Point Pleasant Beach school participates in global ‘Hour of Code’

Point Pleasant Beach school participates in global ‘Hour of Code’

By Christina Leslie | Trenton Monitor Correspondent PROGRAMMING PUPILS • Students in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, use laptops and other tech devices to complete their first Hour of Code in December. Photo courtesy of St. Peter School Students in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, flexed their computer skills the week of Dec. 4 as
Aviation Day puts St. Catharine, Spring Lake, students in pilot seat

Aviation Day puts St. Catharine, Spring Lake, students in pilot seat

Trenton Monitor report UP, UP AND AWAY • Students in St. Catharine School, Spring Lake, test their piloting skills using a white drone during Aviation Day Nov. 22. Eighth-graders who have been studying principles of aviation spent the day assisting with various activities and creation of flying contraptions. Photo courtesy of Kathy Francis General aviation
OLPH victorious in Camden Diocese’s academic contest

OLPH victorious in Camden Diocese’s academic contest

By Christina Leslie | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Two-Time Winners • Students of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Maple Shade, scored first place for the second consecutive year in the Nov. 8 Camden Catholic High School Academic Olympics. Courtesy photo For the second consecutive year, students from Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Maple Shade,
At annual Catholic Schools Mass, the subject is faith

At annual Catholic Schools Mass, the subject is faith

By Lois Rogers | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Praying Together -- Students from around the Diocese pray during the 2017 Catholic Schools Mass celebrated by Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., Oct. 12 in St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold. Craig Pittelli photos Leaving no doubt about the importance of faith in the lives of young people, Bishop David
St. Joseph students top field in annual scholastic bowl

St. Joseph students top field in annual scholastic bowl

By Christina Leslie | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Students from St. Joseph School, Toms River, earned first-place honors in the 14th annual St. Rose High School Invitational Scholastic Bowl held Oct. 23. Representatives from nine Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Trenton gathered at the secondary school’s Belmar campus to compete in nine subject areas
St. Ann student wins aviation essay contest, meets Tuskegee Airmen

St. Ann student wins aviation essay contest, meets Tuskegee Airmen

By EmmaLee Italia | Trenton Monitor Correspondent An interest in aviation and unique opportunity intersected recently for Ean Chambers, eighth grade student in St. Ann School, Lawrenceville. And that became the catalyst for his entering – and winning – an essay contest sponsored by Southwest Airlines. Chambers, who wants to become a commercial pilot and
Red Bank Catholic seniors, St. James School’s youngest partner in Creative Movement class

Red Bank Catholic seniors, St. James School’s youngest partner in Creative Movement class

By EmmaLee Italia | Trenton Monitor Correspondent MOVIN’ AND GROOVIN’ • Kindergarten and preschool students in St. James School, Red Bank, stretch, bend and pretend along with Red Bank Catholic performing arts director Stacy Bascom and RBC seniors assisting in the Creative Movement class. Courtesy photo A unique partnership between Red Bank Catholic High School and
TCA students participate in lab coat experiment

TCA students participate in lab coat experiment

By Rose O’Connor | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Dressing The Part – Donning their new lab coats, third and fourth grade students from Trenton Catholic Academy pose for a picture with Radioactive Rick from Mad Science. Photo courtesy of Trenton Catholic Academy “I am so excited,” Trenton Catholic Academy third grade student Sophia Navarro said as
Water tests find Diocese’s schools free from lead

Water tests find Diocese’s schools free from lead

Story by Lois Rogers, Trenton Monitor Correspondent As Catholic school buildings around the Trenton Diocese opened for the fall term, students, faculty and staff entered with the assurance that every available water source in them has been rigorously tested and are free of lead. Such affirmation is the result of an effort that initially began