students from Red Bank Catholic High School, a recent innovation is ensuring that the sight and song of another generation of birds is gracing the skies above central New Jersey. The Catholic high school has
By Brittany Wilson | Diocesan Social Media Coordinator Dozens of high school athletes proved their love of athletics, grounded in faith, has helped them become leaders both on and off the field during the annual High School Leadership Program for Catholic Athletes for Christ held in part April 26 in the Diocese of Trenton’s Chancery in
Annual event brings schools into communities for acts of giving back In communities across central New Jersey, students from Catholic schools in the Diocese of Trenton are spending a day doing service April 29. This second annual event includes everything from visiting senior homes to organizing environmental clean-ups on the shore, and is another reminder that
By Patrick T. Brown | Trenton Monitor Associate Editor and EmmaLee Italia | Correspondent When Grace Wilson, eighth grade student in St. James Elementary School, Red Bank, was called out of science class to meet with school officials, she first thought she was in trouble. But it was her understanding and explanation of mercy that caused
By EmmaLee Italia | Trenton Monitor Correspondent For just a short time the afternoon of April 8, the entire student body, teachers and staff of St. Paul School, Princeton, were instantly transported to Mexico, courtesy of the musical stylings of the Villalobos Brothers. The violin virtuosos were invited by theschool’s Parent Teacher Association to share
By Mary Stadnyk | Trenton Monitor Associate Editor The third grade class in St. Jerome School found a creative way to combine their studies on the saints of the Church and learn some of the ins and outs of the publishing world. They did this by publishing a book on the saints of their own.